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Prepared by a team of recognized equine experts and filled with hundreds of color photos, this authoritative volume is a comprehensive guide to keeping a horse contented, fit, and in good health. It covers every aspect of horse care, including choosing and acquiring a suitable horse or pony, understanding purchase and maintenance costs in advance of acquiring a horse, stable management and maintenance procedures, feeding, establishing a daily routine, safety measures for both horse and rider, saddles and equipment, proper horse handling, grooming and shoeing, exercising and riding, transporting a horse from one location to another, participating in horse shows and competitions, and keeping a horse in good health. The book is illustrated on nearly every page with instructive color photos, many of them presented in easy-to-follow, step-by-step sequences and clearly captioned. Additional features include a glossary, an index, and a list of useful organizations and addresses for horse owners.
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The British Horse Society
FOREWORD BY NOEL EDMONDS
This is the definitive guide to owning and caring for a horse or pony, published in association with the world-renowned British Horse Society. It is ideal for anyone wanting professional, practical advice and features clear instructions, as well as easy-to-follow, step-by-step photography. Written by a team of leading experts, it contains all the information needed to keep a horse or pony fit and healthy all year round.
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The British Horse Society Complete Horse & Pony Care is the definitive color-illustrated guide to owning and caring for a horse or pony. Published in association with The British Horse Society, the world-leading authority on both horse welfare and rider safety, it covers every aspect of daily care and features hundreds of practical step-by-step color photographs.
From choosing and buying a pony to traveling and competing at equestrian events, it offers practical, easy-to-follow advice from a team of renowned experts. Ideal for first-time owners and those looking to expand their knowledge, it covers basic stable and grass management, diet and grooming, healthcare, transport, and show preparation.
Comprehensive as well as user-friendly, this is the complete reference for all new and potential horse and pony owners.
The British Horse Society is a British charity representing the wide range of issues affecting both horses and riders on a daily basis.
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Book Description Barron's Educational Series, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0764158996
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0764158996