Stablekeeping

Stablekeeping Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781612122564
Release 2012-12-26
Pages 160
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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.



Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603428385
Release 2012-07-13
Pages 320
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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

Storey s Barn Guide to Horse Health Care   First Aid Author Robin Catalano
ISBN-10 9781580176392
Release 2007
Pages 123
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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.



Trailering Your Horse

Trailering Your Horse Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781612122434
Release 2012-11-12
Pages 160
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Properly trailering your horse is an essential skill every horse owner needs to master. With clear text and detailed photography, Cherry Hill shows you how to choose an appropriate truck and trailer combination; train your horse to confidently enter and exit the trailer; and drive safely while pulling a loaded trailer. With tips on emergency equipment and caring for your horse en route, this guide has everything you need to know to create a safe and stress-free traveling experience for you and your horse.



Horse and Stable Management

Horse and Stable Management Author Jeremy Houghton Brown
ISBN-10 9781118709672
Release 2013-03-13
Pages 440
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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



Starting Running Your Own Horse Business 2nd Edition

Starting   Running Your Own Horse Business  2nd Edition Author Mary Ashby McDonald
ISBN-10 9781603426688
Release 2009-11-25
Pages 224
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Turn your passion for horses into a successful business. Full of proven techniques to help you maximize profits and minimize headaches, this practical guide shows you how to create a viable business plan, identify marketing opportunities, and efficiently maintain your facilities. With savvy tips on reducing veterinary and feed costs, you’ll learn how to make your operation self-sufficient and keep it financially sustainable. Whether you run a boarding stable or a riding camp, you’re sure to find the information you need to keep your business running smoothly.



Healthy Stables by Design

Healthy Stables by Design Author John Blackburn
ISBN-10 9781864705157
Release 2013-07-26
Pages 160
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Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design Author Eileen Fabian Wheeler
ISBN-10 9780470344408
Release 2008-02-28
Pages 308
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Whether you are a veterinarian consulting on how to maintain the integrity of the grain and water in the horse'e newly-built stall; or the agricultural engineer who has been asked to design a new state-of-the-art equine shelter; or an animal scientist or horse owner who simply wants the latest, safest, and most up-to-date information on manure management - this book will fulfill your needs! This handy, user-friendly guide answers some of the toughest questions about equine shelters. Covering everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse's primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena, this practical reference will guide the reader every step of the way. This practical reference is filled with clear, user-friendly design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management, fence planning, fire safety, feed storage, bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse in areas where cold weather is a factor.



Horse Housing

Horse Housing Author Richard Klimesh
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924090225073
Release 2002
Pages 201
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A comprehensive guide that leads horse owners through the maze of designing, building, or remodelling horse barns, featuring 16 plans and 150 colour photographs.



Equipping Your Horse Farm

Equipping Your Horse Farm Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781612122588
Release 2012-10-30
Pages 192
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Running a horse farm requires acquiring, operating, and maintaining an assortment of heavy machinery. This practical guide shows you how to expertly equip your operation with trucks, trailers, tractors, and more. Learn how to compare models, select machines appropriate to your needs, troubleshoot problems, and work with attachments like loaders, disc harrows, and manure spreaders. Using the right machinery will help you work more efficiently, save you money, and leave you more time to spend with your horses.



Horse Hoof Care

Horse Hoof Care Author Cherry Hill
ISBN-10 9781603426466
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 151
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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.



The Complete Guide to Buying Maintaining and Servicing a Horse Trailer

The Complete Guide to Buying  Maintaining  and Servicing a Horse Trailer Author Neva Kittrell Scheve
ISBN-10 1620455943
Release 1998-02-01
Pages 320
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Trailers are a fact of life in the horse world. Sooner or later, everyone who owns a horse will have to deal with a horse trailer in order to haul to shows, races, hunts, and perhaps even to veterinary clinics. Up to now, when horse owners wanted information on trailers they had to rely on magazine articles or word-of-mouth recommendations. Not anymore. The Complete Guide to Buying, Maintaining, and Servicing a Horse Trailer is the first and only book for both owners and buyers of horse trailers. It's a resource that gives prospective buyers, faced with hundreds of models to choose from, the means to make the right choice. It's a manual that gives current owners information on maintaining and caring for their trailers. Foremost, they will learn from lifelong horsewoman Neva Scheve and Thomas G. Scheve, both respected industry insiders, that the safety and comfort of the horse should always be the primary concern. This authoritative book, with more than 175 illustrations, addresses a number of important topics, including how to: * Determine whether to buy a new or a used trailer. * Ask the right questions of the dealer or owner. * Weigh the options and select the best model for your needs. * Evaluate tow vehicles and hitches. * Master pre-trip preparations. * Care for your current trailer. * Load, drive, and use a trailer safely. * Deal with typical exterior, interior, electrical and mechanical problems. * Assess the work of repairmen if the job is more than you can handle. ""Complete"" is not just an idle word: this book has an appendix that gives the names and addresses of the major trailer manufacturers to contact for literature. In all, the Scheves have given horse owners everything they need to make an informed purchasing decision that will benefit themselves and their horses.



Horse and Stable Management incorporating Horse Care

Horse and Stable Management  incorporating Horse Care Author Jeremy Houghton Brown
ISBN-10 0632041528
Release 1996-12-16
Pages 480
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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

Complete Horse Care Manual Author Colin Vogel
ISBN-10 9781405366366
Release 2011-02-01
Pages 216
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Comprehensive, fully illustrated and up-to-date, Complete Horse Care Manual is a thoroughbred guide to horse care. An excellent working relationship with your horse is based on understanding and communication. These lie at the heart of this practical guide. From day-to-day upkeep, stabling, and grooming, to nursing a sick horse and first-aid techniques, this accessible handbook will appeal to all horse lovers. With over 650 specially commissioned photographs and diagrams, step-by-step sequences tell you all you need to know about caring for your horse. A detailed guide to ailments allows you to recognize common problems and deal with them efficiently. Practical suggestions for daily, monthly, and annual routines will ensure you keep your horse healthy and comfortable throughout the year.



Re Educating Racehorses

Re Educating Racehorses Author Fred Cook
ISBN-10 9781847975874
Release 2013-06-30
Pages 224
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This fully comprehensive book guides the reader through the process of acquiring and subsequently re-training a racehorse. It provides an in-depth look at what life was like for the horse at the racing yard and how through correct training and education you can train your horse to become a happy adjusted athlete ready for everyday equestrian activities. Contents include: What to consider when re-homing a racehorse out of training; Under New Management; how to ensure a smooth transition; Feeding and Nutrition; how diet affects performance; Working from the ground; a detailed look at the importance of groundwork training; Re-schooling; what is required of you and your horse. A practical book that guides the reader through the process of acquiring and re-training a racehorse and gives advice on how you can train a horse to achieve a number of different levels depending on how advanced you wish to go. Superbly illustrated with 158 colour photographs. Fred Cook and Rowena Simmonds are experienced trainers and handlers of difficult, temperamental and sensitive horses.



Business Management for the Equine Industry

Business Management for the Equine Industry Author Sharon Eastwood
ISBN-10 9780470750438
Release 2008-04-15
Pages 168
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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



Natural Horse Care

Natural Horse Care Author Pat Coleby
ISBN-10 9780733630521
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 256
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This practical and definitive guide explains how to keep horses in excellent health the natural way. The vital roles of correct feed rations, vitamins and minerals in the health of a horse are fully explained; and practical guidance is given on topics such as selecting the right food, treating ailments with natural remedies, dealing with recovery from injury, and combating equine flu. Trainers, breeders and horsekeepers of all kinds will benefit enormously from Pat Coleby's many years of experience working with horses in the UK and Australia. She is a qualified vet, and also the author NATURAL PET CARE.