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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0876056060, Hardcover)This best-selling reference has been completely revised and updated by two outstanding professionals who know how to communicate the veterinary information nonprofessionals need to maintain their horse's health. Doctors James Giffin and Tom Gore address such basic health-care and management issues as the latest medicines and immunizations, wounds, illnesses, parasites, nutrition and supplements, and reproduction. Just inside the covers, the horse owner can easily access the index of Signs and Symptoms, since responding quickly to an emergency can literally mean the life or death of a horse. Anyone who looks after a horse—whether owner, trainer or groom—can rely on this authoritative book to get them through emergencies and well as routine events.
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HORSES & PONIES AS PETS. The long-awaited new edition of this classic guide, a must for every horse owner! A perennial bestseller, this authoritative reference has been revised and expanded to reflect important advances in equine medicine, including alternative therapies. The most comprehensive, essential reference for horse owners and trainers, it includes information on infectious diseases, parasites, breeding and foaling, and more. It helps riders and trainers identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with their vets.Tom Gore, DVM (Ault, CO) is a veterinarian with over 35 years of experience in caring for horses. Dr. Gore is a graduate of Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Paula Gore, MTASCP (Ault, CO) is a medical technologist with a lifetime of horse experience. The late James M.Giffin, MD, cowrote previous editions of this handbook.
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