Professional Care of the Racehorse: A Guide to Grooming, Feeding, and Handling the Equine Athlete

Professional Care of the Racehorse: A Guide to Grooming, Feeding, and Handling the Equine Athlete

by T A Landers
     
 

Taking care of a racehorse involves many facets - from keeping the horse happy to recognizing any signs of lameness to knowing how to muck a stall. Author T.A. Landers, a former master groom turned trainer, breaks down all aspects of racehorse care in a clear, concise, and comprehensive manner that will leave the reader with more confidence in handling these

Overview

Taking care of a racehorse involves many facets - from keeping the horse happy to recognizing any signs of lameness to knowing how to muck a stall. Author T.A. Landers, a former master groom turned trainer, breaks down all aspects of racehorse care in a clear, concise, and comprehensive manner that will leave the reader with more confidence in handling these magnificent animals. Professional Care of the Racehorse provides photographs and detailed explanations of grooming, feeding, restraining, tacking, and handling racehorses. The book also explains the necessary equipment and its proper use and care. All of this thrown in together with a few tips on horse psychology makes it an excellent resource for anyone who works with horses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581501353
Publisher:
Eclipse Press
Publication date:
04/05/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
303
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Landers began his career in 1962 as a groom and exercise rider at Claiborne Farm in Kentucky. He is Director/Instructor for the New York State Vocational Equine Science Program at L. A. Wilson Technological Center.

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