Understanding the Equine Foot (The Horse Care Health Care Library) by Fran Jurga

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Published by Eclipse Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Equestrian & animal sports,
  • Equine veterinary science,
  • Nature,
  • Equine Medicine,
  • Pets,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Horses - General,
  • Pets / Horses / Care,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Veterinary anatomy,
  • Horses

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8418090M
ISBN 100939049961
ISBN 109780939049967

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 3/5(1). Pete Ramey s new Care and Rehabilitation of the Equine Foot is singularly the most comprehensive and complete work ever written about the horse s hoof.

Prepare yourself for deep, detailed and scientific. It s not a light read but rather a study manual that will likely take years to absorb. At least it will for me/5(27). I have numerous times seen our vet Tomas Teskey & my husband, Larry Housley address a club foot by taking a foot longhave the club foot stand on the board with the majority of it out in front of the hoof, lift the opposite front leg and have someone gently and slowly lift on the front of Author: Gwen Santagate.

No hoof, no horse. Widely published equine authority Heather Smith Thomas explains exactly why this is in her latest book, Understanding Equine Hoof Care.

Her comprehensive approach covers how domestication has compromised the equine hoof and offers instruction on how horses' feet can be returned to a more natural, and healthy, state, through conscientious care. "Recognizing hoof distortions in laminitis and founder. Learn how to recognize the _signs_ long before your horse goes completely lame.

Understanding how the whole foot not just the coffin bone rotates, and what to look for. What is a laminar wedge, how it can ultimately destroy the foot, is you don't see it developing." -- Linda J.

Harris. So there in a nutshell, with generous help from Adams and his book, is a description of the equine foot. (We’ll get to the bones, ligaments, and. Module 2 of my course is devoted to The Anatomy & Physiology of the Equine Digit.

and is stressed strongly. I love these videos from Linda J. Harris as they really get INTO the equine FOOT to SHOW US what we need to know and do so CORRECTLY.

We use the "landmarks" of the hoof capsule to show us balance and as connected to the lower limb. Highlights that some serious re-thinking of old ideas needs to be done—about how the equine foot grows, functions, adapts and is held together.

A deeper understanding of growth and composition will enhance your ability to make treatment decisions (33 pictures). Although Chapter 28 is entitled "Laminitis", the whole book is directly or indirectly related to laminitis - understanding the equine foot, the role of diet and the environment, how to trim the foot for optimum balance and health, and how to reverse P3 rotation and distal descent - all the information necessary to rehabilitate the equine foot.

Understanding Equine Lameness defines the condition of lameness in a straightforward, accessible style. You will learn how the horse's front and rear legs are put together and how the horse moves.

Also covered are the common causes of lameness and how they are diagnosed, treated, and prevented. Original illustrations and photographs enhance the. An essential guide covering the anatomy of the equine foot, how it functions, maintaining a healthy foot, and trimming and shoeing.

This book also addresses the various diseases which can befall this sensitive and complicated part of a horse's : $   Equine metabolic syndrome is not a singular disease but, rather, a compilation of risk factors contributing to endocrinopathic laminitis.

Typically, EMS. Genetics, too, may play a roleclub foot seems to develop more often in certain families of horses. “There probably is a genetic component but I also wonder if it’s partly management,” says Mike Pownall, DVM, a veterinarian/farrier with McKee-Pownall Equine Services in Campbellville, Ontario.

Intended for veterinarians and farrier's, this book focuses on the foot, which is the most common site of lameness in horses. It covers the basic farrier principles, and focuses on medical and surgical foot care management.

It includes information on the anatomy and physiology of the equine foot, pathological conditions, and more. As we near the end of this educational series on Understanding the Equine Foot I am hoping that it has been a good series for you all to have watched and from which, perhaps, you've learned much about the inner workings of your horses' hooves.

Remembering that the hoof capsule is a protective covering for the foot and, as such, should basically be of the same Author: Gwen Santagate.

Sale. By Heather Smith Thomas. Understanding Equine Hoof Care (Revised Edition) is a handy reference that covers the basics of hoof care and horseshoeing. Topics range from simple cleaning to trimming and shoeing the foot to dealing with hoof injuries and complex lameness problems.

In addition Understanding Equine Hoof Care describes how to achieve healthy. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm. Series Title: Horse health care library. This video is the 3rd to last in this educational video series of "Understanding the Equine Foot".

If you've not seen the previous videos I encourage you strongly to do so. You can start here: PART 1 As owners, we rely on our professionals to take care of those things outside of our chosen capabilities with concern for our horses' health and well being.

Unfortunately, many of our. Widely published equine authority Heather Smith Thomas explains exactly why this is in her latest book, Understanding Equine Hoof Care.

Her comprehensive approach covers how domestication has compromised the equine hoof and offers instruction on how horses' feet can be returned to a more natural, and healthy, state, through conscientious care/5.

Widely published equine authority Heather Smith Thomas shares more of her extensive knowledge in her latest book, Understanding Equine Hoof Care. This handy reference includes a wide array of topics including cleaning and trimming, basic shoeing, types of /5(5). “’Understanding the Horse’s Feet’ is a book written for the horse owner to explain the complex subject of the horse’s foot, hoof care and the plethora of conditions that affect it.

The author is a British veterinary surgeon who has been deeply interested in this subject for many years, and is a frequent attendee at farrier conferences. Wall growth from the laminae, bifurcating laminae, sole growth from the bar laminae.

Highlights that some serious re-thinking of old ideas needs to be doneÑabout how the equine foot grows, functions, adapts and is held together. A deeper understanding of growth and composition will enhance your ability to make treatment decisions (33 pictures).

Buy Understanding the Horse's Feet 1 by Stewart, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9). UNDERSTANDING EQUINE BEHAVIOR. Instructor: Dr.

Jennifer Williams Lesson One. Psychological Terms Part 1. It may seem peculiar to begin a class on horse behavior by talking about psychology since people often think of psychologists as doctors who counsel or treat those with emotional issues.

Understanding Horse Behavior - "Understanding The Ancient Secrets of The Horse's Mind" In this book Dr. Miller explains equine behavior a wonderfully concise and easy to read manner. Chapter One of his book, "Understanding the Ancient Secrets of the Horse's Mind" is provided below. This book provides an excellent basis for understanding equine.

Starting with the anatomy and physiology of the equine foot, this one-of-a-kind book then evaluates the foot, its pathological conditions (including structural, developmental, and traumatic conditions in addition to laminitis), balancing and shoeing the healthy and diseased equine hoof, and ends with a chapter on new directions in equine.

Finally, I can write a book about these experiences and how it is possible to beat the odds. That is what this book is about. Yes, it's about beating the odds. It's about understanding the very basics in horse foot care to be able to fix the simple as well as the most complex equine foot problems never solved before.

Widely published equine authority Heather Smith Thomas explains exactly why this is in her latest book, Understanding Equine Hoof Care. Her comprehensive approach covers how domestication has compromised the equine hoof and offers instruction on how horses' feet can be returned to a more natural, and healthy, state, through conscientious care.4/5(2).

Helping you to apply many different diagnostic tools, Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse, 2nd Edition explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses.

Written by an international team of authors led by Mike Ross and Sue Dyson, this resource describes equine sporting activities and specific.

The Equine Foot Studies video was created in using what was then state of the art video recording and digital radiography techniques. Using a calibrated hydraulic press the cadaver distal limbs of normal horses were cycled through loading and unloading to demonstrate the principles of venous return, expansion and contraction of the heels and the pressure exerted by the deep.

Web.O'Brien, Timothy R. O'Brien's Radiology for the Equine Ambulatory Practitioner. Jackson, WY: Teton NewMedia, Print. Redden, R. "The Equine Foot In-Depth: Clinical and Radiographic Examination of the Equine Foot." 49th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, New Orleans.

21 Nov. Web. 1 Aug. Understanding the Horse's Feet sets out to explain the complexity of this subject in terms that the lay person can understand, and help the horse owner to have confidence in discussing foot-related issues with their vet or farrier/: Crowood.

Understanding Equine Horse Care is a handy reference guide that includes a wide array of topics including cleaning and trimming, basic shoeing, types of shoes, and common foot addition, the book covers how domestication has compromised the equine hoof and offers instruction on how horses’ feet can be returned to a more natural, and healthy, state Pages: Book: Understanding the equine foot: your guide to horse health care and management.

pp pp. Health Care Library; 32 fig., 8 pl., 14 Abstract: The structure, function, and care of horse's feet feet Subject Category: Anatomical and Morphological StructuresCited by: 1.

The important (read critical.) back of the equine foot. Here is a slice through the back of the foot, taken at the seat of corn area.

The seat of corn area is just where the hoof wall comes round the back of the foot, to create the heels, and then it changes direction to form the bars.5/5().

Care and Rehabilitation of the Equine Foot book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. What does it take to grow the very best h 5/5. Understanding the Horse's Feet eBook: Stewart, John: : Kindle Store. Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Kindle Store. Go Search Hello Select your /5(8). To learn more about preventing and treating WLD and other equine hoof disorders, check out and the new EOFA online forum academy. To learn more about a healthy foot, what it looks like and how to achieve and maintain it, get the new Triminology book by Lisa Huhn, available on Join us on : Lisa Huhn.

Understanding the Horse's Feet sets out to explain the complexity of this subject in terms that the lay person can understand, and help the horse owner to have confidence in discussing foot-related issues with their vet or farrier/trimmer.

Laminitis is a very complex secondary syndrome that continues to hold many secrets but fortunately much progress has been made in this book will help you better understand what is happening to the sensitive structures hidden within the foot.

Redden's practice remains the sole equine podiatry practice in the horse world. The Unfettered Foot: A Paradigm Change for Equine Podiatry Tom as G. Teskey, DVMa Equine Foot Science The farrier-cum-veterinarians are fighting a rear-guard action to defend the metallic end of the spectrum.

Feeling the need to stay loyal to their first profession and its traditions, they are finding it difficult to defend theirFile Size: KB.The Importance of Foot Health Farriers were expected to have a good understanding of the anatomy of an equine foot.

The plates in this book were drawn and engraved by George Kirtland. Each full-color plate is accompanied by a line sketch and explanation of the image.The internationally renowned team of contributors has created the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics.

Show less This unique resource provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic and clinical sciences required for management of the equine athlete.

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