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Equine Science, Health and Performance

By: S Pilliner and Z Davies

300 pages, Bw photos, illus, figs, tabs


Paperback | Sep 2004 | Edition: 2 | #149626 | ISBN: 1405119446
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NHBS Price: £39.99 $49/€45 approx

About this book

Detailing the structure and function of the various body systems and clearly explaining the scientific rationale behind modern horse husbandry practices, this book has been written specifically for students on National and Higher Diploma courses and equine studies degree programmes, Advanced National Certificate and BHS Stage IV students.


Part I The Systems of the Horse The Cell The skeleton Muscles The lower leg The respiratory system The circulatory system The control systems The senses The skin The urinary system The teeth and ageing The digestive system Reproduction Part II Science in Action Conformation and soundness Movement and lameness The invaders Wounds and wound healing Fitness and feeding Genetics

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