Publisher description for Horse owner's veterinary handbook / Tom Gore, Paula Gore, James M. Giffin ; edited by Beth Adelman.


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The long-awaited new edition of this classic guide, a must for every horse owner!
More than six million people in the U.S. ride horses. A perennial bestseller, this authoritative reference has been revised and expanded to reflect important advances in equine medicine, including alternative therapies. The most comprehensive, essential reference for horse owners and trainers, it includes information on infectious diseases, parasites, breeding and foaling, and more. It helps riders and trainers identify potential problems, take proper steps in emergency situations, better understand diagnoses and treatment options, and communicate more effectively with their vets.
Tom Gore, DVM (Ault, CO) is a veterinarian with over 35 years of experience in caring for horses. Dr. Gore is a graduate of Colorado State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Paula Gore, MTASCP (Ault, CO) is a medical technologist who began training colts at 15 years of age and has a lifetime of horse experience. The late James M. Giffin, MD, cowrote previous editions of this handbook as well as the Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook (978-0-470-06785-7) and the Cat Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook (978-0-470-09530-0).


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Horses -- Diseases -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Horses -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.