Equine Behavioral Medicine
  • Release Date : 04 January 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 397 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128122457
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Download or read book entitled Equine Behavioral Medicine by author: Bonnie V. Beaver which was release on 04 January 2019 and published by Academic Press with total page 397 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Equine Behavioral Medicine provides an essential resource for those who work with, study, and provide care to horses. It provides critical knowledge to help users understand the complex aspects of their behavior in order to benefit the animal, observe safe practices, and advance research in this area. The book includes current information on normal horse behavior and problem behaviors, particularly those associated with medical conditions, changes in the nervous system, and the use of drug therapy. Readers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the differences of the sensory systems and the concepts of learning that are helpful for successful treatments and safety. With the use of psychopharmacology becoming increasingly common by veterinarians, including for abnormal behaviors, is important to understand the rationale for the use of these medications. Understanding the intimate relationship between behavior, physiology, and health is key to practitioners, students, professionals, and others who work with, or care for, horses. Pulls together the current published science on equine behavior into chapters covering a variety of specific behavioral topics Features discussion based on an extensive review of the literature Includes a thorough reference list in each chapter for those who might be interested in further research