Horsekeeping Almanac

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The Best Horse Reference Ever!
Packed cover to cover with wisdom and advice, this comprehensive book from America's horsekeeping authority guides you through each month and season of the year with topics including:

WINTER
Weather logs - Vital signs - Good manners for the farrier - Cold weather feeding - Shelter design - Leather care - Tax ...

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Cherry Hill's Horsekeeping Almanac: The Essential Month-by-Month Guide for Everyone Who Keeps or Cares for Horses

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Overview

The Best Horse Reference Ever!
Packed cover to cover with wisdom and advice, this comprehensive book from America's horsekeeping authority guides you through each month and season of the year with topics including:

WINTER
Weather logs - Vital signs - Good manners for the farrier - Cold weather feeding - Shelter design - Leather care - Tax review - Stall kicking - Hoof inspection - Spaying - Clipping

SPRING
Immunizations - Halter fitting - Foal expenses - Skin ailments - Mowers - Lightning precautions - Vehicle maintenance - Horse buyer's tips - Hay inventory - Pasture priorities

SUMMER
Extreme head - Laminitis - West Nile virus - Gnats and midges - Rotational grazing - Saddling review - Arena design - Vices and bad habits - Road-riding safely - Hay storage - Lost shoes

FALL
Hoof pads - Winter weight gain - Dry shampoo - Senior diets - Bedding - Branding - Pasture harrows - Winter blankets - Colic prevention - Stall fresheners - Horse insurance - Weaning

Special monthly features include Vet Clinic, The Feed Bag, Beauty Shop, Reproduction Roundup, Ranch Recipes, and much, much more.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Cherry Hill's Horsekeeping Almanac...puts a metaphoric arm around novices on the way to the barn....[A]n indispensable resource for any new or aspiring horse owner."

Bookpage

“A goldmine of horsekeeping knowledge.”

Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald

“If it involves horses, Cherry Hill knows what to do and when to do it.”

Northwest Rider Magazine

“This book has everything you ever needed to know about horse keeping and then some.”

Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas)

"This sensible book by author Cherry Hill ("How to Think Like a Horse" and more than two dozen other titles) covers more ground than a Triple Crown winner."

Denver Post & Rocky Mountain News

“A comprehensive guide. Insightful pull quotes, stand-alone tips, scores of illustrations and a reader-friendly, eye-pleasing design make the volume an enjoyable read.”

Western Horseman

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580176842
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 10/30/2007
  • Pages: 576
  • Sales rank: 585,088
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.13 (h) x 1.31 (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.

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  • Posted March 12, 2010

    informative - educational

    As a novice owner of 3 horses - I needed help that I could count on to be educational and informative.
    Style of writing is easy to read and understand.
    Covered everything that I could ever ask.

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