Provides a comprehensive reference text for clinicians and industry professionals working with racehorses
Takes a practical approach to diagnosis and management of racehorse injuries and diseases
Concisely summarises current approaches to treatment of orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic conditions, based on reviewed equine and human sports medicine literature as well as the collective experience of one of the world’s leading equine practices
Supplies information relevant to all the major racing jurisdictions
Provides invaluable advice on rehabilitation periods and prognosis for orthopaedic injuries Written by one of the UK’s leading equine veterinary practitioners, this textbook is dedicated wholly to the veterinary management of the racehorse. The Racehorse: A Veterinary Manual brings together all the major orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic conditions likely to be encountered in racehorse practice and concisely details state-of-the-art ‘best practice’ for diagnosis and management. The book spans the full range of fields relevant to the clinician, including topics as diverse as rehabilitation, respiratory medicine, exercise physiology, pre-purchase and ‘herd health.’ Well-illustrated and comprehensive, it succeeds in being both practical and firmly evidence based, making it an invaluable resource for clinicians worldwide as well as a useful reference work for many non-veterinarians in the racing industry.