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 and book chapters, and slide presentations have a notation in this link colour at the end. Most are PDFs. You are welcome to print or download these publications for your own use, but please contact me for permission if you want to reproduce them.

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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] full text

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] excerpt

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

King C. Feeding Miss Lilly, Anima Books, Winston-Salem, NC, 2014. [author and publisher] excerpt

Articles

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

In addition, I have given presentations to animal owners and trainers at the following expositions: EquitanaUSA, Carolina Classic Horse Expo, and Tufts Animal Expo.