The BHS Complete Manual of Horse and Stable Management

The BHS Complete Manual of Horse and Stable Management

Josephine Batty-Smith

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A comprehensive guide to the care and management of horses and ponies. The aim of this volume is to provide a reliable source of information and advice on all practical aspects of horse and stable management. The manual has been compiled by a panel of experts each drawing on considerable experience and contributing specialised knowledge on his or her chosen subject. Filled with reliable information and advice on modern stable management practices, the book provides a sound foundation for Horse Knowledge and Care. Throughout, the emphasis is on the adoption of correct and safe procedures for the welfare of all who come into contact with horses, as well as for the animals themselves. Coverage includes: The HorseConformation and How to Assess it Action The Psychology of the Horse The Teeth and Ageing Breeds Breeding Identification Buying and Selling a Horse Care of the HorseManagement Methods Handling the Horse Grooming Clipping, Trimming, Pulling and Plaiting The Foot and Shoeing Bedding Signs of Good and Ill-Health, and Sick Nursing Basic Symptoms of the Horse and How to Get a Horse Fit Internal Parasites Stable Vices and Problem Behaviour Watering and FeedingWatering Food and Digestion The Rules of Feeding Food - Composition and Types Deciding on a Ration Feeding Problems and Non-routine Feeding Managing Forage The Feed Shed and Storing Food Saddlery and TackThe Saddle Bridles Other Saddlery Bits Boots and Bandages Clothing Care and Cleaning Saddling Up and Unsaddling Specialist Care of the Competition HorseGuidelines for Competition Horses The Event Horse The Dressage Horse The Show Jumper The Endurance Horse The Driving Horse or Pony The Hunter The Point-to-Pointer The Show Horse or Pony The Polo Pony Transportation The Horse at GrassGrassland Management Management of Horses and Ponies at Grass Working the Grass-kept Horse or Pony Bringing a Horse up From Grass The Stable YardConstruction of Stables Design of Stables Riding Areas Buying Fodder and Bedding Organising and Running a Yard The Law


Condition: New
Publisher: Kenilworth Press Ltd
Publication Date: 2008-09-09
Format: Paperback
Weight(KG): 1.362

ISBN: 9781905693184

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