The Illustrated Horse s Foot

Author: Christopher C. Pollitt
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702046551
Release Date: 2015-12-04
Genre: Foot

Providing clear guidelines in an atlas-style format, this resource helps you accurately identify, diagnose, and treat foot problems in horses. Full-color clinical photographs show structure and function as well as the principles of correct clinical examination and shoeing. Comprehensive coverage of equine foot conditions ranges from laminitis to foot cracks, infections, trauma, vascular compromise, and arthritis. --Back cover.

No Foot No Horse

Author: Gail Williams (BA (Hons) PhD.)
Publisher:
ISBN: 1872119158
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Horses

This text explains why everyone involved in horse management should understand the principles of correct foot balance and the repercussions of good, bad and indifferent shoeing. Studies show that up to 95 per cent of all horses have some form of foot imbalance which will predispose them to injury. Common problems that can be attributed to faulty foot balance include: bad backs; bruised heels; hoof cracks; shortened stride/stumbling; arthritis; navicular disease/syndrome; chip fractures; sheared heels; and degenerative diseases.

Anatomy of the Horse

Author: Klaus-Dieter Budras
Publisher: Schlütersche
ISBN: 9783899930030
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

This atlas is superbly illustrated with colour drawings, photographs, and radiographs providing the reader with detailed information on the structure, function, and clinical relevance of all equine body systems and their interaction in the live animal. An essential resource for learning and revision, this fourth edition will be a valuable reference for veterinary practitioners and for those who own and work with horses.

Storey s Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America

Author: Judith Dutson
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429182
Release Date: 2012-05-07
Genre: Pets

From the Pryor Mountain Mustang to the Tennessee Walking Horse, North America is home to an amazing variety of horses. In this lavish, photograph-filled guide, Judith Dutson provides 96 in-depth profiles that include each breed’s history, special uses, conformation standards, and more. You’ll learn about homegrown favorites like the Morgan, Appaloosa, and Quarter Horse, as well as exotic imports like the Mangalarga Marchador and the Selle Français. Take a continental horse tour without ever leaving your home.

Equine Podiatry

Author: Andrea E. Floyd
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780721603834
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Intended for veterinarians and farrier's, this book focuses on the foot, which is the most common site of lameness in horses. It covers the basic farrier principles, and focuses on medical and surgical foot care management. It includes information on the anatomy and physiology of the equine foot, pathological conditions, and more.

Performance Hoof Performance Horse

Author: Nic Barker
Publisher: The Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781908809711
Release Date: 2017-10-23
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Many horses will, at some point during their lives, suffer hoof problems which, in extreme cases, can cause permanent lameness. So why should oustandingly healthy, hardworking feet be a relative rarity? Performance Hoof, Performance Horse explores the idea that, given the right conditions, healthy hooves are not difficult to maintain and neither do they need much in the way of human intervention, and that the unshod or 'barefoot' horse can be tough, strong and sure-footed. The book offers practical advice on how best to work with a horse with compromised feet in terms of nutrition, surfaces and exercise in order to restore its hooves to optimum condition. Topics covered include: assessing hooves and hoof balance; the pros and cons of trimming; fixing problem feet; and developing stronger hooves. Fully illustrated with 87 colour photographs.

Hoof Problems

Author: Rob Van Nassau
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub
ISBN: 1570763828
Release Date: 2008-04-01
Genre: Medical

With the aid of over 1000 photographs, internationally renowned farrier Rob van Nassau looks at every aspect of hoof care, and describes in detail more than fifty common foot problems.

Adams and Stashak s Lameness in Horses

Author: Gary M. Baxter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470961773
Release Date: 2011-06-28
Genre: Medical

The Sixth Edition of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds on the book’s reputation as the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in full color, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improve user-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a stronger emphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. A valuable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to diagnosing lameness, offering additional anatomical images; video clips demonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexion tests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness conditions in motion. The Sixth Edition presents new or significantly rewritten chapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-related lameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. The diagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expanded to reflect advances in this important area. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition is an essential addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.