Horsekeeping On A Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428380
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Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This practical guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.

Horsekeeping On A Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 158017535X
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Thoroughly revised and updated, a comprehensive guide to equine care describes all aspects of facilities design, including acreage selection and barn construction, offers practical procedures for meeting the ongoing needs of the horse, and includes new sections on environmentally responsible horse care, horse insurance, and full-color photos and artwork. Simultaneous.

Horsekeeping On A Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781580175357
Size: 59.73 MB
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Thoroughly revised and updated, a comprehensive guide to equine care describes all aspects of facilities design, including acreage selection and barn construction, offers practical procedures for meeting the ongoing needs of the horse, and includes new sections on environmentally responsible horse care, horse insurance, and full-color photos and artwork. Simultaneous.

Horsekeeping On A Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
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Design safe, functional horse housing that meet the needs of your horse and you. Covering all the necessary steps - from selecting acreage and designing layout to constructing barn and storage facilities - Hill stresses the importance of considering the behavior, needs, and safety of horses in planning their facilities. Also included is information on fencing, selection of heavy equipment, and much more.

Horse Stable And Riding Arena Design

Author: Eileen Fabian Wheeler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470344407
Size: 38.87 MB
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Whether you are a veterinarian consulting on how to maintain the integrity of the grain and water in the horse'e newly-built stall; or the agricultural engineer who has been asked to design a new state-of-the-art equine shelter; or an animal scientist or horse owner who simply wants the latest, safest, and most up-to-date information on manure management - this book will fulfill your needs! This handy, user-friendly guide answers some of the toughest questions about equine shelters. Covering everything from preferred building materials such as lighting to flooring in the horse's primary shelter to design and management of a riding arena, this practical reference will guide the reader every step of the way. This practical reference is filled with clear, user-friendly design illustrations and information on ventilation, manure management, fence planning, fire safety, feed storage, bedding requirements, dust control systems, and a myriad of detailed information designed for the comfort, safety, and health of your horse in areas where cold weather is a factor.

Cherry Hill S Horsekeeping Almanac

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428372
Size: 59.36 MB
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Keep your horse happy and healthy throughout the entire year. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill provides a comprehensive month-by-month guide to horse care that includes seasonal stable chores and maintenance procedures that promote equine health. Reminding you to check for ticks in April, buy hay in July, and set up winter bedding in October, each month’s reference charts, to-do lists, and climate notes will help you establish routines that follow the natural cycles of the animals and the land.

Healthy Stables By Design

Author: John Blackburn
Publisher: Images Publishing
ISBN: 1864705159
Size: 78.45 MB
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Horse And Stable Management

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118709675
Size: 46.32 MB
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Since the first edition was published in 1984 Horse and Stable Management has become the recognised source of reliable information on all aspects of the practical management of horses and ponies. It is now the established textbook for everyone who owns a horse or works with horses. This fourth edition has been radically revised and reorganised to include the most up-to-date and accurate procedures and advice. With many new photographs, Horse and Stable Management includes chapters covering evolution and behaviour, conformation and action, routine preventive measures, nursing the sick horse, first aid, lameness and the management of breeding stock. Horse and Stable Management is essential reading for those taking British Horse Society and Association of British Riding Schools examinations as well as those taking college equine courses or National Vocational Qualifications in horse care and management. The Authors Jeremy Houghton Brown was manager of the British National Equestrian Centre and the British Racing School, then for many years principal lecturer in equine studies at Warwickshire College, where he started and pioneered British equine education. Above all, he is an experienced, practical horseman. Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specialising in horse care. She is also an experienced lecturer, competition rider, senior examiner, and the author of several books. Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist, author and external examiner for higher education courses. She has substantial experience in equine management and training. From previous reviews: ‘A new classic… a clearly written and easily understood handbook.’ Riding ‘It is extremely comprehensive. It is also accurate. In fact, a most valuable book for anyone who owns a horse.’ Horse and Hound ‘The approach and contents are refreshingly different… very informative and a valuable source of reference.’ Horse and Rider

Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756676932
Size: 79.39 MB
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Illustrated in full color throughout, with more than 650 specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams, Complete Horse Care Manual is almost a Vet-in-Your-Pocket for horse owners, telling you how to provide regular care and attention for your horse, how to guard against health problems, and when the problem is serious enough to need professional attention. Providing the enthusiast with a sound understanding of how a horse functions, this manual clearly explains in non-technical terms the key elements of the horse's make-up, from legs and joints to teeth and jaws, from body systems to body language. Topics covered include the all-important but routine procedures such as clipping, trimming, and shoeing, to more vital subjects such as grazing requirements and nutritional needs. There are extremely useful 'Disorders' Fact Finder sections, there is advice on horse transport takes into account new research, and the latest information on equine passports and microchipping.

Complete Plans For Building Horse Barns Big And Small

Author: Nancy W. Ambrosiano
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780914327912
Size: 11.89 MB
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A simple, straightforward look at the costs, construction and planning involved with building a horse barn of your own, from site preparation to hardware selection. Includes construction plans of featured barns that can provide a guidline, or simply inspiration for designing a horse barn of your own.