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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 for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new 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 features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. The Third Edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes

* A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry

* Current recommendations for internal parasite control

* Information on equine assisted therapy

* Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor

* Recent information on coat color inheritance

* The physiology of conditioning performance horses

* The practical use of behavior for training

Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, Horses, Third Edition is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.

J. Warren Evans is Professor of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, where he directs the equine reproduction program. For over 15 years he taught horse production and management courses at the University of California, Davis. A past president of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society, he is also author of The Horse with A. Borton, H.F. Hintz, and L.D. Van Vleck.
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 for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new 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 features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. This edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes:

* A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry

* Current recommendations for internal parasite control

* Information on equine assisted therapy

* Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor

* Recent information on coat color inheritance

* The physiology of conditioning performance horses

* The practical use of behavior for training

Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, Horses is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.

Synopsis:

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 for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new 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 features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. The Third Edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes

* A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry

* Current recommendations for internal parasite control

* Information on equine assisted therapy

* Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor

* Recent information on coat color inheritance

* The physiology of conditioning performance horses

* The practical use of behavior for training

Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, Horses, Third Edition is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.

About the Author

J. Warren Evans is Professor of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, where he directs the equine reproduction program. For over 15 years he taught horse production and management courses at the University of California, Davis. A past president of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society, he is also author of The Horse (from W.H. Freeman) with A. Borton, H.F. Hintz, and L.D. Van Vleck.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805072518
Author:
Evans, J. Warren
Publisher:
Owl Books (NY)
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Pets-Horses Care
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Publication Date:
20001231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes black-and-white photographs, il
Pages:
896
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.6 x 1.5 in

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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 for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new 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 features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. The Third Edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes

* A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry

* Current recommendations for internal parasite control

* Information on equine assisted therapy

* Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor

* Recent information on coat color inheritance

* The physiology of conditioning performance horses

* The practical use of behavior for training

Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, Horses, Third Edition is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.

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