Horse & Pony Care

Author: Jackie Budd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781860540714

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 63

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Discusses various aspects of caring for a horse or pony, including feeding, grooming, handling and travel hints. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.

For Horse-Crazy Girls Only

Everything You Want to Know About Horses

Author: Christina Wilsdon

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 1250120322

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Is your first and second favorite animal a horse? Is your bedroom covered with horse posters on your walls and horse models on your shelves? Would you rather muck out a stall than clean your room? Then you are absolutely, undeniably horse crazy, and For Horse-Crazy Girls Only is the book for you! This is the only comprehensive book about everything a horse-crazy girl needs to know about horses. You'll learn everything from the different breeds of horses, to how a horse's body works, to the quirky little things that make the horse the BEST animal ever. Author Christina Wilsdon even shares ideas for horse-themed parties, and suggestions for the best horse movies to watch with your friends. And that's just the beginning.

My First Horse and Pony Book

From Breeds and Bridles to Jophpurs and Jumping

Author: Judith Draper,Matthew Roberts

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780753458785

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Covers in detail all aspects of horse and pony facts, care, and riding, providing a foundation in the first principles of horse and pony management and an introduction to the world of riding.

Reading the Horse's Mind

Author: Jackie Budd

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780876057445

Category: Pets

Page: 172

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The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges, and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping, or western riding, or whether it is breeding, grooming, or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library; many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train, and care for horses. The Howell Equestrian Library

Raining Cats and Ponies

Author: Valerie Bickers

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1906510776

Category: Pets

Page: 304

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How can a toddler who hates cats transform into a child whose desire for a pet was so great that she secreted mice in a bedside cabinet and dug for hours to find worms for a pet frog? I do not know, but happen it did. It all started with a humble snail which was followed in quick succession by mice, ants, frogs, rabbits, a tortoise and a cat.

Pferde

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831018963

Category:

Page: 72

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Die vielfältige Welt der Pferde, einschliesslich ihrer Kulturgeschichte, dargestellt in Bild und Wort. Ab 10.

The Original Horse Bible

The Definitive Source for All Things Horse

Author: Moira C. Reeve,Sharon Biggs

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1937049256

Category: Pets

Page: 544

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The most comprehensive single volume dedicated to horses, The Original Horse Bible is a celebration of the long relationship that humans and horses enjoy, written by two highly regarded horsewomen, the late Moira C. Allen and Sharon Biggs. This 480-page volume, elaborately illustrated by world-renowned horse photographer Bob Langrish, is divided into eleven sections, covering topics that span the world of horses, from evolution and domestication to horse riding, training, competitions and more. Section 1: “History, Physiology, and Behavior” discusses the natural history of the horse, including adaption, migration, and domestication, how horses became integral to human kind, the role of horses in society (war horses, law-enforcement horses, race horses), as well as animal welfare and the plight of wild and feral horses. The anatomy and physiology of the horse are detailed in discussions of the horse’s bodily systems, structure, senses, gait/movement, and coat and color patterns. In terms of behavior, the authors discuss the life cycle of the horse and reproduction, intelligence and trainability, and horse mentality and natural instincts. In Section 2: “Breeds and Types,” the authors trace the evolution of modern horse types from three known ancient ancestors and archaic types and extinct breeds. They describe the modern types of horses based on their particular looks and specific uses (Baroque, Cob, Hack, Hunter, Polo Pony and so forth). A detailed discussion of horse color follows, explaining the differences between each and what specific characteristics define each (buckskin, palomino, and pinto). The extensive breed chapter offers portraits of approximately 175 breeds, alphabetically arranged, from the Abaco Barb to the Welsh Pony, including many rare and handsome breeds from around the world as well as favorites like the American Quarter Horse, the Shetland Pony and the Thoroughbred. Main entries provide alternative names, region of origins, brief history, and physical descriptions for each breed. Sidebars called “Breed in Brief” offer concise overviews of the lesser known breeds. The popular hobby of horse riding is the focus of Section 3: “Activities with Horses,” which describes English, western, and driving competition as well as rodeo, competitive trail riding, vaulting, polo, and other horse sports. Section 7: “Rider Instruction” continues the discussion on riding with chapters on riding instructions, safety and fitness as well as English and western riding skills. In Section 4: “A New Horse” and Section 5 “Horsekeeping,” the Bible becomes a primer for all horse owners offering detailed information about choosing the right horse for novice riders, families, and experienced riders and purchasing the horse and the proper equipment (saddles and bridles, boots, gear, and gadgets). The section concludes with chapters on transporting horses, stabling and boarding, and feeding and grooming. Section 6: “Health” discusses veterinary care and vaccines, recognizing the signs of a healthy animal, first aid for each area of the horse’s anatomy, hoof care, and winter wear. A complete chapter is dedicated to battling parasites and pests and avoiding poisonous plants in the horse’s environment. A chapter on alternative care completes the section. Section 8:”Horse Training” focuses on various training philosophies and early handling, training lessons, solving training problems (leading, bolting, biting/nipping, rearing/buckling and shying). Section 9: “Competition” is dedicated to horse shows and classes, preparation for various kinds of shows for both the horse and the rider, and what to expect at the show. These chapters are filled with priceless firsthand advice and pointers from the authors about how to succeed at each of these events. Section 10: “Breeding Mares and Raising Foals” offers a complete overview of the reproduction of horses, with details on choosing a stallion, live cover versus artificial insemination, pregnancy, delivery, and care, imprinting, and handling of the young. Section 11: “The Senior Horse” discusses the horse’s golden years, signs of aging, nutrition and care, retirement from activities, and general care for aging animals. Horse owners will find symptoms and treatment for sixteen of the most common equine aliments (found in the appendix) to be of great utility, as are the resource section and complete index at the end of the volume.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Country Living

Author: Kimberley Willis

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440653267

Category: House & Home

Page: 368

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Even simple living has complications. City/suburban dwellers heading to 'greener pastures' will find this guide indispensable. The transition to a more rural life can be complicated, with dozens of issues to consider, from utilities to schools to weather. Expert advisor Kimberly Willis writes from experience on such topics as choosing the right location, building or refurbishing, tools and supplies, home farming, animal ownership, and more. ?A growing market with little or no competition ?Practical, easy-to-follow advice ?Strong resources section

The New Encyclopedia of the Horse

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 464

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Examines the history of the horse from prehistoric times to early domestication, discusses the development of breeds in various regions of the world, and describes modern breeds and their uses.

The Horse in Motion

The Anatomy and Physiology of Equine Locomotion

Author: Sarah Pilliner,Samantha Elmhurst,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405147482

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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We all want our horses to be able to perform to the best of theirability and we know that an effective training regime has manyfacets. The horse must be worked correctly, fed a balanced ration,mentally and physically healthy and well looked after. This bookexamines a further aspect of the horse’s performance: it isdesigned to help all horse owners and riders to understand how ahorse moves and how its anatomy helps, or hinders, thehorse’s athletic ability. First, the book uses sequences of photographs and detailedanatomical drawings to show the systems of support and movement ateach phase of each of the horse’s gaits. The walk, trot,canter, gallop and jump are all examined, and the effect of therider on the horse evaluated so that the rider can take appropriateaction to avoid hindering the horse. Tips are provided throughouton ways in which the horse’s life can be made easier, such assaddle fitting, warming up and cooling down procedures.

International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds

Author: Jane Kidd

Publisher: Hp Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 208

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Provides information on the history, colors, size, characteristics, and uses of more than a hundred breeds and describes the standard practices of horse breeding

Magazines for Libraries

Author: Cheryl Laguardia,Bill Katz,Linda Sternberg Katz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781600300967

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1101

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Reviewing the best publications for all serials collections since 1969.

Pferde und Ponys

Author: Hanna Sörensen

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3646923547

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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