The Horse

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Macmillan, Feb 15, 1990 - Pets - 844 pages
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For undergraduate/graduate animal science or equine studies courses at the levels, The Horse, 2/e provides in-depth discussions of equine biology, nutrition, genetics, reproduction, health, and management--with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, and the care of legs and feet, that will help students assess injuries.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
Breeds in the United States by L D Van Vlecfe
16
Anatomy and Physiology by J Warren Evans and Anthony Barton
89
Selection by Anthony Borton
132
NUTRITION OF THE HORSE
187
Nutrients by H F Hintz
208
Feeds and Feeding by H F Hintz
251
Problems Associated with Feeding by H F Hintz
295
Color Inheritance Parentage Testing Genetic Lethals
472
Relationships and Inbreeding by L D Van Vleck
537
Principles of Selection for Quantitative Traits by L D Van vkck
555
Diseases of the Horse by H F Hint? J E Lowe and R P Hackett
593
Parasites of the Horse by Jay R Georgi
617
Behavioral Principles of Training and Management
655
Anatomy Physiology and Care of the Feet and Legs
683
Fences Buildings and Equipment by Warren Evans
753

Anatomy and Physiology of Reproduction in the Mare
315
Reproductive Physiology of the Stallion by J Warren Evans
354
HorseBreeding Problems and Procedures by J Warren Evans
390
Principles of Mendelian Inheritance by L D Van vleck
447
Managing a Horse Farm by J Warren Evans
786
Index
827
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

J. Warren Evans is Professor of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, where he directs the equine reproduction program. For over 15 years he taught horse production and management courses at the University of California, Davis. A past president of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society, he is also author of "The Horse" (from W.H. Freeman) with A. Borton, H.F. Hintz, and L.D. Van Vleck.

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