Complete Horse Care Manual, 1st Edition

  • Colin Vogel
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  • ISBN-10: 0756676932
  • ISBN-13: 9780756676933
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 216 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

A handbook for total horse care discusses such topics as stable conditions, nutrition, grooming, feeding, and health problems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Looking at the Horse.
2: Development of the Horse.
3: Types of Horse.
4: Colors and Markings.
5: Physical Features.
6: Legs and Joints.
7: Feet and Hooves.
8: Gaits and Movement.
9: Teeth and Jaws.
10: Body Systems.
11: The Healthy Horse.
12: Equine Senses.
13: Body Language.
14: The Horse at Leisure.
15: The Herd.
16: General Care.
17: Owning a Horse.
18: Keeping a Horse Healthy.
19: Stable Vices.
20: Handling a Horse.
21: Methods of Control.
22: Leading in Hand.
23: Checking a Horse’s Feet.
24: Horseshoes.
25: Shoeing Procedure.
26: Grooming Equipment.
27: Grooming a Horse.
28: Preparing for a Show.
29: Clipping and Trimming.
30: Transporting a Horse.
31: Loading and Unloading.
32: The Horse at Work.
33: Physical Demands.
34: The Horse Outdoors.
35: The Field.
36: Fencing and Gates.
37: Water and Shelter.
38: Good and Bad Grazing.
39: Poisonous Plants.
40: Turning out a Horse.
41: Taking a Horse Into a Field.
42: Catching a Horse in a Field.
43: The Stabled Horse.
44: The Stableyard.
45: The Stable.
46: Identification.
47: Bedding Materials.
48: Mucking Out.
49: Food and Water.
50: How to Feed a Horse.
51: Nutritional Needs.
52: Concentrated Feeds.
53: Sources of Roughage.
54: Feeding Hay.
55: Horse Problems & Foaling.
56: Possible Disorders.
57: Diagnosing Lameness.
58: Foot Disorders.
59: Joint Disorders.
60: Leg Disorders.
61: Eye, Nose, & Mouth Disorders.
62: Skin Disorders.
63: Digestive Disorders.
64: Internal Parasites.
65: Circulatory Disorders.
66: Respiratory Disorders.
67: When to Call the Vet.
68: First-Aid Equipment.
69: First Aid.
70: Nursing a Horse.
71: Foaling: Early Days.
72: Tack and Clothing.
73: Saddles and Girths.
74: Bridles and Bits.
75: Fitting Tack.
76: Putting on a Saddle.
77: Putting on a Bridle.
78: Extra Equipment.
79: Cleaning Tack.
80: Stable Blankets.
81: Other Blankets.
82: Protective Boots.
83: Tail and Leg Bandages.
84: Hints and Tips.
85: Year-Round Care.
86: Buying and Keeping a Horse.
Glossary.
Additional Information.
Useful Addresses.
Index.
Acknowledgments.