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Nutrient Requirements of Horses: Sixth Revised Edition (2007)

Chapter: Appendix D: Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources Publications

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources Publications." National Research Council. 2007. Nutrient Requirements of Horses: Sixth Revised Edition. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11653.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources Publications." National Research Council. 2007. Nutrient Requirements of Horses: Sixth Revised Edition. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11653.
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Appendix D Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources Publications POLICY AND RESOURCES Ecologically Based Pest Management: New Solutions for a New Century (1996) Agricultural Biotechnology and the Poor: Proceedings of Emerging Animal Diseases—Global Markets, Global an International Conference (2000) Safety: A Workshop Summary (2002) Agricultural Biotechnology: Strategies for National Com- Ensuring Safe Food: From Production to Consumption petitiveness (1987) (1998) Agriculture and the Undergraduate: Proceedings (1992) Environmental Effects of Transgenic Plants: The Scope Agriculture’s Role in K-12 Education: A Forum on the Na- and Adequacy of Regulation (2002) tional Science Education Standards (1998) Exploring a Vision: Integrating Knowledge for Food and Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Health (2004) Knowledge, Future Needs (2003) Exploring Horizons for Domestic Animal Genomics: Alternative Agriculture (1989) Workshop Summary (2002) Animal Biotechnology: Science-Based Concerns (2002) Forested Landscapes in Perspective: Prospects and Oppor- Animal Care and Management at the National Zoo: Final tunities for Sustainable Management of America’s Non- Report (2005) federal Forests (1997) Animal Care and Management at the National Zoo: Interim Forestry Research: A Mandate for Change (1990) Report (2004) Frontiers in Agricultural Research: Food, Health, Environ- Animal Health at the Crossroads: Preventing, Detecting, ment, and Communities (2003) and Diagnosing Animal Diseases (2005) Future Role of Pesticides for U.S. Agriculture (2000) Biological Confinement of Genetically Engineered Organ- Genetic Engineering of Plants: Agricultural Research Op- isms (2004) portunities and Policy Concerns (1984) Brucellosis in the Greater Yellowstone Area (1998) Genetically Modified Pest-Protected Plants: Science and California Agricultural Research Priorities: Pierce’s Dis- Regulation (2000) ease (2004) Incorporating Science, Economics, and Sociology in De- Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: veloping Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards in Inter- Public Service and Public Policy (1996) national Trade: Proceedings of a Conference (2000) Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Investing in Research: A Proposal to Strengthen the Agri- Profile (1995) cultural, Food, and Environmental System (1989) Countering Agricultural Bioterrorism (2003) Investing in the National Research Initiative: An Update of Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science (2005) the Competitive Grants Program in the U.S. Department Designing an Agricultural Genome Program (1998) of Agriculture (1994) Designing Foods: Animal Product Options in the Market- Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Is- place (1988) sues and Policies (1993) Diagnosis and Control of Johne’s Disease (2003) Managing Global Genetic Resources: Forest Trees (1991) Direct and Indirect Human Contributions to Terrestrial Managing Global Genetic Resources: Livestock (1993) Carbon Fluxes (2004) Managing Global Genetic Resources: The U.S. National Ecological Monitoring of Genetically Modified Crops Plant Germplasm System (1991) (2001) National Capacity in Forestry Research (2002) 325

326 NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS OF HORSES National Research Initiative: A Vital Competitive Grants ANIMAL NUTRITION PROGRAM Program in Food, Fiber, and Natural Resources Re- AND RELATED TITLES search (2000) New Directions for Biosciences Research in Agriculture: Building a North American Feed Information System High-Reward Opportunities (1985) (1995) Pesticide Resistance: Strategies and Tactics for Manage- Metabolic Modifiers: Effects on the Nutrient Requirements ment (1986) of Food-Producing Animals (1994) Pesticides and Groundwater Quality: Issues and Problems Mineral Tolerance of Animals: Second Revised Edition in Four States (1986) (2005) Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children (1993) Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle, Seventh Revised Precision Agriculture in the 21st Century: Geospatial and Edition, Update (2000) Information Technologies in Crop Management (1997) Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, Seventh Revised Predicting Invasions of Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Edition (2001) Pests (2002) Nutrient Requirements of Dogs and Cats (2006) Professional Societies and Ecologically Based Pest Man- Nutrient Requirements of Fish (1993) agement (2000) Nutrient Requirements of Laboratory Animals, Fourth Rangeland Health: New Methods to Classify, Inventory, Revised Edition (1995) and Monitor Rangelands (1994) Nutrient Requirements of Nonhuman Primates, Second Regulating Pesticides in Food: The Delaney Paradox Revised Edition (2003) (1987) Nutrient Requirements of Poultry, Ninth Revised Edition Resource Management (1991) (1994) Safety of Genetically Engineered Foods: Approaches to Nutrient Requirements of Small Ruminants (2007) Assessing Unintended Health Effects (2004) Nutrient Requirements of Swine, Tenth Revised Edition Scientific Criteria to Ensure Safe Food (2003) (1998) Soil and Water Quality: An Agenda for Agriculture (1993) Predicting Feed Intake of Food-Producing Animals (1986) Soil Conservation: Assessing the National Resources In- Role of Chromium in Animal Nutrition (1997) ventory, Volume 1 (1986); Volume 2 (1986) Ruminant Nitrogen Uses (1985) Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment in the Humid Scientific Advances in Animal Nutrition: Promise for the Tropics (1993) New Century (2001) Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education in the Vitamin Tolerance of Animals (1987) Field: A Proceedings (1991) Toward Sustainability: A Plan for Collaborative Research on Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Further information, additional titles (prior to 1984), and (1991) prices are available from the National Academies Press, Understanding Agriculture: New Directions for Education 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418, (1988) 202-334-3313 (information only). To order any of the titles The Scientific Basis for Estimating Air Emissions from listed above, visit the National Academies Press bookstore Animal Feeding Operations: Interim Report (2002) at The Use of Drugs in Food Animals: Benefits and Risks (1999) Water Transfers in the West: Efficiency, Equity, and the Environment (1992) Wood in Our Future: The Role of Life Cycle Analysis (1997)

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Proper formulation of diets for horses depends on adequate knowledge of their nutrient requirements. These requirements depend on the breed and age of the horse and whether it is exercising, pregnant, or lactating.

A great deal of new information has been accumulated since the publication 17 years ago of the last edition of Nutrient Requirements of Horses. This new edition features a detailed review of scientific literature, summarizing all the latest information, and provides a new set of requirements based on revised data. Also included is updated information on the composition of feeds, feed additives, and other compounds routinely fed to horses. The effects of physiological factors, such as exercise, and environmental factors, such as temperature and humidity, are covered, as well. Nutrient Requirements of Horses also contains information on several nutritional and metabolic diseases that horses often have.

Designed primarily as a reference, both practical and technical, Nutrient Requirements of Horses is intended to ensure that the diets of horses and other equids contain adequate amounts of nutrients and that the intakes of certain nutrients are not so excessive that they inhibit performance or impair health. This book is primarily intended for animal nutritionists, veterinarians, and other scientists; however, individual horse owners and managers will also find some of this material useful. Professors who teach graduate courses in animal nutrition will find Nutrient Requirements of Horses beneficial as a textbook.

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