The Horse in Motion
Sarah Pilliner, MSc; Samantha Elmhurst; Zoe Davies

Review by Kathy Lyon Star
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This book is Out of Print.

The Horse in Motion is well-illustrated with details of the motion and structure of the horse. Part I of the book is devoted to the parts of the horse that effect or are affected by motion. Part II details the horse while walking, trotting, cantering, galloping, jumping, and rolling and shaking.

The book is simply as stated-- a description of normal motion in horses. The veterinarian searching for an explanation of abnormal motion or stance will not find any help here.

The illustrations are useful because they show the horse in a variety of positions, followed by drawings of the horse showing the placement of the muscles, and then the skeleton. This might be helpful for a clinician when searching for clues to muscle or bone damage.

The authors possess a wide variety of equine experience. Ms. Pilliner is a nutritionist/exercise physiology lecturer, Ms. Elmhurst is a freelance illustrator and competitor in dressage and show jumping, and Ms. Davies is an equine nutritionist and author of equine care books.

Strictly for the equestrian, this book would be a novelty in the clinic.

Blackwell publishing (2002).

197 pages, soft cover.

ISBN: 9780632051373.

Note: At the time of this review, the publisher's description of this book does not match the book's content. There is a Section III described (relating to lameness and injuries) that is not in this book. I looked for some hint that I was looking at a different edition from that described by the publisher, but I could not find one.


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Date Published: September 7, 2004

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