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Equine Science / Edition 3
     

Equine Science / Edition 3

by Rick Parker
 

ISBN-10: 1418032549

ISBN-13: 9781418032548

Pub. Date: 04/19/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Get the scientific understanding of horses necessary for success in equine care and management with EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition! Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make learning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, the history

Overview

Get the scientific understanding of horses necessary for success in equine care and management with EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition! Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make learning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, the history of horses, and more. Bursting with helpful features, EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition piques interest with detailed photos and graphs, as well as informational sidebars, website references, and end-of chapter activities. Equine professionals and horse enthusiasts alike will turn to the book's helpful glossary and appendix for definitions of important terms, useful conversion factors and worksheets, and contact information for professional organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418032548
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/19/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. History and Development of the Horse. 2. Status and Future of the Horse Industry. 3. Breeds, Types, and Classes of Horses. 4. Cells, Tissues, and Organs. 5. Functional Anatomy. 6. Biomechanics of Movement. 7. Unsoundness. 8. Selecting and Judging Horses. 9. Determining Age, Height, and Weight of Horses. 10. Genetics. 11. Reproduction and Breeding. 12. Digestion and Nutrition. 13. Feeds and Feeding Horses. 14. Health Management. 15. Parasite Control. 16. Common Management Practices. 17. Shoeing and Hoof Care. 18. Buildings and Equipment. 19. Horse Behavior and Training. 20. Equitation. 21. Business Aspects. 22. Career Opportunities. Appendix. Glossary.

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