The Horse

Author: William Youatt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Asses

Page: 432

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The Genetics of the Horse

Author: Ann T. Bowling,Anatoly Ruvinsky

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9780851999258

Category: Nature

Page: 512

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The theory and application of mammalian genetics have been evolving rapidly over the past two decades. This has given scientists fresh insight into the biological processes which affect the functions of the animal in question. This is the latest title in our successful series of genetics books. Reference book providing a comprehensive review of the current research in horse geneticsChapters written by international experts in the field Of worldwide relevance
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Victorian Fiction and the Cult of the Horse

Author: Gina M. Dorré

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754655152

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 179

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The ubiquity of horses in literary texts, visual media, and other cultural documents indicates a vibrant cult of the horse during the Victorian Period. Treating the novels of Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Braddon, Anna Sewell, and George Moore, Gina M. Dorr
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Anatomy of the Horse

An Illustrated Text

Author: Klaus-Dieter Budras,W. O. Sack,Sabine Rock

Publisher: Schlütersche

ISBN: 3899930037

Category: Medical

Page: 135

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This atlas is superbly illustrated with colour drawings, photographs, and radiographs providing the reader with detailed information on the structure, function, and clinical relevance of all equine body systems and their interaction in the live animal. An essential resource for learning and revision, this fourth edition will be a valuable reference for veterinary practitioners and for those who own and work with horses.
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Evolution of the Horse Brain

Author: Tilly Edinger

Publisher: Geological Society of America

ISBN: 0813710251

Category: Brain

Page: 177

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The Anatomy and Action of the Horse

Author: Lowes D. Luard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486145360

Category: Art

Page: 160

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Easy-to-read text explains the horse as a machine designed for movement, with meticulously rendered sketches of the entire animal supplementing diagrams and color illustrations of the horse's anatomy. 62 black-and-white illustrations.
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The Horse

With a Treatise of Draught and a Copious Index

Author: William Youatt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: 472

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The Horse

Author: James Warren Evans

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780716718116

Category: Pets

Page: 844

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For undergraduate/graduate animal science or equine studies courses at the levels, The Horse, 2/e provides in-depth discussions of equine biology, nutrition, genetics, reproduction, health, and management--with an emphasis on anatomy and physiology, and the care of legs and feet, that will help students assess injuries.
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The Horse in the Ancient World

From Bucephalus to the Hippodrome

Author: Carolyn Willekes

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 1786720094

Category: History

Page: 288

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The domestication of the horse in the fourth millennium BC altered the course of mankind’s future. Formerly a source only of meat, horses now became the prime mode of fast transport as well as a versatile weapon of war. Carolyn Willekes traces the early history of the horse through a combination of equine iconography, literary representations, fieldwork and archaeological theory. She explores the ways in which horses were used in the ancient world, whether in regular cavalry formations, harnessed to chariots, as a means of reconnaissance, in swift and deadly skirmishing (such as by Scythian archers) or as the key mode of mobility. Establishing a regional typology of ancient horses – Mediterranean, Central Asian and Near Eastern – the author discerns within these categories several distinct sub-types. Explaining how the physical characteristics of each type influenced its use on the battlefield – through grand strategy, singular tactics and general deployment – she focuses on Egypt, Persia and the Hittites, as well as Greece and Rome. This is the most comprehensive treatment yet written of the horse in antiquity.
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Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse

Author: Rick L. Cowell,Ronald D. Tyler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323013178

Category: Medical

Page: 260

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Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse is a practical reference that presents common clinical findings in an easy-to-use text/atlas format. A general chapter discusses sample collections and techniques, followed by a 'systems' approach and chapters on specific types of fluid. Within systems chapters, normal findings are established and then abnormal findings are presented by class of problems, such as bacterial lesions, fungal lesions, parasitic lesions, etc. in the case of the eye. Algorithms on sample evaluations enhance text discussions by guiding readers to the most likely cytologic diagnosis. In addition, a color plate section features 64 illustrations for convenient comparison of cell types and infectious agents. A detailed index makes this edition even more useful as a quick clinical reference, ideal for helping readers understand correct collection and handling procedures, avoid costly errors, and make accurate diagnoses.
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The Horse God Built

The Untold Story of Secretariat, the World's Greatest Racehorse

Author: Lawrence Scanlan

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429968089

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 352

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He was the perfect horse, it was said, "the horse God built." Most of us know the legend of Secretariat, the tall, handsome chestnut racehorse whose string of honors runs long and rich: the only two-year-old ever to win Horse of the Year, in 1972; winner in 1973 of the Triple Crown, his times in all three races still unsurpassed; featured on the cover of Time, Newsweek, and Sports Illustrated; the only horse listed on ESPN's top fifty athletes of the twentieth century (ahead of Mickey Mantle). His final race at Toronto's Woodbine Racetrack is a touchstone memory for horse lovers everywhere. Yet while Secretariat will be remembered forever, one man, Eddie "Shorty" Sweat, who was pivotal to the great horse's success, has been all but forgotten---until now. In The Horse God Built, bestselling equestrian writer Lawrence Scanlan has written a tribute to an exceptional man that is also a backroads journey to a corner of the racing world rarely visited. As a young black man growing up in South Carolina, Eddie Sweat struggled at several occupations before settling on the job he was born for---groom to North America's finest racehorses. As Secretariat's groom, loyal friend, and protector, Eddie understood the horse far better than anyone else. A wildly generous man who could read a horse with his eyes, he shared in little of the financial success or glamour of Secretariat's wins on the track, but won the heart of Big Red with his soft words and relentless devotion. In Scanlan's rich narrative, we get a groom's-eye view of the racing world and the vantage of a man who spent every possible moment with the horse he loved, yet who often basked in the horse's glory from the sidelines. More than anything else, The Horse God Built is a moving portrait of the powerful bond between human and horse.
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The Horse in Greek Art

Author: Sidney David Markman

Publisher: Biblo & Tannen Publishers

ISBN: 9780819602473

Category: Art

Page: 211

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The Oldenburg Horse

Author: J Schussler

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3955073971

Category:

Page: 120

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J. Schussler, Secretary of the Oldenburg Horse Breeding Society, compiles a comprehensive handbook about the Oldenburg Horse. He describes the history of the breed and its characteristics, but also refers to the organization and regulations of the breeding society. Contains 56 illustrations. Reprint of the 1914 edition.
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The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World

Author: David W. Anthony

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 069114818X

Category: History

Page: 568

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Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until now their identity has remained a tantalizing mystery to linguists, archaeologists, and even Nazis seeking the roots of the Aryan race. The Horse, the Wheel, and Language lifts the veil that has long shrouded these original Indo-European speakers, and reveals how their domestication of horses and use of the wheel spread language and transformed civilization. Linking prehistoric archaeological remains with the development of language, David Anthony identifies the prehistoric peoples of central Eurasia's steppe grasslands as the original speakers of Proto-Indo-European, and shows how their innovative use of the ox wagon, horseback riding, and the warrior's chariot turned the Eurasian steppes into a thriving transcontinental corridor of communication, commerce, and cultural exchange. He explains how they spread their traditions and gave rise to important advances in copper mining, warfare, and patron-client political institutions, thereby ushering in an era of vibrant social change. Anthony also describes his fascinating discovery of how the wear from bits on ancient horse teeth reveals the origins of horseback riding. The Horse, the Wheel, and Language solves a puzzle that has vexed scholars for two centuries--the source of the Indo-European languages and English--and recovers a magnificent and influential civilization from the past.
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The horse

its origin and development combined with stable practice

Author: Richard Frederick Meysey-Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 436

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The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse

Author: Andrew Ferguson Fraser

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1845936299

Category: Pets

Page: 255

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Rev. ed. of: The behaviour of the horse / Andrew F. Fraser. c1992.
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A Song for the Horse Nation

Horses in Native American Cultures

Author: George P. Horse Capture,Emil Her Many Horses,National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)

Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

ISBN: 9781555911126

Category: History

Page: 96

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The tradition of horses in Native American culture, depicted through images, essays, and quotes. For many Native Americans, each animal and bird that surrounded them was part of a nation of its own, and none was more vital to both survival and culture than the horse.
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The Career Guide to the Horse Industry

Author: Theodore A. Landers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766848498

Category: Education

Page: 192

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For individuals already employed in the horse industry or for those seeking equine employment for the first time, the guide is a must read for anyone searching for an equine career. It not only informs readers of up to 70 interesting and rewarding occupations within the horse industry, but it covers the basic skills from preparing and conducting a job search, to accepting a job offer. Tips on answering ads, writing resumes and cover letters, researching, and handling personal interviews provide readers with strategies for reaching their career goals and help them cope successfully with situations that defeat so many job seekers. Time and resource management techniques are included with other practical ways to maintain employment by those experienced in equine professions. Including abundant reference information and photos, this guide is the start to finish for getting your equine career on the right track.
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Points of the Horse

Author: M. Horace Hayes

Publisher: Gorgias PressLlc

ISBN: 9781593330002

Category: Nature

Page: 516

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This is an in-depth analysis on equine conformation with over 200 sketches and illustrations written by Captain Hayes, a soldier, certified veterinarian, traveler, and successful rider, whose library of books include subjects on veterinary science, riding, breaking, training, and stable management. (Pets/Animals)
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