Horse & Stable Management / Edition 4

Horse & Stable Management / Edition 4

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by Jeremy Houghton Brown, Sarah Pilliner, Zoe Davies
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405100079

ISBN-13: 9781405100076

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Since the first edition was published, Horse and Stable Management has become the standard textbook of horse care and management. Covering a range of qualifications in all aspects of this industry, the fourth edition has been radically revised and reorganized to meet the latest teaching requirements. All students of the horse industry and all horse owners should

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Since the first edition was published, Horse and Stable Management has become the standard textbook of horse care and management. Covering a range of qualifications in all aspects of this industry, the fourth edition has been radically revised and reorganized to meet the latest teaching requirements. All students of the horse industry and all horse owners should have this text in their library. Clearly written with numerous photographs and illustrations, it is essential reading for those taking college equine courses or those who plan to make a career out of horse care and management. This thorough text now includes: Evolution and behavior Conformation and action Routine health care Nursing the sick horse First aid Lameness The systems of the horse Handling horses and work in the stable yard Horse clothing, saddlery and tack Horse care in action Breeding, stud management and the preparation of breeding stock for sale About the Authors: Jeremy Houghton Brown was manager of the British National Equestrian Centre and the British Racing School. He then served as principal lecturer in equine studies at Warwickshire College for many years, where he started and pioneered British equine education. Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specializing 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405100076
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
440
Sales rank:
780,300
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Horse.

1 Evolution and Domestication of the Horse.

2 Describing the Horse.

3 Conformation and Action.

Part 2: The Horse in Sickness and in Health.

4 The Healthy Horse.

5 Routine Healthcare.

6 The Sick Horse.

7 Nursing the Sick Horse.

8 First Aid.

9 Lameness.

Part 3: The Systems of the Horse.

10 Systems of Support and Movement.

11 Systems of Information and Control.

12 The Circulatory System.

13 The Respiratory System.

14 The Skin.

15 The Digestive System.

16 The Theory of Feeding.

17 Practical Feeding and Watering.

Part 4: Work in the Stable Yard.

18 Handling Horses.

19 The Daily Routine.

20 Yard Work and Riding Out.

21 Staff and the Law.

22 Health and Safety.

Part 5: Horse Care.

23 Horse Clothing.

24 Saddlery and Tack.

25 Preparing Horses for Use.

26 Travelling Horses.

27 The Horse at Grass.

28 Lungeing Horses.

Part 6: Horse Care in Action.

29 Care of the Hunter.

30 The Competition Horse.

31 The Leisure Horse.

Part 7: Breeding and Stud Management.

32 Reproductive, Urinary and Mammary Systems.

33 The Stallion.

34 The mare.

35 The Foal and Young Horse.

36 Preparation of Breeding Stock for Sale.

Appendix: Equine Terminology

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