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Equine Science by Sarah Pilliner
  

Equine Science

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Equine Science by Sarah Pilliner

From genetics to functional anatomy, cell biology to the equine digestive system, Equine Science, Third Edition covers all the essential scientific knowledge you need for your equine programme. Thoroughly updated, this new edition features a clear, systematic presentation, stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations, chapter summary points and self-assessment questions throughout. Describes the structure and function of the various body systems of the horseExplains the scientific rationale behind modern equine training practicesFeatures new chapters on exercise physiology and the evolution of the horseReflects the latest scientific advances and changes in the student curriculumIncludes new information on circadian rhythms and sleep patterns, the immune system, and hindgut microbiology. A powerful teaching and learning aid, Equine Science, Third Edition is an essential text for students on higher education equine studies and equine science programmes, as well as those studying for BHS qualifications up to BHSII Stage 4 Horse Knowledge and Care.

About the Author

Zoe Davies is one of only a handful of qualified and Registered Equine Nutritionists in the UK. A former lecturer and external examiner in Equine Science, Zoe is a referral nutritionist, specialising in bloodstock and performance horses.

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Book Info

Publication date

20th October 2017

Author

Sarah Pilliner

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Publisher

Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Format

Paperback
480 pages

Categories

Equine veterinary medicine

ISBN

9781118741184

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