Keeping The Older Horse Young

Rp 740.000

In this informative book, veterinarian Eleanor Kellon takes a look at what aging is and what causes it. Then she applies this knowledge to a plan for forestalling those aspects of aging that are within our power to influence.

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In this informative book, veterinarian Eleanor Kellon takes a look at what aging is and what causes it. Then she applies this knowledge to a plan for forestalling those aspects of aging that are within our power to influence. She explains the importance of a healthy basic diet, grains, hay, supplements and high-quality commercial feeds formulated especially for older horses. She discusses the possible dangers of environmental toxins such as the chemicals Dioxin and Atrazine found in pesticides and herbicides. Throughout the book, Dr. Kellon offers positive, healthful ways to combat many of the age-related ailments that plague older horses. One such strategy she explains is developing a program for exercising the older horse safely. Dr. Kellon also familiarizes the reader to diseases such as arthritis offering ways to build a therapy program. Great care is taken to explain in very practical terms what to look for in purchasing an older horse and when to make the decision to euthanize. Aging may be inevitable, but according to Dr. Kellon, there’s plenty of room for improving both the length and quality of our horses’ lives. Putting Kellon’s suggestions into practice will undoubtedly result in utilizing some of the same information to improve your own health and the health of your loved ones, two footed or four footed.

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Weight 2 kg