Horse Health

 
 
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Thoughtful horse owners will love this book. It’s packed with information, photographs and illustrations that will give you a thorough understanding of parasites, pests, infectious diseases, lameness and other common medical problems that can affect your horse’s health. It shows you how to prevent problems before they begin. You’ll learn how to treat problems yourself and when to call the veterinarian. 53 pages.

Agdex # 460/661-2
$15.00


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Contents
Introduction
How to Examine Your Horse
Internal Parasites
Management methods that keep infestation levels down
Deworming Program
External Parasites and Pests
Infectious Diseases
Risk Factors
Vaccination
Common Infectious Diseases
Vaccine Combinations
Common Medical Problems
Malnutrition
Teeth
Colic
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Heaves)
Tying-up Syndrome (Exertional Rhabdomyolysis, Azoturia, Black Water Disease or Monday Morning Disease)
Poisoning
Skin Conditions
Common Lameness Problems
Navicular Disease (Syndrome)
Laminitis (Founder)
Joint and Tendon Sheath Infections
Subsolar Abscess (Sole Abscess)
Thrush
Tendonitis (Bowed Tendon)
Splints
Bucked Shins
Ringbone
Sidebone
Clubfeet
Sweeney
Developmental Orthopedic Disease
Wobbler
Bone Spavin (Jack Spavin)
Bog Spavin
Upward Fixation of the Patella
Stringhalt
Curb
Capped Hock
Miscellaneous Conditions
Umbilical Hernias
Scrotal Hernia (Inguinal Hernia)
Eye Conditions
Wounds
Bibliography
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on April 24, 2001.
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 5, 2015.