Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

CABI Book Chapter

Veterinary treatment for working equines.

Book cover for Veterinary treatment for working equines.

Description

This book is comprised of 20 chapters covering several aspects of equine medicine, with focus on horses used as working animals. It serves as a quick guide to help equine practitioners in the field worldwide, particularly those who have no access to sophisticated equipment. The topics discussed are vital signs and normal values, simple diagnostic tests, behaviour and restraint, veterinary equipmen...

Chapter 17 (Page no: 188)

Urinogenital conditions.

This chapter covers the urogenital conditions in working equines, particularly horses. Conditions affecting the kidneys, bladder, testes, penis, prepuce, vulva, vagina, cervix, accessory sex glands and uterus are given focus as well as sexually transmitted diseases. The descent of the testes, normal castration, castration of the rig, fertility problems associated with the stallion, pregnancy, parturition, postpartum complications and postoperative care and examination of the newborn foal are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Vital signs and normal values. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Simple diagnostic tests. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 14) Behaviour and restraint. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 25) Veterinary equipment. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 34) Veterinary medicines. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 54) Vaccines. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 58) Sedation, field anaesthesia and euthanasia. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 65) Nutrition. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 72) Dentistry. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 92) Hoof conditions and problems within the hoof capsule. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 104) Orthopaedics. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 127) Wounds. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 137) Respiratory, cardiac and circulatory conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 154) Gastroenteric conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 171) Neurological and locomotory conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 181) Eye conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 223) Poisons. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 231) Skin conditions. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 255) Harness and tack. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.