Horse and Stable Management

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Sarah Pilliner,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118709675

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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Since the first edition was published in 1984 Horse and Stable Management has become the recognised source of reliable information on all aspects of the practical management of horses and ponies. It is now the established textbook for everyone who owns a horse or works with horses. This fourth edition has been radically revised and reorganised to include the most up-to-date and accurate procedures and advice. With many new photographs, Horse and Stable Management includes chapters covering evolution and behaviour, conformation and action, routine preventive measures, nursing the sick horse, first aid, lameness and the management of breeding stock. Horse and Stable Management is essential reading for those taking British Horse Society and Association of British Riding Schools examinations as well as those taking college equine courses or National Vocational Qualifications in horse care and management. The Authors Jeremy Houghton Brown was manager of the British National Equestrian Centre and the British Racing School, then for many years principal lecturer in equine studies at Warwickshire College, where he started and pioneered British equine education. Above all, he is an experienced, practical horseman. Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specialising in horse care. She is also an experienced lecturer, competition rider, senior examiner, and the author of several books. Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist, author and external examiner for higher education courses. She has substantial experience in equine management and training. From previous reviews: ‘A new classic… a clearly written and easily understood handbook.’ Riding ‘It is extremely comprehensive. It is also accurate. In fact, a most valuable book for anyone who owns a horse.’ Horse and Hound ‘The approach and contents are refreshingly different… very informative and a valuable source of reference.’ Horse and Rider
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Horse and Stable Management (incorporating Horse Care)

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Sarah Pilliner,Vincent Powell-Smith

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632041527

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Since Horse and Stable Management was first published, it has been the definitive book on the subject. Now, in this new omnibus edition, the authors have combined that text with the text of their companion book, Horse Care, to provide one comprehensive volume covering all aspects of horse care. It supplies not only all the information required for a variety of horse courses and examinations, but the knowledge needed to understand how horses function, how best to care for them, and the theories behind modern equine practices. Offering exceptional value for the money, this omnibus edition will prove invaluable to horse owners and students taking horse courses.
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The BHS Complete Manual of Horse and Stable Management

Author: Josephine Batty-Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781905693184

Category: Pets

Page: 504

View: 9497

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.
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The BHS Complete Manual of Stable Management

Author: British Horse Society

Publisher: Half Halt Press

ISBN: 9781872119038

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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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.
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The Whole Horse Catalog

The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling and Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activities and Organizations...and Everything Else a Horse Owner and Rider Will Ever Need

Author: Steven D. Price

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684839954

Category: Pets

Page: 351

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Povides information on a wide range of products, services, organizations, and events of interest to horse owners, trainers, and riders, covering such topics as horse selection and care, and stable management
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Business Management for the Equine Industry

Author: Sharon Eastwood,Anne-Lise Riis Jensen,Anna Jordon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047075043X

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 2817

Written by a team of consultants who combine modern business knowledge with decades of direct experience of working in the equine industry, this book bridges the gap between modern business theory and equine business practice. After providing overviews of the equestrian industry and the livery sector as a detailed example, Part I (Assessing a Business) sets out how to access the business environment, externally, competitively and with regard to its internal resources. Part 2 (Management) goes on to deal with resource management and how to go about strategic planning and marketing, concluding with an overall Business Plan. Part 3 sets out a series of case histories to illustrate the principles as discussed in Part 1 and 2. No other book applies a truly modern business approach to equine enterprise. The Authors Sharon Eastwood, Anne-Lise Riis Jensen and Anna Jordon work together at Dark Horse Consultancy, a team of equine business consultants offering a wide range of advice and services to the industry. Also available: Horse and Stable Management Fourth Edition Jeremy Houghton Brown, Sarah Pilliner and Zoe Davies 1 4051 0007 9 978 14051 0007 6 Teaching Jumping Jane Houghton Brown 0 632 04127 7 978 0632 04127 5 Horse Nutrition and Feeding Second Edition Sarah Pilliner 0 632 05016 0 978 0632 05016 1 Equine Science Second Edition Sarah Pilliner and Zoe Davies 1 4051 1944 6 978 14051 1944 3 Introduction to Horse Biology Zoe Davies 1 4051 2162 9 978 14051 2162 0 Horse Business Management Third Edition Jeremy Houghton Brown 0 632 05826 9 978 0632 05826 6
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A Step by Step Guide to Starting and Running a Successful Horse Boarding Business

The Comprehensive Book of Horse Boarding and Effective Barn Management

Author: Sheri Grunska

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781545355954

Category:

Page: 322

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This book will open your eyes to the world of horse boarding and all that it encompasses. One of the most often asked questions I get from people who want to start a boarding business is, "Where do I start?" Great question! Most people, including myself, usually start with a couple of horses and then progress into boarding. This book is a step by step guide on what you need to do to get your barn or stable up and going and how to maintain a strong and healthy boarding business. Whether you want to run a large facility or a small stable this book will cover everything you need to know to help you start off with a strong foundation for your business. I have included a current business plan (designed especially for the horse boarding industry), boarding contract and barn rules which is only the beginning. This book will walk you through every step and give you tasks lists and suggestions for every part of your business from designing your barn to seeking a loan. This book includes designing a barn or stable, your tack room, horse stalls and riding arenas. It covers extensive pages on herd management, turnout and paddocks and how to design them and what to think about before you put the first post in the ground. It will include business insurance, accounting and lawyers and what they mean to your business. I discuss the financial part of business ownership throughout the book and how to streamline your chores and hire employees. I discuss conflict resolution, the barn manager's role and client relations and the intention of this book is to help you avoid some of the common pitfalls of barn management and business ownership and that is only the beginning. The topics that are covered in this book are extensive and you won't find a more current book on running a boarding business. This book will benefit any size boarding operation. A large boarding barn equates to a large scale effort and risk. A small boarding stable carries lower financial risk but requires the same planning to be successful and can have many of the same issues as a large facility. Every area of the horse industry is impacted by the boarding stable and no matter the size; each plays an integral part in the success and stability of the equine industry.
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Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428380

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 754

Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.
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Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

Author: Eileen Fabian Wheeler

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470344407

Category: Medical

Page: 308

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Whether you are a veterinarian consulting on how to maintain the integrity of the grain and water in the horse'e newly-built stall; or the agricultural engineer who has been asked to design a new state-of-the-art equine shelter; or an animal scientist or horse owner who simply wants the latest, safest, and most up-to-date information on manure management - this book will fulfill your needs! This handy, user-friendly guide answers some of the toughest questions about equine shelters. Covering everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse's primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena, this practical reference will guide the reader every step of the way. This practical reference is filled with clear, user-friendly design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management, fence planning, fire safety, feed storage, bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse in areas where cold weather is a factor.
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Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756676932

Category: Nature

Page: 216

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Illustrated in full color throughout, with more than 650 specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams, Complete Horse Care Manual is almost a Vet-in-Your-Pocket for horse owners, telling you how to provide regular care and attention for your horse, how to guard against health problems, and when the problem is serious enough to need professional attention. Providing the enthusiast with a sound understanding of how a horse functions, this manual clearly explains in non-technical terms the key elements of the horse's make-up, from legs and joints to teeth and jaws, from body systems to body language. Topics covered include the all-important but routine procedures such as clipping, trimming, and shoeing, to more vital subjects such as grazing requirements and nutritional needs. There are extremely useful 'Disorders' Fact Finder sections, there is advice on horse transport takes into account new research, and the latest information on equine passports and microchipping.
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Horse Business Management

Managing a Successful Yard

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Marcus Clinton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405183470

Category: Medical

Page: 275

View: 484

Jeremy Houghton Brown and Marcus Clinton offer you their expert advice on modern equine business techniques, sharing their wealth of practical experience, and their through understanding of the horse industry. --
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The Total Horse Barn Management Makeover

Practical Business Wisdom for Running Your Horse Business

Author: Sheri L. Grunska

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781515133742

Category:

Page: 320

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Do you want to make much needed changes at your barn but are not sure where to start? Are you struggling on how to effectively communicate and resolve issues with your clients regarding their horse? Why do some barns have a waiting list and others don't? These are just a few of the questions many horse professionals ask and you are not alone. If you are ready to make positive changes in your barn and business than this book is for you. My new book The Total Horse Barn Management Makeover will discuss everything that has to do with horse barn management and the client. This book will inspire and encourage you to make the changes you have wanted to make but didn't know where to start. Remember, you are not alone and learning to resolve the issues you are having will not only better your barn but will help you grow as a business person. Everything that happens at your barn will affect your clients and there are going to be times when they want an answer to some of the decisions you have made. This book will talk about the relationship between you and your clients and how to make decisions with confidence under difficult circumstances. This book is about changing from the inside out and becoming the leader in your barn and gaining strong barn management skills along the way. You will learn to stream line your business when it comes to barn chores and I will discuss what the clients see on their side of each situation and how to come to a place where issues are resolved easily. You will learn quickly that taking care of the horses will be the easiest part of your day. I am so excited about this book because I really believe it can help you work through the day to day problems that horse professionals deal with. I truly believe once you embrace your new role as barn owner or manager, your job will become easier on a daily basis. You are going to see barn management in a whole new positive way.
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The Horse, in the Stable and the Field

His Varieties, Management in Health and Disease, Anatomy, Physiology, Etc., Etc

Author: John Henry Walsh,James Irvine Lupton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 622

View: 9455

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Starting & Running Your Own Horse Business, 2nd Edition

Marketing strategies, money-saving tips, and profitable program ideas

Author: Mary Ashby McDonald

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 160342668X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 5610

Turn your passion for horses into a successful business. Full of proven techniques to help you maximize profits and minimize headaches, this practical guide shows you how to create a viable business plan, identify marketing opportunities, and efficiently maintain your facilities. With savvy tips on reducing veterinary and feed costs, you’ll learn how to make your operation self-sufficient and keep it financially sustainable. Whether you run a boarding stable or a riding camp, you’re sure to find the information you need to keep your business running smoothly.
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What It Really Takes to Start and Run a Horse Business

And How to Do It Right the First Time

Author: Sheri Grunska

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781502785107

Category: Pets

Page: 346

View: 1002

Revised edition as of March, 2015. Building a large barn and starting a horse boarding business was my dream but it turned out to be a lot harder than I imagined. What was even harder for me was learning to become the business owner I needed to be to run a successful boarding stable. This book is about what it takes to work in the horse industry and what barn management is really all about. This is the story of Vinland Stables in Neenah Wisconsin. My name is Sheri Grunska and I wrote this book to show you how we built our barn from nothing and what it took to get our business off the ground. It is really about what it takes to become the business person you need to be to run a boarding facility efficiently and with confidence. This is the most honest total barn management book you will ever read and it is really two books in one. The first few chapters of this book is about my family's journey of building our barn and all that it took to get the loan and get the barn up and open for business. The reason I wrote the first part of the book is to help others that want to build a barn and show them all that goes with the building process both good and bad. We made a lot of mistakes in the building process so now I hope to help others so they don't end up with the mess we did. The rest of the book is about actually running a barn on a day to day basis with clients and horses. It is the most complete barn management you will ever read. In this book, I will show you how to write a business plan if you are applying for a loan and give you examples of what our business plan looked like ten years ago and what it should look like now. I will show you what my boarding contract looks like and what you should have in your contract. Running a horse boarding facility is about so much more than feeding and cleaning stalls. In fact that is the easy part. In this book I will discuss subjects like: - herd management and the boarder - What do you do when two horses don't get along and how do you know when it's time to move a horse - How do you give a 30 day notice to a boarder - When do you raise your rates and how much? - What are the boundaries between the barn owner and the client? - How to write a business plan for the equine industry - Boarding contracts and barn rules - No drama policy at the barn - How to find the right trainer for your facility - Are you willing to ask a boarder to leave - barn hours and why they are important - What do you do when a horse gets hurt on your property and the owner wants to blame someone. - Special request and when to say "Sorry but we do not offer that here." You will not find another book on the market that addresses these real situations in the horse business. I will share with you what we have learned over the years through many trials and errors. I will give you the tools to handle the most stressful situations. If you feel sometimes like you are alone in running your farm and no one else would understand the problems you are having, than read this book. You will find out very quickly that what you are dealing with is very common in most barns. Let me teach you how to become a leader and take control of your business. To this day, I love going out to the barn every morning for work. It wasn't like that the first couple of years. Learning to become a barn owner and business person takes time and sometimes a few years. I will share all that we have learned over the years with our business. This book will educate and inspire you and I hope to help you in your day to day life of running your barn. We made many mistakes in the beginning and it was because we didn't go to anyone for advice. I tried to find the answers in books but was not able to. Let me help you start off with the tools you need to become a successful business person in the equine industry. It is a great life when I step into my office and hear nickers every morning. It can be a great life for you too.
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Training and Horse Management in India

With a Hindustanee Stable & Veterinary Vocabulary, and the Calcutta Turf Club Weights for Age and Class

Author: Matthew Horace Hayes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: India

Page: 240

View: 3614

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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

View: 5341

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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