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Title:
KISS guide to caring for your horse
Author:
Harris, Moira C.
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Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
London ; New York : DK Pub., 2003.

©2002
Physical Description:
288 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780789491985

9780751336863
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Covering every aspect of horse care from grooming, exercise and routine maintenance to selecting riding gear and finding the right housing for your horse - KISS Guide to Horses is packed with insider's tips on equine health and first aid, as well as advice on how to tackle training and competition.


Table of Contents

Part 1 Selecting the Horse for You
A Mutual Partnershipp. 13
The History of the Horsep. 24
The Mind of a Horsep. 36
Horse Breeds From Around the Worldp. 46
Part 2 First Days With Horses
Preparing Yourself for the Horse Worldp. 59
How to Find Your Horsep. 72
Bringing Your New Horse Homep. 90
Gear Guidep. 104
More at the Store: Extra Equipmentp. 116
Part 3 Care and Health
Other People in Your Horse's Lifep. 129
An Ounce of Preventionp. 140
A Nutritious Beginningp. 154
The Nuts and Bolts of Groomingp. 166
First Aid for Equinesp. 176
Special Attentionp. 188
Part 4 Two Become One
Becoming a Better Equestrianp. 201
You Show Off!p. 212
Other Eventsp. 226
Part 5 Harmonious Fellowship
You're in Chargep. 237
Parenthoodp. 248
The Golden Yearsp. 258
Appendices
Glossaryp. 268
Breeds From Around the Worldp. 271
Other Resourcesp. 272
Indexp. 282
Acknowledgmentsp. 288