Equine Research Centre
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada
519-837-0061, fax: 519-767-1081Direct E-mail
Reviewed by Diana Mead Jordan
This review was published in the November, 1996 issue of ANVIL Magazine
The Equine Research Centre continues to provide helpful, no-nonsense information to the equestrian community. Granted, it is funded by many active players in the industry and is responding to them. Nevertheless, the value of the service remains.
No Foot - No Horse III
Softbound, 62 pages, $12.95
No Foot - No Horse III consists of the proceedings of the third seminar of the same name which took place last year at Guelph. The book provides a handy update of some pressing issues. Presentations include the blood supply of the horse's foot, by Dr. Janet Douglas; causes, classifications and treatment of laminitis, by Dr. Robert Eustace; onychomycosis, by Burney Chapman, CJF; update on the effects of low toe racing plates with stats on increasing age of the horses, by Anne Negri, CJF; and navicular syndrome, by Dr. Tracy Turner.
The Business of Horses
Softbound, 158 pages, $25.95
The Business of Horses reviews the Canadian equine industry. The study covers the overall economic impact as well as the racing industry. The book consists primarily of tables, graphs and comparative tables. It also includes a comprehensive listing of veterinary and farrier schools, pertinent associations and businesses. This Equine Research Centre Publication was produced in collaboration with the Ontario (Canada) Horse Racing Industry Association and Wilfrid Laurier University.
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