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Cover for Biosecurity for horse facilities.

This chapter enumerates some of the biosecurity challenges in the equine industry and how principles such as reducing exposure, susceptibility, and increasing resistance can help control diseases in horses. This chapter also presents pointers on improving biosecurity in equine facilities and...

Author(s)
Weese, J. S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Where do we go from here?

The application of selection and breeding for colour, performance, reduction of hereditary and infectious diseases in horses are discussed.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on horse breeding and genetics, including the evolution and domestication of horses; genomics; the genetics of coat colour and pattern, diseases and performance; karyotypes and chromosome abnormalities; breeding programmes; epigenetics; genetic...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Medical genetics.

This chapter describes some of the investigations that have been made into genetic influences on diseases in horses. Topics include simple Mendelian hereditary diseases and DNA testing, Mendelian disease genes not yet characterized at the DNA level, complex hereditary diseases and quantitative...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The horse karyotype and chromosomal abnormalities.

This chapter describes the normal karyotype profile and the diseases caused by chromosome abnormalities in horses.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Frequently asked questions.

This chapter presents answers for specific situations that are representative of frequently asked questions about horse genetics in terms of physical traits, diseases and performance.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hoof conditions and problems within the hoof capsule.

This book chapter discusses the diagnosis and treatment of hoof balance, puncture wounds of the hoof, thrush, keratoma, laminitis, laminitis as result of infection in the foot, problems of navicular bone, fracture of the third phalanx, pedal osteitis, bruised sole, problem with the sidebones,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary medicines.

The various veterinary medicines used in horses are discussed in this chapter, with focus on antiinfective drugs and antiinflammatory drugs (steroidal and non-steroidal). The dosage, mode of action, contraindications and adverse effects of antibiotics, antifungal agents, antiprotozoal agents,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Veterinary equipment.

The different veterinary equipment used in equine medicine are presented and described in this chapter. Emphasis is given on equipment required for the ambulatory veterinary surgeon. Focus is given on equipment for handling, diagnosis, feet, limbs, eyes, dentistry and sinoscopy, stitching,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Simple diagnostic tests.

This chapter covers the different tests used for the diagnosis of equine diseases (horses, donkeys and mules). Focus is given on the glucose absorption test, zinc sulfate turbidity test, cryptorchid or rig test, water deprivation test, vasopressin challenge test, overnight dexamethasone suppression ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter