The Everything Horse Book: Buying Riding, and Caring for Your Equine Companion

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Everything Books, Jul 4, 2001 - Pets - 289 pages
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This new title in the acclaimed Everything series - over 4-million books sold - includes everything from basic horse health and stable upkeep to dressage and trial riding tips. Readers will leam what breed is best suited to their needs and their skills, as well as how to buy a horse, what tack is required, and literally everything else you ever wanted to know about owning and looking after your equine companion.
  

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Very informative book for a beginner. Thank you. It is also very good to use for a reference book. It arrived on a timely basis and in very good condition. Read full review

Contents

History of the Horse
1
Horse Breeds
13
Anatomy
33
Horse Behavior
47
A Horse of Your Own
65
Stabling
85
Nutrition
109
Grooming
127
Handling
181
Types of Horsemanship
201
Tack Apparel and Accessories
219
Riding and Driving
237
Youth and Horses
257
Equine Careers
263
Resources
275
Glossary
279

General Health
139
Beyond Conventional Health Care
161

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About the author (2001)

CHERYL KIMBALL is a freelance writer and editor who lives mostly harmoniously with ants on her farm in New Hampshire. She is a self-proclaimed naturalist and author of several books, including "The Everything Horse Book,"

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