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Lameness in horses
  1. Martin L. Peaty

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Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses, 6th edn Edited by Gary Baxter 1272 pages, hardback, £114.99. Wiley-Blackwell. 2011. ISBN 978 0 8138 1549 7

THE latest version of this classic not only has updated content, but includes many colour photographs and illustrations as well as an accompanying DVD. The latter is an excellent ‘how to …’ guide to equine lameness investigation, with excellent sections on perineural and intrasynovial injection techniques, which, in my opinion, is worth half the purchase price all by itself.

The book starts with an excellent chapter on functional anatomy, which includes a very welcome and nicely illustrated new section on the axial skeleton. Examination for lameness is next, with new sections …

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