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Feed Your Horse Like A Horse

Author : Ph. D. Juliet M. Getty
ISBN : 9781608442140
Genre : Horses
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Feeding is the foundation of every horse's health, and every owner cares about it, but answers can be hard to find. Based on solid science and the author's long experience, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse illuminates the secrets of equine nutrition and points the way toward lifelong vitality for your horse. Part I explains the physiology of the horse's digestion and nutrient use; Part II offers recommendations for specific conditions such as insulin resistance and laminitis, as well as discussion about feeding through the life stages, from foals to athletes to aged horses. Whether you are a novice horse owner or a seasoned professional, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse will be your most valuable resource on equine nutrition. You'll begin in Section 1 with an up-to-date overview of nutrition and horse physiology that is designed for everyone, from the novice to the lifelong horseman. Section 2 will empower you to make the right feeding decisions that support your horse's innate needs, regardless of his condition or activity type. As a reference book, you have the freedom to choose which sections to read. Topics include: Choosing the right hay or concentrates Helping easy and hard keepers How vitamins and minerals work Recognizing and eliminating stress Importance of salt and other electrolytes Treating insulin resistance Reducing the risk of laminitis Recovery for the rescued horse Nutrient fundamentals Dealing with genetic disorders Managing allergies Alleviating arthritis Diagnosing equine Cushing's disease Preventing ulcers and colic Feeding treats safely Pregnancy and lactation Feeding the orphaned foal Optimizing growth Optimizing athletic work and performance Changing needs as horses age Considerations for donkeys and mules Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is a consultant, speaker, and writer in equine nutrition. A retired university professor and winner of several teaching awards, Dr. Getty presents seminars to horse organizations and works with individual owners to create customized nutrition plans designed to prevent illness and optimize their horses' overall health and performance. Based in beautiful rural Bayfield, Colorado, Dr. Getty runs a consulting company, Getty Equine Nutrition, LLC (GettyEquineNutrition.com), through which she helps horse owners locally, nationally, and internationally. The well-being of the horse remains Dr. Getty's driving motivation, and she believes every horse owner should have access to scientific information in order to give every horse a lifetime of vibrant health.

The Truth About Feeding Your Horse

Author : Clare MacLeod
ISBN : 0851319181
Genre : Nature
File Size : 87. 35 MB
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This book enable horse owners to make properly informed choices by giving them a sound working knowledge of feeding and nutrition principles.

Are You Thinking Of Buying A Horse

Author : Carol J. Donaldson
ISBN : 9781598580310
Genre : Pets
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Are You Thinking Of Buying A Horse is a common sense guide to horse ownership. Inside you will find detailed information on what to look for and what to avoid in buying a horse, why you want a horse, alternatives to horse ownership, extensive information to help you find the right boarding stable, suggestions for building your own barn, what to look for in a riding instructor and horse trainer, what a horse eats and how to feed him, veterinarian care, farriers, safety concerns, common sense ideas, trailering, what you should do if you brought the wrong horse and the steps you need to take in the event your horse passes away. I grew up in a military family. I rode horses everywhere I lived, riding with friends and at riding stables. I fell in love with horses when I was 5 years old and rode a donkey in Holland. I was able to purchase my first horse in 1974 and she was with me until she passed away at the age of 26 in 1996. I still have her son, who is now 27 years old. I think that developing a close friendship with a horse is one of the greatest gifts one can have.

Cherry Hill S Horse Care For Kids

Author : Cherry Hill
ISBN : 9781612122342
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Covering the essentials of equine care in a language appropriate for teen and preteen horse lovers, this guide provides everything young equestrians need to know to safely and enjoyably keep their horse healthy and happy. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill starts by making sure that the right animal is matched with the right rider, then progresses through feeding, grooming, behavior, safety, and health care. Encouraging their passion, Hill provides a roadmap for young horse enthusiasts to responsibly care for their cherished companion.

Dressage With Mind Body Soul

Author : Linda Tellington-Jones
ISBN : 9781570766473
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72. 34 MB
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"A new approach to the classical methods of training dressage horses--methods that can cause the animals undue physical and emotional distress--these powerful new techniques from world-renowned horse trainer and behaviorist Linda Tellington-Jones improve not only the dressage horse's performance but also its well-being. The guide employs the author's legendary TTouch method and features practical dressage-training information on topics such as relaxing the overly touchy horse, focusing the overly playful horse, improving balance and transitions, and solving problems with stage fright. In addition to the providing the tips and techniques needed to ensure that the horse relishes its role in the art of dressage, numerous case studies of the top horses, riders, and trainers Tellington-Jones has worked with in her career are also included"--

The Happiest Horse Part I The Basics

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Horses For Dummies

Author : Audrey Pavia
ISBN : 1118054652
Genre : Pets
File Size : 68. 74 MB
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Features new full-color photos and online resources Train, care for, and have fun with your horse If you're crazy about horses, this hands-on guide is all you need to giddy up and go. Featuring updates on breeds, boarding, nutrition, equipment, training, and riding, as well as new information on various equine conditions, this resource shows you how to keep your horse happy - and take your riding skills to the next level. Discover how to * Select the right horse for you * Feed, groom, and handle your horse * Recognize common horse ailments * Have fun in the saddle * Get involved in equestrian competitions

Your Pony Your Horse

Author : Cherry Hill
ISBN : 9781612123257
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Owning a horse is a lot of fun, but also requires a lot of responsibility. Designed for children ages 9 and up, this encouraging and informative guide introduces kids to both the satisfying rewards and the hard work that caring for a horse entails. With easy-to-understand language and clear illustrations, Cherry Hill covers every aspect of selecting, housing, feeding, and showing horses. Emphasizing an understanding of horse behavior, Hill provides kids with all the information they need to safely and successfully keep their own horse.

Horse Health And Nutrition For Dummies

Author : Audrey Pavia
ISBN : 1118052323
Genre : Pets
File Size : 80. 86 MB
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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Cavallo 7 Horse Rider Training

Author : Charmaine- marie Ivy Cacciola
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Horses and riders all need skills and guidance in their training. This book offers various tools to help every horse owner with their journey with their horses. A book designed with the horse handler in mind and my life expereinces with breaking and training horses.

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