In warm, conversational anecdotes taken from his own practice, Kelley - an award-winning columnist for The Thoroughbred Times as well as a practicing vet - writes about horse health care, from fertility to fractures to foot care. A broad range of equine health issues is covered in four major sections on disease, lameness, breeding and foaling, and care and management. There are chapters on everything from foaling through equine old age, allowing readers to enjoy the pleasure of fine narrative storytelling while learning how to better handle, understand, and care for horses.
about Brent Kelley
Brent Kelley, D.V.M., has been a practicing equine veterinarian for nearly 30 years in the heart of Kentucky's horse country. He has been a "Veterinary Topics" columnist for The Thoroughbred Times since 1994. Four of his articles have won awards, including the 1997 American Horse Publications' Personal Column award and two consecutive Chronicle of the Horse Best Personal Experience Story awards. Under the pseudonym Grant Kendall, Kelley has written two books on his experiences as a vet. He lives in Paris, Kentucky.