Taking Care of Your Horse: Essential Skills and Professional Tips

Taking Care of Your Horse: Essential Skills and Professional Tips

by Peter Brookesmith
     
 

Domesticated over 6000 years ago, horses have long intrigued us with their intelligence, loyalty, and physical power. This personal approach to caring for your horse includes a guide to breeds, basic handling care and riding techniques, tips for feeding and grazing from spring to winter, and guidelines for understanding your horse's character and history.

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Domesticated over 6000 years ago, horses have long intrigued us with their intelligence, loyalty, and physical power. This personal approach to caring for your horse includes a guide to breeds, basic handling care and riding techniques, tips for feeding and grazing from spring to winter, and guidelines for understanding your horse's character and history.

From hoof trimming to parasites to raising a foal, to choosing a horse to suit your riding skills, to taking advantage of your horse's natural curiosity, this hands-on manual is designed to give your horse as nearly as possible the life it would have in the wild.

A comprehensive and practical guide to caring for a horse or pony

Includes basic riding skills and tips on choosing tack and equipment

Features a guide to 50 of the world's most popular breeds

Illustrated with 120 informative pictures

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760753163
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
02/15/2004
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.88(d)

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