Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition

Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition

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Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition is a comprehensive text resource on the nutrition and feeding management of horses. Over 20 experts from around the world share their wisdom on a topic of central relevance to all equine practitioners and the equine community generally. Both basic and applied (including healthy and diseased animals) nutrition and feeding management of horses and other equids (i.e. ponies, donkeys, wild equids) are covered. The book will appeal to a wide audienc: undergraduate and post-graduate students in equine science and veterinary medicine, veterinarians, equine nutritionists, horse trainers and owners. The clinical component will strengthen the appeal for equine veterinarians. Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition will be a qmust haveq for anyone involved in the care of horses, ponies and other equids. The book is divided into 3 parts: Basic or core nutrition in this context refers to digestive physiology of the horse and the principles of nutrition. Applied nutrition deals with the particular types of foods, and how to maintain an optimum diet through various life stages of the horse. You might characterize this aspect as prevention of disease through diet. Clinical nutrition covers various diseases induced by poor diet, and their dietary treatment and management. It also looks at specific feeding regimes useful in cases disease not specifically induced by diet. Authoritative, international contributions Strong coverage of clinical aspects either omitted from or only sparsely dealt with elsewhere Full colour throughout The only clinical equine nutrition bookTable 14-1 A Guide to Potential Digestible Energy (DE) Requirements above Maintenance at Various Speeds ... In a US survey of aspiring international level competitors (Crandell 2002) average estimated daily DE intake (from forage ... absorbed from the small intestine (SI) or, if they aquot;escapeaquot; digestion in the SI, they are rapidly fermented in the hindgut, i.e., ... Propionic acid from hindgut fermentation of fiber is also an important substrate for gluconeogenesis (Ford aamp; Simmons 1985).

Title:Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition
Author:Raymond J. Geor, Manfred Coenen, Patricia Harris
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-01-31


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