Keep It Simple Series: Horses

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Covering every aspect of horse care from grooming, exercise and routine maintenance to selecting riding gear and finding the right housing for your horse — KISS Guide to Horses is packed with insider's tips on equine health and first aid, as well as advice on how to tackle training and competition.
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Overview

Covering every aspect of horse care from grooming, exercise and routine maintenance to selecting riding gear and finding the right housing for your horse — KISS Guide to Horses is packed with insider's tips on equine health and first aid, as well as advice on how to tackle training and competition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789491985
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Series: Keep It Simple Series
  • Edition description: 1 AMER ED
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,432,791
  • Product dimensions: 7.54 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Selecting the Horse for You
A Mutual Partnership 13
The History of the Horse 24
The Mind of a Horse 36
Horse Breeds From Around the World 46
Part 2 First Days With Horses
Preparing Yourself for the Horse World 59
How to Find Your Horse 72
Bringing Your New Horse Home 90
Gear Guide 104
More at the Store: Extra Equipment 116
Part 3 Care and Health
Other People in Your Horse's Life 129
An Ounce of Prevention 140
A Nutritious Beginning 154
The Nuts and Bolts of Grooming 166
First Aid for Equines 176
Special Attention 188
Part 4 Two Become One
Becoming a Better Equestrian 201
You Show Off! 212
Other Events 226
Part 5 Harmonious Fellowship
You're in Charge 237
Parenthood 248
The Golden Years 258
Appendices
Glossary 268
Breeds From Around the World 271
Other Resources 272
Index 282
Acknowledgments 288
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