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Howell Equine Handbook of Tendon and Ligament Injuries
A Plain-language Medical Guide for Horse Owners and Trainers
Painful and potentially debilitating tendon and ligament injuries are among the most common and serious physiological problems facing... More > performance horses. The severity ranges from minor injuries to those that end careers or even the horse's life. However, with proper treatment, these injuries can be overcome, and permanent damage minimized.
Writing in concise, accessible language, equine veterinarian Linda Schultz provides the most up-to-date information on identifying, treating, and managing tendon and ligament injuries. You'll review basic anatomy, understand how and why these injuries occur, and discover the effects of horseshoeing on tendons and ligaments. You'll see exactly what you should (and shouldn't) do during the critical healing process-plus, you'll learn to communicate effectively with your veterinarian to ensure your horse is soon back on his feet and doing his job.< Less
Eve's Island by Edgar Wallace.
A lonely girl, a wild horse, and a Hawaiian island full of possibilities . . .
Every horse has its bad habits, but Sugarfoot's are becoming a real problem. Despite... More > this, Darby's best friend Ann will not give up on him—even when her parents' insurance company threatens to shut down their equine rescue program if Ann can't make the horse behave. With Sugarfoot's future on the line, Darby and Ann find the perfect outlet for his energy: the island's charity race.
As the big day approaches, though, Ann's leg injury flares up. Time is running out and the two girls must rely on the most undependable person they know—or Sugarfoot will be sent away forever.< Less