Comprehensive, fully illustrated and up-to-date, Complete Horse Care Manual is a thoroughbred guide to horse care. An excellent working relationship with your horse is based on understanding and communication. These lie at the heart of this practical guide. From day-to-day upkeep, stabling, and grooming, to nursing a sick horse and first-aid techniques, this accessible handbook will appeal to all horse lovers. With over 650 specially commissioned photographs and diagrams, step-by-step sequences tell you all you need to know about caring for your horse. A detailed guide to ailments allows you to recognize common problems and deal with them efficiently. Practical suggestions for daily, monthly, and annual routines will ensure you keep your horse healthy and comfortable throughout the year.
The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Owning a Horse Or Pony
Author: Carolyn Henderson
Whether you are learning to ride, are a novice horse owner or a parent with a pony-mad child, this manual provides practical guidance on all aspects of horse care. It covers the different breeds and their characteristics as well as general care, including field and stable management, equipment, feeding, grooming, and horse psychology.
This single-volume edition supersedes the previous seven-volume series on stable management. It is designed to provide a sound foundation for Horse Knowledge and Care, stages one to four, and for the BHS Stable Manager's Certificate, and offers horse owners a guide to the care and management of horses and ponies.
The British Horse Society’s comprehensive guide to the care and management of horses and ponies. The aim of this volume is to provide a reliable source of information and advice on all practical aspects of horse and stable management. The manual has been compiled by a panel of experts each drawing on considerable experience and contributing specialized knowledge on his or her chosen subject. Filled with reliable information and advice on modern stable management practices, the book provides a sound foundation for Horse Knowledge and Care Stages 1 to 4 and the BHS Stable Manager’s Certificate. Throughout, the emphasis is on the adoption of correct and safe procedures for the welfare of all who come into contact with horses, as well as for the animals themselves.
Release on 2004-10-15 | by Tony Pavord,Marcy Pavord
a comprehensive and instant guide to equine health
Author: Tony Pavord,Marcy Pavord
Pubpsher: David & Charles Publishers
Widely acknowledged as the best guide to veterinary care available to the horse owner today, this comprehensive manual is now fully revised to include up-to-the-minute advice on the latest defence against new threats to the horse?s health. Every horse owner has experienced that feeling of helplessness when something is wrong with his or her animal. Correct diagnosis of any equine disease is a complicated business, but this excellent reference book provides a comprehensive and instant guide to equine health, and shows clearly when expert help is required. It offers two cross-referenced routes for the reader to find the necessary information: via an index of known equine diseases throughout the world, covering the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of each, or via an alphabetical encyclopaedia of specific diseases. Specially taken colour and black-and-white photographs aid in the identification of specific conditions.
Is your first and second favorite animal a horse? Is your bedroom covered with horse posters on your walls and horse models on your shelves? Would you rather muck out a stall than clean your room? Then you are absolutely, undeniably horse crazy, and For Horse-Crazy Girls Only is the book for you! This is the only comprehensive book about everything a horse-crazy girl needs to know about horses. You'll learn everything from the different breeds of horses, to how a horse's body works, to the quirky little things that make the horse the BEST animal ever. Author Christina Wilsdon even shares ideas for horse-themed parties, and suggestions for the best horse movies to watch with your friends. And that's just the beginning.
A passenger onboard a fast-moving train glimpses a couple of brown horses in an unkempt field. She sees them again the next year, and the year after. She wonders if they are neglected or loved for by their owner. That small field may be the horses' last protection against a one-way trip to the slaughterhouse... * A short but haunting true story by Michèle Laframboise, Canadian multi-award winner author. A list of horse rescue centers, with sketches by the author, completes this 1200-word tale.
Gallop your way to horse riding success with this comprehensive and bestselling handbook Perfect your equestrian skills with the Complete Horse Riding Manual. Suitable for horse riders of all ages and all abilities it will guide you through every stage of the riding process from the first time in the saddle to mastering advanced riding skills. Revised and updated to include all the latest techniques and equipment, you'll find everything you need to know about dressage, show jumping, cross country and young horse training as well as how to find and develop your ultimate horse, all presented in spectacular visual detail. Professional tips on mental and physical preparation for both horse and rider from internationally renowned horse trainer, William Micklem, will ensure equestrian excellence - Complete Horse Riding Manual is a truly thoroughbred guide.