Essential Equine Studies: Health, nutrition & fitness

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J.A. Allen, Jan 1, 2005 - Horses - 192 pages
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This title is the second in a series of four books produced for college students on equine degree courses. Designed for clarity and ease of reference with a list of aims and objectives preceding each chapter, the book deals with complex issues on a step-by-step basis and provides detailed explanations of technical and scientific terminology. Question boxes act as reminders and revision aids throughout. The contents include: routine health care; the foot and shoeing; teeth and worming; nutrients; the digestive process; feeding and feedstuffs; rationing; and physiological adaptations to training, fitness, work and exercise programmes. The Series includes - Book 1: "Anatomy & Physiology"; Book 2: "Health, Fitness & Nutrition"; Book 3: "Injury, Disease & Equine Nursing"; and, Book 4: "Business & Estate Management".

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Contents

Signs of 111 Health
6
The Horses Psychological Needs
13
Advantages and Disadvantages
30
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About the author (2005)

Julie Brega's interest in eventing led her to work with competition horses and, having gained her BHSII, she set up her own equestrian business and trained many students for BHS examinations.

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