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Budget horse and pony care : cost effective horse management

Author: Tamsin Pickeral
Publisher: Shrewsbury : Kenilworth, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Horse products can be expensive, and the lure of a new kit is sometimes hard to resist, especially with increasingly elaborate designs--horse bling is in! However there is a wide range of items that can be made for a fraction of the cost, ranging from equine beauty products, first-aid liniments, and rugs and blankets, to show jumps and horse treats with everything in between. This indispensable volume provides easy  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamsin Pickeral
ISBN: 9781905693290 190569329X
OCLC Number: 339983770
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 232 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Looking good: Treatments for manes and tails --
Manes --
Tails --
Bathing and grooming --
Clipping --
Tips for turnout --
Horse clothing: Rugs, sheets and coolers --
Protective clothing --
Browbands --
Rider's clothing: shirts --
Jackets --
Jodhpurs/breeches --
Stocks --
Hair accessories --
Spur straps --
hats --
Care of boots --
Tack accessories and cleaning tips: Bridle accessories --
Saddle accessories --
Storing leather items and rugs --
Tips for cleaning tack --
Health and first aid: When to call the vet --
Hot and cold treatments --
Feet and lameness --
Wounds --
Insects and itchiness --
Oral medications and how to "cheat" --
Miscellaneous useful remedies --
Yard equipment: Securing horses --
Dealing with banging, scraping and boredom --
Making equipment for the yard --
Storage --
Stable management: Environmental considerations --
Increasing revenue --
Bedding and manure --
Pasture management --
Feeding --
Converting buildings for stabling: Permission --
Location --
Notes on types of building --
Stable fixtures and fittings --
Fire precautions --
Jumps and dressage arenas: Show jumps --
Cavelletti --
Dressage arenas --
Appendix: Making horse treats.
Responsibility: Tamsin Pickeral.

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Just the book for any horse owner in the current economic climate! Budget Horse & Pony Care offers an array of ideas and advice on making hard-earned money go a little further.  Read more...

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