Horses For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 16, 2011 - Pets - 384 pages
10 Reviews
Features new full-color photos and online resources
Train, care for, and have fun with your horse
If you're crazy about horses, this hands-on guide is all you need to giddy up and go. Featuring updates on breeds, boarding, nutrition, equipment, training, and riding, as well as new information on various equine conditions, this resource shows you how to keep your horse happy - and take your riding skills to the next level.
Discover how to
* Select the right horse for you
* Feed, groom, and handle your horse
* Recognize common horse ailments
* Have fun in the saddle
* Get involved in equestrian competitions
  

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User Review  - Shari618 - Walmart

Good for beginners or if you might need a little extra help with your horses care. Read full review

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User Review  - Kate Reitzel - Goodreads

Trusty info; in pursuit of a therapeutic hobby. A before B, if you will. Turns out the horse is historically a prey animal, which explains why they are notoriously inclined to thee ol' spook'n-dart one-two. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Audrey Pavia is the former editor of Horse Illustrated magazine and an awardwinning freelance writer specializing in equine subjects. She has authored articles on various equine topics in a number of horse publications, including Thoroughbred Times, Horses USA, The Western Horse, Appaloosa Journal, Paint Horse Journal, Veterinary Product News, and USDF Connection magazines. She has written four horse books besides Horses For Dummies, including Trail Riding: A Complete Guide (published by Wiley in 2005).
In addition to her experience as an equine writer, she is also a former managing editor of Dog Fancy magazine and a former senior editor of the American Kennel Club Gazette. She has authored more than 100 articles on the subject of animals and has written several books on various kinds of pets.
Audrey has been involved with horses since the age of 9. She has owned and cared for horses throughout her life, and has trained in both western and English disciplines. She currently resides in Norco, California.

Janice M. Posnikoff, DVM, is a graduate of the Western College of Veterinarian Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. She owns Orange County Equine Veterinary Service, a private veterinary practice in Lake Forest, California; is a contributing author to The Ultimate Horse Care Book; and is a contributing editor to Horse Illustrated magazine. Janice has been around horses all her life, has trained in dressage, and has worked as a groom for both racetracks and training barns.

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