Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428380

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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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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Stablekeeping

A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122566

Category: Pets

Page: 160

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Your horses deserve a comfortable and well-kept stable. In this easy-to-use guide, Cherry Hill shows you how to design and maintain an efficient and safe stable environment. With clear instructions and more than 250 photographs, Hill provides in-depth advice on every aspect of stable management, including stalls, tack rooms, work and storage areas, sanitation, safety considerations, and more. Good stablekeeping is an essential element of every successfully equine operation; it ensures a pleasant workplace and creates a healthy and happy environment for your horses.
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Equipping Your Horse Farm

Tractors, Trailers, Trucks & More

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122582

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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Running a horse farm requires acquiring, operating, and maintaining an assortment of heavy machinery. This practical guide shows you how to expertly equip your operation with trucks, trailers, tractors, and more. Learn how to compare models, select machines appropriate to your needs, troubleshoot problems, and work with attachments like loaders, disc harrows, and manure spreaders. Using the right machinery will help you work more efficiently, save you money, and leave you more time to spend with your horses.
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Horse Health Care

A Step-By-Step Photographic Guide to Mastering Over 100 Horsekeeping Skills

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122612

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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A healthy horse is a happy horse. Packed with dozens of essential health care skills every horse owner should know, this guide will help you keep your animal healthy, save you money, and make your horse operation more self-sufficient. Cherry Hill provides illustrated step-by-step instructions for routine medical maintenance like hoof care, dental exams, and checking vital signs, while also showing you how to deal with an injured horse and the correct techniques for treating wounds, giving injections, wrapping a leg, and preventing infection.
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Horse Hoof Care

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426469

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 151

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Help your horse put his best foot forward! Stressing the critical importance of hoof care to your horse’s overall health, this guide covers all aspects of proper hoof maintenance — from dealing with lost shoes, cracks, and thrush to promoting healthy hooves through a balanced diet. With in-depth discussions of hoof anatomy, the role of the farrier, and the importance of daily routines, Horse Hoof Care provides everything you need to know to give your horse a solid foundation of healthy, strong hooves.
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Storey's Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey,Martha Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427376

Category: House & Home

Page: 576

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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.
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Denn Pferde lügen nicht

Neue Wege zu einer vertrauten Mensch-Pferd-Beziehung

Author: Mark Rashid

Publisher: Kosmos

ISBN: 3440138690

Category: Pets

Page: 224

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Der so oft propagierten „Dominanz“ gegenüber dem Pferd setzt Mark Rashid das Prinzip des „sanften Führers“ entgegen. Ihm schließen sich die Pferde freiwillig an, weil sie seinen Fähigkeiten vertrauen und sich in seiner Gegenwart wohl fühlen. Wie man diese erstrebenswerte Position einnehmen kann, zeigt Mark Rashid anhand vieler konkreter Fallbeispiele.
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Adams' Lahmheit bei Pferden

Author: Ted S. Stashak,Horst Wissdorf

Publisher: Schlütersche

ISBN: 9783794402199

Category:

Page: 910

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Step-by-Step Equine Massage

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-2776

Author: Cherry Baldridge,Candy Sipka

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426329

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 32

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Relieve Soreness, Improve Flexibility, and Keep Your Horse Sound Does your horse have a nagging soreness that won't go away? Does a mystery lameness come and go without obvious cause? Has your horse's performance deteriorated over the past few months? Do you want to prevent these problems from happening? If your answer is yes, then equine massage can help! Massage therapy is an excellent tool for preventing and relieving muscle soreness in horses. With the simple step-by-step techniques outlined by sisters Candy Sipka and Cherry Baldridge, you'll be able to identify and solve muscle soreness, on your own or with the assistance of a professional equine massage therapist. You'll learn the proper massage techniques and where to use them on a horse, simple stretches that can restore or improve a horse's flexibility, and even the proper position to take when working hands-on with a horse.
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Cherry Hill's Horsekeeping Almanac

The Essential Month-by-Month Guide for Everyone Who Keeps or Cares for Horses

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428372

Category: Pets

Page: 576

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Keep your horse happy and healthy throughout the entire year. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill provides a comprehensive month-by-month guide to horse care that includes seasonal stable chores and maintenance procedures that promote equine health. Reminding you to check for ticks in April, buy hay in July, and set up winter bedding in October, each month’s reference charts, to-do lists, and climate notes will help you establish routines that follow the natural cycles of the animals and the land.
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Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426876

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 515

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Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.
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How to Think Like a Horse

The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 160342802X

Category: Pets

Page: 192

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In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual respect.
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Buying and Selling a Horse

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-122

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603422684

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 32

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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
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Horse Handling & Grooming

Haltering * Leading & Tying * Bathing & Clipping * Grooming & Braiding * Handling Hooves

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122590

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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With easy-to-follow instructions and clear photographs, this guide shows you everything you need to know to safely and effectively handle and groom your horse. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill shares expert techniques for haltering, tying, clipping, bathing, braiding, leading, blanketing, and more. Learn how proper horsekeeping not only helps your animal look and feel its best, but can enhance the special bond between horse and rider. Horse Handling & Grooming will help riders of all abilities improve, and even expand, their horsekeeping skills.
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101 Horsemanship & Equitation Patterns

A Western & English Ringside Guide for Practice & Show

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603423915

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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This sequel to Cherry Hill's top-seller 101 Arena Exercises presents step-by-step instructions for unique patterns in the most popular classes of English and Western competition. The book's comb-bound format allows it to hang in the barn or lay flat on a barrel for easy reference. Full-page arena maps for every pattern make this the perfect in-the-saddle workbook for riders of all abilities.
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Trailering Your Horse

A Visual Guide to Safe Training and Traveling

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122434

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

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Properly trailering your horse is an essential skill every horse owner needs to master. With clear text and detailed photography, Cherry Hill shows you how to choose an appropriate truck and trailer combination; train your horse to confidently enter and exit the trailer; and drive safely while pulling a loaded trailer. With tips on emergency equipment and caring for your horse en route, this guide has everything you need to know to create a safe and stress-free traveling experience for you and your horse.
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Your Pony, Your Horse

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612123252

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Owning a horse is a lot of fun, but also requires a lot of responsibility. Designed for children ages 9 and up, this encouraging and informative guide introduces kids to both the satisfying rewards and the hard work that caring for a horse entails. With easy-to-understand language and clear illustrations, Cherry Hill covers every aspect of selecting, housing, feeding, and showing horses. Emphasizing an understanding of horse behavior, Hill provides kids with all the information they need to safely and successfully keep their own horse.
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101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse & Handler

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 160342833X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

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Ground training is the key to a safe and pleasurable riding experience. Designed for easy reference while working with your horse, this guide can be hung on a post. Riders of all disciplines and skill levels will benefit from these exercises that reinforce good habits and help develop a strong bond between horse and rider.
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101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428208

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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Take your riding to a new level! Bringing together recognized classic exercises for both English and Western riders plus her own original patterns and maneuvers, Cherry Hill provides an array of drills that will improve your riding technique. Whether you are a rider interested in expanding your repertoire or an instructor looking for new drills, these exercises will add excitement and variety to your training.
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Cherry Hill's Horse Care for Kids

Grooming, Feeding, Behavior, Stable & Pasture, Health Care, Handling & Safety, Enjoying

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122345

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Covering the essentials of equine care in a language appropriate for teen and preteen horse lovers, this guide provides everything young equestrians need to know to safely and enjoyably keep their horse healthy and happy. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill starts by making sure that the right animal is matched with the right rider, then progresses through feeding, grooming, behavior, safety, and health care. Encouraging their passion, Hill provides a roadmap for young horse enthusiasts to responsibly care for their cherished companion.
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