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Gentry-Running, Kate

Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies

Gentry-Running, Kate - Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies, ebook

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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order.

Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to:

  • Manage your horse’s diet
  • House your horse safely and comfortably
  • Tend to the daily details of horse care
  • Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure
  • Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases
  • Understand links between horse behavior and health
  • Practice good horse nutrition
  • Grow your own horse food
  • Cover horse-health-care costs
  • Breed your horse
  • Care for pregnant mares and newborns

A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Keywords: PETS / Horses / General PET006000

Author(s)
 
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
360 pages
Category
Pet Care, Horse Riding
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118052327
Printed ISBN
9780470239520

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