Journey Through the Horse's Body : The Anatomy of the Horse
How does a horse work? What does it need to move, breathe and eat? What structures does it have and how does it use them? Which structures can we see and feel? Which functions can we observe? How are the structures and functions linked? What mechanisms are circulation, hormonal control and reproduction based on? This book answers these and many other questions! It quickly enables the reader to draw conclusions about functional disorders and their treatment. The descriptions are easy to understand and the memorable pictures explain even the most complicated associations. The subject matter fascinates right down to the smallest cell and even experienced horse owners will have one or two "eureka" moments. The reader becomes an active companion on a fascinating journey through the horse's body!
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- Paperback | 96 pages
- 170 x 240 x 10mm | 318g
- 08 May 2012
- CADMOS Publishing Limited
- Richmond, United Kingdom
- approx. 60 coloured images
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Table of contents
Riding and veterinary Latin; Skeleton, muscles, tendons, ligaments - the musculoskeletal system; The horse's senses; The brain and nervous system; The digestive system.
About Dr Christina Fritz
Dr. Christina Fritz is an author of specialist books and a biologist specialising in animal physiology. She has completed training courses in acupressure massage for horses with Lisbeth Traffelet and kinesiology for humans with Jean-Luc Paratte, which incorporated Touch for Health training. She has also trained in equine energetic osteopathy according to Salomon (EPOS). Dr. Christina Fritz manages her own practice for integrated equine therapy in Berlin and offers courses for energetic work on horses in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.