Updated for today's beginning horse enthusiasts
If you're just getting into the world of horses, there's a lot to learn Horses For Dummies gets beginning-level riders and aspiring first-time horse owners up to speed on all things equine From selecting the right horse for you to feeding, grooming, and handling a horse, this book covers it all
"A delight, full of heart and hijinks and humor . . . McDougall is a gifted storyteller who gets to the heart of the human-animal connection." --John Grogan, author of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog
An illuminating look at the story behind the success of one of the best dressage riders in the world.
German Olympian Isabell Werth has six Olympic gold medals and scores of championship titles to her name--there are few her equal on paper.
New revised edition in paperback This book is exactly what you need to become a better rider. It's a smart, honest, on-target kick-in-the-pants, guaranteed to rev your engines as you see how a few changes in your life, a few smart choices and strategic moves, can transform you from a run-of-the-mill rider into a GOOD one. How does Denny Emerson know what makes a good rider?
Sound professional advice on what to do until the veterinarian arrives.
Dr. Eleanor Kellon has created a quick and easy reference to conditions that require emergency treatment. Dr.
The words "American Mustang" conjure images of long-maned horses running free across wide-open plains. Unfortunately, overpopulation and overgrazing has resulted in necessary management of the wild herds in the United States, which means many Mustangs are captured and placed in sanctuaries where their basic needs can be met.
A dazzling, behind-the-scenes look at the incredible equestrian athletes and horses who compete and win for the USA.
From playing with plastic ponies and taking their first riding lessons, to finding success in the arena, thousands of horse lovers hope they can one day represent the United States in international competition.
On the first of May 1982 23-year-old Melissa Chapman climbed aboard a horse, carrying a puppy named Gypsy, and rode away from everything, heading west.
She left a happy, healthy family, a decent job, a boyfriend she cared about, and friends she enjoyed. Yet she said good-bye to all of it.
A remarkable new work from one of the most ground-breaking and influential horse trainers of the last century.
World-renowned equine expert Linda Tellington-Jones' healing equine bodywork and innovative training methods have revolutionized the horse training landscape over the last 50 years.
Music has long been part of esteemed equestrian traditions--consider the classical tones of the over-500-year-old Spanish Riding School and the Verdi purported to play at deafening volumes from the arena of Portuguese master Nuno Oliveira. Today we have sound systems that enable the most humdrum of riding lessons to become rhythmical dance rehearsals.
Horse Care 2.0 is a how to guide to become and remain a horse owner from the very beginning. While it may take an entire set of encyclopedias to cover every possible horse topic, this book pulls the must haves and must dos from the horse world that every beginner needs to know. The book includes information on the following:
- Different horse breeds
- Styles of riding