Storey s Guide to Training Horses 3rd Edition

Storey s Guide to Training Horses  3rd Edition

Teach your foal or horse to become a calm, confident, well-balanced partner with this indispensable training guide.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781635861228

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 448

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Storey’s Guide to Training Horses is a one-stop reference for every aspect of horse training, including a complete program for turning a shy and gangly foal into a calm, confident, well-balanced equine partner. Now with full-color photography, the third edition includes step-by-step guidance on all the essential training procedures for both English- and Western-style riding, including haltering and leading, saddling and mounting, and addresses the finer points of gaits, lightness, and collection. Best-selling author Heather Smith Thomas draws on her decades of equestrian experience to anticipate every situation that might arise and provide answers to managing all the potential challenges of training different types of horses.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Storey s Guide to Training Horses 2nd Edition

Storey s Guide to Training Horses  2nd Edition

This is the handbook that owners and riders will rely on for answers to every training question.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1603423885

Category: Pets

Page: 250

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A well-trained horse is a pleasure to ride, confident and secure in what he has learned and eager to work with his handler. Providing a horse with a solid foundation for lifelong learning one built on positive reinforcement and focused, progressive practice sessions is one of the best investments an owner can make in her horse. In this revised and updated edition of her best-selling book, Heather Smith Thomas helps every trainer set her horse on the proper path with training lessons that are readily adjusted to each horses unique personality. Her techniques and methods are useful for starting any horse children's ponies, Western trail-riding horses, English riding or jumping horses, working farm and ranch horses, and horses intended for showing or high-level competition. Frustrated owners will also find an entire chapter on retraining an animal that has acquired bad habits. Storey’s Guide to Training Horses includes all the lessons that readers need to develop a well-trained horse from ground work to galloping and from choosing a bit to trailer training. This is the handbook that owners and riders will rely on for answers to every training question.
Categories: Pets

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses 2nd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses  2nd Edition

This complete guide to intelligent horsekeeping covers it all: Facilities Feeding and nutrition Daily health care Disease prevention Horse handling Selecting breeding stock Breeding the mare Foaling and weening And much more!

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426879

Category: Pets

Page: 512

View: 612

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.
Categories: Pets

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses 3rd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses  3rd Edition

Covering everything they need to know about facilities, breeding, and health care, this new edition features a photographic gallery of many types of horses; expanded material on recognizing, preventing, and treating a wide range of health ...

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9781635860856

Category: Pets

Page: 448

View: 774

Now with full-color photography and illustrations throughout, the completely updated third edition of Storey’s Guide to Raising Horses is the most comprehensive horse husbandry handbook available for first-time owners and experienced horse handlers. Covering everything they need to know about facilities, breeding, and health care, this new edition features a photographic gallery of many types of horses; expanded material on recognizing, preventing, and treating a wide range of health issues, including insulin resistance, skin conditions, and digestive disorders; new vaccination protocols, including vaccinating for West Nile Virus; and updated information on breeding methods, foaling problems, and the care of broodmares and new foals.
Categories: Pets

Storey s Guide to Training Horses

Storey s Guide to Training Horses

Covering everything from basic safety to retraining a horse that has acquired bad habits, this is an essential handbook for all horseowners.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Kids

ISBN: 158017468X

Category: Pets

Page: 503

View: 247

Taking the reader step-by-step through the training process, the companion title to Storey's Guide to Raising Horses explains how to avoid common mistakes and how to ensure mutual respect and a productive working relationship with a horse. Simultaneous.
Categories: Pets

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses 2nd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses  2nd Edition

A chronicle of the first year of a horse's life in amazing, up-close photographs and
detailed descriptions. ... The Green Guide for Horse Owners and Riders, by
Heather Cook. ... Storey's Guide to Training Horses, by Heather Smith Thomas.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603424714

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

View: 841

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.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 4th Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle  4th Edition

In this fully updated, full-color fourth edition, long-time cattle rancher and author Heather Smith Thomas explains every aspect of bovine behavior and provides expert guidance on breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, pasture, and ...

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781635860412

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

View: 429

Whether a farmer is raising one cow or a herd, Storey’s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle is the most reliable reference for ensuring a successful, healthy cattle operation. In this fully updated, full-color fourth edition, long-time cattle rancher and author Heather Smith Thomas explains every aspect of bovine behavior and provides expert guidance on breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, pasture, and health care. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals, there is also advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for selling beef. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The Horse Conformation Handbook

The Horse Conformation Handbook

Explaining how conformation relates to structure and function, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to identify a horse’s desirable attributes and potential faults.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: CORNELL:31924102939935

Category: Pets

Page: 387

View: 353

Horses with good conformation move fluidly, experience less wear and tear on joints, and are more apt to stay fit. Explaining how conformation relates to structure and function, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to identify a horse’s desirable attributes and potential faults. You’ll learn to train your eye to see past an animal’s physical beauty and recognize proper balance, leg angles, and height as you confidently select horses that have superior durability, trainability, and athletic potential.
Categories: Pets

Good Horse Bad Habits

Good Horse  Bad Habits

A go-to manual for any horse owner, this book addresses a range of equine behavioral problems, from the mild, refusing to stand still or tail rubbing, to the severe, rearing under saddle or attacking other horses.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 1570766215

Category: Pets

Page: 308

View: 688

A go-to manual for any horse owner, this book addresses a range of equine behavioral problems, from the mild, refusing to stand still or tail rubbing, to the severe, rearing under saddle or attacking other horses. With topics broken into four main categories—bad habits in the stable, correcting ground manners, problems under saddle, and the reluctant traveler—noted rancher Heather Smith Thomas dissects each topic by addressing the source of each problem, providing solutions to the behavioral issue, and discussing what to do if the fix doesn't stick. With solutions to a wide swath of troublesome horse behaviors that are applicable no matter the breed or favored style of riding, this book, from a recognized authority on animal care and management, is sure to be a mainstay for anyone who enjoys riding and rearing horses.
Categories: Pets

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 3rd Edition

Storey s Guide to Raising Beef Cattle  3rd Edition

Whether you simply want to make use of land that is too steep, too rocky, or too dry for growing crops, or you want to run a full-scale, modern beef production operation, this book will provide you with the information you need, including ...

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426893

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 340

View: 609

Whether you’re raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behavior while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you’ll also find advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Equus

Equus

Driving - Riding STOREY'S GUIDE TO TRAINING HORSES Groundwork , Driving
, Riding by Heather Smith Thomas The second volume in the Storey's Guide to
Horses Series , Training Horses is a comprehensive guide that takes the ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924098794393

Category: Horses

Page:

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Categories: Horses

Stable Smarts

Stable Smarts

In Stable Smarts, Heather Smith Thomas offers practical advice, quick fixes, and unconventional wisdom gleaned from a lifetime spent with horses.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612122557

Category: Pets

Page: 320

View: 999

Whether you’ve been working with horses for just a few months or have been at it for decades, there’s always something new to learn. In Stable Smarts, Heather Smith Thomas offers practical advice, quick fixes, and unconventional wisdom gleaned from a lifetime spent with horses. Covering everything from tack and knot-tying to feeding, foaling, and medical care, these tips will save you time, money, and energy while keeping your horses healthy, happy, and working efficiently.
Categories: Pets

The Cattle Health Handbook

The Cattle Health Handbook

In this practical guide, Heather Smith Thomas provides easy-to-execute solutions for a variety of common medical situations that can afflict your animals, including bacterial diseases, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426497

Category: Medical

Page: 372

View: 557

In this practical guide, Heather Smith Thomas provides easy-to-execute solutions for a variety of common medical situations that can afflict your animals, including bacterial diseases, parasites, and nutritional deficiencies.
Categories: Medical

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses

Storey s Guide to Raising Horses

Horse Sense : A Complete Guide to Horse Selection & Care by John J. Mettler Jr.
, D.V.M. Covers selecting , housing ... The essentials for designing Safe Training
and Traveling by Cherry safe and functional facilities whether on one Hill .

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Kids

ISBN: WISC:89065098139

Category: Pets

Page: 499

View: 421

This complete reference for the horse owner includes full coverage of such essential topics as feeding and nutrition, foot care, disease prevention, dental care and mouth problems, keeping a stallion, selecting breeding stock, foaling, care of the young horse, and more. The newest addition to our popular Guide To Raising series.
Categories: Pets

The Foaling Primer

The Foaling Primer

This detailed “ tour of the horse ” analyzes all aspects of conformation that are
critical for every horse owner to understand . 400 pages . Paperback . ISBN 1-
58017-558-9 . Storey's Guide to Training Horses , by Heather Smith Thomas .

Author: Cynthia McFarland

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: CORNELL:31924102939893

Category: Medical

Page: 149

View: 516

Start Your Foal Off on the Right Hoof Correct handling, health care, and training during the first year establish a strong foundation for the rest of a horse's life. This up-close, photographic guide leads you through the process of raising a foal from birth to weaning, including what critical developmental signs to look for and how to perform key procedures at each stage. With this advice you can produce a healthy, well-adjusted foal.
Categories: Medical

101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse Handler

101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse   Handler

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.

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603428330

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 597

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.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Storey s Barn Guide to Horse Handling and Grooming

Storey s Barn Guide to Horse Handling and Grooming

Original. The Reference to Hang in Every Barn Finally, a visual guide that leads you through every step of handling and grooming your horse, leaving your hands free to perform each procedure!

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Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781580176576

Category: Pets

Page: 123

View: 625

An illustrated, step-by-step guide to horse care offers a complete course in horse handling and grooming, explaining the safest way to approach and manage large animals, as well as how to groom a horse correctly, from clippling fetlocks to braiding manes and tails. Original.
Categories: Pets

Your Calf

Your Calf

This book provides easy-to-follow instructions, complete with photographs, drawings, and diagrams, on how to care for your calf in the best possible way.

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781612123233

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 806

Designed for kids ages 9 and up, this friendly and encouraging guide introduces children to the fun and rewarding experience of raising a calf. With age-appropriate instructions, clear photographs, and easy-to-read diagrams, Heather Smith Thomas covers the basics of choosing the right calf, feeding and housing, showing, and calf health care. Whether they’re interested in raising an animal for beef or dairy, children will find everything they need to know to safely and successfully care for their very own calf.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

Storey s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock

Storey s Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock

Whatever your interest in minis, this reliable resource guides you through choosing, caring for, training, and breeding mini horses, donkeys, mules, pigs, cattle, sheep, goats, and llamas. Why choose miniature animals over full-size?

Author: Sue Weaver

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 9781603426787

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 453

View: 483

Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. You’ll be inspired by profiles of successful breeders as you learn everything you need to know to keep your miniature livestock healthy and productive.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015054026961

Category: American literature

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Categories: American literature