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Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery


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, Dip ACVIM, Professor, Equine Medicine,; Raymond J. Geor, BVSc, MVSc, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Assistant Professor, Division of Large Animal Medicine, Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada; and Andris J. Kaneps, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State Universtiy, USA

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Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 1364 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 5/8 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders Ltd.
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-2671-3
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  • Copyright: 2004