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Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery, 2nd Edition

Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete


This unique resource provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic and clinical sciences required for management of the equine athlete. The unique treatment of exercise physiology and training within a clinical context, together with a detailed review of all diseases affecting athletic horses, makes this the most comprehensive text available. Provides a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system, and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training. The internationally renowned team of contributors has created the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics.

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Key Features

    • High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic, ultrasonographic, CAT scan, and MRI images, aid understanding and diagnosis
    • Provides a truly international perspective, including guidelines pertinent to different geographic areas, and racing jurisdictions
    • In-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horses
    • Explores the use of complementary therapies

Published Reviews

    "This comprehensive and integrated information source will appeal to practitioners, veterinary students, post-graduate students in equine exercise physiology and horsemen and women involved with the equine athlete. Post-graduate clinical students will find the summatuion valuable as well as the comprehensive refernce lists at the end of each chapter.

    The text is presented in a clear, systematic, easily readable way. Extensive use is made of tables and illustrations." Dr Roy Gottschalk, The Veterinary Review, November 2004

Author Information

    By Kenneth W Hinchcliff, BVSc, MS, PhD, DACVIM (Large Animal), Professor and Dean of Veterinary Science The University of Melbourne ; Andris J. Kaneps, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, DACVSMR, Owner, Kaneps Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery, Beverly, MA, USA and Raymond J. Geor, BVSc, MVSc, PhD Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal) Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Nutrition (Honorary) Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, Professor and Chairperson, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

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Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery, 2nd Edition
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 1178 Pages
  • Trim Size: 10 7/8 X 8 5/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4771-8
  • Copyright: 2014