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Equine Science 2E

By Sarah Pilliner, Zoe Davies

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Format: Paperback, 336 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition
Other Information: 195
Published In: United Kingdom, 22 September 2004
Equine Science provides - in one book - all the essential scientific knowledge students require. Describing the structure and function of the various body systems and clearly explaining the scientific rationale behind modern horse husbandry practices, this book has been written specifically for students on National and Higher Diploma courses and equine studies degree programmes, Advanced National Certificate and BHS Stage IV. The second edition has been revised to reflect the changes in the student curriculum, and the book includes two new chapters on the cell and genetics. The Authors Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specialising in horse care. She is also an experienced lecturer, competition rider and senior examiner, and the author of several books. Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist, author and external examiner for higher education courses. She has substantial experience in equine management and training.

Table of Contents

Part I The Systems of the Horse. The Cell. The skeleton. Muscles. The lower leg. The respiratory system. The circulatory system. The control systems. The senses. The skin. The urinary system. The teeth and ageing. The digestive system. Reproduction. Part II Science in Action. Conformation and soundness. Movement and lameness. The invaders. Wounds and wound healing. Fitness and feeding. Genetics

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Sarah Pilliner and Zoe Davies

EAN: 9781405119443
ISBN: 1405119446
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Dimensions: 24.4 x 17.3 x 1.9 centimetres (0.68 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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