Horses For Dummies

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

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054659

Category: Pets

Page: 384

View: 848


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

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Academies


Category: Electronic books

Page: 100

View: 8031


Nutrient requirements, deficiencies, and excesses. Physical characteristics and suitability. General considerations for feeding management. Nutrient requirement tables. Feed composition tables.

There are No Problem Horses, Only Problem Riders

Author: Mary Twelveponies

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618127504

Category: Nature

Page: 228

View: 3550


Discusses the behavior of horses, describes the basic methods for training horses, and recommends solutions for common difficulties with controlling and handling horses. Reissue.

All the Pretty Horses

Book 1 of The Border Trilogy

Author: Cormac McCarthy

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307481306

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 4869


The national bestseller and the first volume in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy, All the Pretty Horses is the tale of John Grady Cole, who at sixteen finds himself at the end of a long line of Texas ranchers, cut off from the only life he has ever imagined for himself. With two companions, he sets off for Mexico on a sometimes idyllic, sometimes comic journey to a place where dreams are paid for in blood. Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction.

The Genetics of the Horse

Author: Ann T. Bowling,Anatoly Ruvinsky

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9780851999258

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 6612


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

The Welfare of Horses

Author: N. Waran

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306482150

Category: Science

Page: 225

View: 6101


This book describes the development of horse behaviour, and the way in which the management of horses today affects their welfare. Horses for sport, companionship and work are considered and ways of improving their welfare by better training and management is described. The book assesses welfare, nutrition, and behaviour problems with horses. The authors include internationally-recognised scientists from Britain, Ireland, USA and Australia.

Plants, Potions and Oils for Horses

Author: Chris Dyer

Publisher: Interpet

ISBN: 9781900667241

Category: Pets

Page: 80

View: 3806


Plants, Potions & Oils for Horses, the third in the Compass Points for Riders series, has been written in order to preserve the use of traditional remedies for horses. Over the years, the author has dedicated himself to collecting recipes and potions from the older generation as well as finding new therapies. The author explains how the most surprising materials can help the horse—whether it be to alleviate pain, encourage healing, or just to keep him in good health.

Care & Management of Horses

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Eclipse Press

ISBN: 9781581501131

Category: Pets

Page: 301

View: 3780


This comprehensive guide provides a commonsense approach to keeping a horse healthy, sound, and happy by encouraging horse owners to center horse-keeping practices around the horse's needs.

Drugs and Horses

Author: Anne Holland

Publisher: Interpet

ISBN: 9781900667210

Category: Nature

Page: 96

View: 9160


Drugs & Horses, the fourth title in the Compass Points for Riders series, is a user-friendly and understandable reference tool in which the author analyses the correct use, benefits, and side-effects of many popular drugs. Modern medication is of enormous importance to owners, yet also a potential mine-field to competitors. Treating horses' ailments by using drugs is perfectly valid, but there are also moral issues which the author discusses and various standard rules which she highlights.