Horse Lover's Daily Companion

Overview

You will be introduced to the wide variety of horse breeds from the Appaloosa to the Tennessee Walking Horse to the Zorse, including such rare breeds such as the Florida Cracker and the Sorraia.  This book also explores equine activities, such as going bareback, riding sidesaddle, herding cows and driving and includes access to real life in the stable.  

There is also an exploration of horses throughout the ages, from prehistory to modern equine horses, including ...

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Overview

You will be introduced to the wide variety of horse breeds from the Appaloosa to the Tennessee Walking Horse to the Zorse, including such rare breeds such as the Florida Cracker and the Sorraia.  This book also explores equine activities, such as going bareback, riding sidesaddle, herding cows and driving and includes access to real life in the stable.  

There is also an exploration of horses throughout the ages, from prehistory to modern equine horses, including horses from literature and myth such as Flicka, Black Beauty and Pegasus There is helpful information on health issues that may affect your horse such as colic, tying up syndrome and West Nile Virus. 

You can start reading this book from the beginning, following the days of the week throughout the year, reading one entry each day.  You can also read from the middle, the end, or dip in and out as inspiration strikes.  The most important thing is that you can use this book however you want.  The Horse Lover’s Daily Companion will provide you with a year’s worth of day-to-day ideas and activities that will fuel your passion for horses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785829355
  • Publisher: MBI Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 627,221
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Meet the Author

Audrey Pavia is a former editor of Horse Illustrated magazine and an award-winning freelance writer specializing in equine subjects. She is the author of eight horse books: Horses for Dummies, Horseback Riding for Dummies, Horse Health & Nutrition for Dummies, Trail Riding: A Complete Guide, Paint Spirit, Appaloosa Spirit, Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up? and The Ultimate Horse Lover. Audrey has also authored hundreds of articles on various equine topics in a number of horse publications, including Western Horseman, the Trail Rider, Equestrian Retailer, Horses USA, Appaloosa Journal, Paint Horse Journal, Quarter Horses USA, and Equine Veterinary Management. Audrey has been involved with horses since the age of 9 and has owned and cared for horses throughout her life.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Equine Inspiration 8

How to use this Book 9

The Horse Lover's Year

Monday / Horse Breeds 101

Tuesday / Equine Activities

Wednesday / Horses through the Ages

Thursday / Real Life in the Stable

Friday / Health & Nutrition

Saturday + Sunday / Bonding & Relationship Building

Resources 316

Credits 317

Index 318

Acknowledgments 320

About the Author 320

About the Photographer 320

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