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1 Tobin, Thomas, M. V. B. , M. Sc. , Ph. D. , M. R. C. V. S. ; Forewords by Hrh Prince Philip Duke Of Edinburgh and Ernst Jokl, M. D. Drugs and the Performance Horse
Springfield, IL Charles C. Thomas Publisher 1981 0398044465 / 9780398044466 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Hardcover is read with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight---printed on high quality, glossy paper. Appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 100+ b/w photographs, drawings, figures, graphs, etc. Sections are: History and Principles of Medication in Performance Horses; Drugs of Controlled Medication; "Illegal Drugs"; Vitamins, Minerals, Fluids, Antibiotrics and Other Drugs; Control of Medication in Performance Horses; references at the end of each section. "Written with authority, clarity and a sense of humor, this book contains information on all types of drugs used in horses. The author explains how these drugs act, how they influence performance, and how they cause problems. The five sections of the text deal in turn with the history and basic aspects of drug use in performance horses; the controversial drugs of controlled medication, including phenylbutazone, other nonsteroidal drugs, furosemide, corticosteroids, and anabolic steroids; illegal or banned medications, including all pertinent stimulants, depressants, narcotics, local anesthetics and tranquilizers; the use of vitamins, minerals, fluid therapy and antibiotics; and medication control, with data on the techniques and capabilities of chemical testing, the rule-making process, and legal aspects of rule enforcement. All horsemen, owners, trainers, coaches, competitors, judges and administrators will deem this book the definitive guide to equine drugs. " 5 appendices; index. Extra heavy, 4#. ; B&W Illustrations; 1.1 x 9.4 x 6.5 Inches; xviii, 463 pages; No DJ. Hardcover has light shelf wear, minor rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 77.00 USD
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