The Horse Doctor Is In

The Horse Doctor Is In

A Kentucky Veterinarian's Advice and Wisdom on Horse Health Care

eBook - 2012
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In warm, conversational anecdotes taken from his own practice, Kelley - an award-winning columnist for The Thoroughbred Times as well as a practicing vet - writes about horse health care, from fertility to fractures to foot care. A broad range of equine health issues is covered in four major sections on disease, lameness, breeding and foaling, and care and management. There are chapters on everything from foaling through equine old age, allowing readers to enjoy the pleasure of fine narrative storytelling while learning how to better handle, understand, and care for horses.
"...a blend of practical and friendly veterinary advice liberally peppered with is own perceptions and opinions, and based on his own experience." -- Horse & Rider "Kelley offers down home advice woven with warm humor in his book." -- Tack N' Togs "Appealing to readers' fascination with the day-to-day lives of veterinarians, as well as their need for sound veterinary advice, The Horse Doctor Is In is inviting and easy to understand." -- New England Horse Talk *also featured in Equine Journal "The Horse Doctor Is In stands out among the plethora of equine health care manuals available." -- Thoroughbred Times "...this book is a bargain at the price and will be in demand from readers." -- Booklist
Publisher: [North Adams, MA] : Storey Publishing, LLC, 2012
ISBN: 9781603421973
Characteristics: 1 online resource (416 pages)
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Jun 21, 2010

Great for anyone with medical experience and for those who live with horses or plan to. It is a guide for the new vet. Some health conditions do not apply in Ontario, as the vet is from Kentucky state!


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