Additional, student-friendly features include:
Changes to this fourth edition:
- References to the most up-to-date information, including “Nutrient Requirements of Horses”, from the National Research Council (2007).
- Case histories to provide practical examples.
- Study questions at the end of each chapter to help you to revise.
- A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations.
- Evidence base has been expanded, with 646 new research reports and papers being incorporated.
- Extensively revised to make navigation easier.
- A new section is dedicated to the weaning and growth of the foal.
This book is the essential text for any undergraduate and postgraduate student of equine nutrition, equine veterinary medicine, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural science. It is also used by equine nutritionists and horse owners.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Frape BSc (Reading), PhD (Iowa), Dip Agric (Cantab), CBiol, FSB, FRCPath, RNutr, has published numerous papers and articles on equine nutrition. He is also a scientific consultant, a member of the Editorial Board of Equine Veterinary Journal, a member of the Laminitis Trust, and Editor of World Agriculture.
"Although the book is targeted at well-informed horse owners, it also would be a good reference for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary students." (Doody's, 16 September 2011)