Takes readers through the systems of the horse, explores 10 worst case scenarios and gives advice on what to do in an emergency as well as providing the science behind the first aid. This book helps horse owners to deal with emergency situations that they are ever likely to face.
Fully comprehensive, in-depth and written by an expert in the field of equine health care, this will be the first book any horse owner will reach for in an emergency.It presents accessible information that is easy to retrieve quickly - essential when you are faced with an emergency situation.It takes you through all the systems of the horse, explores 10 worst case scenarios, giving you step-by-step advice on what to do in an emergency as well as providing you with the science behind the first aid.Completely up-to-date, thoroughly sensible advice coupled with clear photos and illustrations, this book will reduce panic in fraught horse owners and help them to deal with any emergency situation they are ever likely to face.
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Anna Rush is a veterinarian working on first opinion equine cases. She is a trainer on equine courses run by Animal Aiders, who offer specialist training courses for animal owners, and provide first aid kits tailored to suit the needs of various animals, including horses. Anna lives near Diss, Norfolk.
Table of Contents
Introduction; Part 1: Common emergencies; Monitoring basic health parameters; First aid kit contents; Dealing with wounds; Bandaging; Getting the best from your vet; Euthanasia; Part 2: Understanding your horse from the inside out; Bones; Blood and circulation; Lungs and breathing; Digestion; Urogenital system; Muscles and tendons; The foot; The skin; Part 3: Worst case scenarios; Road traffic accident; Fire; Cast horse; Stuck in a ditch or cattle grid; Horse caught in a fence or wire; Fall in a trailer; Injuries out riding; Horse in a field unable to move; Horse collapsing; Unexpected foaling; Part 4: Diagnostic equipment and tests explained; Glossary; Further reading, acknowledgments, useful contacts; Index.
Your Horse's Health: First Aid by Anna Rush
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