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Pferdeheilkunde publishes papers on all equine veterinary topics in German and English language as well as abstracts from the international literature. Manuscripts have to be submitted to the editor. Only unpublished original work that has not been submitted to other journals will be accepted. With acceptance of the manuscript the publisher is entitled to the utilization rights. Papers published in Pferdeheilkunde are protected by copyright. Any form of copying, duplication, translation or publishing (presentation at meetings, on tv, radio, internet, etc.) of any part of the journal without permission by the publisher is prohibited. Photocopying is only permitted of single papers for personal use. Any copy made for commercial use is subject to regulation by § 54(2) UrhG and results in a fee which has to be paid to: VG Wort, Abteilung Wissenschaft, Goethestraße 49, 80336 München. Publisher and editors are not responsible for the content of scientific papers, abstracts or advertisements. Pferdeheilkunde is listed in the following data bases: Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology and Environmental Sciences, Scisearch, Resarch Alert, Cab Abstracts, ELFIS, AGRIS

Pferdeheilkunde Compendium

Abstracts of selected publications from international veterinary journals.

Pferdeheilkunde Curriculum

Seminars for continuing education in equine medicine. Members of the scientific board, University lecturers and other specialists lecture about topics including: anesthesiology, respiratory diseases, dermatology, neonatology and obstetrics, nutrition/metabolism/clinical pathology, cardiac and vascular diseases, prepurchase exam, colic, sports physiology/muscular diseases/doping, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, reproduction, radiology, ultrasonography and dentistry. The seminars are held monthly on weekends between September and May from Saturday 11am to Sunday 5:30pm. Seminar locations: Baden-Baden, Berlin, Munich, Kassel
Information and registration:
Curricula, 10005 Berlin, Postfach 08 05 39,
Tel: 0176 23 41 14 22, Fax: 030 28 04 04 52,
E-Post: pfd[at] xxxxxxx

Pferdeheilkunde Forum

Every year in the early summer a variety of seminars covering selected equine topics take place in different locations: Baden-Baden, Palais Biron and the Berlin-Brandenburg Science Academy.

Pferdeheilkunde Award

Yearly award for the best publication among young scientists in the past volume of Pferdeheilkunde. The jury consists of all members of the Pferdeheilkunde scientific advisory committee. The award is conferred during the Pferdeheilkunde Forum in the early summer of every year.

Pferdeheilkunde Prepurchase Examination Form

Contract form for the equine purchase exam. Published by Hans D. Lauk und B. Huskamp in coordination with the Association for Equine Medicine (Gesellschaft für Pferdemedizin) and the Equine Committee of the Federal Veterinary Board (Bundestierärztekammer). Price: 6.50 €, English version: 8.50 €. Order: Fax 0049 30 28 04 04 52,
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Pferdeheilkunde Fundus

Database for online search of all articles published in Pferdeheilkunde since 1985.
Link: Fundus Pferdeheilkunde

Pferdeheilkunde Libri

Online-Bookshop for equine veterinary literature

Indexed in: Current Contents / Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Scisearch; Research Alert; Cab Abstracts; ELFIS; AGRIS.