|Pavia, Audrey / Gentry-Running, Kate|
Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies
1. Edition April 2008
2008. 388 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-470-23952-0 - John Wiley & Sons
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Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies
From foal to senior, give your horse a happy, healthy life
Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? This plain-English guide gives you all the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse's body functions and how to keep it in good working order. You'll see how to perform checkups safely at home, spot the signs of illness, and help your horse age gracefully.
Discover how to:
Manage your horse's diet
Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases
Breed your horse
Care for pregnant mares and newborns
House and groom your horse
From the contents
Part I: Honing Basic Horse Care Skills.
Chapter 1: Taking on Your Horse's Health.
Chapter 2: Sizing Up a Healthy Horse.
Chapter 3: Connecting Your Horse's Behavior to Health.
Chapter 4: Getting Up to Speed on Routine Care.
Chapter 5: Exercising for Health.
Part II: Good Eats: Nutrition and Feeding.
Chapter 6: The Building Blocks of Good Nutrition.
Chapter 7: Your Hungry Horse: Feeding Fundamentals.
Chapter 8: Special Considerations for Your Horse's Diet.
Chapter 9: Growing Your Own Food.
Part III: Recognizing and Treating Illnesses.
Chapter 10: Introducing the Anatomy of a Horse.
Chapter 11: Tackling Common Ailments.
Chapter 12: Fighting Infectious Diseases.
Chapter 13: Staying Prepared with Equine First Aid.
Chapter 14: Checking Out Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
Part IV: Horse Care for All Stages of Life.
Chapter 15: Breeding Your Horse.
Chapter 16: Caring for the Newborn.
Chapter 17: Helping Your Horse Age Gracefully.
Chapter 18: Reaching the End of Your Horse's Life.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Signs of Horse Illness.
Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Keep Your Horse Healthy.
Appendix: Resources for Horse Care.