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Applied equine nutrition and training : Equine NUtrition and TRAining COnference (ENUTRACO) 2015 / edited by Arno Lindner.

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Subject: Horses > Feeding and feeds > Congresses.
Horses > Nutrition > Congresses.
Horses > Training > Congresses.
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Physical Conditioning, Animal.
Genre: Congresses.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9789086868186
  • ISBN: 9086868185
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (128 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Wageningen : Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2015.

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General Note: "Arbeitsgruppe Pferd."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: How to feed sport horses with roughage only -- Medicinal plants for animals -- a current therapeutic option with long tradition -- Equine immunology and phytogenic drugs: possibilities and limitations -- Mycotoxicoses in horses: toxins, occurence in feed, and the search for markers of exposures -- The whole horse approach to equine phusical rehabilitation: the biomechanical view -- Novel approaches for injury-prevention and monitoring of tendons and ligaments by means of ultrasound tissue characterization -- The whole horse approach to equine rehabilitation: the myofascial view -- Dimethylglycine supplementation in horses performing incremental treadmill exercise -- Gymnastic training and dynamic mobilization work in therapy horses improve the stride and epaxial musculature quality -- Effect of an eventing season on VLA2 and VLA4 of Brazilian sport horses -- Effor of training for eventing on young Brazilian sport horses -- Effect of aleurone supplementation on postprandial glucose and insulin response in horses.
Summary: This book describes recent developments on equine nutrition and rehabilitation. Experts provide reviews on feeding horses with roughage only and with medicinal plants, as well as insight in the potential importance of monitoring the urine of horses for mycotoxins. Information on the effect of supplementing the diet of horses with dimethylglycine and aleurone complement the nutritive information. Moreover, overviews are given on managing the whole horse instead of the lesioned tissues only and inform on a new tool to monitor the effect of measures taken. In addition, there is very specific information on the effect of training horses included. The book will be of interest to those working in the field of equine sports nutrition, science and medicine.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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