Horse Sense: The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand

Horse Sense: The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand

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Horse Sense provides an in-depth guide to horse care under conditions unique to Australia and New Zealand. It is written in an easy-to-read style to appeal to novices as well as experienced owners and covers all aspects of horse care and management. This edition provides the latest information on new feeds and supplements, techniques for handling horses, safe riding, and treating injuries, diseases, worms and other pests. The book also incorporates the latest standards and guidelines for the welfare of horses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780643099098
Publisher: Landlinks Press
Publication date: 11/08/2004
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Jane Myers has worked in the horse industry for over 30 years and has a Masters Degree in Equine Studies from the University of Wales. She has conducted research at the world famous Edinburgh University School of Veterinary Science and worked as a lecturer in equine studies at the University of Melbourne, Glenormiston College. She has studied horse behaviour intensively and has a deep commitment to horse welfare and training methods that foster a more responsible relationship between the rider, the horse and its environment. Jane is a co-author of Horse Sense, the definitive guide to horse care in Australia and New Zealand, also available from Landlinks Press.

Table of Contents

Buying, selling and having a horse
General horse management
Safe handling, riding and training
Describing the horse
Feeding the horse
Horse health
Breeding the horse
Horse facilities
Transporting horses
Working in the horse industry
Appendix 1 Welfare issues covered by Codes of Practice in Victoria, Australia
Appendix 2 Safe riding on the road: Code of Conduct for Horses on Victorian roads
Appendix 3 Tick clearance policy: Queensland, Australia

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