The Horse in Motion: The Anatomy and Physiology of Equine Locomotion / Edition 1

The Horse in Motion: The Anatomy and Physiology of Equine Locomotion / Edition 1

by Sarah Pilliner, Samantha Elmhurst, Zoe Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 063205137X

ISBN-13: 9780632051373

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

This highly illustrated guide is designed to improve knowledge and und erstanding of the physiological systems key to horse locomotion. The book begins by depicting the horse in words, photographs, and anatomic al illustrations, thus enabling readers to understand the anatomical p rocesses being the horse locomotion. Following a similar format, the book then

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Overview

This highly illustrated guide is designed to improve knowledge and und erstanding of the physiological systems key to horse locomotion. The book begins by depicting the horse in words, photographs, and anatomic al illustrations, thus enabling readers to understand the anatomical p rocesses being the horse locomotion. Following a similar format, the book then explains equine movement. A final section indicates, using photographs and anatomical illustrations, where stress is likely to le ad to injury. Abnormalities in gait and lameness are illustrated, alo ng with sites of common lameness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632051373
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
694,395
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 9.68(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Anatomy and conformation; The head and neck; The chest and ribs; The forelimbs; The abdomen; The hind limbs; The back; Part II: Movement; Walk; Trot; Canter; Gallop; Collection; Lateral movements; Rein back; Jumping; Part III: Lameness and injuries; Sites of common lameness; Identification of the lame limb; Common lamenesses; Appendices: The points of the horse; The skeleton; Superficial muscles; Deep muscles; The stay apparatus; The tendons and ligaments; The circulation; The nervous system

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