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Horse Nutrition and Feeding By Sarah Pilliner

Horse Nutrition and Feeding
by Sarah Pilliner

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Horses that have been taken from their natural environment and enclosed in paddocks and stables, dramatically changes both their life-style and feeding habits. This book explains the science of nutrition and combines this with the art of feeding to encourage an understanding of how to feed horses to keep them healthy.
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Horse Nutrition and Feeding by Sarah Pilliner

Horses that have been taken from their natural environment and enclosed in paddocks and stables, dramatically changes both life-style and feeding habits. Feeding time has been greatly reduced and cereal and protein concentrates introduced into the diet. As a result, horses are prone to many problems associated with feeding. This book clearly explains the science of nutrition and combines this with the art of feeding to encourage an understanding of how to feed horses to keep them healthy, and allow them to reach their full performance potential.This new edition - the first since 1992 - has been fully updated and extended to include new feeds and feeding practices and explains new advances in scientific knowledge. It provides clear guidelines for feeding competition horses, older horses and problem animals, and explains the role of feeds and feeding in maintaining the immune system and soundness. "Horse Nutrition and Feeding" is the recognised text for students studying horses at colleges, for BHS examinations, and for horse owners.

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About Sarah Pilliner


Sarah Pilliner combines an academic background with extensive practical knowledge as a horse owner, competition rider and equine consultant. A former lecturer in nutrition and exercise physiology at Myerscough College and Warwickshire College, she is the author of Getting Horses Fit and co-author of Breeding the Competition Horse, Horse Care, The Equine Athlete and Equine Science, Health and Performance.

Table of Contents


Introduction. 1. The Digestive System. 2. The Necessary Nutrients. 3. Feeds and Feed Values. 4. Nutrient Requirements. 5. Ration Formulation. 6. Grassland Management. 7. Diet-related Disorders. 8. Practical Feeding. 9. The Added Extras. Appendix 1. Units and Formulations. Appendix 2. Feed Preparation. Index.

Additional information

GOR002839199
Horse Nutrition and Feeding by Sarah Pilliner
Sarah Pilliner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1999-07-23
236
0632050160
9780632050161
N/A
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