• Pets

First Aid for Horses

How to Cope with Injury and Illness
Author: Karen Coumbe
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9780851317809
Category: Pets
Page: 160
View: 4542
Many people with sick or injured horses do not know how best to care for or treat the animal until the vet arrives. A knowledge of first aid is invaluable.First aid is the immediate management of any illness or injury and can be crucial in minimizing the harm done after an accident. For straightforward injuries, basic first aid is still important to limit the primary damage, reduce complications and help in producing a full recovery as rapidly as possible.First Aid for Horses provides information on this essential first treatment and when it is necessary. It will not replace the need to call the vet but will help you recognize problems before they become critical emergencies, give you an indication of when to seek veterinary advice and provide constructive suggestions as to what can be done whilst awaiting the vet’s arrival.The book will help the layman understand the treatment approach used by the vet and explain why, in some cases, timing is critical, whilst other situations will benefit from a ‘wait and see’ approach. It also answers the most frequently asked questions that a vet has to deal with on emergency calls, some of which involve genuine emergencies and others do not. Photographs of clinical cases have been used to illustrate a number of possible situations and the purpose of the book is to help you distinguish them and then know what to do once you have recognised a problem. First Aid for Horses should not be relegated to the bookshelf but should always be within easy reach of every horse owner and student when required.

    • Pets

The Complete Equine Emergency Bible

The Comprehensive Guide to Coping With Every Horse-Related Emergency From First Aid to Road Safety
Author: Karen Coumbe
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 9780715326718
Category: Pets
Page: 192
View: 480
Offers comprehensive advice on exactly what to do should you, your horse or a friend become injured when out riding or at the stable yard. This title covers many different topics from minor horse injuries such as surface wounds to more serious accidents such as broken bones or eye injuries. It also discusses sprains, concussion, and shock.

    • Pets

Draft Horses and Mules

Harnessing Equine Power for Farm & Show
Author: Gail Damerow,Alina Rice
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603420815
Category: Pets
Page: 261
View: 1066
Draft Horses and Mules, by Gail Damerow and Alina Rice, distills the great tradition of these impressive animals into a definitive guide. Designed for new or intermediate owners, the book shows readers how to choose an ideal team, feed and house them, maintain their health, ensure effective equine-human communication, select and use equipment properly, and employ the animals in a variety of agricultural, logging, and demonstration tasks.

    • Technology & Engineering

Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities
Author: Heather Smith Thomas
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426876
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 515
View: 8613
Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.


    • Military art and science

International Military Digest


Author: Cornélis De Witt Willcox,Edwin Roy Stuart
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Military art and science
Page: N.A
View: 6985

    • Science

Equine Health and Emergency Management


Author: Bonny Henderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1418065676
Category: Science
Page: 416
View: 2485
Recognizing and quickly reacting to emergencies involving a horse are critical to its well being and survival. Equine Health and Emergency Management provides essential knowledge in all aspects of the emergent care of horses. The book begins by emphasizing the importance of horsemanship in the prevention of injury and disease. Facility safety and stable management are key factors in prevention, as is a thorough understanding and knowledge of the healthy horse, broodmare, and foal. Once this essential knowledge base is achieved the book progresses to discussion of preparing for and managing emergencies. Assessment and treatment skills are addressed. Then diseases and trauma of each body system are covered outlining the clinical signs, vital signs, history or possible causes, actions to take, and prevention strategies for each. The book concludes by addressing the assessment, planning, and preparation needs when faced with a manmade or natural disaster. No horse owner or veterinary professional specializing in the care of horses should be without Equine Health and Emergency Management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

    • Pets

The Whole Horse Catalog

The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling and Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activities and Organizations...and Everything Else a Horse Owner and Rider Will Ever Need
Author: Steven D. Price
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684839954
Category: Pets
Page: 351
View: 2407
Povides information on a wide range of products, services, organizations, and events of interest to horse owners, trainers, and riders, covering such topics as horse selection and care, and stable management

    • Medical

Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse - E-Book


Author: Michael W. Ross,Sue J. Dyson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437711766
Category: Medical
Page: 1424
View: 3680
Covering many different diagnostic tools, this essential resource explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. Broader in scope than any other book of its kind, this edition describes equine sporting activities and specific lameness conditions in major sport horse types, and includes up-to-date information on all imaging modalities. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Cutting-edge information on diagnostic application for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging includes the most comprehensive section available on MRI in the live horse. Coverage of traditional treatment modalities also includes many aspects of alternative therapy, with a practical and realistic perspective on prognosis. An examination of the various types of horses used in sports describes the lameness conditions to which each horse type is particularly prone, as well as differences in prognosis. Guidelines on how to proceed when a diagnosis cannot easily be reached help you manage conditions when faced with the limitations of current diagnostic capabilities. Clinical examination and diagnostic analgesia are given a special emphasis. Practical, hands-on information covers a wide range of horse types from around the world. A global perspective is provided by a team of international authors, editors, and contributors. A full-color insert shows thermography images. Updated chapters include the most current information on topics such as MRI, foot pain, stem cell therapy, and shock wave treatment. Two new chapters include The Biomechanics of the Equine Limb and its Effect on Lameness and Clinical Use of Stem Cells, Marrow Components, and Other Growth Factors. The chapter on the hock has been expanded substantially, and the section on lameness associated with the foot has been completely rewritten to include state-of-the-art information based on what has been learned from MRI. Many new figures appear throughout the book.

    • Juvenile Nonfiction

Cuts and Scrapes


Author: Sharon Gordon,Nanci Reginelli Vargus
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 9780516225661
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 31
View: 5873
The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons - to all corners of the globe! With this series all about geography, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the world…and right in their own backyards.

    • Horses

The Horse

Its Treatment in Health and Disease with a Complete Guide to Breeding, Training and Management
Author: J. Wortley Axe
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Horses
Page: N.A
View: 7931

    • Pets

The Essentials of Horsekeeping


Author: Rachel Hairston
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402726873
Category: Pets
Page: 240
View: 594
"Maintain your horse's well-being with advice on everything from a healthy equine diet to emergency care...everything you need to keep your horse in top form is here."-cover.

    • Pets

The First Aid Companion for Dogs & Cats


Author: Amy D. Shojai
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1579543650
Category: Pets
Page: 439
View: 4283
Provides a directory of first-aid and emergency procedures for cats and dogs, covering everything from identifying a problem and performing CPR to administering a pill and follow-up care.

    • Sports & Recreation

Horses Came First, Second and Last

My Unapologetic Road to Eventing Gold
Author: Jack Le Goff
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
ISBN: 1570768684
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
View: 7957
With an astounding eighteen medals in eight international championships and team gold medals at the Olympic Games in 1976 and 1984, Jack Le Goff created the standard by which modern–day equestrian teams are measured. But Le Goff's techniques could be unforgiving–tough, brutal, and abrasive–earning him critics as well as converts. In this, his autobiography, Le Goff tells the whole story, from impoverished beginnings in Morocco, to the tragic death of his father, to his successes as a competitive equestrian. Readers will enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of high–level international equestrian sport, as well as an entire section devoted to Le Goff's much admired and extremely successful training philosophy.

    • Technology & Engineering

First Aid for Birds

The Essential Quick-reference Guide
Author: Tim Hawcroft
Publisher: Howell Books
ISBN: 9780876059081
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 94
View: 8139
Provides advice on setting up a first aid kit, knowing first aid priorities, prevention, and when to call in the veterinarian, and recommends treatments for common emergencies in cage birds

    • Sports & Recreation

Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated


Author: Equine Research
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794518
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 720
View: 1225
It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977 and now available for the first time in paperback, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing diseases, unsoundnesses and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia is an indispensable tool for every home, barn, and ranch. The highly acclaimed reference on equine medical treatment and preventive care. It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but also to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977, and now thoroughly updated with the latest veterinary advances, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing disease, unsoundness, and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; infectious diseases such as West Nile virus; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, is an indispensable tool for every home, stable, and ranch.

    • Medical

Equine Fitness

A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse
Author: Jec Aristotle Ballou
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424636
Category: Medical
Page: 135
View: 9012
Includes illustrated exercises and routines for horses of very age, ability and discipline, with conditioning aimed at improving soundness, stamina, longevity and quality of motion, in a book geared toward all types of riders, from backyard horse owners to competitive show riders. Original.

    • Self-Help

The Hoarder in You

How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life
Author: Robin Zasio
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609611322
Category: Self-Help
Page: 240
View: 2508
From the hit A&E show Hoarders, psychologist Dr. Robin Zasio shows readers how to take control of their stuff and de-clutter their lives. Recently, the once little-known condition of hoarding has become a household phrase--in part due to the popularity of the Emmy Award-winning television show Hoarders, which has captivated audiences with its stark and heartbreaking look at the people who suffer from this paralyzing condition. Contributing expert to Hoarders, Dr. Robin Zasio believes that our fascination with hoarding stems from the fact that most of us fall somewhere on the hoarding continuum. In The Hoarder in You, Dr. Zasio shares behind-the-scenes stories from the show, including some of the most serious cases of hoarding that she's encountered--and explains how readers can learn from these extreme examples. She also shares psychological and practical advice for de-cluttering and organizing, including how to tame the emotional pull of acquiring additional things, make order out of chaos by getting a handle on cluter, and create an organizational system that reduces stress and anxiety.

    • Medical

Equine Emergencies

Treatment and Procedures
Author: James A. Orsini,Thomas J. Divers
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455708925
Category: Medical
Page: 912
View: 8954
Ideal for use in the clinic and in the field, Equine Emergencies: Treatment and Procedures, 4th Edition, offers practical step-by-step guidelines for effectively managing a wide range of emergency situations. Thoroughly updated content keeps you informed of the latest advances in horse care in a portable, convenient format. Essential examination, diagnostic, and treatment information for each body system is presented in a logical format so you can quickly find answers during equine emergencies. What to Do and What Not to Do boxes guide you through the step-by-step treatment of an emergency and draw your attention to important steps to take and those to avoid. High-quality photographs and illustrations visually clarify key concepts and guide you through procedures step by step. NEW! Chapter covering bacterial and viral diseases arms you with critical information on diagnostic labs, collection, submission, and interpretation. NEW! Chapter on emergency diagnostic procedures keeps you up-to-date on all the tests needed to determine the most effective treatment. NEW! Chapter on gene testing provides information on which gene tests and labs should be performed. NEW! Chapter on biopsy techniques highlights the different instruments available, endoscopic and laparoscopic techniques, as well as how to perform a pleuritis examination. NEW! Chapter on laboratory submission offers the latest information on tests, laboratory charts, guidelines for making an appropriate submission, and blood drawing. NEW! Chapters on feeding and starvation and flood injury supply the latest guidelines for nutrition, disaster medicine, and snake bites/envenomation.