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The Working Equid Veterinary Manual

The Working Equid Veterinary Manual

The Working Equid Veterinary Manual is a practical veterinary handbook for field-based veterinarians caring for working horses, donkeys and mules. It contains information on the common diseases and conditions of working equids, with clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and approaches to prevention.

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ISBN 13               978 1 873580 87 5

Publisher             Whittet Books

Authors                The Brooke

Format                 235 mm x 170 mm

Binding                 Paperback in waterproof (PVC) library cover

Extent                  528 pages

Illustrations          Colour photographs, tables, diagrams

Publication           20 November 2013

Price                     £55.00

The focus is on an integrated approach to case management, with emphasis on good owner communication and context-specific information given for veterinarians working with limited local resources. The manual stresses the importance of equine welfare throughout the clinical decision-making process. This manual has been produced by the Brooke, an international equine welfare organisation dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules in some of the world currently works in eleven countries across Africa, Asia, Central America and the Middle East. 


  • Case studies direct from Brooke field equine veterinarians
  • Information on anatomical and pharmacological differences between horses, donkeys and mules
  • Colour photographs throughout of working equids illustrating variuos signs of diseases observed in the field
  • Colour-coded easy-to-search chapters. 



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