Practical Horse and Pony Nutrition

Author: Gillian McCarthy

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851316970

Category: Pets

Page: 263

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The first half of this manual describes horses' needs in terms of nutrients and how to provide them whilst the second describes the implications of feeding for behaviour, temperament, and health problems.
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Applied equine nutrition and training

Equine NUtrition and TRAining COnference (ENUTRACO) 2011

Author: Arno Lindner

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers

ISBN: 9086861830

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 250

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This book contains specialised information on the nutrition and training of the horse. Practical hints can be drawn from studies showing how apes indicate to us plants which have medicinal properties that can then be applied to equine treatment and also have an effect in nutraceuticals. Overviews are given on the potential of total mixed rations for the future of horse feeding and the practical feeding of obese horses and ponies. Nutrition considerations are given to avoid medical conditions. Methods used for performance diagnosis and training guidance of human athletes are applied here to equine management. In addition, training techniques which reduce the risk of back injury in the horse are explored and a review of the riders interaction with the horse is provided. Practical nutritional information acquired through research is applied to all aspects of managing endurance racehorses. Finally, expanded abstracts of original research are provided in very diverse fields of nutrition and training of horses. All those concerned with training, riding and feeding in the equine industry will benefit from the contents.
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Equine Nutrition and Feeding

Author: David Frape

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827931X

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Since the first edition of Equine Nutrition and Feeding waspublished in 1986, it has become the seminal work on the subject.It covers all the key topics that you need to know for your equinenutrition degree course. This comprehensive and clearly evidencedtextbook covers how food is digested and nutrients are used ingrowing, working and breeding horses. It also explains thescientific basis for calculating nutrient and dietary requirementsin an understandable manner, and shows you how to do thesecalculations. Special attention is also given to grassland andpasture, and to housing and diet-related diseases. Additional, student-friendly features include: References to the most up-to-date information, including“Nutrient Requirements of Horses”, from the NationalResearch Council (2007). Case histories to provide practical examples. Study questions at the end of each chapter to help you torevise. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations. Changes to this fourth edition: Evidence base has been expanded, with 646 new research reportsand papers being incorporated. Extensively revised to make navigation easier. A new section is dedicated to the weaning and growth of thefoal. This book is the essential text for any undergraduate andpostgraduate student of equine nutrition, equine veterinarymedicine, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural science. It isalso used by equine nutritionists and horse owners.
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Understanding the Pony

Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

Author: Karen Briggs

Publisher: Eclipse Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 117

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Author Karen Briggs covers all the essentials in a book every pony owner will find invaluable. Topics include nutrition, reproduction, and maintaining pony health. Diseases and conditions common to ponies are discussed. Briggs outlines how ponies are used -- for jumping, driving, and other disciplines. She also covers the various pony breeds from Shetlands to Connemaras. A section on miniature horses is included.
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Forages and grazing in horse nutrition

Author: Markku Saastamoinen,Maria João Fradinho,Ana Sofia Santos,Nicoletta Miraglia

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9086867553

Category: Science

Page: 511

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Forages should be the basis of all diets in horse feeding. Therefore it is of major importance to determine which parameters will influence their quality. Changes on chemical composition along the vegetative cycle, nutrient losses during harvesting, preservation and storage are factors that could have an effect on nutritive value, as well on digestibility and palatability. A specific grazing and ingesting behaviour, linked to plant preferences and the selection of feeding sites will have an impact on biodiversity. This will determine the options on plant species and varieties and further management of pastures for horses. This book highlights the role of forages and grazing in horse nutrition and also gathers information about related topics, such as the contribution of local breeds for the sustainability and development of rural areas, their impact on landscape and relationships with environmental preservation. This book is the 6th volume in a scientific series conceived through the European Workshop on Equine Nutrition (EWEN) which falls under the umbrella of the Horse Commission of the European Federation of Animal Science (EAAP). All these materials provide an interesting basis for further discussion, not only in specialized forums, but also for those involved in horse production.
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Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic books

Page: 100

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Nutrient requirements, deficiencies, and excesses. Physical characteristics and suitability. General considerations for feeding management. Nutrient requirement tables. Feed composition tables.
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The Horse in Motion

The Anatomy and Physiology of Equine Locomotion

Author: Sarah Pilliner,Samantha Elmhurst,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405147482

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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We all want our horses to be able to perform to the best of theirability and we know that an effective training regime has manyfacets. The horse must be worked correctly, fed a balanced ration,mentally and physically healthy and well looked after. This bookexamines a further aspect of the horse’s performance: it isdesigned to help all horse owners and riders to understand how ahorse moves and how its anatomy helps, or hinders, thehorse’s athletic ability. First, the book uses sequences of photographs and detailedanatomical drawings to show the systems of support and movement ateach phase of each of the horse’s gaits. The walk, trot,canter, gallop and jump are all examined, and the effect of therider on the horse evaluated so that the rider can take appropriateaction to avoid hindering the horse. Tips are provided throughouton ways in which the horse’s life can be made easier, such assaddle fitting, warming up and cooling down procedures.
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