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Title:
Problem-solving : preventing and solving common horse problems
Author:
Marten, Marty.
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Publication Information:
Colorado Springs, Colo. : Western Horseman, Inc., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
247 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 28 cm
Summary:
In an effect to develop a "willing partnership between horse and human, " this book contains chapters on groundwork, riding foundation, trailer loading, hard to catch, barn-sour horses, spooking, crossing water and bridges, herd-bound, and pulls back when tied.
General Note:
"A Western Horseman book" -- at head of title.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780911647433
Format :
Book

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A horse-handling clinician's time-tested techniques for dealing effectively with the most common horse behavior issues.


Table of Contents

Marty Marten
1 Groundwork: It's the little things that make the differencep. 10
2 Riding Foundation: Give your horse a job to dop. 44
3 Trailer Loading: It's not what you do, but how you go about itp. 82
4 Hard To Catch: Learn how to position yourself to make being caught easy for your horsep. 120
5 Barn-Sour Horses: As your horse becomes more sure of you, this problem will solve itselfp. 146
6 Spooking: There are many things out there to spook a horsep. 160
7 Crossing Water and Bridges: Having the freedom to ride anywhere the trail goes is important to all horse ownersp. 186
8 Herd-Bound: Until you resolve your herd-bound problem, learn to ride with greater awarenessp. 208
9 Pulls Back When Tied: Horses who pull back are potentially dangerous to themselves and their humansp. 228
10 Profilep. 247