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Horse Handling & Grooming: Haltering * Leading & Tying * Bathing & Clipping * Grooming & Braiding * Handling Hooves

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Essential Skills for Everyday Tasks

Master the routine handling and grooming skills that keep your horse safe, healthy, and looking his best. Cherry Hill, your trusted equine advisor, offers sound advice and clear instructions that will make your regular horsekeeping tasks second nature.

This visual guide covers every aspect of handling and grooming, including:

- Haltering and turning loose

- Perfecting in-hand maneuvers

- Tying and positioning...

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Horse Handling & Grooming: Haltering * Leading & Tying * Bathing & Clipping * Grooming & Braiding * Handling Hooves

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Overview

Essential Skills for Everyday Tasks

Master the routine handling and grooming skills that keep your horse safe, healthy, and looking his best. Cherry Hill, your trusted equine advisor, offers sound advice and clear instructions that will make your regular horsekeeping tasks second nature.

This visual guide covers every aspect of handling and grooming, including:

- Haltering and turning loose

- Perfecting in-hand maneuvers

- Tying and positioning

- Bathing the horse

- Caring for the mane and tail

- Clipping the legs and bridle path

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Editorial Reviews

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" If you own a horse or just love horses and would like to know more about caring and handling them, these books are must haves!" - Nashville News

" The wealth of practical advice offered is thorough enough for beginners, yet useful for experience riders improving or expanding their skills." - Colombia Station Ohio Rural- Urban Record

" Generously illustrated with excellent black- and- white photos, this books offers truly the most painless way to learn about elementary horsemanship- on the ground." - The Quarter Horse Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780882669564
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 1/4/1997
  • Series: Horsekeeping Skills Library
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 455,930
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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.

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Table of Contents


Safe Handling and Housing

Handling Equipment

Haltering and Unhaltering

Handling the Haltered Horse

Tying

Safe Training for Handling

Grooming Techniques

Bathing the Horse

Clipping the Horse's Hair

Caring for the Mane

Caring for the Tail

Appendix

Recommended Reading

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  • Posted December 12, 2009

    Good Manual For Beginners

    Daughter is learning from it nicely!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2001

    Now you Know!

    Very good, great photo's for EACH STEP/SKILL! A must for anyone, young or old, who is just getting into horses or who wants to re-learn the proper way to handle, clean, clip, tie, groom, etc...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2001

    Well written, outstanding, informative, short and sweet.

    Handling your horse was an outstanding book. If you are the type of person who enjoyes horses, then you would enjoy this book. It is very helpful for young children first learning the bases of horsemanship.

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