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Understanding the Horse's Skin and Coat

By Jane Coatesworth

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ISBN: 9781908809544
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 28/10/2016
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Hardback PPC
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 150 colour photographs and 25 diagrams

The quality of the skin and coat is affected by many internal and external factors. Understanding the Horse's Skin and Coat shows the reader how these factors affect the horse's welfare and appearance. The book is written in clear, non-technical language and is well illustrated. It is suitable for interested horse owners, vets wanting a quick refresher, and veterinary students.

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 will help the reader understand what they are seeing when examining a horse's skin and coat, and what sort of changes to look out for.

Topics covered include:

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

RRP: £19.99

Site Price: £15.99

E-Book Edition: £16.99 (incl. VAT)


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