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Horses : a guide to selection, care, and enjoyment

Author: J Warren Evans
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
"For almost twenty years, Horses has been the definitive horse care manual, an indispensable reference for anyone who shows, races, breeds, or rides horses." "Now Horses is available in a completely revised and updated edition, offering all the latest information necessary for the competent care and recreational use of horses today. It covers every vital phase of buying, managing, enjoying, and raising horses and

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Warren Evans
ISBN: 0716742551 9780716742555 0805072519 9780805072518
OCLC Number: 44131855
Description: xvi, 879 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Owning a Horse --
pt. I. Selecting and Buying a Horse. 1. Considering Basic Factors. 2. Evaluating Conformation and Soundness. 3. Choosing the Breed --
pt. II. Exercising Ownership Responsibilities. 4. Providing Physical Facilities. 5. Feeding. 6. Handling, Training, and Conditioning. 7. Grooming. 8. Caring for the Feet. 9. Recognizing Illness and Giving First Aid. 10. Knowing About Parasites and Diseases --
pt. III. Using and Enjoying the Horse. 11. Riding and Driving. 12. Showing and Racing. 13. Rodeo, Trail, Sports Events, and Equine-Assisted Therapy --
pt. IV. Breeding the Horse. 14. Breeding the Stallion. 15. Breeding the Mare. 16. Care During and After Pregnancy. 17. Understanding Basic Genetics.
Responsibility: J. Warren Evans.


"Horses", Third Edition is an undergraduate-level text that offers a practical introduction to equine science, horse managment and horse production, including important information about breeding,  Read more...


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