BHS Veterinary Manual

P. Stewart Hastie



ISBN: 9781905693627

PUBLICATION DATE: September 1, 2012

CATEGORY: BHS Publications

BINDING: Paperback

EXTENT: 728 pages

Authoritative, comprehensive and practical, The British Horse Society's Veterinary Manual provides background knowledge on how the horse functions and veterinary advice on ailments, injuries and conditions. This classic work was updated to include sections on: 

  • Laminitis
  • Equine Metabolic Syndrome
  • Cushing's disease (including update of the physiology of the equine pituitary gland)
  • recurrent airway obstruction
  • Equine genetic disease
  • Atypical myopathy
  • biosecurity and strangles.

The BHS Veterinary Manual should also be essential reading for all who care about and care for the horse.

Meet the author P. Stewart Hastie

Stewart Hastie, a proud Scotsman, was a graduate of the University of Glasgow and worked as a veterinary surgeon for 74 years. He was intimately associated with many aspects of the equine world, most notably hunting, eventing and racing. He contributed invaluably to the equine industry, being Veterinary Advisor to the Society of Master Saddlers and receiving the British Equestrian Trade Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 in recognition of his work. He sadly passed in February of 2018.