animal health consulting

Publications on Animal Health

Below is a list of my publications on animal health, written for owners, trainers, farm/stable managers, and other caretakers. Items with links to excerpts, full-text articles, slide presentations, and books available for purchase have a notation in this link colour at the end.


Books

Landers TA. Professional Grooming and Care of the Racehorse, King C (ed), Equine Research, Inc., Grand Prairie, TX, 1995. [veterinary editor]

Jones T. Complete Foaling Manual, King C (ed), Equine Research, Inc., Grand Prairie, TX, 1996. [veterinary editor]

King C, Mansmann RA. Equine Lameness, Equine Research, Inc., Grand Prairie, TX 1997. [principal author]

King C. Preventing Colic in Horses, Paper Horse, Cary, NC, 1999. [author and publisher] out of print (revision planned) but original text available for purchase as PDF

Mansmann RA, King C. Preventing Laminitis in Horses, Paper Horse, Cary NC, 2000. [co-author and publisher]

King C. the anima Herbal Recipe Book, Anima Books, Issaquah, WA, 2011. [author and publisher] available for purchase

King C. Nothing More is Needed, Anima Books, Issaquah, WA 2011. [author and publisher] available for purchase

King C. Feeding Miss Lilly, Anima Books, Winston-Salem, NC, 2014. [author and publisher] revised edition coming soon!

King C. The highly sensitive dog — making life easier for these wonderful dogs, Anima Books, Emerald, VIC, 2022. [author and publisher] available for purchase (e-book)

Articles

Please note: Most of the following articles are available as free PDFs. You are welcome to print or download them for your own use, but please contact me for permission and conditions if you want to republish them in some way, as they are all copyright-protected.

King C, Kilby E. In case of emergency. Equus, 1994; 201: 30–37.

King C. Client Information Reprint Series, Equine Practice, 1994–1996: Disaster Preparedness; Vaccinating Your Horse; Breeding Your Mare; Tetanus in Horses; Potomac Horse Fever; Care of the Foal; Prefoaling Management of the Mare; Prepurchase Examinations.

King C. Breeding and foal basics. Triangle Horse Sports Bulletin, March/April, 1995.

King C. The womb: an inside look. Equus, 1995; 207: 30–35.

King C. New Year's resolutions. Equus, 1995; 207: 54–62.

King C. How bad is it? Rate your emergency readiness. Equus, 1995; 209: 64–73.

King C. Recognizing Lethal White Foals. Paint Horse Journal, January, 1997.

King C. "To breed or not to breed" — making responsible breeding decisions. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2005. full text

King C. Training the young horse — balancing short-term gains and long-range goals. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2005. full text

King C. Care of the horse's back. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. Integrative veterinary care — the best of both worlds. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. Making do — keeping horses healthy in an imperfect environment. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. Saddle fit basics — fit and placement from the horse's perspective. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2006. full text

King C. The Dao of hoof care — thoughts on the shoes vs. barefoot debate. First published in Horses, Incorporated, 2006. full text

King C. The Dao of vaccination. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. What does "wellness" mean? First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. White crows — studying health to understand disease. First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. Why do we get sick in the winter months? First published in Northwest Horse Source, 2006. full text

King C. Adaptogens and the working dog: on performance, injury, and career longevity. Article on the internet, 2010. full text

King C. Adaptogens and the senior dog: on optimizing health and longevity. Article on the internet, 2010. full text

King C. More thoughts on EHV-1. Article on the internet, 2011. full text

King C. Why do horses eat dirt? Article on the internet, 2011. full text

Slide presentations

King C. Humanosis: keeping therapy dogs safe at work, 2014. slide show

King C. Integrative veterinary medicine — case report: fresh comfrey leaf dressing for an open fracture in a kid, 2017. slide show

King C. Trace minerals — case study: complex trace mineral deficiency in a herd of goats, 2018. slide show


Click on the articles link at the top of the page to see more articles on animal health. The articles page includes some of these older publications plus several new web-based ones I wrote for my clients while in practice in southeast Queensland (2019–2022).



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