This informative guide focuses on the day-to-day interaction between owners and their horses, and covers various topics of basic husbandry, such as handling, grooming, housing, and stable vices. Understanding Basic Horse Care also discusses in detail the major body systems, ailments, and diseases that affect them, as well as treatment options.
Michael A. Ball, DVM (1961–2014) was a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the United States Equestrian Team, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Horse Shows Association, and the Hooved Animal Protection Agency. He authored numerous articles on horse care and published original research articles.