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How to Raise Horses: Everything You Need to Know

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Publisher Comments:

Whether it’s a friendly riding companion or a show horse, the expert advice in this hands-on guidebook provides all the information you’ll need, including health care, housing, feed requirements, and raising foals. An essential primer for the newcomer to horse care, as well as an invaluable resource for the veteran, this guide includes more than 200 color photos and covers all the basics such as the finer points of choosing the right breed, how to purchase a horse, boarding and housing needs, breeding, and training.

 

Easy-to-follow advice helps you to:

·        Choose a breed and purchase a horse

·        House and feed horses

·        Manage your horses and keep them healthy

·        Breeding programs

·        Deliver and raise foals

·        Show horses at fairs and club meets

·        Raise horses on your farm or boarding stable

 

 

Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 490,000 members in 7,210 chapters in all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country.

 

The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, Purdue University Associate Professor of the Youth Development and Ag. Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.

 

Daniel Johnson manages his family-owned horse farm, overseeing breeding, training, and showing of their horses. Samantha Johnson is a certified horse show judge. They both live at Fox Hill Farm, Wisconsin.

 

Book News Annotation:

Experienced in breeding, training, judging and, judging by the accessible text and attractive photographs, writing about and photographing horses, Johnson and Johnson detail basic health care, housing, feeding, and raising foals--for show horses, racing or breeding stock, or family pets. They give solid information on choosing horses and getting to know them along with procedures for maintaining their health and enjoying the experience. They include a range of checklists, resources of information and the inside scoop on topics such as the legal side of foaling and the signs that a horse is getting bored. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A clearly and amply illustrated guide to raising horses: breeding and health care, housing and exercising, feed and nutrition requirements.

Synopsis:

Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 490,000 members in 7,210 chapters in all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country.

The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, Purdue University Associate Professor of the Youth Development and Ag. Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.

 

Daniel Johnson manages his family-owned horse farm, overseeing breeding, training, and showing of their horses. Samantha Johnson is a certified horse show judge. They both live at Fox Hill Farm, Wisconsin.

 

 

Synopsis:

In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Horses, you’ll find all the information you need to raise and train any type of horse imaginable.

Synopsis:

Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 550,000 members in 7,498 chapters throughout all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country. The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, associate professor of the youth development and agricultural education department at Purdue University, in accordance with industry standards.
 
Daniel and Samantha Johnson (Phelps, WI) have collaborated on a number of rural-living guidebooks, including The Field Guide to Horses and How to Raise Rabbits. Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits. Daniel is a professional photographer whose work can be seen at www.foxhillphoto.com.

Synopsis:

If you want to raise a healthy, contented horse—whether for the trail or the ring—you’ll want the expert advice on the pages of this full-color guidebook. How to Raise Horses is the essential primer of horse ownership. An invaluable resource for both beginner and veteran, it explains in detail all aspects of horse care, from buying that first horse to breeding and showing. Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs.
 
With How to Raise Horses, you’ll be able to:
*Choose a breed and purchase your horse
*House and feed your horses
*Manage your horses and keep them healthy
*Select a breeding program
*Deliver and raise foals
*Show horses at fairs and club meets
*Raise horses on your farm or boarding stable
 
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization—formerly known as Future Farmers of America—has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 500,000 members in 7,358 chapters in 50 states, as well as 5 million alumni.
 
About the authors:
Samantha Johnson and Daniel Johnson have collaborated on several rural-living guidebooks, including The Field Guide to Horses and How to Raise Rabbits. Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits. Daniel is a professional photographer whose work can be seen at www.foxhillphoto.com.

Synopsis:

Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Horses, you’ll find all the information you need to raise and train any type of horse imaginable: the show horse or the racing steed, the draft horse or the companion, the friendly mount or the breeding stallion. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on health care, breeding, housing, exercise, feed and nutrition, and raising foals. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, How to Raise Horses continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to horse care and a classic on any horse lover’s bookshelf.

About the Author

Daniel Johnson specializes in equine photography but also enjoys photographing many other subjects, such as dogs, farm animals, gardens, and rural life. His images appear in magazines, books, greeting cards, and calendars nationwide. Dan also manages the family-owned horse farm and oversees the breeding, training, and showing of their horses.

Samantha Johnson is a freelance writer and a certified horse show judge. She also works at Fox Hill Farm.

 

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1: So, You Want a Horse . . .

Chapter 2: Choosing Your Horse

Chapter 3: Getting to Know Your Horse

Chapter 4: Feeding Your Horse

Chapter 5: Housing Your Horse

Chapter 6: The Healthy Horse

Chapter 7: Raising a Foal

Chapter 8: Enjoying Your Horse

Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760327197
Author:
Johnson, Samantha
Publisher:
Voyageur Press (MN)
Author:
Johnson, Daniel
Subject:
Agriculture & Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Horse
Subject:
about horses
Subject:
animal care
Copyright:
Edition Number:
First
Edition Description:
Revised, Revised and Updated
Series:
FFA
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
248 color photos
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.25 x 7.25 in

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"Synopsis" by ,

A clearly and amply illustrated guide to raising horses: breeding and health care, housing and exercising, feed and nutrition requirements.

"Synopsis" by ,

Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 490,000 members in 7,210 chapters in all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country.

The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, Purdue University Associate Professor of the Youth Development and Ag. Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.

 

Daniel Johnson manages his family-owned horse farm, overseeing breeding, training, and showing of their horses. Samantha Johnson is a certified horse show judge. They both live at Fox Hill Farm, Wisconsin.

 

 

"Synopsis" by ,
In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Horses, you’ll find all the information you need to raise and train any type of horse imaginable.
"Synopsis" by ,
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 550,000 members in 7,498 chapters throughout all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country. The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, associate professor of the youth development and agricultural education department at Purdue University, in accordance with industry standards.
 
Daniel and Samantha Johnson (Phelps, WI) have collaborated on a number of rural-living guidebooks, including The Field Guide to Horses and How to Raise Rabbits. Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits. Daniel is a professional photographer whose work can be seen at www.foxhillphoto.com.
"Synopsis" by ,
If you want to raise a healthy, contented horse—whether for the trail or the ring—you’ll want the expert advice on the pages of this full-color guidebook. How to Raise Horses is the essential primer of horse ownership. An invaluable resource for both beginner and veteran, it explains in detail all aspects of horse care, from buying that first horse to breeding and showing. Illustrated with more than 200 color photographs.
 
With How to Raise Horses, you’ll be able to:
*Choose a breed and purchase your horse
*House and feed your horses
*Manage your horses and keep them healthy
*Select a breeding program
*Deliver and raise foals
*Show horses at fairs and club meets
*Raise horses on your farm or boarding stable
 
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization—formerly known as Future Farmers of America—has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 500,000 members in 7,358 chapters in 50 states, as well as 5 million alumni.
 
About the authors:
Samantha Johnson and Daniel Johnson have collaborated on several rural-living guidebooks, including The Field Guide to Horses and How to Raise Rabbits. Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits. Daniel is a professional photographer whose work can be seen at www.foxhillphoto.com.
"Synopsis" by ,
Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Horses, you’ll find all the information you need to raise and train any type of horse imaginable: the show horse or the racing steed, the draft horse or the companion, the friendly mount or the breeding stallion. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on health care, breeding, housing, exercise, feed and nutrition, and raising foals. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, How to Raise Horses continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to horse care and a classic on any horse lover’s bookshelf.
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