To provide the most useful information resource for horse owners, carers and students in Australia.
David de Fredrick is a Master of Veterinary Science and a Member of the
Australian College of Veterinary Scientists in the field of epidemiology.
40 years experience in rural veterinary practice and 50 years of horse
ownership, he has dealt with almost all of the conditions and situations likely
to affect the horse owner.
Contact Information and Sales
(02) 6792 6040
- Postal address
PO Box 2, Narrabri, NSW, 2390
- Electronic mail
This book is different from anything available in the
Australian - it is produced entirely in
Australia for Australian conditions and situations. The clinical,
management and feature photos were taken all over Australia.
Comprehensive - it deals with almost every
disease, disorder, disaster and situation that a horse owner is likely
Broad scope - it includes many situations that
are not dealt with in other books.
User friendly - it is written primarily for
horse owners in straightforward language, but scientific and technical
terms are used for accuracy where necessary.
Accurate and up-to-date - during production, the
book has been reviewed by more than 20 experts in various fields to
ensure completeness and accuracy. It was printed in December 2006.
Photos in sequence - many clinical conditions
and management situations are illustrated with two or more photos in
sequence which show the progression of a case - in most clinical
conditions, from first presentation to cure.
Generous captions - all photos have captions
that allow a reader to obtain the main benefit of the photos without
having to read the whole section.
Huge index - The index is in large print for
easy reading. It runs to 16 pages and contains all the names of
conditions and subjects that a horse owner is likely to read about or
hear of. Where a subject has more than one name, the valid alternate
names are also in the index. A separate scientific index enables the
reader to locate living things for which only the name of the genus is
Ongoing value - to continue to provide service
to buyers, the secure website is added to
and updated continually as new information becomes available. Book owners are
invited to contribute to the secure website.