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Welsh Ponies And Cobs

Author : Wynne Davies
ISBN : 0851313612
Genre : Nature
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Relating to the history of Welsh ponies and cobs, the author has selected certain Welsh Mountain pony and Welsh cob families which he considers to have had the greatest influence on the development of the Welsh pony and cob breeds.

The History Of The Welsh Pony

Author : Tom Best
ISBN : 1909339024
Genre : Nature
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The Welsh Pony, or Welsh Section B as it is commonly known, is the most recently developed of the British native pony breeds, although its origins stretch back centuries. It is the only such pony to be bred for a specific purpose and, thanks to its relatively short history, there are ample records of its development. Referred to by 20th century breeders as the Welsh Riding Pony, as it was bred to provide a pony with Welsh character suitable for children to ride. The History of the Welsh Pony is a unique and comprehensive study of the development of the Welsh Pony over its 100-year history. From the influence of Polo Pony Society members at the turn of the 20th century to the specialist breeders of modern times, this book provides an insight into the origins of this beautiful breed. The famous Welsh Mountain Pony has featured heavily in its development, so too has the beautiful Arab and the small Thoroughbred which were used to infuse height into the developing Welsh Pony. The book is packed with interesting stories about key people in the field, when and how their influence was felt, is magnificently illustrated with photographs charting the development of all the different types, and highlights those outstanding Welsh Ponies which have made their mark. Meticulously researched and stylishly written, this is the first account of its kind and provides an invaluable addition to the bookshelf of the discerning collector or out-and-out Welsh enthusiast. Tom Best's title The History of the British Riding Pony (Medina Publishing 2011) has been highly praised by pundits and the public alike, and is shortly to be reprinted in paperback. With The History of the Welsh Pony, he cements his reputation as one of the foremost experts on native British pony breeds.

Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Author : E. Hywel Burton
ISBN : 1593782624
Genre : Pets
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The enchanting Pembroki Welsh, a dwarf in size but a giant in heart and personality, impresses one as a sturdy, workmanlike herding dog, a pure-bred whom the Welsh have revered for centuries...

Welsh Corgis

Author : Richard G. Beauchamp
ISBN : 0764105574
Genre : Pets
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Information and advice to help you take good care of your Welsh Corgi.

Rhoades Trowbridge And Related Families

Author : Myrtle Savage Rhoades
ISBN : WISC:89062015235
Genre : Reference
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Pembroke Welsh Corgi

Author : Susan M. Ewing
ISBN : 0793841771
Genre : Pets
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The Pembroke Welsh Corgi ranks #26 in dog registrations by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and is an intelligent and sensitive working dog who takes well to training and makes an ideal companion. This comprehensive guide follows the breed from its origins as herders of cattle to human companion and outlines the qualities that make it a beloved pet.

The Weirdstone Of Brisingamen

Author : Alan Garner
ISBN : 9780007539062
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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The much-loved classic, finally in ebook. First published over 50 years ago, The Weirdstone of Brisingamen is one of the greatest fantasy novels of all time.

The Original Horse Bible

Author : Moira C. Reeve
ISBN : 9781937049256
Genre : Pets
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The most comprehensive single volume dedicated to horses, The Original Horse Bible is a celebration of the long relationship that humans and horses enjoy, written by two highly regarded horsewomen, the late Moira C. Allen and Sharon Biggs. This 480-page volume, elaborately illustrated by world-renowned horse photographer Bob Langrish, is divided into eleven sections, covering topics that span the world of horses, from evolution and domestication to horse riding, training, competitions and more. Section 1: “History, Physiology, and Behavior” discusses the natural history of the horse, including adaption, migration, and domestication, how horses became integral to human kind, the role of horses in society (war horses, law-enforcement horses, race horses), as well as animal welfare and the plight of wild and feral horses. The anatomy and physiology of the horse are detailed in discussions of the horse’s bodily systems, structure, senses, gait/movement, and coat and color patterns. In terms of behavior, the authors discuss the life cycle of the horse and reproduction, intelligence and trainability, and horse mentality and natural instincts. In Section 2: “Breeds and Types,” the authors trace the evolution of modern horse types from three known ancient ancestors and archaic types and extinct breeds. They describe the modern types of horses based on their particular looks and specific uses (Baroque, Cob, Hack, Hunter, Polo Pony and so forth). A detailed discussion of horse color follows, explaining the differences between each and what specific characteristics define each (buckskin, palomino, and pinto). The extensive breed chapter offers portraits of approximately 175 breeds, alphabetically arranged, from the Abaco Barb to the Welsh Pony, including many rare and handsome breeds from around the world as well as favorites like the American Quarter Horse, the Shetland Pony and the Thoroughbred. Main entries provide alternative names, region of origins, brief history, and physical descriptions for each breed. Sidebars called “Breed in Brief” offer concise overviews of the lesser known breeds. The popular hobby of horse riding is the focus of Section 3: “Activities with Horses,” which describes English, western, and driving competition as well as rodeo, competitive trail riding, vaulting, polo, and other horse sports. Section 7: “Rider Instruction” continues the discussion on riding with chapters on riding instructions, safety and fitness as well as English and western riding skills. In Section 4: “A New Horse” and Section 5 “Horsekeeping,” the Bible becomes a primer for all horse owners offering detailed information about choosing the right horse for novice riders, families, and experienced riders and purchasing the horse and the proper equipment (saddles and bridles, boots, gear, and gadgets). The section concludes with chapters on transporting horses, stabling and boarding, and feeding and grooming. Section 6: “Health” discusses veterinary care and vaccines, recognizing the signs of a healthy animal, first aid for each area of the horse’s anatomy, hoof care, and winter wear. A complete chapter is dedicated to battling parasites and pests and avoiding poisonous plants in the horse’s environment. A chapter on alternative care completes the section. Section 8:”Horse Training” focuses on various training philosophies and early handling, training lessons, solving training problems (leading, bolting, biting/nipping, rearing/buckling and shying). Section 9: “Competition” is dedicated to horse shows and classes, preparation for various kinds of shows for both the horse and the rider, and what to expect at the show. These chapters are filled with priceless firsthand advice and pointers from the authors about how to succeed at each of these events. Section 10: “Breeding Mares and Raising Foals” offers a complete overview of the reproduction of horses, with details on choosing a stallion, live cover versus artificial insemination, pregnancy, delivery, and care, imprinting, and handling of the young. Section 11: “The Senior Horse” discusses the horse’s golden years, signs of aging, nutrition and care, retirement from activities, and general care for aging animals. Horse owners will find symptoms and treatment for sixteen of the most common equine aliments (found in the appendix) to be of great utility, as are the resource section and complete index at the end of the volume.

The Daughter Of Time

Author : Josephine Tey
ISBN : 9780771070631
Genre : Fiction
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What does a great detective do when he’s stuck in bed? Inspector Grant is used to prowling the streets, solving crimes and unraveling mysteries, so when he finds himself bedridden in the hospital, he needs something to occupy his mind. He turns his attention to the figure of Richard III—generally considered a murderous monster by history. But is the reputation really earned? Soon the inspector has his friends delivering stacks of history books to him, but can any detective, even one of his skill, solve a 400-year-old mystery? In 1990, the UK Crime Writers’ Association ranked it at number one on their list of The Top 100 Crime Novels of All Time. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

Newfoundlands Today

Author : Hedd Richards
ISBN : 1860540031
Genre : Pets
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The Newfoundland, known as the gentle giant of the dog world, combines a large, powerful physique with a mild, docile character. In this highly comprehensive Book of the Breed, the authors examine the origins of the breed and its development as a highly-prized working dog. The Breed Standard is analyzed in detail, and there is advice on training the show dog, the working dog. The Breed Standard is analyzed in detail, and there is advice on training the show dog, the working dog, and the companion dog. Diet, exercise, and grooming requirements are outlined, and there is guidance on breeding New foundlands, including breeding for the brown and the Landseer colors. The informative text is illustrated with more than 150 top-quality color and black-and-white photographs.

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