Horse Husbandry and Stable Management




Whether you are a first time horse owner seeking books on horse husbandry, or an experienced horseman looking for information on stable management, we want to help.

Horse husbandry is the first stepping-stone for the long-term comfort and health of your horse.

Wise stable management, saves money and time, allowing those resources to be better spent with your horse.

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"If you want a stable relationship, get a horse." Author unknown.

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How to Find Trouble Free Horse Boarding, Even if You Are New to Horses

by Ronaye Ireland

Canada

Publisher: Profits Publishing

Whether you are new to horses, a parent of a child who's into horses, or even a seasoned horse owner ... If you have to rely on the services of a horse boarding stable to house your horse then this book is an absolute must read. Looking for a home away from home for your horse can be a daunting task. This book will tell you what you absolutely must know, questions to ask, and what to look for when searching for that healthy, safe and happy home for your horse. more





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"Save Your Horse! A Horse Owner's Guide to Large Animal Rescue"

by Michelle Staples

USA

Is the first book published on this life-saving subject. Large Animal Rescue involves removing a horse (or any other large animal) from entrapment. If your horse has fallen in a well or ditch, or your trailer has overturned, wouldn't you want your horse to receive the best help available? This practical, illustrated, easy to follow, step by step guide helps you and the responding emergency personnel to work safely around your horse, using the most efficient methods and everyday equipment, with the least stress on your horse.

Only about 1% of emergency responders know how to properly handle an entrapped large animal. This type of response is dangerous in ways most may not understand. It's dangerous to them, and to all those around, including your horse. Help them help your horse.

Book also includes barn fire safety, working around livestock, trailer safety, and a resource list. more




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The Horse Lover's Guide to Massage: What Your Horse Wants You to Know

by Megan Ayrault

USA

Massage and bodywork can contribute significantly to your animal’s ease of movement, health, and quality of life in addition to reducing muscle soreness and providing well-deserved pampering. more




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The Book of Draft Horses

by Donna Campbell Smith

USA

Publisher: The Lyons Press

The gentle giants that built the world. Training, using, caring for the draft horse.





The Book of Miniature Horses

by Donna Campbell Smith

USA

Publisher: The Lyons Press

Buying, breeding, training, showing and enjoying the miniature horse.

The Book of Mules

by Donna Campbell Smith

USA

Publisher: The Lyons Press

Selecting, breeding, and caring for equine hybrids. website

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Know Your Horse - A Medical & First Aid Record Book

by M. Rodger

Australia

Publisher: Living Horses

This unique book not only acts as a reference for you, but also doubles up as a notebook where you can add your own notes and details as you need them. Some of the topics included are: Points of the Horse; Vital signs & how to take them; Signs of Illness or Injury; Record Sheets for you to fill in website

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One Step Ahead Equine Studies - Stable Management And Showing

by Samantha Tarplin

United Kingdom

Publisher: Samantha Tarplin

This book contains a wealth of information relating to stable management and showing and provides walkthroughs to ensure the reader is fully informed about how to complete certain tasks safely and efficiently. At the end of the book the reader can answer questions that are related to the material they have read to help them remember the essential skills they need to work effectively with and around horses. The book is fully illustrated to help demonstrate explanations. website

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Healing Horses: Their Way!

by Marijke van de Water B.Sc., DHMS

Every horse needs their owner to read this book. It is an incredible wealth of information on equine nutrition and natural healing based on science, clinical practice, wisdom, knowledge, intuition and years of successful work on thousands of horses, many of whom were considered untreatable. more on horse husbandry Marijke's way

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EQUINESHIATSU

by Kristina Fritz

USA

This is a book your horses want you to read! A Natural Therapy for Horses using shiatsu techniques.

You will learn about Ki energy and its profound influence on proprioception, soundness, movement, skeletal structure, stance, etc., etc. Written as a Tribute to BARBARO and reveals a strong energy pattern giving us a clue to his potential greatness!! reviewed by Michael J. Chovanes, VMD website.

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Speaking of Horses

by Chris Korben

Publisher: self-published

A programed learning activity book for horse lovers to learn the words associated with horses - parts of the horse, equipment and common horse words. website.

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Equine Business Handbook

by Eileen Davis

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Backyard Horsekeeping

by Joan Fry website.

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FreeVetMag

by DR Dan Moore

The magazine/catalog contains 60+ pages of helpful, in-depth articles about the needs of today's horse owners. It also features detailed information about the products formulated by Dr. Dan Moore.

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Healing for Horses

by Margrit Coates

United Kingdom

Publisher: Rider Press ( Random House)

A comprehensive guide to using healing energy with horses. website.

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