The British Horse Society Complete Horse and Pony CareBook - 2005
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.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barrons Educational, 2005
Branch Call Number: 636.1 BRI
Characteristics: 288 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Complete horse and pony care