Everyone who reads this blog knows about (and hopefully owns!) the "Elements of the Distal Limb" version of Glass Horse software, but did you know that those geniuses at the University of Georgia have gone beyond the anatomy of the hoof and animated a 3-D gastrointestinal model of the horse so you can finally learn about colic?
They've called it the Horseowner's Guide to Colic, but it's much more upscale and state-of-the-art than its name. And it's only $35 plus postage. (You can use the PayPal button at the end of this article or follow the ordering instructions).
The official description: "A comprehensive exploration of equine abdominal anatomy, animation illustrating signs of colic, and detailed 3-D animations depicting more than nine different diseases. The 3D interactive media depict both the normal and abnormal GI tract. The anatomical models have been presented in a manner designed to help you understand the intricacies of the equine gastrointestinal anatomy allowing for a more comprehensive understanding of common types of colic.
"The standalone movie on abdominal ultrasonography turns a highly complex and confusing diagnostic technique into something that is simple and understandable. Finally, there is a question and answer section involving a practicing equine veterinarian that helps to debunk some of the rumors about colic as well as provide tips on what to do to detect or prevent colic in your horse."
Colic is where the Glass Horse actually began, with a massive cd-rom for veterinarians called simply Equine Colic. This YouTube description of the anatomy of the horse's digestive system is from this longer, deeper vet version. It's now been updated in a cool new Flash version and can be ordered for $195. Use the PayPal or ordering information below to order all three types of software.
To learn more about the Elements of the Distal Limb software, read about the launch of the new version.
Ordering information: Glass Horse software will work on computers running Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Mac OS X. Ordering is easy with PayPal, or you can call the office at 978 281 3222 or send a fax to 978 283 8775. Email orders to GlassHorse@hoofcare.com.
Prices: Distal Limb $89, Horseowner's Guide to Colic $35, Equine Colic (vet edition) $195. Postage added to each order according to country is $6 USA, $10 Canada, and $14 Elsewhere, except Equine Colic, which is $10 in USA.
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