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Contributors. Foreword. Preface. Part I Respecting the Horse's Needs and Nature. 1 Equine Welfare and Ethics (Bernard Rollin). 2 A Historical Survey of Human?Equine Interactions (David W. Ramey). 3 Equine Health and Disease ? General Welfare Aspects (D. Paul Lunn and C. Wayne McIlwraith). 4 Nutritional Management of the Horse (Joe D. Pagan). 5 Equine Psychological Needs and Quality of Life (M. Kiley-Worthington). 6 Spirit and Wellness in the Horse (Andrew F. Fraser). 7 Pain and its Management in Horses (Laurie Goodrich and Khursheed Mama). 8 Euthanasia as an Equine Welfare Tool (Jay G. Merriam). 9 Equine Welfare and Integrative Veterinary Medicine (Kevin K. Haussler). 10 Alternative Medicine and Equine Welfare ? Challenging the Science (David W. Ramey). Part II Human Uses and Abuses ? Welfare Issues. 11 Welfare Issues in Horse Racing (Rick M. Arthur). 12 Abusive Treatment and Subsequent Policy Development within Various Breeds of Show Horses in the USA (Jim Heird). 13 The Horse as a Companion Animal (Nancy S. Loving). 14 Welfare Issues in the Rodeo Horse (Doug Corey). 15 Welfare Concerns in the Training and Competition of the Cutting, Reining, and Reined Cow Horse (Jerry B. Black and David Frisbie). 16 PMU Ranching and Equine Welfare (Nat T. Messer). 17 Welfare in the Discipline of Dressage (Midge Leitch). 18 Raising Welfare Standards for Endurance Riding (Nancy S. Loving). 19 Welfare Concerns in the Care, Training, and Competition of the Hunter?Jumper (Richard D. Mitchell). 20 Welfare of Horses, Mules, and Other Equines in US Agriculture (Josie L. Traub-Dargatz). 21 Welfare Issues with the Carriage Horse (Jay Baldwin). 22 The Horse and its Use in Research (C. Wayne McIlwraith). 23 The Unwanted Horse ? a Major Welfare Issue (Tom R. Lenz). 24 The Welfare of Wild Horses in the Western USA (Albert J. Kane). 25 Welfare Issues in the Event Horse (Kent Allen). Index.

About the Author

Bernard E. Rollin is University Distinguished Professor ofPhilosophy, Biomedical Sciences, Animal Sciences, and UniversityBioethicist at Colorado State University, USA. C. Wayne McIlwraith is University DistinguishedProfessor, Barbara Cox Anthony University Endowed Chair inOrthopedics and Director of Orthopaedic Research at the OrthopaedicResearch Center, Colorado State University, USA. The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) isan internationally recognised, independent, scientific andeducational animal welfare charity concerned with improvingknowledge and understanding of animals needs in order topromote high standards of welfare for farm, companion, laboratory,captive wild animals and those with which we interact in thewild.


"The book is written in an easy to comprehend style and thechapters are concise. It does a good job of capturing readers'attention and provides pertinent information. Few books arespecific to equine welfare; I would recommend this one for thelibrary of anyone involved in the field of equine medicine orequine/animal welfare." (Doody's, 7 October 2011)

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