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Trailering Your Horse: A Visual Guide to Safe Training and Traveling (Horsekeeping Skills Library)


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Publisher Comments:

If you want solid how-to information, Cherry Hill delivers the goods.

--Fran Smith, Western Horseman

A Complete Trailering Reference

From selecting the right equipment to training to traveling

You can lead a horse to water, but can you lead him onto a trailer for the first time? Trailering Your Horse, illustrated with hundreds of photographs and drawings, takes the guesswork out of this essential equestrian skill. Here is everything a horse owner needs to know about selecting, maintaining, and operating trailers, and transporting horses. From techniques for determining a trailer's tongue weight to exercises that take horses through simulated loading to horse care en route, Hill explains it all and gives readers an reference they will rely on for a lifetime.


Take the Stress Out of Trailering


With clear text and


Includes bibliographical references (p. 149) 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


Part 1: The Trailer and the Truck

1. The Towing Vehicle

2. The Trailer

3. Trailer Features and Options

4. Trailer Maintenance

5. Maneuvering Your Rig

Part II: Training

6. In-Hand Work

7. Obstacle Training

8. Trailer Loading and Unloading

9. Tips, Cautions, and Story Problems

Part III: Traveling

10. Getting the Rig Ready for a Tip

11. Getting Your Horse Ready

12. En Route

13. Arrival

14. After Every Trip



Product Details

Klimesh, Richard
Klimesh, Richard
Storey Publishing
Pownal, Vt :
Horses - General
Horses - Care
Horse trailers.
Horses -- Transportation.
Pets-Horses Care
PETS / Horses/General
Sports & Recreation-Equestrian
PETS / Horses
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Horsekeeping Skills Library
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8 1/2 x 11
10.84 x 8.48 x 0.43 in 1 lb

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