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This title offers comprehensive guidance on buying, stabling, exercising grooming, training and showing your horse. An understanding of horse behaviour and natural instincts, and how this can help you to achieve the best results. This title offers: sensible and practical advice on dealing with equine problems; detailed first aid and emergency procedures; extensive advice on assessing conformation, temperament and different breed characteristics; step-by-step instructions on achieving optimum results when clipping, trimming, plaiting, show turnout and quarter marking; and, easy check list summaries at the end of each section for quick reference.
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Tamsin Pickeral divides her time between raising and producing horses for both English and Western Disciplines and working for a veterinary hospital. She has also written the Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies, and The Horse in Art.Review:
[Review of hardcover edition] Yet another from Tamsin Pickeral. This time a volume to understand horses' behavior in order to develop an equine relationship that is rewarding for horse and human. Step-by-step photographs, quick reference boxes, help tips, checklist summaries and more provide you with everything you need to know about buying stabling, exercising, grooming, training and showing.... An extremely useful book for the general rider. (Horse Country 2012-02-01)
[Review of hardcover edition] This encyclopedic guide contains comprehensive text, hundreds of step-by-step photographs, sidebars, and checklists, providing all the information anyone needs about buying, owning, and maintaining a horse. (Northwest Rider Magazine)
[Review of hardcover edition] This handbook for horse owners and riders explains how to understand horse behavior and breed characteristics, and gives detailed advice on buying, caring for, and showing the horse. Written in accessible language, the book also gives tips on saving money and stretching your budget. Material is in sections on horse basics, choosing a horse, identification and security, housing, feeding, foot care, tack, transporting, grooming, working out, breeding and foaling, and health and first aid. The reader-friendly layout includes color photos on every page, quick reference and tip boxes, checklists, margin definitions, and when-to-call-the vet boxes. Pickeral formerly worked for the Buffalo Veterinary Hospital. She has written a previous book on horses. (SciTech Book News Vol. 34 No. 2)
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Book Description Carroll & Brown Publishers Limit, 2008. Hardcover. Condition: New. May have slight shelf wear, otherwise a new and unread book. Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Seller Inventory # mon0000047717
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