Storey Publishing, USA
Good nutrition is essential to a strong and healthy horse. Melyni Worth explains everything you need to know about equine nutrition, and she shows you how to evaluate a horse’s weight and well-being and plan a corresponding diet. Worth also addresses the specific needs of brood mares, performance horses, and other working animals; the benefits of additives and herbal supplements; and dietary approaches to common health problems, including colic, cribbing, Cushings disease, insulin resistance, metabolic bone disorder, tying-up syndrome, and ulcers.
Based in Ataunton, Virginia, Dr Melyni Worth works as a consultant and writer in equine nutrition and exercise physiology.