THE ESSENTIAL PRACTICAL GUIDE TO ALL ASPECTS OF CARING FOR YOUR HORSE
This book features . . .
- . . . step-by-step guides to creating a safe and healthy environment.
- . . . detailed medical information, with the latest treatments and first-aid techniques.
- . . . an easy-to-use format for quick reference.
- . . . clear color illustrations throughout.
- . . . a brand new section on foaling.
An excellent working relationship with your horse is based on understanding and communication. These lie at the heart of this practical and thorough guide.
Colin Vogel is a leading authority on horse care. His expert advice, clearly illustrated with superb color photographs, helps you choose a suitable horse to ride, understand its behavior and needs, create a safe and healthy environment, and look after it correctly in the stable and in the field. Fully revised to take into account recent developments in horse care, this edition contains new information on horse transport, including equine passports and microchipping. There is also the very latest advice on equipment, dietary requirements, breeding, and illness diagnosis.
Essential Health Care
A detailed guide to ailments, designed to be instantly accessible, allows you to recognize common problems and understand how to cope with them efficiently. Easy-to-follow charts help you decide whether you should call a vet or follow the step-by-step sequences to treat the horse yourself, and there are clear instructions on what to do in an emergency. Practical suggestions for daily, monthly, and annual routines will ensure you keep your horse healthy and comfortable throughout the year.
Comprehensive, fully-illustrated, and completely up-to-date, this is an invaluable reference for everyone who spends time with horses.
Hardcover: 216 pages
Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
Condition: Very Good - Slight wear on dust jacket, no creased or yellowed pages, strong binding