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The Ultimate Horse Lover: The Best Experts' Guide for a Happy, Healthy Horse with Stories and Photos of Awe-Inspiring Equines (Ultimate)

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The Ultimate Read for Horse Lover's . . .

During their professional lives spent caring for, writing about, and riding horses, top equestrian experts Marty Becker, D.V.M., Audrey Pavia, Gina Spadafori, and Mikkel Becker have witnessed some amazing stories about the bonds between people and their beloved equines--true stories of love, loyalty, laughter, courage, connection, and camaraderie. Here these esteemed experts have compiled amazing true stories that will make you laugh and cry as you celebrate how much horses bring to our lives emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

And, whether your passion is riding, showing, or racing, life with a horse is never without questions, so you'll find expert advice from top veterinarians, trainers, behaviorists, and other authorities on all manner of equine topics, including nutrition and preventative care, communication and behavior, and so much more. With over sixty pages of photos that capture the awe-inspiring beauty of horses, this is truly the ultimate book that will make any horse lover whinny with delight.

Synopsis:

2 million Americans own a horse; 8 million Americans are involved with horses through a hobby or profession

Synopsis:

The Ultimate Read for Horse Lover's . . .

During their professional lives spent caring for, writing about, and riding horses, top equestrian experts Marty Becker, D.V.M., Audrey Pavia, Gina Spadafori, and Mikkel Becker have witnessed some amazing stories about the bonds between people and their beloved equines--true stories of love, loyalty, laughter, courage, connection, and camaraderie. Here these esteemed experts have compiled amazing true stories that will make you laugh and cry as you celebrate how much horses bring to our lives emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

And, whether your passion is riding, showing, or racing, life with a horse is never without questions, so you'll find expert advice from top veterinarians, trainers, behaviorists, and other authorities on all manner of equine topics, including nutrition and preventative care, communication and behavior, and so much more. With over sixty pages of photos that capture the awe-inspiring beauty of horses, this is truly the ultimate book that will make any horse lover whinny with delight.

About the Author

Dr. Marty Becker is passionate about his work fostering the affection and connection between animals and people that he calls, "The Bond." Dr. Becker is regularly featured on ABC-TV's, Good Morning America, and co-writes the award-winning weekly column on pets and their care, PetConnection, which appears in newspapers across the United States and Canada through the Universal Press Syndicate. Becker is also the host of "The Pet Doctor" on PBS. He has been named Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year for the U.S. by the Delta Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association, and also coauthored fourteen pet books that have sold over six million copies including Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul and Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up? Marty and his family enjoy life in Northern Idaho and share Almost Heaven Ranch with four barn cats, three dogs, and four Quarter Horses.Gina Spadafori is the author of an award-winning weekly column on pets and their care, which is syndicated throughout North America and Canada by Universal Press Syndicate. She is a bestselling author of several pet books, which have sold over 500,000 combined, including Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?Audrey Pavia is a former editor of Horse Illustrated magazine and an award-winning freelance writer specializing in equine subjects. She is the author of several horse books, including Horses for Dummies, Horseback Riding for Dummies, and Trail Riding: A Complete Guide. She has authored hundreds of articles on equine topics in a number of horse publications, including Western Horseman, The Trail Rider, Equestrian Retailer, Horses USA, Appaloosa Journal, Paint Horse Journal, Quarter Horses USA, Equine Veterinary Management, and USDF Connection magazines.Mikkel Becker has been active in the Quarter Horse show circuit and she is a three-time Canadian National Champion in Western Pleasure and Hunter Under Saddle. She is a contributing author to Knight Ridder newspapers, Cat Fancy Magazine and several Chicken Soup for the Soul books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780757307522
Author:
Becker, Marty
Publisher:
Health Communications
With:
Gina Spadafori
Screenplay:
Carol Kline
Epilogue:
Marty Becker
Author:
Marty Becker, D.V.M.
Author:
Pavia, Audrey
Author:
Becker, Mikkel
Author:
Spadafori, Gina
Author:
Becker, Marty, D.V.M.
Author:
D. V. M., Marty
Location:
Deerfield Beach
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Human-animal communication
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Horsemen and horsewomen -- United States.
Subject:
Human-animal communication - United States
Subject:
Pets-Horses Care
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Ultimate
Publication Date:
November 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 1.167 lb

Related Subjects


Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General
Pets » Horses » Care
Pets » Horses » General

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"Synopsis" by , 2 million Americans own a horse; 8 million Americans are involved with horses through a hobby or profession
"Synopsis" by , The Ultimate Read for Horse Lover's . . .

During their professional lives spent caring for, writing about, and riding horses, top equestrian experts Marty Becker, D.V.M., Audrey Pavia, Gina Spadafori, and Mikkel Becker have witnessed some amazing stories about the bonds between people and their beloved equines--true stories of love, loyalty, laughter, courage, connection, and camaraderie. Here these esteemed experts have compiled amazing true stories that will make you laugh and cry as you celebrate how much horses bring to our lives emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

And, whether your passion is riding, showing, or racing, life with a horse is never without questions, so you'll find expert advice from top veterinarians, trainers, behaviorists, and other authorities on all manner of equine topics, including nutrition and preventative care, communication and behavior, and so much more. With over sixty pages of photos that capture the awe-inspiring beauty of horses, this is truly the ultimate book that will make any horse lover whinny with delight.

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