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Equipping Your Horse Farm: Tractors, Trailers & Other Implements
     

Equipping Your Horse Farm: Tractors, Trailers & Other Implements

by Cherry Hill, Richard Klimesh
 

Selecting appropriate, high-quality equipment is critical to running a horse farm safely and efficiently. The proper tractor, implements, trailer, and truck will lighten your workload and help you provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for your horses.

Whether you keep one or two horses on a few acres or run a professional equine facility, Cherry

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Selecting appropriate, high-quality equipment is critical to running a horse farm safely and efficiently. The proper tractor, implements, trailer, and truck will lighten your workload and help you provide a clean, safe, and healthy environment for your horses.

Whether you keep one or two horses on a few acres or run a professional equine facility, Cherry Hill and Richard Klimesh, America’s trusted voices on all things equine, will guide you through all your equipment purchases. You’ll learn how to assess your farm’s needs and how to avoid making choices that could result in costly maintenance and repair bills.

Hill and Klimesh lead you through every aspect of equipment selection, including all-purpose vehicles and a wide variety of implements such as loaders, mowers, harrows, and spreaders. This comprehensive handbook also includes advice on evaluating used tractors and trailers, tips on keeping your machinery and equipment in good working order, and guidelines for safe operation.

A point-by-point inventory of desirable features and accessories, numerous photographs and illustrations, and thorough checklists provide additional information as you make the best choices for your farm.

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From the Publisher

“A great book with lots of common sense information .…This belongs on your reference shelf.”

Small Farm Today, Fall 2006

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580178440
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author


Richard Klimesh cares for five horses on a 70-acre horse facility in Colorado. He is a Certified Master Farrier, who has written hundreds of articles on hoof care and horse facilities. He is the Webmaster of www.horsekeeping.com and the producer of Horsekeeping Videos.

Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor and horse trainer and has written numerous books, including 101 Arena Exercises for Horse & Rider, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage, How to Think Like a Horse, What Every Horse Should Know, and Horse Care for Kids. Visit her at www.horsekeeping.com, where you can find information on her books, DVDs, and horsekeeping knowledge.

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