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The Equine Industry   Tags: animals, equine_studies, horses  

An introductory guide to research on horses. Compliments 22246VIC Certificate II in Equine Studies, 10230NAT Diploma of Horse Industry Management (Performance Horse) and SIS30713 Certificate III in Sport Coaching (Specialising in Equine Coaching).
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Elgar Library has copies of the following horse magazines on the shelf:

PR 636.1089 HOR
The Horse magazine 
PR 636.100994 HOR

PR 798.205 HOO
Horse Australia
PR 798.205 HOR    
PR 798.2 EQU  

They are integrated in the collection. This means they will be physically located amongst the books.



    Welcome to the Box Hill Institute guide to the Equine Industry.

    This is always a work in progress. To make sure this guide stays on track and makes good horse sense, please feel free to email me with suggestions for resources or other Horse Studies related guides.

    Staff and students at Box Hill Institute are welcome to contact me about any aspect of the library services and resources. I am based at the Elgar Campus Library so feel free to drop by, call or email.


    New Books at Elgar Library

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    Equine science - 4th ed. - Rick Parker
    Call Number: 636.1 PAR
    ISBN: 9781111138776
    Publication Date: 2013
    Get the scientific understanding of horses necessary for success in equine care and management with this text. This book addresses essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, the history of horses, and more.

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    Diagnosis and management of lameness in the horse - 2nd ed. - Michael W. Ross; Sue J. Dyson
    Call Number: 636.1 DIA
    ISBN: 9781416060697
    Publication Date: 2011
    Helping you to apply many different diagnostic tools, this book explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. It emphasizes accurate and systematic observation and clinical examination, with descriptions of diagnostic analgesia, radiography and ultrasonography.

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    Suffering in silence : the saddle-fit link to physical and psychological trauma in horses - Jochen Schleese
    Call Number: 636.10837 SCH
    ISBN: 9781570766534
    Publication Date: 2013
    Humans and horses have been joined for thousands of years, and for much of that time, one thing has served as the primary point of physical contact between them: the saddle. We must ask ourselves: How much better could we ride and how much better could our horses perform if our saddles fit optimally? It they accommodated the horse's unique conformation and natural asymmetry?

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    Equine behavior: a guide for veterinarians and equine scientists - 2nd ed. - Paul McGreevy
    Call Number: 636.1 MCG
    ISBN: 9780702043376
    Publication Date: 2012
    This is a reference for all who really want to know what makes horses tick. Research in horse behaviour has made great strides in recent years. This book examines the truth behind modern trends and ancient traditions. Full of insight, it rounds up the latest findings of practitioners and researchers from all over the world, drawing on both cutting-edge research and best practice.

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    Anatomy of the horse - 6th ed. - Klaus-Dieter Budras; W. O. Sack; Sabine Rock; Aaron Horowitz; Rolf Berg
    Call Number: 636.10891 BUD
    ISBN: 9783899936667
    Publication Date: 2012
    This atlas is superbly illustrated throughout with colour drawings, photographs, and radiographs providing the reader with detailed information on the structure, function, and clinical application of all equine body systems and their interaction in the live animal.

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    Equine veterinary nursing - 2nd ed. - Karen Coumbe (Editor)
    Call Number: 636.1089 EQU
    ISBN: 9780470656556
    Publication Date: 2012
    This book covers all the information that student veterinary nurses need to know on horses, including the following key subjects: medical and surgical equine nursing, equine stud medicine, basic equine management, and the theory underpinning all these and other important topics.

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    Horse massage for horse owners: improve your horse's health and wellbeing - Sue Palmer
    Call Number: 636.108 PAL
    ISBN: 9780851319995
    Publication Date: 2012
    This book is a must for anyone who would like to improve the health, wellbeing or performance of their horse. Practical, educational and easy to follow, the author shares with you the knowledge and skills you need to massage your own horse.

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    Horse anatomy for performance - Gillian Higgins; Stephanie Martin
    Call Number: 636.10891 HIG
    ISBN: 9781446300961
    Publication Date: 2012
    The horse's body can be organised into 11 complex interrelated systems that function efficiently to maintain life. Divided into 11 chapters, this book explains the importance and relevance of each anatomical system. It uses high quality photographs and intricate paintings on live horses with top tips and facts.

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    How your horse moves - Gillian Higgins; Stephanie Martin
    Call Number: 636.1089276 HIG
    ISBN: 9781446300992
    Publication Date: 2012
    This book offers an 'inside-out' view of how the horse uses its body. It is presented in a graphic way to aid the reader in improving all aspects of riding and training. It includes practical exercises that demonstrate how to improve movement, build the right muscles and increase suppleness in the horse. It includes step-by-step guidance on the correct way to warm-up your horse and stretching routines to help guard against injury.

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