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Department of Veterinary Sciences

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

PATB 4111 - Health and Diseases of Horses


Familiarize students with the principals of equine health and management, equine diseases, disease prevention, diagnosis of disease (e.g. lameness or colic) and treatment.


To enhance student's overall knowledge of equine diseases, methods of disease prevention including management protocols to decrease disease transmission and introduction of treatment and disease therapies.


Dr. Donal O'Toole, Veterinary Pathologist
Professor, Veterinary Sciences
Office: WSVL #219
Mr.George Howard, Lecturer
Agriculture Dean's Office
Office: Ag Bldg 144


  1. The Comprehensive Guide to Equine Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Barb Crabbe
  2. Merck Veterinary Manual

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