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Working horses
  1. John Harvey

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Veterinary Treatment for Working Equines Graham R. Duncanson 296 pages, hardback, £70. CABI. 2010. ISBN 978 1 84593 655 6

THERE is a clear need for a good veterinary textbook relating to working equids, given the context in which they work compared with the pleasure and performance horses that most textbooks refer to. This book is a single volume that, as the author's note states, aims to be ‘a quick guide to help equine practitioners in the field worldwide’.

The book covers a broad range of topics: behaviour; medicine, including tropical diseases; equipment; and tack and harnessing. In …

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