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Storey's Guide to Training Horses 2nd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1151

ISBN: 1603425446

Condition: New


Safely and successfully train your own horse. Guiding you through all aspects of the training process, Heather Smith Thomas offers expert tips on everything from ground work to galloping. Stressing the importance of understanding equine behaviour, Storey's Guide to Training Horses provides a series of progressive exercises that can easily be adjusted to suit your horse's personality. Whether you're raising an animal for farm work, competition, or show, you'll learn everything you need to develop a well-trained and happy horse. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Horses 2nd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1157

ISBN: 1603424717

Condition: New


Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals' well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses. Whether you have one horse or are managing a full stable, Storey's Guide to Raising Horses shows you how to provide the care your animals need while reducing veterinary costs and improving your operation's self-sufficiency. View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle 3rd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2009

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: A1161

ISBN: 1603424547

Condition: New


Whether you're raising one cow or a herd, this comprehensive guide shows you everything you need to know to successfully manage your beef cattle operation. Heather Smith Thomas stresses the importance of understanding bovine behaviour while covering breed selection, calving, feeding, housing, medical care, and humane slaughter practices. Along with in-depth information on raising grass-fed animals and dealing with toxic pasture plants, you'll also find advice on creating a viable business plan and identifying niche markets for your beef. View more info

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The Horse Conformation Handbook: How to Judge for Soundness, Athletic Potential, Trainability, Longevity and Heart

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: A1163

ISBN: 1580175589

Condition: New


Horses with good conformation move fluidly, experience less wear and tear on joints, and are more apt to stay fit. Explaining how conformation relates to structure and function, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to identify a horse's desirable attributes and potential faults. You'll learn to train your eye to see past an animal's physical beauty and recognize proper balance, leg angles, and height as you confidently select horses that have superior durability, trainability, and athletic potential. View more info