How to Use Leg Wraps, Bandages and Boots: Supportive Leg Care for Your Horse
Sue A. Allen

 

VSPN Review by Vicki Hayden, CVT Star
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This reference is a testament to Sue Allen’s long experience with pleasure horses. Her writing style is clear and easily understood, as would be expected of a professional journalist published in several respected equine journals. Her practical experience is well-founded through teaching at her own and other riding schools as well as the clinics in leg care that she continues to present at riding academies.

The book is a nice novice guide, amply sown with illustrative black-and-white photographs and diagrams. The opening chapter covers horse selection, including a comprehensive explanation of the veterinarian’s soundness examination. The focus throughout the text remains centered on this important aspect of equine health. Detailed descriptions of various types of wraps for pleasure, sport, and working horses include materials, objectives, practical tips, and precautions. A short bibliography follows, along with a glossary of terms useful in soundness support.

While not specifically oriented to the veterinary medical field, the book is useful to anyone applying equine wraps. Its precautionary tips are particularly helpful to aspiring caretakers who don’t have the benefit of an experienced mentor or formal education to guide their training. It should be considered a go-to reference in any riding academy’s library, and a nice adjunct in equine practices. Veterinary technicians interested in making a transition into the equine field will find it a welcome resource. Technical staff will find this text useful in learning how and why to wrap and in communicating with clients. Segments could be photocopied and used as client handout sheets, if the author would give permission. The book is rated with a three star rating as it is more applicable to lay personnel than to veterinary technicians or veterinarians and may not be utilized on a daily basis.

Publisher: Loveland CO: Alpine Publications, Inc. (1995)

ISBN-10: 0-931866-72-3

VIN Store: Currently unavailable


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Advanced Monitoring and Procedures for Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care
 
Atlas SA Wound 3rd Ed.
 
BSAVA Can. Fel. Endoscopy
 
BSAVA Can. Fel. Wound 2nd Ed.
 
BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Surgery, Dentistry and Imaging (VSPN)
 
Complications in Small Animal Surgery 1at Ed
 
Diagnostic and Surgical Arthroscopy in the Horse, 4th Edition (VSPN)
 
Equine Clinical Medicine, Surgery and Reproduction
 
Equine Surgery, 4th Ed.
 
Essentials of Tortoise Medicine and Surgery (VSPN)
 
Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents, Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 3rd ed
 
Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery
 
Fundamentals of Small Animal Surgery 1st ed
 
You are hereHow to Use Leg Wraps, Bandages and Boots (VSPN Review)
 
Inspecting Surgical Instruments – An Illustrated Guide (VSPN Review)
 
Manual Soft Surg.
 
Noordsy’s Food Animal Surgery, 5th Edition (VSPN)
 
Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets
 
Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets
 
Ophthalmology of Exotic Pets
 
Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat
 
Reconstructive Surgery and Wound Management of the Dog and Cat (VSPN)
 
Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy
 
Small Animal Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy (VSPN)
 
Small Animal Surgical Emergencies
 
Small Animal Surgical Nursing Skills and Concepts 2nd Ed. (VSPN Review)
 
Surgical Complications: Equine
 
Surgical Patient Care for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses
 
Suturing Principles and Techniques in Laboratory Animal Surgery (VSPN)
 
The Feline Patient 4th edition (VSPN Review)
 
The Little Book of CT in Veterinary Medicine: A PRACTICAL Guide to CT Technique for Technicians and Veterinarians
 
Vet. Laser Surgery
 
Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal
 
Wound Care Equine
 
* Atlas Orthopedic Surg. Dog Cat
 
* BSAVA Wound Mgmt.
 
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* Handbook Equine Wound
 
* Lasers Med. Surgery
 
* Manual Equine Field Surgery
 
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Date Published: July 15, 2011

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