Concise Guide to Medication, Herbs, and Supplements for Horses

Concise Guide to Medication, Herbs, and Supplements for Horses

by David W Ramey
     
 

In today's horse industry the ongoing debate between traditional and alternative medications can be truly overwhelming, and herbs and supplements are pre-packaged with "promises" of improvement. So how do you decide what your horse does and doesn't need? Dr. David Ramey saves the day with a fully updated edition of his no-nonsense compendium of all you really need

Overview

In today's horse industry the ongoing debate between traditional and alternative medications can be truly overwhelming, and herbs and supplements are pre-packaged with "promises" of improvement. So how do you decide what your horse does and doesn't need? Dr. David Ramey saves the day with a fully updated edition of his no-nonsense compendium of all you really need to know about: • Vitamins • Minerals • Sedatives • Hormones • Antibiotics • Liniments • Emollients • Anesthetics • Ointments • Corticosteroids • Oils • NSAIDs • Antihistamines • Dewormers • Joint supplements • Bronchodilators • Hoof dressings • Expectorants • Poultices • And more Crystal clear explanations, helpful cross-referencing, pronunciation guides, and an index of brand names make this book a convenient and easy way to: understand the actions of ingredients; administer medication safely; select substances wisely; and avoid problems in competition.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"One of those books to have on hand when your veterinarian visits. By reading about a drug or supplement as it is being prescribed, you'll be better informed and better able to ask questions."  —Horse Illustrated

Horse Illustrated
One of those books to have on hand when your veterinarian visits. By reading about a drug or supplement as it is being prescribed, you'll be better informed and better able to ask questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570763656
Publisher:
Trafalgar Square
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Concise Guide Series
Edition description:
New
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.33(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

David W. Ramey, DVM, is a specialist in equine medicine and surgery. He is the author of the Concise Guides series."" He lives in Glenwood, California.

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