Your Mare's First Foal


Author: Jane Skepper
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781872119984
Category: Pets
Page: 96
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At last - practical, jargon-free advice is provided for the first-time breeder. Stud Manager Jane Skepper, whose family has been breeding thoroughbred and non-thoroughbreds for three generations, has written this guide for the single mare owner breeding a foal for the first time. Easy to use and in note form, the book covers everything from conception to weaning. Jane provides all the answers to the questions that owners typically ask about their mare, pregnancy and foaling, including getting the mare in foal, scanning, vaccinations, nutrition, worming, foaling down, and coping with a newborn foal. In short, the author tells you what to expect and what to look out for, giving you all the facts to help you understand and enjoy this exciting and rewarding time.

You and Your Horse

How to Whisper Your Way Into Your Horse's Life
Author: Dandi Daley Mackall
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416964495
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 155
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A guide to help young owners get used to their horses discusses horse senses, how they communicate, how to communicate with them, physical characteristics, classifying horses, behavior, and training.

Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities
Author: Heather Smith Thomas
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426876
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 515
View: 4996

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Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.

Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies


Author: Audrey Pavia,Kate Gentry-Running
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118052327
Category: Pets
Page: 388
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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Horse Sense

A Complete Guide to Horse Selection and Care
Author: John J. Mettler
Publisher: Storey Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Horses
Page: 148
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In forty years as a country veterinarian, John J. Mettler has seen just about everything that can happen to horses and horse people - from the first-time buyer purchasing the wrong mount to the experienced owner coping with an acute case of colic. Here Dr. Mettler shares that experience with invaluable advice on preventive health care, breeding, foaling, putting a horse down when necessary, and more. Throughout, his love and respect for horses shines through.

Understanding the foal

your guide to horse health care and management
Author: Christina S. Cable
Publisher: Eclipse Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nature
Page: 127
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Learn how to insure a healthy foal, what happens during delivery, and unexpected problems that can develop in foals. Handling foals and how to deal with mares that reject their newborns are also discussed. A practical, useful guide that answers most of the common questions about foal growth and health.

The Book of the Farm

Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-labourer, Field-worker, and Cattle-man
Author: Henry Stephens
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
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The Farriers's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary:

Containing the Art of Farriery in All Its Branches; with Whatever Relates to the Manage, and to the Knowledge, Breeding, Feeding, and Dieting of Horses ...
Author: Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Horses
Page: 330
View: 2649

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Encyclopædia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, &c. on a Plan Entirely New

By Which, the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, &c., Together with a Description of All Countries, Cities ... a General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms and States, and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times ...
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Page: N.A
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Encyclopædia Britannica

Or, A Dictionary of Arts and Science, Compiled Upon a New Plan
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Page: N.A
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Secret Horse


Author: Jane Smiley
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 057127448X
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 304
View: 6797

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When eighth-grader Abby Lovitt looks out at those pure-gold rolling hills, she knows there's no place she'd rather be than her family's ranch-even with all the hard work of tending to nine horses. But some chores are no work at all, like grooming young Jack. At eight months, his rough foal coat has shed out, leaving a smooth, rich silk, like chocolate. As for Black George, such a good horse, it turns out he's a natural jumper. When he and Abby clear four feet easy as pie, heads start to turn at the ring-buyers' heads-and Abby knows Daddy won't turn down a good offer. Then a letter arrives from a private investigator, and suddenly Abby stands to lose not one horse but two. The letter states that Jack's mare may have been sold to the Lovitts as stolen goods. A mystery unfolds, more surprising than Abby could ever expect. Will she lose her beloved Jack to his rightful owners? 'Jane Smiley is one of the premiere novelists of her generation, possessed of a mastery of craft and an uncompromising vision that grow more powerful with each book.' Washington Post

Dictionaire oeconomique

or, The family dictionary. Containing the most experienced methods of improving estates and of preserving health, with many approved remedies for most distempers of the body of man, cattle and other creatures ... The most advantageous ways of breeding, feeding and ordering all sorts of domestick animals ... The different kinds of nets, snares and engines for taking all sort of fish, birds, and other game. Great variety of rules, directions, and new discoveries, relating to gardening [and] husbandry ... The whole illustrated throughout with very great variety of figures ... Done into English from the 2d edition, lately printed at Paris ...
Author: Noel Chomel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Agriculture
Page: N.A
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