Jane Coatesworth

$45.00

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Understanding the Horse's Skin and Coat
Understanding the Horse's Skin and Coat
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Understanding the Horse's Skin and Coat

Jane Coatesworth

$45.00

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A shining coat and a flowing mane is a good indicator that a horse is both happy and healthy. Understanding the Horse's Skin and Coat explains the function of the skin and coat and what changes in their condition might indicate. The book aims to help the reader understand what they are seeing when examining a horse's coat, and what sort of changes should be looked out for. Topics covered include:

  • The structure and function of the skin and coat
  • Genetics, coat color and markings
  • Parasites and skin diseases
  • Signs and illness
  • Wounds and healing
  • External and internal treatments

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Jane Coatesworth qualified from Cambridge University in 1989 and worked in mixed and small animal practice for seven years before completing a residency in dermatology. She has over twenty years of experience in referral dermatology and still enjoys the subtleties and complexities of her field. Jane has lectured and written widely for vets in practice and enjoys small group teaching, and her wide-ranging interests include allergic, hormonal and parasitic skin disorders, as well as infection control in the individual and the clinic, ear disease, and communication skills .

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Author Jane Coatesworth

Format: Paperback

Total Page Count: 176

Illustrations: 150 color photos, 25 diagrams

ISBN: 978-1-908809-54-4