The Competition Horse

Breeding, Production, and Management
Author: Susan McBane
Publisher: New York : Howell Book House ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada
ISBN: N.A
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 233
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This text is aimed at the non-professional who wants to breed a horse for competitive sports - show jumping, driving, dressage, or any of the Western disciplines.

Annual Report


Author: Illinois Farmers' Institute
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
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With reports of County farmers' institutes for the year ...

Report


Author: Illinois Farmers' Institute
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Equine Behavior - E-Book

A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists
Author: Paul McGreevy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702052922
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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Equine Behavior: A guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists is the quintessential reference for all who really want to know what makes horses tick. Research in horse behavior has made great strides in recent years. This book examines the truth behind modern trends and ancient traditions. Full of insight, it rounds up the latest findings of practitioners and researchers from all over the world, drawing on both cutting-edge research and best practice. With more than 1,000 references, the book explores equine behavior from first principles, by considering the behavior of free-ranging horses and focusing on ways in which management and training influence the responses of their domestic counterparts. Equine physicians, trainers, handlers and owners all need to be students of equine behavior, because the first sign of a problem is often a change in behavior. So, whether you own, ride, lead, groom, feed or heal horses, what you observe is vital to your understanding. Behavioral problems in the stable and under saddle are a grave concern for equine veterinarians worldwide, because they can lead to poor performance, welfare issues, abuse and, ultimately, wastage. Traditionally, veterinarians gave priority to the physical health of their equine patients. This book is a unique attempt to demonstrate the way science can throw light on how and why problems and unwelcome behaviors arise. It also offers ways to bring about change for the better. Beautifully illustrated with more than 500 photographs and line diagrams, Equine Behavior: A guide for veterinarians and equine scientists is an essential resource for practising veterinarians, students and enthusiasts with a specific interest in horses, ponies, and donkeys. Professional trainers and handlers, equine scientists and behavior therapists will also find its contents invaluable. Paul McGreevy is Senior Lecturer in Animal Behavior at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science Features a practical, hands-on approach to all aspects of equine behavior Discusses all factors that effect equine behavior Contrasts normal behavior with abnormal behavior Reviews all behavioral problems Lists and reviews the latest drug therapies Addresses difficult-to-treat clinical problems such as head-shaking, with insights from the leading researcher in this area Provides a brief clinical evaluation of 'horse-whispering' Illustrates the key behavioral differences between horses and donkeys

The Breeder's Gazette

A Weekly Publication Devoted ... to the Interests of Live-stock Breeders
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Livestock
Page: N.A
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Game Bag - Tales Of Shooting And Fishing


Author: Nash Buckingham
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1446547868
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 224
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Tales of Shooting and Fishing BY NASH BUCKINGHAM. Contents include: Foreword Given Only to the Honored 3 The Gallows-Bear 16 Ghost Trout 3 2 Bird Dog Blinkers 47 Like Old Times 54 Vild or Tame Game Birds 67 The Great Reprisal 101 A Certain Rich Man 1 1 6 Vhat Really Happens Out Quail Shooting 132 Januaries Afield 145 Jail Break 156 A Pretty Place for Pheasants 170 Backward Turn Backward 176 We Give You Back 186 ILLUSTRATIONS PACING PAGE Ill hear your hail and look back to catch your smile. Frontispiece Pat has challenged and battled every hazard and fury of the most powerful river on Earth. 10 Toms famed double-nose got an outstanding workout that sunny afternoon. 20 A scene, I told myself, as ageless as Gods wrath. 21 May young eyes see again cool dawn mists. 26 And long skeins of wood ducks woven against sunsets. 27 Field trial Champion Eugenes Ghost winner-in-action at U. S. Open, 1922. One of setterdoms all-time greats. 48 What canine neuroses, inhibitions, complexes, and allergies lurk in bird dog make-ups 134 With a touch of sadness I see this old life afield slipping away. 135 Hal has crossed over the riverso let my Ahai ring on him. 178 God bless a day and dog like this. . . . 186 viii. FOREWORD: FOR a period so protracted as to visibly shrink ones life expectancy, Nash Buckingham has been promising to take me hunting and or fishing to some of those fabulous old gunning and angling paradises about which he writes. Nash made the initial proposal soon after I had first read De Shootinest Genfman. For die benefit of those coming in late, this establishes the period as approximately the Glacial Age. During intervening eons, Nash has reaffirmed that solemn pledge. While partaking of Mingos hot-cat-an-taters at Doug Stampers Mermaid Tavern, for instance, he has lured on my panting novices hopes with oral paintings of waterfowling as practiced of yore at Beaver Dam, or, in more modern vein, at Section 16 along Bayou Lagrues pin oaks and ricelands. He has led me up into the high hills and shown me the Seven Temptations of quailing at the Ames plantation, Hugh Bucking hams farm, or in Bob Carriers plush coverts. Listening rapdy, Fve found myself actually changing into shooting togs at table, while Mingos shrimp gumbo, meandering its spoons rim, registered chameleon-like deposits along my necktie or in the upper-tier creases of my waistcoat. Manys the day, a much younger Paul basking in the sunshine of a benign and understanding Gamaliels smile, I have in minds eye centered a high-flying brace of greenheads, scored repeated rights and lefts on bobwhites zooming beyond Ethel and Edgar ...

Designing Speed in the Racehorse


Author: Ken McLean
Publisher: The Russell Meerdink Company Ltd.
ISBN: 0929346807
Category: Race horses
Page: 310
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Designing Speed in the Racehorse is an indispensable reference by Ken McLean, one of the world's foremost bloodstock advisors and pedigree experts. McLean discusses genetic affinities and pedigree patterns, analyzes the pedigrees of important sires and ancestors to isolate elements of speed and stamina, explains what characteristics to look for in a sire, and updates the elite mare list. Breeders will be especially interested in McLean's analysis of the conformation of many of the breed's most illustrious sires and the physical attributes and faults they passed on to their progeny. Best of all, he tells the current sire and dam lines most likely to produce quality racehorses. With his recommendations at hand, today's Thoroughbred breeder has an edge in the competitive world of racing.

Business Management for the Equine Industry


Author: Sharon Eastwood,Anne-Lise Riis Jensen,Anna Jordon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 047075043X
Category: Medical
Page: 168
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Written by a team of consultants who combine modern business knowledge with decades of direct experience of working in the equine industry, this book bridges the gap between modern business theory and equine business practice. After providing overviews of the equestrian industry and the livery sector as a detailed example, Part I (Assessing a Business) sets out how to access the business environment, externally, competitively and with regard to its internal resources. Part 2 (Management) goes on to deal with resource management and how to go about strategic planning and marketing, concluding with an overall Business Plan. Part 3 sets out a series of case histories to illustrate the principles as discussed in Part 1 and 2. No other book applies a truly modern business approach to equine enterprise. The Authors Sharon Eastwood, Anne-Lise Riis Jensen and Anna Jordon work together at Dark Horse Consultancy, a team of equine business consultants offering a wide range of advice and services to the industry. Also available: Horse and Stable Management Fourth Edition Jeremy Houghton Brown, Sarah Pilliner and Zoe Davies 1 4051 0007 9 978 14051 0007 6 Teaching Jumping Jane Houghton Brown 0 632 04127 7 978 0632 04127 5 Horse Nutrition and Feeding Second Edition Sarah Pilliner 0 632 05016 0 978 0632 05016 1 Equine Science Second Edition Sarah Pilliner and Zoe Davies 1 4051 1944 6 978 14051 1944 3 Introduction to Horse Biology Zoe Davies 1 4051 2162 9 978 14051 2162 0 Horse Business Management Third Edition Jeremy Houghton Brown 0 632 05826 9 978 0632 05826 6

The American Shepherd

Being a History of the Sheep, with Their Breeds, Management, and Diseases : Illustrated with Portraits of Different Breeds, Sheep Barns, Sheds, &c. : with an Appendix, Embracing Upwards of Twenty Letters from Eminent Woolgrowers and Sheep-fatteners of Different States, Detailing Their Respective Modes of Management
Author: Luke A. Morrell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Sheep
Page: 437
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