The Competition Horse

Breeding, Production, and Management
Author: Susan McBane
Publisher: New York : Howell Book House ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada
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.

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.

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 ...


Author: Illinois Farmers' Institute
Publisher: N.A
Page: N.A
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Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management

Author: Morel, M.C.G.D.
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 1780640730
Category: Electronic books
Page: 378
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This book contains 21 chapters on horse reproduction and breeding, including the anatomy and control of reproduction in mares and stallions, physiology and endocrinal control of pregnancy and foaling, lactation, selection and preparation of mares and stallions for breeding, management of the mare during pregnancy and foaling, foal management, weaning, stallion management, infertility, artificial insemination and embryo transfer.

Annual Report

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

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
ISBN: 1593394926
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 2114
View: 1036

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Britannica Concise Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. Students, teachers, and librarians can find fast facts combined with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. A tool for both the classroom and the library, no other desk reference can compare.

Arthur's Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics E-Book

Author: David E. Noakes
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070203990X
Category: Medical
Page: 960
View: 386

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"Veterinary Reproduction and Obstetrics has been the standard reference textbook for veterinary students for many years, as well as for students of animal science and related disciplines; in addition it has also been a useful reference source for the practicing veterinary surgeon. The new edition builds on the success of the previous edition covering normal reproduction and reproductive disorders and diseases in the common and less common domesticated species (llamas, alpacas, camels). The book has been completely revised with full colour throughout to include recent developments in reproductive biology and endocrinology, as well as the new knowledge on the causes and treatment of reproductive disease." "This is a reference text that has been refreshed well and warrants a place on practice bookshelves." - Veterinary Record, Feb 2011 Classic text reference Covering all aspects of reproduction and obstetrics in all common and less common domestic species Only book covering full range of domestic animals Practical clinical approach throughout Thorough updating throughout to reflect changes in practice since the last edition New authors and contributors to ensure contemporary and international approach (contributors from Finland, the Netherlands, USA, Denmark an New Zealand) Full colour throughout