Horse & Pony Care

Author: Jackie Budd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781860540714

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 63

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Discusses various aspects of caring for a horse or pony, including feeding, grooming, handling and travel hints. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Horse and Pony Care in Pictures

Author: Edward Holmes

Publisher: ARCO

ISBN: 9780668040792

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 223

View: 3927

Pictures and text explain horse care and riding techniques.
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For Horse-Crazy Girls Only

Everything You Want to Know About Horses

Author: Christina Wilsdon

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 1250120322

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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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.
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Mein erstes Ponybuch

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Author: Judith Draper

Publisher: TESSLOFF Verlag

ISBN: 9783788610180

Category:

Page: 48

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Raining Cats and Ponies

Author: Valerie Bickers

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1906510776

Category: Pets

Page: 304

View: 5695

How can a toddler who hates cats transform into a child whose desire for a pet was so great that she secreted mice in a bedside cabinet and dug for hours to find worms for a pet frog? I do not know, but happen it did. It all started with a humble snail which was followed in quick succession by mice, ants, frogs, rabbits, a tortoise and a cat.
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My First Horse and Pony Book

From Breeds and Bridles to Jophpurs and Jumping

Author: Judith Draper,Matthew Roberts

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780753458785

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Covers in detail all aspects of horse and pony facts, care, and riding, providing a foundation in the first principles of horse and pony management and an introduction to the world of riding.
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Magazines for Libraries

Author: William A. Katz,Bill Katz,Linda Sternberg Katz

Publisher: Rr Bowker Llc

ISBN: 9780835242677

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1615

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"There is nothing comparable to Magazines for Libraries...a valuable tool for collection development (it) should be considered by academic & public libraries. - -Booklist "Faced with dwindling budgets, soaring subscription rates,...librarians can ill afford not to consult (indeed, to familiarize themselves with) this core collection development tool. - -Reference & Research Book News. "With subscription rates soaring & library acquisition budgets restricted as never before, this acclaimed selection guide has never been more timely or more important. - -Wisconsin Bookwatch. Large budget or small, you'll build the best magazine collection possible for your money with this brand-new version of Magazines for Libraries, by Bill Katz & Linda Sternberg Katz & their team of 174 experts. The new 10th Edition of this highly acclaimed selection guide: Provides detailed evaluations of more than 8,000 top-rated periodicals, selected from more than 170,000 possibilities.*Indexes titles under 158 subjects, including such new headings as Landscape Architecture, Fashion & others *Profiles all types of publications - general-interest magazines, research journals & high-quality commercial publications suitable for a range of libraries in public, academic, special, government & school settings. And to make it easier to locate the periodicals you need, Magazines for Libraries contains a detailed Subject Index that helps you zero in on even the most specific subject areas.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Country Living

Author: Kimberley Willis

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440653267

Category: House & Home

Page: 368

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Even simple living has complications. City/suburban dwellers heading to 'greener pastures' will find this guide indispensable. The transition to a more rural life can be complicated, with dozens of issues to consider, from utilities to schools to weather. Expert advisor Kimberly Willis writes from experience on such topics as choosing the right location, building or refurbishing, tools and supplies, home farming, animal ownership, and more. ?A growing market with little or no competition ?Practical, easy-to-follow advice ?Strong resources section
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The New Encyclopedia of the Horse

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 464

View: 8074

Examines the history of the horse from prehistoric times to early domestication, discusses the development of breeds in various regions of the world, and describes modern breeds and their uses.
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Reading the Horse's Mind

Author: Jackie Budd

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780876057445

Category: Pets

Page: 172

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The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses. The Howell Equestrian Library
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The Original Horse Bible

The Definitive Source for All Things Horse

Author: Moira C. Reeve,Sharon Biggs

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1937049256

Category: Pets

Page: 544

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The most comprehensive single volume dedicated to horses, The Original Horse Bible is a celebration of the long relationship that humans and horses enjoy, written by two highly regarded horsewomen, the late Moira C. Allen and Sharon Biggs. This 480-page volume, elaborately illustrated by world-renowned horse photographer Bob Langrish, is divided into eleven sections, covering topics that span the world of horses, from evolution and domestication to horse riding, training, competitions and more. Section 1: “History, Physiology, and Behavior” discusses the natural history of the horse, including adaption, migration, and domestication, how horses became integral to human kind, the role of horses in society (war horses, law-enforcement horses, race horses), as well as animal welfare and the plight of wild and feral horses. The anatomy and physiology of the horse are detailed in discussions of the horse’s bodily systems, structure, senses, gait/movement, and coat and color patterns. In terms of behavior, the authors discuss the life cycle of the horse and reproduction, intelligence and trainability, and horse mentality and natural instincts. In Section 2: “Breeds and Types,” the authors trace the evolution of modern horse types from three known ancient ancestors and archaic types and extinct breeds. They describe the modern types of horses based on their particular looks and specific uses (Baroque, Cob, Hack, Hunter, Polo Pony and so forth). A detailed discussion of horse color follows, explaining the differences between each and what specific characteristics define each (buckskin, palomino, and pinto). The extensive breed chapter offers portraits of approximately 175 breeds, alphabetically arranged, from the Abaco Barb to the Welsh Pony, including many rare and handsome breeds from around the world as well as favorites like the American Quarter Horse, the Shetland Pony and the Thoroughbred. Main entries provide alternative names, region of origins, brief history, and physical descriptions for each breed. Sidebars called “Breed in Brief” offer concise overviews of the lesser known breeds. The popular hobby of horse riding is the focus of Section 3: “Activities with Horses,” which describes English, western, and driving competition as well as rodeo, competitive trail riding, vaulting, polo, and other horse sports. Section 7: “Rider Instruction” continues the discussion on riding with chapters on riding instructions, safety and fitness as well as English and western riding skills. In Section 4: “A New Horse” and Section 5 “Horsekeeping,” the Bible becomes a primer for all horse owners offering detailed information about choosing the right horse for novice riders, families, and experienced riders and purchasing the horse and the proper equipment (saddles and bridles, boots, gear, and gadgets). The section concludes with chapters on transporting horses, stabling and boarding, and feeding and grooming. Section 6: “Health” discusses veterinary care and vaccines, recognizing the signs of a healthy animal, first aid for each area of the horse’s anatomy, hoof care, and winter wear. A complete chapter is dedicated to battling parasites and pests and avoiding poisonous plants in the horse’s environment. A chapter on alternative care completes the section. Section 8:”Horse Training” focuses on various training philosophies and early handling, training lessons, solving training problems (leading, bolting, biting/nipping, rearing/buckling and shying). Section 9: “Competition” is dedicated to horse shows and classes, preparation for various kinds of shows for both the horse and the rider, and what to expect at the show. These chapters are filled with priceless firsthand advice and pointers from the authors about how to succeed at each of these events. Section 10: “Breeding Mares and Raising Foals” offers a complete overview of the reproduction of horses, with details on choosing a stallion, live cover versus artificial insemination, pregnancy, delivery, and care, imprinting, and handling of the young. Section 11: “The Senior Horse” discusses the horse’s golden years, signs of aging, nutrition and care, retirement from activities, and general care for aging animals. Horse owners will find symptoms and treatment for sixteen of the most common equine aliments (found in the appendix) to be of great utility, as are the resource section and complete index at the end of the volume.
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Magazines for Libraries

Author: Cheryl Laguardia,Bill Katz,Linda Sternberg Katz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781600300967

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1101

View: 4364

Reviewing the best publications for all serials collections since 1969.
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One Dollar Horse

Author: Lauren St. John

Publisher: Verlag Freies Geistesleben

ISBN: 3772540031

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 318

View: 7719

Casey Blue lebt in einem der schäbigsten Wohnblocks von London. Sie hilft als Pferdepflegerin in einer kleinen Reitschule aus. Aber sie hat einen Traum: das weltgrößte Turnier im Vielseitigkeitsreiten zu gewinnen. Als Casey ein fast verhungertes, halbwildes edles Pferd rettet, verspricht das Unwahrscheinliche wahr zu werden. Und Casey wird alles dazu tun! Aber sie hat nicht damit gerechnet, welche Folgen die Straftat ihres geliebten Vaters für sie haben kann. Und auch nicht damit, dem dunklen, schmelzenden Blick eines Jungen zu begegnen. Sie muss sich doch auf ihre Karriere konzentrieren! Ein atemberaubender Roman, der das Zeug zu einem Pferdebuch-Klassiker hat.
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Books for Children

Author: N.A

Publisher: Chicago.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children's literature

Page: N.A

View: 8890

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Horses For Dummies

Author: Audrey Pavia,Janice Posnikoff, D.V.M.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764597973

Category: Pets

Page: 400

View: 401

Features new full-color photos and online resources Train, care for, and have fun with your horse If you're crazy about horses, this hands-on guide is all you need to giddy up and go. Featuring updates on breeds, boarding, nutrition, equipment, training, and riding, as well as new information on various equine conditions, this resource shows you how to keep your horse happy - and take your riding skills to the next level. Discover how to * Select the right horse for you * Feed, groom, and handle your horse * Recognize common horse ailments * Have fun in the saddle * Get involved in equestrian competitions
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Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?

101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered About Equine Enigmas, Medical Mysteries, and Befuddling Behaviors

Author: Marty Becker,Audrey Pavia,Gina Spadafori,Teresa Becker

Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.

ISBN: 075730608X

Category: Nature

Page: 223

View: 3339

Answers more than one hundred questions about the physical characterisitics, behavior, and culture of horses, including "Why do horses get spooked so easily?" and "Why do they measure horses in hands and what does it mean?"
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