Description

Since the first edition of Equine Nutrition and Feeding was published in 1986, it has become the seminal work on the subject. It covers all the key topics that you need to know for your equine nutrition degree course. This comprehensive and clearly evidenced textbook covers how food is digested and nutrients are used in growing, working and breeding horses. It also explains the scientific basis for calculating nutrient and dietary requirements in an understandable manner, and shows you how to do these calculations. Special attention is also given to grassland and pasture, and to housing and diet-related diseases.


Key Features:-

  • References to the most up-to-date information, including “Nutrient Requirements of Horses”, from the
  • 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.
  • A new section is dedicated to the weaning and growth of the foal.

More Details about Equine Nutrition & Feeding, 4e (PB)

General Information  
Author(s)Frape
PublisherJohn Wiley
Edition4
ISBN9781405195461
Pages512
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2010