Practical Horse Law

Author: Brenda Gilligan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405148659
Size: 19.23 MB
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Practical Horse Law sets out to be an accessible and readable guide to the law for horse owners and riders in situations where they might need to consider their legal position and the need for legal advice. It also suggests steps which can be taken to prevent becoming involved in litigation in the first place. Horseriding is a risk sport, horses are valuable animals, and owners and riders need to be aware of all the legal pitfalls. It includes choosing a riding school, riding safely, whether in a school or on roads and tracks, buying, selling and loaning horses and equipment, accidents and veterinary negligence, how to make a claim and what to claim for, keeping horses at home or at livery, animal welfare and more.

Horse Economics

Author: Catherine E O'Brien
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
ISBN: 1570766258
Size: 28.59 MB
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Most horse owners don't have unlimited disposable income, and, unfortunately, equine-related financial decisions are often driven by their passion rather than sound, long-range planning. Here, the author explains how this potentially disastrous scenario can be avoided with the appropriate preparation. Horse Economics helps illustrate a complete financial picture for the horse owner, first by determining the true costs of horse ownership, and then incorporating these added expenses into a household budget. Chapters include information on managing credit, debt, retirement, and investment, as well as an extensive examination of purchasing, owning, maintaining, and selling horse property. The book also includes helpful worksheets for calculating net worth, cash flow, and more.

The Complete Equine Legal And Business Handbook

Author: Milton C. Toby
Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC
ISBN: 9781581501575
Size: 65.78 MB
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Can a boarding farm owner sell a boarder's horse to satisfy a delinquent bill? Are corporations or partnerships more suitable to certain kinds of equine businesses? Will the posting of signs that indicate potential hazards reduce a farm owner's liability in the event of an injury? Does the IRS view horse ownership as a hobby or business? These questions and more are answered in The Complete Equine Legal and Business Handbook. Attorney Milton C. Toby looks at contract and liability issues that horse owners and horse business owners face as well as depreciation and deduction considerations, proper record-keeping, employer-employee relations, and public and private purchase of horses. This guide is essential for anyone involved in the horse business.

A Parent S Guide To Riding Lessons

Author: Elise Gaston Chand
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603424474
Size: 61.76 MB
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Every parent hopes to experience the thrill of seeing a child discover an activity she loves, and then watching as that interest unfolds into a lifelong passion. But when a child adores horses above all, these joys are often dampened by anxiety, especially when the parent knows little about riding. The questions can be overwhelming: How does one begin to find a qualified riding instructor? Just how expensive is this hobby? And -- most important -- will my child be safe? Parents searching for answers will find relief in A Parent's Guide to Riding Lessons, by Elise Gaston Chand. A former horse-crazy child born to horse-clueless parents, Chand is today both an accomplished horsewoman and the mother of a horse-crazy daughter. Her vantage point allows her to get to the heart of parents' concerns, then offer the information, instruction, and peace of mind that they desperately need. With its engaging "been there" voice, A Parent's Guide to Riding Lessons combines the instant appeal of an impulse purchase with the practicality and depth of content of a thorough guide. Parents will snap up the book for its clear, reassuring voice, then refer back to it often for its quality answers and information. A Parent's Guide to Riding Lessons gives busy parents an overview of horseback riding and lesson progression. It translates the strange language of horse enthusiasts, explains horse show etiquette, and addresses specific ways that parents can help children stay safe in and out of the barn. Along the way it offers practical advice, tips, and step-by-step guidance through an array of challenges that parents can expect to face.

The Horsewoman A Practical Guide To Side Saddle Riding

Author: Alice Hayes
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447484339
Size: 12.95 MB
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A guide for women horse riders wishing to learn the art of side saddle. Including chapters on horses for ladies, bridles, side saddles, mounting and dismounting, riding cross country and hacking. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Horsekeeping On A Small Acreage

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428380
Size: 46.20 MB
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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.