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The Athletic Horse

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The Athletic Horse , 2nd Edition

Principles and Practice of Equine Sports Medicine

By David R. Hodgson, BVSc, PhD, FACSM, DACVIM, Catherine M. McGowan, BVSc, MACVSc, DEIM, DECEIM, PhD, FHEA, MRCVS and Kenneth H. McKeever, MS, PhD

Copyright 2014
$171.99, Online Product, Reference

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Key Features

  • Expert international contributors provide cutting-edge equine information from the top countries in performance-horse research: the U.S., Australia, U.K., South Africa, and Canada.
  • The latest nutritional guidelines maximize the performance of the equine athlete.
  • Extensive reference lists at the end of each chapter provide up-to-date resources for further research and study.

New to this Edition

  • NEW full-color photographs depict external clinical signs, allowing more accurate clinical recognition.
  • NEW and improved imaging techniques maximize your ability to assess equine performance.
  • UPDATED drug information is presented as it applies to treatment and to new regulations for drug use in the equine athlete.
  • NEW advances in methods of transporting equine athletes ensure that the amount of stress on the athlete is kept to a minimum.
  • NEW rehabilitation techniques help to prepare the equine athlete for a return to the job.
  • Two NEW authors, Dr. Catherine McGowan and Dr. Kenneth McKeever, are highly recognized experts in the field.

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By David R. Hodgson, BVSc, PhD, FACSM, DACVIM, Professor Emeritus of Large Animal Clinical Sciences Univ Controller-Operating (0442) Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Large Animal Clinical Sciences MC 0442 ; Catherine M. McGowan, BVSc, MACVSc, DEIM, DECEIM, PhD, FHEA, MRCVS, School of Veterinary Science ,The University of Queensland Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia and Kenneth H. McKeever, MS, PhD, Associate Professor,Department of Animal Sciences,Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,New Brunswick, New Jersey

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