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How to Think Like a Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

By: Cherry Hill

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 002254

ISBN: 1580178359

Condition: New


Ask someone who works with horses how best to communicate with a balky colt and she will tell you that horses do not respond to human cajoling. To be successful the human must understand and work with, not against, the horse's instincts, needs, and fears. When a trainer resorts to human teaching methods - reasoning, begging, bribing, even hugging and kissing - the horse will be confused and unable to respond appropriately. But if horses are treated respectfully with methods they understand, everyone involved - animal and human - will be happier, safer, and more productive. Horse trainer and in... View more info

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Riding in a Weekend: Step-by-step Techniques to Improve Your Skills

By: Debby Sly

Price: $23.95

Publisher: UK, Lorenz Books: 2014

Seller ID: 003144

ISBN: 0754827623

Condition: New


Master the essentials of horse riding and improve your technique with this practical illustrated handbook. It features expert advice and tips for the absolute beginner, from putting on the bridle and tightening the girth to adjusting the stirrup leathers and holding the reins. How to perfect your posture and improve your seat, and how to mount, walk, trot, canter and gallop, including instructions for the more experienced rider. It features step-by-step photographic sequences and illustrations that show clearly what to do - and also what not to do. It includes a complete guide to the clothing ... View more info

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Horsemen of the Outback: Their Spurs and Spurmakers - REVISED EDITION

By: Don J. Corcoran

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2012

Seller ID: 003977

ISBN: 192192053X

Condition: New


This is an extremely well researched work which will be treasured by all horse riders. It is a very thorough account of Australian spurs and the bush blacksmiths like Fred Gutte who designed his on Wave Hill Station, but is much more that. If offers a romantic folklore of the horsemen who used the spurs in their sometimes dangerous and often lonely rides on the cattle stations between outback Queensland and the Kimberley. View more info

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Sunline: Heart of a Champion [used book][hard to get]

By: Fiona McKee

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Penguin: 2005

Seller ID: 004503

ISBN: 0143020269

Condition: Good


Sunline holds the record for winnings amongst the inductees to the Australian Racing Hall of Fame, and was the only horse to be inducted while still racing. She was, quite simply, a freak horse - always leading from the front, built like a stallion, a champion of champions - as epitomised by her record as a two-times winner of the elite Cox Plate. This is the story of how she came to be recognised as a great galloper by her owner and trainer Trevor McKee, who almost reluctantly took her on, only to discover as a morning gallop session that he had acquired a one-in-several-millions horse. The M... View more info

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Horse Anatomy for Performance: A Practical Guide to Training, Riding and Horse Care

By: Gillian Higgins

Price: $54.95

Publisher: UK, David and Charles: 2012

Seller ID: A1164

ISBN: 144630096X

Condition: New


The horse's body can be organised into 11 complex interrelated systems that function efficiently to maintain life. Divided into 11 chapters, this book explains the importance and relevance of each anatomical system. It uses high quality photographs and intricate paintings on live horses with top tips and facts.|Examine the anatomy of a horse from an entirely different perspective. This intriguing and original explanation of the 11 internal body systems of horses shows them painted on the outside to describe everything on the inside. The horse is a highly sophisticated living organism so to ena... View more info

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Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective

By: Gillian Higgins and Stephanie Martin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Exisle Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003725

ISBN: 1921966963

Condition: New


From the author of the hugely successful titles How Your Horse Moves and Horse Anatomy for Performance, comes a completely different training manual, also based on the Horses Inside Out philosophy: Understanding Anatomy Improves Performance and Reduces the Risk of Injury. Divided into three main parts: Principles of Anatomical Riding and Training; Exercises for Horse and Rider; Troubleshooting, the book contains a wealth of practical tips and exercises broken down into easy to follow, well-illustrated steps showing how riders can improve their riding skills and potential. The author suggests... View more info

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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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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

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The Horse Behaviour Problem Solver : Your Questions Answered about How Horses Think, Learn, and React

By: Jessica Jahiel

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 9781580175241

ISBN: 1580175244

Condition: New


What can be done with a horse that's hard to bridle, won't stand for a new farrier, or kicks while being ridden? Why would a sweet horse suddenly turn mean? How can an owner calm a horse that becomes a nervous wreck at shows? What should be done if a gelding attacks a mare? In "The Horse Behavior Problem Solver, " equine behavior expert Jessica Jahiel offers proven solutions to these and other common horse behavior problems.This comprehensive handbook uses a friendly question-and-answer format. Each question includes a detailed real-life case study. The author identifies the source of the trou... View more info

Image for War Horses: Hoof Prints in Time - Amazing True Stories of heroic Australian Walers and New Zealand Horses 1914-1918

War Horses: Hoof Prints in Time - Amazing True Stories of heroic Australian Walers and New Zealand Horses 1914-1918

By: Jill Mather

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003961

ISBN: 1925236862

Condition: New


This remarkable but true collection has been gleaned from a large variety of World War I sources. It records the role animals played in environments which were completely alien to them. For all animals that served us so well, only a handful left their mark in history. This book not only commemorates the role our Australian and New Zealand horses played in a war which saw eight million animals perish in the bloodiest of battles, but preserves this collection of stories to be re-told almost one hundred years later. Here the author presents the deeds of the unknown, along side the well-known Wal... View more info

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Forgotten Heroes: The Australian Waler Horse

By: Jill Mather

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003962

ISBN: 1925236854

Condition: New


The story of the famous Australian Waler horses is one that records with pride the remarkable journey this original stock horse made from a domestic animal to a war horse without equal. The Boer War and World War I saw thousands shipped overseas and only the advent of mechanization in 1940 saw the horse decline from military use. This book does not only sing its praises, but tracks its worldwide reputation as a horse without equal. You will read about the logistics and answers to questions such as the huge problems associated with the horse lines where hundreds of horses were picketed row aft... View more info

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Gallipolli's War Horses: From the Dardanelles to Damascus

By: Jill Mather

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003963

ISBN: 1925236846

Condition: New


This book records the amazing contribution made by the thousands of animals that landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Mesopotamia and Egypt in World War One. This is a book you won't be able to put down. You will not only gain a great compassion for these brave horses, but also feel the need to help preserve and protect the less than 1% of the descendants that exist in Australia today. View more info

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Brisbane Valley Rail Trail - Second Edition : Detailed maps from Yarraman to Ipswich and Lake Wivenhoe

By: Mark Roberts and Gillian Duncan

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Australia, Organised Grime: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BVRT2e

ISBN: BVRTguide

Condition: New


This is an expanded version of the Somerset Region chapter of Where to Mountain Bike in SEQ with added town maps and trail maps, packaged as a 20 page A4 publication. It contains detailed maps of the entire Brisbane Valley Rail Trail, plus detailed maps of all the towns along the route, as well as the recreational trails at Yarraman, Blackbutt and Wivenhoe. 2nd Edition View more info

Image for Exploring Nature Wild Horses: Discover the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creature and their relatives

Exploring Nature Wild Horses: Discover the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creature and their relatives

By: Michael Bright

Price: $23.95

Publisher: UK, Armadillo Books: 2015

Seller ID: 003124

ISBN: 1861474644

Condition: New


This book shows you the beauty, speed and power of these graceful creatures and their relatives, with 190 exciting pictures. You can investigate the wild world of feral horses such as the mustangs of America, Australian brumbies, the white horses of the Carmargue in France, and many more. Special features focus on particular aspects of equine existence, such as the birth of a foal or the migration of a herd of zebras. Myth boxes introduce folk tales and legends about horses from diverse cultures. There are stunning wildlife photographs, plus illustrations and detailed cross-sections. Horses, z... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Raising Miniature Livestock: Goats, Sheep, Donkeys, Pigs, Horses, Cattle, Llamas

By: Sue Weaver

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: A1160

ISBN: 1603424814

Condition: New


Whether you want to the make most of a small plot of land or add diversity to a large farm, raising miniature livestock can be a fun and profitable experience. With expert advice on choosing a breed that suits your needs, Sue Weaver shows you how to house, feed, and care for miniature goats, sheep, donkeys, pigs, horses, cattle, and llamas. You'll be inspired by profiles of successful breeders as you learn everything you need to know to keep your miniature livestock healthy and productive. View more info

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It's Showtime: Circus Tricks: Learning Fun for Horses and Riders

By: Sylvia Czarnecki

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, CADMOS: 2015

Seller ID: 002147

ISBN: 0857880187

Condition: New


Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trust between horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to train towards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more. About the Author Sylvia Czarnecki discovered her passion for circus and trick training with horses many years ago. As a result of training many diff... View more info

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50 5-Minute Fixes to Improve Your Riding: Simple Solutions for Better Position and Performance in No Time

By: Wendy Murdoch

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Exisle Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 003728

ISBN: 1921966165

Condition: New


Start or end your riding sessions with Wendy Murdoch's 5-Minute Fixes, and you will be amazed how quickly you can replace old habits with new ones, get out of your riding rut, and transform what you can not do to what you can do... naturally, capably, comfortably, and consistently alongside a happy riding partner - your horse. 5 minutes a day is all the time you need to achieve:- Better balance in the saddle- Improved body control from head to toe- Increased influence with your seat- Flawless leg position and subtle aiding- Quieter, softer hands and contact your horse can trust- Less physical ... View more info

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Ride the Right Horse: Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them

By: Yvonne Barteau

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003997

ISBN: 1580176623

Condition: New


A compatible personality is the most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than gait or conformation. All horses have distinct personality traits that make them more or less suitable for various riding styles and disciplines. Riders and trainers who understand how to work with, not against, a horse's temperament will be rewarded with a happier, more successful human/equine relationship. Dressage trainer Yvonne Barteau describes the four basic equine personality types - social, fearful, aloof, and challenging - and the different clues to identify a horse's primary perso... View more info