Author(s): Roberta Baxter
From time to time every horse and pony succumbs to the common range of illnesses and injuries, leaving owners with urgent questions about correct treatment. At times like these you need a reliable source of information to help you choose the best course of action to restore your horse to health, and guidance on assessing whether to call the vet out or not. Clearly structured in a question and answer format, this problem solving guide will provide peace of mind for anxious horse owners. Taking the reader through basic healthcare, feeding, exercise, first-aid and common diseases, this guide provides all the information you need to keep your horses healthy and happy, and help you to deal with problems as they occur. Photographs and diagrams illustrate the details and practical tips translate information into action enabling you to examine, assess and treat your horse appropriately. Reassuringly authoratative, written by an experienced, practising vet, The Horse's Health Problem Solver is a straightforward health care guide with your horse's best interests at heart.
Roberta Baxter MRCVS was brought up on a small farm where she had ponies and horses from an early age. After studying Veterinary Medicine at Christ's College, Cambridge, she qualified as a vet in 1993 and has worked in a first-opinion practice in Norfolk doing mainly equine veterinary work ever since. She also writes regularly for the canine and equestrian press. Roberta lives in Thetford, Norfolk.
Introduction Basic Health Care Feeding and Exercise Creating the Healthy Environment First Aid Common Diseases Chronic Health Conditions Useful Addresses and Further Reading Index