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The racehorse : a veterinary manual /

Pieter H.L. Ramzan, BVSc(Sydney), MRCVS, Rossdales Veterinary Practice, Beaufort Cottage Stables, Newmarket, Suffolk, UK.

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Author: Ramzan, Pieter H. L.
Published: Boca Raton : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 2014.
Topics: Horses - Diseases. | Horse Diseases. | Horses. | Veterinary Sports Medicine - methods.
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Machine generated contents note: pt. 1 Injuries and Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System -- ch. 1 Injury management and rehabilitation -- Introduction -- Acute care and wound management -- Management of joint disease -- Rehabilitation -- ch. 2 Regional musculoskeletal conditions -- The foot -- The fetlock and pastern -- The metacarpus/metatarsus (`cannon') -- The carpus -- The upper forelimb -- The tarsus (hock) -- The upper hindlimb -- The pelvis -- The neck and back -- Other musculoskeletal conditions -- pt. 2 Other Body Systems -- ch. 3 Respiratory conditions -- Upper airway obstructions -- Lower airway disease -- ch. 4 Cardiovascular conditions -- Heart murmurs -- Arrhythmias -- Jugular thrombosis/thrombophlebitis -- Exercise-related sudden death (cardiopulmonary failure) -- ch. 5 The head -- Dentistry -- Wounds -- Eyes -- Airways -- Other -- ch. 6 Gastrointestinal conditions -- ch. 7 Urogenital conditions -- Urinary tract problems -- Female reproductive system -- Male reproductive system -- Intersex disorders -- ch. 8 Neurological conditions -- Vertebral column conditions -- Viral infections -- ch. 9 Skin conditions -- Injuries -- Infections -- Other conditions -- ch. 10 Miscellaneous conditions -- ch. 11 Infectious diseases -- pt. 3 Training and Management -- ch. 12 Selection of the racehorse -- Overview -- The vetting procedure -- Pre-purchase radiography -- Pre-purchase ultrasonography -- Assessment of airway function -- Public auction vetting: the yearling -- Public auction vetting: the `breeze-up' 2 year old -- Public auction vetting: the horse-in-training -- Conformation -- Heart size -- Genetics of selection -- ch. 13 Exercise physiology and training -- Overview of exercise physiology -- The racehorse as athlete -- Adaptations to training -- Fundamentals of training -- Training aids -- Fitness testing -- Track types -- ch. 14 Nutrition -- Principles of feeding -- Key nutrients -- Basic feed types -- Supplements -- Assessing nutritional problems -- Poor appetite/condition -- Feeding for performance -- ch. 15 Ergogenic aids -- Overview -- Nutritional aids -- Non-nutritional aids -- ch. 16 Blood analysis -- Blood constituents -- Sampling -- Effects of training -- Interpretation -- ch. 17 Herd health -- Biosecurity -- Housing and air hygiene -- Lower airway disease -- Musculoskeletal injuries -- ch. 18 Transport -- Overview -- Effects of transport -- Veterinary management for long-distance transport -- pt. 4 Appendices -- Appendix 1 Normal clinical parameters -- Appendix 2 Drug administration reference table -- Appendix 3 Guide to best practice for humane destruction in emergency situations -- Appendix 4 Blood reference ranges.
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