A Photographic Guide to Conformation


Author: Robert Oliver,Bob Langrish
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9780851318516
Category: Medical
Page: 183
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Detailed guide to the horse's anatomy followed by over 300 specially taken photographs with an informative and expert commentary.

The Blood-Horse Authoritative Guide to Auctions


Author: Staff and Correspondents of Blood-Horse Publications
Publisher: Eclipse Press
ISBN: 9781581501094
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 112
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"This guide identifies the types of sales, companies that conduct them, what horses cost, and how to seek and obtain reliable advice. How sales work, from applying for credit to obtaining fall-of-the-hammer insurance, also is explained. In addition, the guide provides legends of the layout of sales grounds" -- publisher website (April 2007).

Drawing and Painting Horses


Author: Alison Wilson
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 184797600X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 192
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Horses may seem to be a challenging subject for an artist, but this book makes equestrian drawing and painting accessible. It explains the fundamental principles of drawing before guiding the reader through the advanced methods of painting a horse. With beautiful illustrations throughout in graphite pencil and oils, this book informs and helps every artist who wants to improve or develop their equestrian work. Topics covered include: an introduction to traditional subjects; drawing materials and methods; working from life; horse anatomy, structure and gaits; exercises in drawing and painting; selecting subjects and using preliminary drawings and sketches.An authoritative and beautiful guide to drawing and painting horses, aimed at all artists particularly equestrian and beautifully illustrated with 224 graphite and oil illustrations.

The Photographic Guide to Pruning Fruit Trees


Author: Ephraim Felt
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1447482964
Category: Gardening
Page: 64
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All aspects of pruning in the orchard are dealt with in this handy collection. Written by various experts on the subject, this work is thoroughly recommended for the budding gardener. It contains a wealth of information on pruning shapes, bridge grafting, inarching and much more. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

Equine Locomotion


Author: Willem Back,Hilary M. Clayton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702052930
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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The first edition of Equine Locomotion has established itself as the book in the equine literature that discusses all aspects of equine locomotion and gait analysis, written by an international team of editors and contributors. The new edition continues this trend and gives the reader a complete picture of the horse in motion, at the same time including many recent findings in this area. The book begins with a history of man’s association with the horse and then continues to discuss with comprehensive descriptions of the present state of knowledge beginning with the initiation of gait and ending with the more scientific area of computer modeling. In the new edition, the list of contributors continues to comprise of authors who are acknowledged experts in their subject areas and includes many new illustrations. • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more

Conformation and Performance

A Guide to the Performance Consequences of Common Conformation Points
Author: Nancy S. Loving
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Pets
Page: 226
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Conformation in Motion is a new and improved approach to the understanding of why some horses perform better and live healthier lives than others. Conformation in Motion features 200 common equine conformation characteristics in photographic display by world-renowned equine photographer Bob Langrish, accompanied by Dr. Nancy Loving's concise explanations of each conformation type. Also presented are recommended corrective programs for those conformation faults that can be improved; performance consequences of these faults for different activities and sports are discussed. The reader sees how to recognize each fault -- an invaluable advantage to the buyer and trainer.

The Official Horse Breeds Standards Guide

The Complete Guide to the Standards of All North American Equine Breed Associations
Author: Fran Lynghaug
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1616731710
Category: Pets
Page: 672
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This is the only guidebook collecting the official North America breed associations’ standards and conformations, making it a much-needed, handy, and comprehensive reference. Like the American Kennel Club's The Complete Dog Book (now in its 20th printing), this is the book for horse breeds. For each of 118 North American breeds--from ponies and small horses to pleasure horses, draft horses, and thoroughbred racers--the massive 200,000-word guide provides an official history, detailed conformation ideals, descriptions of gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations. Fine color photographs complete the detailed picture each entry presents. This guide is destined to become the bible of the horse world.

Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork

The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering
Author: Adam Danforth
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 160342931X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 456
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Slaughter and butcher your own animals safely and humanely with this award-winning guide. Providing detailed photography of every step of the process, Adam Danforth shows you everything you need to know to butcher poultry, rabbit, lamb, goat, and pork. Learn how to create the proper slaughtering conditions, break the meat down, and produce flavorful cuts of meat. Stressing proper food safety at all times, Danforth provides expert advice on necessary tools and helpful tips on freezing and packaging. Enjoy the delicious satisfaction that comes with butchering your own meat.

Butchering Beef

The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering
Author: Adam Danforth
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603429328
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 352
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Learn how to humanely slaughter cattle and butcher your own beef. In this straightforward guide, Adam Danforth provides clear instructions and step-by-step photography of the entire butchering process, from creating the right preslaughter conditions through killing, skinning, keeping cold, breaking the meat down, and perfecting expert cuts. With plenty of encouragement and expert advice on food safety, packaging, and necessary equipment, this comprehensive guide has all the information you need to start butchering your own beef.

Therapeutic Riding Programs

Instruction and Rehabilitation: A Handbook for Instructors and Therapists on Riding with the Disabled Person
Author: Margaret L. Galloway
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 637
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Practical Guide to Lameness in Horses


Author: Ted S. Stashak
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118701135
Category: Medical
Page: 464
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This is an updated, practical version of Dr. Stashak's top selling book Adams' Lameness in Horses, 4th edition. The material is heavily illustrated and provides a hands-on guide to common clinical problems. The authors present important guidelines for decision making and preventive measures. This is a hands-on, authoritative resource that clearly differentiates between important and non-important clinical situations.

Horse Conformation

Structure, Soundness, and Performance
Author: Juliet Hedge,Don M. Wagoner
Publisher: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 9781592284870
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 484
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The most comprehensive guide to the horse's body - inside and out - ever published. In athletics as in architecture, form follows function, and nowhere is that truth more important than in equestrian sports. The better a horse's conformation (how the animal measures up, or "conforms," to the ideal standards of its breed or type), the better it will be able to perform. Using hundreds of photographs and drawings, this masterfully produced book will show you how to develop the "eye" that any horseman needs to assess equine conformation and anatomy. Its comprehensive text focuses on: Ideal and abnormal conformation features Balance and symmetry The relationship between conformation faults and athletic ability Colors and markings Anatomical elements, teeth, and aging Digestive, neurological, respiratory, and circulatory systems The relationship between structure and function Now in paperback, Horse Conformation is the single most valuable book on its subject and one that deserves a prominent place in every horse owner's or rider's library.