Equine Welfare addresses controversial and emotive issues surrounding these iconic creatures, providing a reliable source of information to support informed debate. It will enable all those with an interest in horses and the uses they are put to gain an awareness of the problems and abuses that occur. The book draws on the expertise of a range of acknowledged leaders in equine health and welfare. The first part of the book explores general issues of the horse’s needs and nature. The second part contains chapters each covering a specific human use of horses and the abuses that arise as a result. 504 p.
- Bernard E. Rollin, Editor. University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Biomedical Sciences, Animal Sciences, and University Bioethicist. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (USA).
- C. Wayne McIlwraith, Editor. University Distinguished Professor, Barbara Cox Anthony University Endowed Chair in Orthopedics and Director of Orthopaedic Research. Orthopaedic Research Center, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (USA).
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
- Publication date (print): 2011-06
- ISBN (print): 978-1-4051-8763-3