Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Equine Science

Edited by Catrin Rutland

University of Nottingham


Albert Rizvanov

Kazan Federal University

Understanding the latest developments in equine science is essential for all veterinary and equine professionals and students, researchers, owners, and those caring for equids. This book reflects the diversity in research presently being carried out worldwide. From locomotion and the digestive system, through to the skin and reproduction. The chapter on medicine includes not only some of the latest advances in gene therapy but also reveals medieval treatments, providing a fascinating glimpse into the past whilst also looking at future technologies. The book also highlights some contemporary insights into diet and behavior. From DNA and individual cells through to the entire animal, this research uses different scientific methods to understand horses and donkeys in greater detail.

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Equine ScienceEdited by Catrin Rutland

Published: September 23rd 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.83077

ISBN: 978-1-83962-317-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-316-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-318-9

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

4789 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

1 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Medieval Equine Medicine from Armenia

By Jasmine Dum-Tragut


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2. Gene Therapy as a Modern Method of Treating Naturally Occurring Tendinitis and Desmitis in Horses

By Elena Zakirova, Kovac Milomir, Margarita Zhuravleva, Catrin Sian Rutland and Albert Rizvanov


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3. Gene Therapy for the Treatment of Equine Osteoarthritis

By Rachael Levings, Andrew Smith, Padraic P. Levings, Glyn D. Palmer, Anthony Dacanay, Patrick Colahan and Steven C. Ghivizzani


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4. Equine Reproduction: Seasonality, Endometritis, and Twinning in the Mare

By David A. Trundell


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5. Investigation into Whether Proximal Suspensory Desmitis of the Hindlimb Could Predispose Horses to Sacroiliac Disease

By Anne Skivington, Milomir Kovac, Elena Zakirova, Albert A. Rizvanov and Catrin Sian Rutland


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6. ADAMTS Proteases: Potential Biomarkers and Novel Therapeutic Targets for Cartilage Health

By Sinan Kandir


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7. Equine Sarcoid

By Beatrice Funiciello and Paola Roccabianca


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8. Current Strategies for Prevention and Treatment of Equine Postoperative Ileus: A Multimodal Approach

By Milomir Kovac, Ruslan Aliev, Sergey Pozyabin, Nevena Drakul and Albert Rizvanov


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9. Morphophysiological Study of Gastrointestinal Tract of the Donkey (Equus asinus)

By Arbab Sikandar


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10. Promoting Grass in Horse Diets and Implementing Sustainable Deworming: ‘Équipâture’ Programme

By Pauline Doligez, Marie Delerue, Agnès Orsoni, Bathilde Diligeon, Céline Saillet, Hervé Feugère, Guillaume Mathieu, Jean Baptiste Quillet and Stéphanie Cassigneul


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11. What Are They Thinking? Scientific Horsemanship and the Mind of the Horse

By Ian Q. Whishaw and Candace J. Burke


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