Understanding Basic Horse Care

Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

Author: Michael A. Ball

Publisher: Eclipse Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 152

View: 575

This informative guide focuses on the day-to-day interaction between owners and their horses, and covers various topics of basic husbandry, such as handling, grooming, housing, and stable vices. Understanding Basic Horse Care also discusses in detail the major body systems, ailments and diseases that affect them, and treatment options.

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

View: 380

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.

Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756676932

Category: Nature

Page: 216

View: 7976

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.

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: 4983

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.

Storey's Barn Guide to Horse Health Care + First Aid

Author: Robin Catalano

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1580176399

Category: Pets

Page: 123

View: 3712

With a nail-hole at the top of each page spread, this book can hang on a barn wall as a hands-free visual guide to every health situation likely to occur. Graphic step-by-step presentations guide farmers through daily health checks, basic dental and hoof care, preventive procedures, emergency first aid care, and wound treatment.

Points of the Horse

Author: M. Horace Hayes

Publisher: Gorgias PressLlc

ISBN: 9781593330002

Category: Nature

Page: 516

View: 1804

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)

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: 6417

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

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

View: 6625

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.

Stablekeeping

A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122566

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 4011

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.

Horse Housekeeping

Everything You Need to Know to Keep a Horse at Home

Author: Margaret Korda,Michael Korda

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062032256

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 9317

In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home. Authoritative, inspirational, highly accessible, full of common sense and down-to-earth advice, all of it based on twenty-five years of experience, the Kordas' book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe, content, healthy, and cost-effective way at home, from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don'ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as "Fencing and Paddocks," "The Barn Routine," "The Care of the Horse," "People," "Feeding and Caring for the Horse," "Tack," "Horse Clothing," "Equipment," and "Care for the Aging Horse," it is helpfully illustrated and written in a voice that is at once informative, supportive, and full of funny (and not so funny) stories about horse housekeeping. The Kordas offer a unique and reliable guide to horse care that not only will be invaluable to beginner and experienced horse owners alike, but also is astonishingly readable. They take you through the steps of deciding if having a horse barn is practical for you, including helpful suggestions on space-saving barn designs, creating pastures, building fences, sample exercise routines, the right feed, the basics of horse health care, and the equipment needed for both horse care and property maintenance. This detailed, user-friendly compendium of down-home wisdom, entertaining stories, and straightforward horse sense will help you to set up a barn the right way, so you will have time to actually ride your horse.

First Horse

The Complete Guide for the First-time Horse Owner

Author: Fran Devereux Smith

Publisher: Western Horseman Book

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 175

View: 3384

Provides advice on the selection and care of horses, as well as the equipment and training needed for riding horses.

Horse Hoof Care

Author: Cherry Hill,Richard Klimesh

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426469

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 151

View: 3789

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.

Your Horse

The Illustrated Handbook to Owning and Caring for Your Horse

Author: Carolyn Henderson,Fran Lynghaug

Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)

ISBN: 0760339406

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 3718

Here is the definitive illustrated horse guide. Packed with more than 450 color photographs, this guidebook shows you how to care for your horse. And all at an attractive price of $19.99. Plus, the hardcover PLC binding is made to be used out in your barn or stable. This is the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs: The 60,000 words of text and captions detail everything you will need to know for selecting, buying, owning, feeding, grooming, and caring for your horse—and more!

40 Fundamentals of English Riding

Essential Lessons in Riding Right

Author: Hollie H. McNeil

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427899

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 179

View: 1666

"90-minute DVD, all 40 fundamentals fully demonstrated with narration by the author"--Sticker on dust jacket.

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

View: 4100

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.

The Veterinary Care of the Horse

Author: Sue Devereux,Karen Coumbe

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851319247

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 6121

This is a greatly enlarged, revised and updated edition of what has, for many years, been widely acknowledged as the leading veterinary book in the field, appreciated by horse-owners and students alike. With its clear, easy to reference format and profuse photographs, plus a new section on holistic and alternative therapies, this long-awaited new edition will be welcomed by everyone involved with the care of horses at any level. Topics include: preventative medicine; wound management and healing; treating the lame horse; conditions of the horse's foot; tendon and ligament problems; joint problems; synovial effusions; diseases of the bone and of the muscle; neurological conditions; the spine and pelvis; physiotherapy; complementary therapies; respiratory system; the skin; the lymphatic system; endocrine disorders; digestive system; eye injury and disease; and the reproductive system.

Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination

Author: Juan C. Samper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416052348

Category: Medical

Page: 310

View: 9068

Practical information on the reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations prepares horse breeders to effectively breed even problem mares and stallions.

Horse and Stable Management

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Sarah Pilliner,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118709675

Category: Medical

Page: 440

View: 7293

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

Horse behaviour explained

origins, treatment and prevention of problems

Author: Margit H. Zeitler-Feicht

Publisher: Manson Publishing

ISBN: 9781840760378

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 8058

A general guide to understanding horse behaviour, how the horse learns and how horse handlers can adjust their behaviour to avoid creating anxiety in the horse. The author begins by providing an overview of the evolution of the horse and the consequences of domestication. She goes on to provide a very detailed description of normal equine behaviour and its impact on husbandry and training. This is followed by the causes of abnormal and undesirable behaviour in the stable, handling and when being ridden. The author links difficulties arising from the management of horses today with the natural behaviour of the horse and recommends therapeutic, as well as training, methods for horses exhibiting behavioural problems.The central theme of this book is prevention or cure of undesirable behaviour through understanding making this book useful to anyone who routinely works with horses, and is concerned with equine well being.