How To Raise Horses: Everything You Need To Know

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MBI Publishing Company, Mar 15, 2007 - Pets - 192 pages
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The show horse or the racing steed, the friendly mount or the breeding stallion, the draft horse or the companion: Whatever sort of horse you’re raising—or even thinking about raising—this book provides all the information you’ll need, such as basic health care, housing, feed, and raising foals. An essential primer for the newcomer to horse care as well as an invaluable resource for the veteran, this clearly and amply illustrated guide covers the basics and the finer points of breeding and health care, housing and exercising, feed and nutrition requirements. It should find a place in every horse lover’s library.

 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
4
INTRODUCTION
5
SOYOU WANT A HORSE
6
CHOOSING YOUR HORSE
32
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR HORSE
54
FEEDING YOUR HORSE
68
HOUSING YOUR HORSE
86
THE HEALTHY HORSE
120
RAISING A FOAL
148
ENJOYING YOUR HORSE
172
RESOURCES
189
INDEX
191
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Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 490,000 members in 7,210 chapters in all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country.

The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, Purdue University Associate Professor of the Youth Development and Ag. Education Department, in accordance with industry standards.

 

Daniel Johnson manages his family-owned horse farm, overseeing breeding, training, and showing of their horses. Samantha Johnson is a certified horse show judge. They both live at Fox Hill Farm, Wisconsin.

 

 

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