Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners: An Illustrated Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery

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Simon & Schuster, 1988 - Fiction - 688 pages
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Captain M. Horace Hayes's "Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners" has been the standard work on equine health care for more than a century. The seventeenth edition of this "bible" is fully revised by one of England's leading veterinarians, Peter D. Rossdale, Ph.D., F.R.C.V.S., with the help of leading veterinary specialists.

A totally comprehensive manual of horse medicine and surgery, it explains the symptoms and treatments of every disease or injury that the horse owner is likely to encounter. Written in a straightforward manner that will appeal to both novices and experts, the book contains detailed sections on the organ systems, the musculoskeletal system, the reproductive system, infectious diseases, medical and surgical advances, management and husbandry, exercise physiology, the purchase of horses, legal and medical certification, and up-to-date information on the veterinary service itself. Also included are invaluable Sections on nutrition, determination of age, proprietary medicines,prohibited substances, and notifiable diseases. This latest revised edition has entirely new illustrations and photographs.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Respiratory Breathing System
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The Heart and Circulation
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