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Horsekeeping Skills Library #03: Stablekeeping: A Visual Guide to Safe and Healthy Horsekeeping

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Publisher Comments:

Cherry Hill is America's expert on common sense horse care, training, and horsekeeping...her quiet wisdom is a reliable source of advice for any horse owner.

--Lisa Kiser, Marketing Manager, Equitana USA and EqWest

A Complete Stablekeeping Reference

Happy trails begin at home. From design to management to maintenance, good stablekeeping minimizes repairs, reduces feed and veterinary bills, helps to ensure that horses are safe and content, and provides a pleasant workplace. Learn how to keep a barn running as smoothly as possible from expert Cherry Hill.

This complete visual guide includes:

--Barn design and features

--Stall management

--Utilities

--Pen maintenance

--Feed and water practices

--Emergency action plan

Synopsis:

For anyone who owns or handles horses, this guidebook series is indispensable. In these clear, illustrated references, readers will find everything they need to know to handle, groom, stable, and move horses safely and effectively. Cherry Hill shares her expert advice, tips, and techniques for proper horsekeeping. After all, a well-kept horse is a happy horse!

Hill shares decades of her horsekeeping experience to help readers provide a safe, efficient, healthy living environment for their horses. More than 250 photographs address topics such as stalls, tack rooms, work and storage areas, sanitation and pest control, feeding practices, safety and emergencies, and more. A Selection of the Equestrian Book Club.

Synopsis:

Learn to design and maintain a high-quality barn with this complete stablekeeping reference. Expert Cherry Hill draws on decades of horsekeeping experience to help you provide a safe, efficient, healthy living environment for your horse. Instructive text and more than 250 photographs cover topics such as stalls, tack rooms, work and storage areas, sanitation and pest control, feeding practices, safety, emergencies, and more.

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

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 Barn Features

Lighting - Ventilation - Aisle Flooring

Chapter 2 Stalls

Kick Walls - Grilles - Heaters - Doors - Latches - Stall Flooring - Stall Mat Installation

Chapter 3 The Tack Room

Tack Room Details - Saddle Storage - Bridle and Blanket Storage - Plumbing and Refrigeration - Ventilation and Heat - Repair and Cleaning Areas

Chapter 4 Work Areas

A Safe Place to Tie - Tying - Grooming Area - Farrier Work Space - Vet Area - Wash Rack

Chapter 5 Tool Storage - Grooming Supply Storage - Hay, Bedding, and Blanket Storage - Coils - Lofts

Chapter 6 Tools

Hand Tools - Forks and Rakes - Brooms and Shovels - Carts - Equipment

Chapter 7 Turnout Areas

Turnout Pens - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Connectors - Gate Latches - Pen Maintenance - Mud Control

Chapter 8 Vices and Prevention

Vices - Prevention - Wood Chewing

Chapter 9 Sanitation and Pest Control

Bedding - Cleaning a Stall - Odor Control Products - Disposal - Building a Manure Pile - Parasite Control - Fly Control - Stable Pests

Chapter 10 Hay

Hay Quality - Buying, Transporting, and Storing Hay

Chapter 11 Grain

Types of Grain - Mineral Supplements - Psyllium and Sand Colic Prevention - Grain Storage

Chapter 12 Feeding Practices

Calculating Hay Ration - Evaluating a Horse's Condition - Guideline for Cold-Weather Hay Increase - Feeding Areas - Making Mat Anchors - Feeders

Chapter 13 Water

Natural Sources - Automatic Waterers - Tanks and Barrels - Water Buckets - Winter Tanks and Barrels - Winter Water Buckets - Hydrants and Faucets - Mud Prevention - Hoses

Chapter 14 Safety

Handling Horses - Facilities Safety - Fire Prevention - Safe Lights - Clean Floors - Security

Chapter 15 Emergency

General Preparation - Injury to Person or Horse - Natural Disasters - Power Loss - Water Supply - Lights - Heat Source - Evacuation - Fire - Wind and Storms - Floods - Extreme Heat - Extreme Cold - Earthquake

Chapter 16 Seasonal Reminders

Year-Round Periodic Appointments - Fall - Field Washing a Fly Sheet - Winter - Spring - Summer

Appendix

Resources - Recommended Reading

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781580171755
Author:
Klimesh, Richard
Author:
Klimesh, Richard
Publisher:
Storey Publishing
Location:
Pownal, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Management
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Stables
Subject:
Stables -- Management.
Subject:
Pets-Horses Care
Subject:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Animal Husbandry
Subject:
Sports & Recreation-Equestrian
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Horsekeeping Skills Library
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20000131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 1/2 x 11
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.44 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , For anyone who owns or handles horses, this guidebook series is indispensable. In these clear, illustrated references, readers will find everything they need to know to handle, groom, stable, and move horses safely and effectively. Cherry Hill shares her expert advice, tips, and techniques for proper horsekeeping. After all, a well-kept horse is a happy horse!

Hill shares decades of her horsekeeping experience to help readers provide a safe, efficient, healthy living environment for their horses. More than 250 photographs address topics such as stalls, tack rooms, work and storage areas, sanitation and pest control, feeding practices, safety and emergencies, and more. A Selection of the Equestrian Book Club.

"Synopsis" by ,

Learn to design and maintain a high-quality barn with this complete stablekeeping reference. Expert Cherry Hill draws on decades of horsekeeping experience to help you provide a safe, efficient, healthy living environment for your horse. Instructive text and more than 250 photographs cover topics such as stalls, tack rooms, work and storage areas, sanitation and pest control, feeding practices, safety, emergencies, and more.

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