Skin Diseases of the Horse
Skin diseases are not only hard to diagnose, but they can also be life-threatening.
They are unpopular among veterinary surgeons and horse owners alike, as often there are far more questions than answers. Correct diagnosis of a skin disease can be difficult to determine, and treatments are frequently lengthy and unsatisfactory. This book offers an overview of the 50 most common skin diseases, from ringworm to sarcoids, wounds and eczema. It provides guidance for their sensible management. Correct recognition of the type of skin disease is crucial in order to understand which further diagnostic measures should be carried out, and finally to identify the best treatment regime.