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Horse Health Care: A Step-By-Step Photographic Guide to Mastering Over 100 Horsekeeping Skills (Horsekeeping Skills Library)

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Publisher Comments:

Explains bandaging, giving shots, examining teeth, deworming, and preventive care. Exercising and cooling down, hoof care, and tending wounds are depicted,

along with taking a horse's temperature and determining pulse and respiration rates.

Synopsis:

A Complete Health Care Reference

Synopsis:

This comprehensive guide covers everything a horse owner needs to know to keep a horse in good health. Equine expert Cherry Hill addresses everything from safe handling, housing, and feeding

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 145) and index.

About the Author

Cherry Hill is an internationally known instructor, horse-trainer, breeder, and judge for several national breed organizations. She has taught university-level courses in horse management and training in the United States and Canada. Cherry has also written over 500 articles for-numerous horse publications and gives seminars for horsemen and writers. Cherry is the author of a plethora of books helpful in the horse world, including 101 Arena Exercises--for which she received the Colorado Authors' League Top Hand Award for Specialty Writing in 1996. Her other Storey titles include 101 Horsemanship &Equitation Patterns, From the Center of the Ring, Horse Handling and Grooming, Horse Health Care, and Your Pony, Your Horse. One of Cherry's most recent books is Stablekeeping, a guide to creating a safe, healthy and efficient living environment for your horse. She has also written Trailering Your Horse, a helpful book on how to prepare for safe traveling. A concise, talented writer, Cherry has won numerous writing awards--among the most recent include the First Place in Editorial Excellence in Service to the Reader from American Horse Publications in 1993, and the 1994 Journalism Award from The American Farmers Association. Cherry has also authored Storey's popular Arena Pocket Guides, six handy ring-side manuals teaching successive English and Western skills. These series titles are: Beginning English Exercises, Intermediate English Exercises, Advanced English Exercises, Beginning Western Exercises, Intermediate Western Exercises, and Advanced Western Exercises. Cherry rides year-round in the Colorado mountains and in her arena where she enjoys the logical approach to training offered by dressage. She breeds and trains horses at her Colorado ranch with her husband, equestrian illustrator and photographer Richard Klimesh.

Table of Contents

Preface

Safe Handling and Housing

Examining Your Horse

Dental Care

Genital Care

Protecting a Horse from Pests and Parasites

Measuring a Horse

Hoof Care

Caring for Wounds and Abrasions

Administering an Intramuscular Injection

Safe and Healthy Techniques for Feeding

Protective Equipment for Your Horse

Horse Clothing

Appendix

Recommended Reading

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882669557
Author:
Klimesh, Richard
Author:
Klimesh, Richard
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal Vt. :
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Diseases
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Horses -- Health.
Subject:
Pets-Horses Care
Subject:
Medical-Veterinary Medicine - Equine
Subject:
PETS / Horses/General
Subject:
PETS / Horses
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Horsekeeping Skills Library
Series Volume:
TN-246
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.44 in 1 lb

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