Horses

A Word of Love

Author: Amanda Kelly

Publisher: neobooks

ISBN: 384765277X

Category: Fiction

Page: 38

View: 7206

This booklet describes horses not only in words but also in the shape of drawings from the author of her time of childhood and youth. It takes up with the relationship between horse and human being in a lovely way. It is rich of information.

Slow Horses

Ein Fall für Jackson Lamb

Author: Mick Herron

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257609159

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 7113

River Cartwright ist ein ausgemusterter MI5-Agent, und er ist es leid, nur noch Müllsäcke zu durchsuchen und abgehörte Telefonate zu transkribieren. Er wittert seine Chance, als ein pakistanischer Jugendlicher entführt wird und live im Netz enthauptet werden soll. Doch ist das Opfer der, der er zu sein vorgibt? Und wer steckt hinter den Entführern? Die Uhr tickt, und jeder der Beteiligten hat seine eigene Agenda. Auch Rivers Chef.

Horses For Dummies

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

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054659

Category: Pets

Page: 384

View: 5990

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

Horses in Asia

Author: Bert G. Fragner

Publisher: Austrian Academy of Sciences

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 301

View: 1671

English summary: Horses, horse-breeding and horse-keeping, as well as the trade in these animals played an important role in the history of Asia's pre- and early modern civilisations. However, horses were unequally distributed over the Asian continent and their acquisition was usually associated with different expectations. When the knowledge spread that horses could be profitably used in warfare as well as for overland transportation and for agriculture, this did not only promote trade relations, but also led to the emergence of new cultural links, often between distant sites, both by land and by sea. The contributions to this volume, twenty-one articles in all, are based on a conference entitled "Horses in Asia" that was organised by the Institute of Iranian Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in October 2006.The articles are arranged into four regional sections: (1) Iran and West Asia, (2) Central Asia, (3) the Indian Ocean, (4) and China. They are complemented by a preface and two introductory essays. Each article takes its own approach, while, at the same time, opening doors to related academic fields, the main interest lying in the transfer of horses between different regions. German description: In der Geschichte der vor- und fruhmodernen Zivilisationen Asiens spielten Pferde - ihre Zucht und Haltung sowie der Handel mit ihnen - eine herausragende Rolle; sie waren in ungleicher Weise uber den gesamten asiatischen Kontinent verteilt, und ebenso unterschiedliche Erwartungen wurden an ihren Erwerb geknupft. Die Erkenntnis, dass sich Pferde militarisch, als Transportmittel und in der Landwirtschaft gewinnbringend einsetzen liessen, forderte nicht nur den Handel mit ihnen, sondern liess Pferde ganz allgemein zu einem wichtigen kulturellen Bindeglied zwischen Orten und Landern werden, die oftmals weit voneinander entfernt lagen, sowohl uber Land wie uber den Seeweg. Die hier vorgestellten einundzwanzig Beitrage sind das Ergebnis einer gleichnamigen Tagung, die im Oktober 2006 auf Einladung des Instituts fur Iranistik der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften durchgefuhrt wurde. Sie sind nach Regionen geordnet: (1) Iran und Westasien, (2) Zentralasien, (3) Indischer Ozean (4) und China. Erganzt werden sie durch ein Vorwort und zwei einfuhrende Artikel. Die einzelnen Beitrage gehen das Thema auf der Basis unterschiedlicher Ansatze an und bieten jeweils Anknupfungspunkte zu benachbarten Disziplinen. Das Hauptinteresse gilt jedoch dem Transfer von Pferden zwischen den Regionen.

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Electronic books

Page: 100

View: 9846

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

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Animal Nutrition

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: 21

View: 5834

There are No Problem Horses, Only Problem Riders

Author: Mary Twelveponies

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618127504

Category: Nature

Page: 228

View: 7772

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

The Genetics of the Horse

Author: Ann T. Bowling,Anatoly Ruvinsky

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9780851999258

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 3236

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

Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies

Author: Audrey Pavia,Kate Gentry-Running

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052327

Category: Pets

Page: 388

View: 6117

Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Das Morgan Horse

Ein amerikanischer Allrounder erobert Europa

Author: Regina Reiter

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3848274914

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 148

View: 3245

Ausstrahlung, Anmut und Eleganz zeichnen das Morgan Horse aus. Seine Menschenbezogenheit und sein großer Arbeitseifer machen es zu einem idealen Partner, ob Sie sportliche Ambitionen haben oder Erholung mit dem Pferd suchen. Seit mehr als 200 Jahren sind der gute Charakter, die Bereitschaft zur Mitarbeit und die Umgänglichkeit fest als Zuchtziel verankert. Von welcher Rasse kann man dies heute noch behaupten, nachdem in erster Linie bei vielen Rassen Leistung in Sport und Show und Rentabilität zählen? Es gibt kaum einen Bereich, in dem dieses schöne Pferd nicht einsetzbar wäre. Ob als Wanderreitpferd, Distanzpferd, Westernpferd, Dressurpferd, elegantes Kutschpferd oder temperamentvolles Showpferd – immer wird das Morgan Horse sein Bestes geben. Der vielseitige Allrounder aus den USA gehört in Deutschland noch zu den Raritäten, doch die Fangemeinde dieser sensiblen und intelligenten Pferde wächst auch bei uns ständig an und wer ein Morgan Horse als Sport- oder Freizeitpartner kennen gelernt hat, möchte es gegen keine andere Rasse mehr eintauschen. Das Morgan Horse hat es verdient, mehr in den Blickpunkt der Pferdeliebhaber gerückt zu werden, denn es hat eine Menge zu bieten, fürs Herz und fürs Auge.

Plants, Potions and Oils for Horses

Author: Chris Dyer

Publisher: Interpet

ISBN: 9781900667241

Category: Pets

Page: 80

View: 7816

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.

The Welfare of Horses

Author: N. Waran

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306482150

Category: Science

Page: 225

View: 6445

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.

Farming with Horses

Author: Steven Bowers Marlen Steward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781616739454

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 3191

Care & Management of Horses

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Eclipse Press

ISBN: 9781581501131

Category: Pets

Page: 301

View: 5358

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: 4475

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.

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Horse Nutrition

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: 22

View: 2207

4-H Guide to Training Horses

Author: Nathan Bowers

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 1616732202

Category: Pets

Page: 176

View: 7525

Training a horse is one of the biggest challenges a 4-H’r (or any animal lover, for that matter) can take on, and one of the most rewarding. This step-by-step illustrated guide offers the first-time horse trainer straightforward instructions for getting started with a foal, a yearling, or an older horse. With expert advice on safety and equine care, the guide covers the basics of establishing trust and authority, training with a bit, training to drive, training to allow riders, achieving different gaits, reaching definite goals, and breaking an old horse of bad habits. Whether you’re a 4-H’r taking up the project of a lifetime, or someone simply interested in training a horse, this book provides all the information you need to get started--and to succeed.

Managing Horses on Small Properties

Author: Jane Myers

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 9780643090675

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 212

View: 2020

A dream shared by many is to run a few horses on a small property on the fringes of a city or town. This book shows how to combine sustainable land management practices with a style of horse keeping that will protect the health and well-being of your horses, as well as the land and its wildlife. Good property management does not need to be an expensive undertaking. Improved pasture means less feed bills, reduced mud or dust improves a horse's health and reduces vet bills, better manure management turns a liability into an asset. The reader is first introduced to the horse's natural behavior as expressed in body language, intelligence, ability to learn, grazing, herd instincts and social behavior. The book then goes on to cover all the basics of safe handling, routine care and common health problems. Property selection, property design, water supply, pasture management, horse facilities, fencing, trees and plants, manure management and equipment and tools are comprehensively dealt with in separate chapters. This is a practical book written with a minimum of jargon especially for those who are new to horse ownership and small properties. It will deliver real benefits to the landholder, including reduced horse keeping costs, better welfare of horses, increased productivity, and improved land management practices. The book provides practical information and real benefits for both new and experienced horse owners, is written in a straightforward manner using a minimum of jargon, is well illustrated with explanatory photographs and includes a glossary of terms and a list of useful contacts.

The Nature of Horses

Author: Stephen Budiansky

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684827689

Category: Education

Page: 290

View: 8975

Based on archeological findings, the author examines the evolution of the modern horse, including behavior, vision, intelligence, and language

Nutrient Requirements of Horses

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309039895

Category: Electronic books

Page: 100

View: 2686

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