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Horse and Stable Management (Incorporating Horse Care) By Jeremy Houghton Brown

Horse and Stable Management (Incorporating Horse Care)
by Jeremy Houghton Brown

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This omnibus edition combines the main book with its companion volume, "Horse Care", to provide a comprehensive text that covers all aspects of horse care in a single volume. It supplies all the information required for a variety of horse courses and examinations.
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Horse and Stable Management (Incorporating Horse Care) by Jeremy Houghton Brown

First published in 1994, this is an omnibus edition. The authors have combined the book with its companion volume, "Horse Care", to provide a comprehensive text that covers all aspects of horse care in a single volume. It supplies all the information required for a variety of horse courses and examinations. Providing the knowledge needed to understand how horses function, and thus, how best to care for them, the book clearly explains the theory behind modern equine practices. The book should be useful to all horse owners and students of the horse.

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Table of Contents


Part 1 The horse in sickness and in health: the healthy horse - describing the horse; what is health? - signs of health, maintaining health, comformation; the sick horse; the invaders - symptoms of disease, first aid, first-aid procedure, principles of nursing, treatment of injury, physiotherapy, giving medicine. Part 2 The systems of the horse: systems of support and movement - bones and cartilage, joints, skeleton, muscles, the lower leg and foot, disorders of the skeletal, articular and muscular systems; systems of information and control - the nervous system, aspects of behaviour; sensory systems, endocrine system, disorders of the systems of information and control, ailments of the eye, nervous disorders, nervous habits (stable vices), stress; circulatory system - tasks of system, blood, the heart, circulation, the lymphatic system, disorders of the circulatory system; respiratory system - tasks of the system, air passages and the lungs, breathing, disorders of the respiratory system; the skin - structure, protection, stabilizing body heat, waste disposal, camouflage, formation of vitamin D, disorders of the skin; digestive system - teeth, ageing the horse, accessory organs, digestive tract, digestion, parasites of the digesstive tract, disorders of the digestive system; reproductive, urinary and mammary systems - the male reproductive system, the female reproductive system, oestrous cycle, pregnancy, inheritance, mammary system, urinary system. Part 3 Work in the stable yard. Part 4 Horse care skills. Part 5 Horse care in action. Part 6 Stud management. Appendix: the rationale of feeding horses; interval training to novice one-day-event fitness - a detailed 12-week schedule. (Part contents)

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GOR001418158
Horse and Stable Management (Incorporating Horse Care) by Jeremy Houghton Brown
Jeremy Houghton Brown
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1996-10-21
480
0632041528
9780632041527
N/A
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