Horse Care and Health

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Infobase Publishing, Sep 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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A comprehensive series all about horses, horsemanship, and equestrian sports, The Horse Library takes an inside look at one of the world's most beautiful and useful animals. From The Horse in War to Horse Breeds of the World, the series exposes young readers to the history of the horse, styles of riding and driving, and some of the most exciting horse sports in the world today. From buying a horse to feeding, grooming, showing, and caring for your horse, this book shows you the right ways and wrong ways.
 

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Contents

Evolution Feed and Shelter
7
Horse Health
17
Owning a Horse
27
Educating a Horse
37
Horse Shows
47
Trail and Endurance Riding
55
Glossary
60
Further Reading
62
Index
63
Picture Credits
64
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About the author (2001)

Brent Kelley, D.V.M., has been a practicing equine veterinarian for nearly 30 years in the heart of Kentucky's horse country. He has been a "Veterinary Topics" columnist for The Thoroughbred Times since 1994. Four of his articles have won awards, including the 1997 American Horse Publications' Personal Column award and two consecutive Chronicle of the Horse Best Personal Experience Story awards. Under the pseudonym Grant Kendall, Kelley has written two books on his experiences as a vet. He lives in Paris, Kentucky.

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