Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428385
Release Date: 2012-07-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781580175357
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

Thoroughly revised and updated, a comprehensive guide to equine care describes all aspects of facilities design, including acreage selection and barn construction, offers practical procedures for meeting the ongoing needs of the horse, and includes new sections on environmentally responsible horse care, horse insurance, and full-color photos and artwork. Simultaneous.

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 158017535X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

Thoroughly revised and updated, a comprehensive guide to equine care describes all aspects of facilities design, including acreage selection and barn construction, offers practical procedures for meeting the ongoing needs of the horse, and includes new sections on environmentally responsible horse care, horse insurance, and full-color photos and artwork. Simultaneous.

Cherry Hill s Horsekeeping Almanac

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428378
Release Date: 2012-07-12
Genre: Pets

Keep your horse happy and healthy throughout the entire year. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill provides a comprehensive month-by-month guide to horse care that includes seasonal stable chores and maintenance procedures that promote equine health. Reminding you to check for ticks in April, buy hay in July, and set up winter bedding in October, each month’s reference charts, to-do lists, and climate notes will help you establish routines that follow the natural cycles of the animals and the land.

Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

Author: Eileen Fabian Wheeler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470344408
Release Date: 2008-02-28
Genre: Medical

Whether you are a veterinarian consulting on how to maintain the integrity of the grain and water in the horse'e newly-built stall; or the agricultural engineer who has been asked to design a new state-of-the-art equine shelter; or an animal scientist or horse owner who simply wants the latest, safest, and most up-to-date information on manure management - this book will fulfill your needs! This handy, user-friendly guide answers some of the toughest questions about equine shelters. Covering everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse's primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena, this practical reference will guide the reader every step of the way. This practical reference is filled with clear, user-friendly design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management, fence planning, fire safety, feed storage, bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse in areas where cold weather is a factor.

Healthy Stables by Design

Author: John Blackburn
Publisher: Images Publishing
ISBN: 9781864705157
Release Date: 2013-07-26
Genre: Architecture

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What Every Horse Should Know

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603427548
Release Date: 2011-04-08
Genre: Pets

Train your horse to embrace a life around humans. Focusing on developing the skills vital for every domesticated horse, this guide stresses the importance of creating an atmosphere where both trainer and horse can overcome fear and cultivate mutual respect. With a series of tests to gauge your horse’s knowledge and training exercises to enrich and strengthen your horse’s comfort around people, you can increase attentiveness, boost confidence, and help your horse reach his full potential.

Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756676933
Release Date: 2011-01-17
Genre: Nature

Illustrated in full color throughout, with more than 650 specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams, Complete Horse Care Manual is almost a Vet-in-Your-Pocket for horse owners, telling you how to provide regular care and attention for your horse, how to guard against health problems, and when the problem is serious enough to need professional attention. Providing the enthusiast with a sound understanding of how a horse functions, this manual clearly explains in non-technical terms the key elements of the horse's make-up, from legs and joints to teeth and jaws, from body systems to body language. Topics covered include the all-important but routine procedures such as clipping, trimming, and shoeing, to more vital subjects such as grazing requirements and nutritional needs. There are extremely useful 'Disorders' Fact Finder sections, there is advice on horse transport takes into account new research, and the latest information on equine passports and microchipping.

How to Think Like a Horse

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428026
Release Date: 2011-06-30
Genre: Pets

In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual respect.

Horse and Stable Management

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118709672
Release Date: 2013-03-13
Genre: Medical

Since the first edition was published in 1984 Horse and Stable Management has become the recognised source of reliable information on all aspects of the practical management of horses and ponies. It is now the established textbook for everyone who owns a horse or works with horses. This fourth edition has been radically revised and reorganised to include the most up-to-date and accurate procedures and advice. With many new photographs, Horse and Stable Management includes chapters covering evolution and behaviour, conformation and action, routine preventive measures, nursing the sick horse, first aid, lameness and the management of breeding stock. Horse and Stable Management is essential reading for those taking British Horse Society and Association of British Riding Schools examinations as well as those taking college equine courses or National Vocational Qualifications in horse care and management. The Authors Jeremy Houghton Brown was manager of the British National Equestrian Centre and the British Racing School, then for many years principal lecturer in equine studies at Warwickshire College, where he started and pioneered British equine education. Above all, he is an experienced, practical horseman. Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specialising in horse care. She is also an experienced lecturer, competition rider, senior examiner, and the author of several books. Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist, author and external examiner for higher education courses. She has substantial experience in equine management and training. From previous reviews: ‘A new classic… a clearly written and easily understood handbook.’ Riding ‘It is extremely comprehensive. It is also accurate. In fact, a most valuable book for anyone who owns a horse.’ Horse and Hound ‘The approach and contents are refreshingly different… very informative and a valuable source of reference.’ Horse and Rider

Paddock Paradise

Author: Jaime Jackson
Publisher: J Jackson Pub
ISBN: 0965800784
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Pets

Paddock Paradise (PP) is both a book title and a concept of a more naturalized way of horse keeping based upon the research done on the Great Basin wild horses by natural horse care expert and author, Jaime Jackson. PP is a must-read for any horse-owner or professional who wants to create an environment of more optimal mental and physical health for their horses while drastically reducing the number of hours spent on 'barn' chores. Jackson explains to readers why the concept works and how to create one in a simple and inexpensive manner. Not only do horses exercise more but also eat in the manner that nature intended . Research has shown that free-roaming horses are healthier than stabled ones but many kinds of pasture grasses can cause laminitis. PP is the solution for these issues and others that plauge horse owners around the world. "PP is an emerging trend," according to a summer 2011 issue of "The Horse" magazine.

The Whole Horse Catalog

Author: Steven D. Price
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780684839950
Release Date: 1998-12-17
Genre: Pets

Povides information on a wide range of products, services, organizations, and events of interest to horse owners, trainers, and riders, covering such topics as horse selection and care, and stable management

Natural Horse Care

Author: Pat Coleby
Publisher: Hachette Australia
ISBN: 9780733630521
Release Date: 2013-03-01
Genre: Pets

This practical and definitive guide explains how to keep horses in excellent health the natural way. The vital roles of correct feed rations, vitamins and minerals in the health of a horse are fully explained; and practical guidance is given on topics such as selecting the right food, treating ailments with natural remedies, dealing with recovery from injury, and combating equine flu. Trainers, breeders and horsekeepers of all kinds will benefit enormously from Pat Coleby's many years of experience working with horses in the UK and Australia. She is a qualified vet, and also the author NATURAL PET CARE.

Starting Running Your Own Horse Business

Author: Mary Ashby McDonald
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603424837
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

An updated edition of a guide for business-minded horse entrepreneurs includes an expanded section on safety, tips for operating a riding school or horse camp, strategies for launching a carriage business, tax and insurance advice and suggestions from successful equestrian entrepreneurs and enterprises. Original.

Horses Through Time

Author: Sandra L. Olsen
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781570983825
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Nature

Answers questions about how the horse was domesticated, the different types of breeds, the pre-historic origins of the horse, and breeds used in horse racing.