Publications: Veterinary Medicine

Here is a list of many of my publications in veterinary medicine. Items with links to full-text articles or slide presentations have a notation in this link colour at the end.


King CM. Clinical Exercise Testing of Racehorses. Thesis for Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies, University of Sydney, 1993.

Clinical research & review papers

King C. Advances in equine exercise physiology. Perspective 14, Control and Therapy, Postgraduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, University of Sydney, Australia, 1992.

King C. Book review: Equine Medicine and Surgery, 4th edition (eds. Colahan, et al., 1991). Australian Veterinary Journal 1993; 70: 62.

Rose RJ, King CM. Use of treadmills in equine practice. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian—The Equine Athlete, June 1993: 875–878.

King CM, Rose RJ, Evans DL. The influence of anticoagulant, storage temperature and time on equine plasma lactate concentration. Australian Veterinary Journal, 1994; 71(11): 382–384.

King CM, Evans DL, Rose RJ. Cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses to exercise in horses with various abnormalities of the upper respiratory tract. Equine Veterinary Journal, 1994; 26(3): 220–225.

King CM, Evans DL, Rose RJ. Significance for exercise capacity of some electrocardiographic findings in racehorses. Australian Veterinary Journal, 1994; 71(7): 200–202.

Jorgensen JS, Abdullahi AR, King C, et al. Emergency procedures in equine field service. California Veterinarian, 1994; 48: 8–15.

King C. Meeting report. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 1994; 14: 412–414.

King C. Practical use of urinary fractional excretion. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1994; 14(9): 464–468.

King C. Rectal drug administration. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1994; 14(10): 521–526.

King C. Article abstracts for Veterinary Update. American Veterinary Publications, Goleta CA, 1994.

King C. EIPH: Rational approach to therapy. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 1995; 15(1): 7–12.

King C. Teaching change: a hard row to hoe. The Veterinarian, Sydney, Australia, May 1995.

King CM, Rose RJ, Evans DL. Acclimatisation of horses to treadmill exercise. Equine Veterinary Journal Supplement 1995; 18: 453–456.

King CM, Rose RJ, Evans DL. Physiological responses of normal and lame Thoroughbred and Standardbred racehorses during an incremental exercise test. In Orthopadie bei Huf-und Klauentieren, Knezevic P (ed). Schattauer, Stuggart 1995; pp. 300–315.

Rogers GM, King CM. The comparison of injection site reactions caused by two commercial multivalent clostridial vaccines. Agri-Practice, 1996; 17(2): 28–33.

King C, Rogers G. The evaluation of injection site reactions in beef cattle, comparing three multivalent clostridial vaccines. Bovine Practitioner, 1996; 30: 88.

Tate LP, Berry CR, King C. Comparison of peripheral‐to‐central circulation delivery times between intravenous and intraosseous infusion in foals. Equine Veterinary Education, 2003; 15(4): 201–206.

King C, Mansmann RA. Preventing laminitis in horses: dietary strategies for horse owners. Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice, 2004; 3(1): 96–102.

Gemeinhardt KD, Molnar JA. Vacuum-assisted closure for management of a traumatic neck wound in a horse. Equine Veterinary Education, 2005; 17(1): 27–33. [medical writer]

Floyd AE. Use of a grading system to facilitate treatment and prognosis in horses with negative palmar angle syndrome (heel collapse): 107 cases. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2010; 30(11): 666–675. [medical writer]

Mansmann RA, James S, Blikslager AT, et al. Long toes in the hind feet and pain in the gluteal region: an observational study of 77 horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2010; 30(12): 720–726. [medical writer]

Nestadt CL, Lusi CM, Davies HMS. The effect of different head-and-neck positions on nuchal ligament dimensions in fetal foals. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2015; 35 (2): 153–160. [medical editor]

Oheida AH, Philip CJ, Hung-Hsun Y, et al. Observations of sacrocaudal fusion in Greyhounds and other dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2016; 29(1): 61–67. [medical editor]

Larkins N, King CM. Effectiveness of apocynin-paeonol (APPA) for the management of osteoarthritis in dogs: comparisons with placebo and meloxicam in client-owned dogs. Science Matters, 2017. full text

Books (veterinary editor)

Instructor's Manual to Accompany Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology, Pratt PW (author), Mosby, St.Louis, 1997.

Manual of Equine Medicine and Surgery, Colahan PT, Mayhew IG, Merritt AM, Moore JN (eds), Mosby, St. Louis, 1999.

Manual of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Nelson RW, Couto CG (eds), Mosby, St. Louis, 1999.

Field Guide to Large Animal Internal Medicine, Smith BP (ed), Mosby, St. Louis, 2002.

Manual of Equine Dentistry, Allen T (author), Mosby, St. Louis, 2003.

Manual of Small Animal Internal Medicine, 2nd edition, Nelson RW, Couto CG (eds), Elsevier Mosby, St. Louis, 2005.

Equine Podiatry, Floyd AE, Mansmann RA (eds), Saunders, St. Louis, 2007.

Conference proceedings

Mansmann RA, King C. How to perform a bronchoalveolar lavage in practice. Proceedings, 44th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, 1998; 44: 186–188. [co-author and presenter]

Mansmann RA, King C, Stewart E. How to develop a preventive foot care program—a model. Proceedings, 46th Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, 2000; 46: 156–161.

King C. Equine anatomy in perspective: an integrative view of equine musculoskeletal anatomy. Proceedings, 3rd International Symposium on Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, 2004; 3: 89–93. [author and presenter] slide show

King C. Medical intuition in veterinary practice: blending science and intuition for better patient care. Proceedings, Annual Conference of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, 2006. [author and presenter] slide show

various authors, Proceedings, International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot, 2009–2013. [editor]

plus medical writer/editor of many other scientific articles, conference proceedings/abstracts, and book chapters (author confidentiality protected)


Mansmann RA, King C. [website developer and content author/editor, 1997–1999]

King C. [website owner, designer, and content author, 2005-present]

Gemeinhardt KD. [website developer and content author/editor, 2012-2014]


King C. Letters to a young researcher - tips on writing a good clinical research paper. Article on the web, 2017. full text