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The Whole Horse Catalog: The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling and Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activitie

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andlt;Bandgt;THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO OWNING, MAINTAINING, AND ENJOYING HORSES.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;The Whole Horse Catalog,andlt;/Iandgt; the definitive horse guide, is now completely revised and updated to include everything from advances in nutritional thinking to sources on the World Wide Web. With hundreds of illustrations and a detailed, easy-to-understand text, this new edition of andlt;Iandgt;The Whole Horse Catalogandlt;/Iandgt; is the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;UL TYPE=DISCandgt; andlt;LIandgt;Where to look for a horse andlt;LIandgt;How to select a horse andlt;LIandgt;How to choose stable construction and furnishings andlt;LIandgt;Horse health care, feeding, and grooming andlt;LIandgt;Tack: from bits, bridles, and saddles to halters and harnesses andlt;LIandgt;Apparel and new equipment advances for riders andlt;LIandgt;Equestrian sports for participants and spectators alike, including ideas for "holidays on horseback" andlt;LIandgt;Equestrian magazines, organizations, and Web locations andlt;/ULandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Filled with advice and contacts, andlt;Iandgt;The Whole Horse Catalogandlt;/Iandgt; is a complete resource guide for the novice and experienced equestrian alike.

Synopsis:

The definitive bestselling guide to the equestrian world is back and better than ever, with revised descriptions of grooming and health-care products, the latest nutritional theories, authoritative information about the economics of ownership, and much more. Line drawings throughout.

Synopsis:

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO OWNING, MAINTAINING, AND ENJOYING HORSES.

The Whole Horse Catalog, the definitive horse guide, is now completely revised and updated to include everything from advances in nutritional thinking to sources on the World Wide Web. With hundreds of illustrations and a detailed, easy-to-understand text, this new edition of The Whole Horse Catalog is the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs.

  • Where to look for a horse

  • How to select a horse

  • How to choose stable construction and furnishings

  • Horse health care, feeding, and grooming

  • Tack: from bits, bridles, and saddles to halters and harnesses

  • Apparel and new equipment advances for riders

  • Equestrian sports for participants and spectators alike, including ideas for "holidays on horseback"

  • Equestrian magazines, organizations, and Web locations

Filled with advice and contacts, The Whole Horse Catalog is a complete resource guide for the novice and experienced equestrian alike.


About the Author

Steven D. Price,andlt;/Bandgt; Editorial Director, is the author of several books about horses and an avid fan of riding and other equestrian-related pursuits. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Contents

PREFACE

1 Selecting a Horse

Breeds, Types, and Other Choices

Colors and Markings

Other Factors

Where to Look

Assessing Individual Horses

Purchase Price

Joint Ownership

2 Stabling

What Kind of Horse-Keeping Arrangement Is Right

The Remuda

Field Keeping

Sheds and Free-Access Shelters

Stables

Types of Buildings

Rings and Arenas

Fencing

3 Stable Management

Basic Care

Feeding

Exercising

Bedding

Grooming

Mane and Tail Styling

4 Horse Health

Soundness in Horses

Routine Preventive Care

The Horse in Trouble: Problems and Treatments

Special Medical Problems

5 Tack

Bits

Bridles

Supplements to the Bit

Saddles

Supplements to the Saddle

Halters

Harness

Saddle Pads

Horse Blankets

Tack for Specialized Training

Protective Equipment

6 Apparel

The History of Riding Apparel

Boots

Pants

Shirts

Vests

Coats

Gloves

Hats

Sticks

Spurs

Miscellaneous Accessories

Special Notes on Buying Riding Apparel

Dress Requirements

7 Equestrian Activities

Horse Shows

Western Horse Shows

Rodeos

Fox Hunting

Gymkhanas

Distance Riding

Riding for the Handicapped

Horse Transportation

How to Photograph Your Horse Or Someone Else's

All in the Mind: The Rise of Sports Psychology

Hollywood Goes to the Horses, or "Cue the Pinto"

8 Holidays on Horseback

The United States and Canada

International Trekking and Other Cross-Country Riding Opportunities

Camping with Your Horse

Museums

Further Information

9 Organizations

Magazines

Books and Videotapes

Equine Humane Movements

Future Farmers of America

Intercollegiate Horse Show Association

Catalog Shopping

Horses on the Web

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684839950
Editor:
Price, Steven D.
Contribution:
Rentsch, Werner
Illustrator:
Rentsch, Werner
Editor:
Price, Steven D.
Contribution:
Rentsch, Gail
Author:
Price, Steven D.
Author:
Rentsch, Gail
Author:
Rentsch, Werner
Author:
Burn, Barbara
Author:
Spector, David A.
Contribution:
Rentsch, Gail
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Horses - Riding
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Pets-Horses Care
Edition Number:
Rev. & updated.
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
19981231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 photos and line illustrations
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in 29.365 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The definitive bestselling guide to the equestrian world is back and better than ever, with revised descriptions of grooming and health-care products, the latest nutritional theories, authoritative information about the economics of ownership, and much more. Line drawings throughout.
"Synopsis" by , THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO OWNING, MAINTAINING, AND ENJOYING HORSES.

The Whole Horse Catalog, the definitive horse guide, is now completely revised and updated to include everything from advances in nutritional thinking to sources on the World Wide Web. With hundreds of illustrations and a detailed, easy-to-understand text, this new edition of The Whole Horse Catalog is the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs.

  • Where to look for a horse

  • How to select a horse

  • How to choose stable construction and furnishings

  • Horse health care, feeding, and grooming

  • Tack: from bits, bridles, and saddles to halters and harnesses

  • Apparel and new equipment advances for riders

  • Equestrian sports for participants and spectators alike, including ideas for "holidays on horseback"

  • Equestrian magazines, organizations, and Web locations

Filled with advice and contacts, The Whole Horse Catalog is a complete resource guide for the novice and experienced equestrian alike.


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