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Whole Horse Catalog The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling and Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activities and Organizations... and Everything Else a Horse Owner and Rider Will Ever Need

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ISBN-10: 0684839954

ISBN-13: 9780684839950

Edition: 1998

Authors: Steven D. Price, David A. Spector, Barbara Burn, Gail Rentsch, Werner Rentsch

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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO OWNING, MAINTAINING, AND ENJOYING HORSES. The Whole Horse Catalog,the definitive horse guide, is now completely revised and updated to include everything from advances in nutritional thinking to sources on the World Wide Web. With hundreds of illustrations and a detailed, easy-to-understand text, this new edition of The Whole Horse Catalogis the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs. Where to look for a horse How to select a horse How to choose stable construction and furnishings Horse health care, feeding, and grooming Tack: from bits, bridles, and saddles to halters and harnesses Apparel and new equipment advances for riders Equestrian sports for…    
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 12/17/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Steven D. Price is the author of eighteen books on equestrian subjects, including "The Horseman's Illustrated Dictionary", "Essential Riding", "The Quotable Horse Lover", & "The American Quarter Horse". His writing has appeared in "The New York Times", "Travel & Leisure", "Practical Horseman", & "America's Horse". He lives in New York City.

Preface
Selecting a HorseBreeds, Types, and Other Choices
Colors and Markings
Other Factors
Where to Look
Assessing Individual Horses
Purchase Price
Joint Ownership
Stabling
What Kind of Horse-Keeping Arrangement Is Right
The Remuda
Field Keeping
Sheds and Free-Access Shelters
Stables
Types of Buildings
Rings and Arenas
Fencing
Stable Management
Basic Care
Feeding
Exercising
Bedding
Grooming
Mane and Tail Styling
Horse Health
Soundness in Horses
Routine Preventive Care
The Horse in Trouble: Problems and Treatments
Special Medical Problems
Tack
Bits
Bridles
Supplements to the Bit
Saddles
Supplements to the Saddle
Halters
Harness
Saddle Pads
Horse Blankets
Tack for Specialized Training
Protective Equipment
Apparel
The History of Riding Apparel
Boots
Pants
Shirts
Vests
Coats
Gloves
Hats
Sticks
Spurs
Miscellaneous Accessories
Special Notes on Buying Riding Apparel
Dress Requirements
Equestrian Activities
Horse Shows
Western Horse Shows
Rodeos
Fox Hunting
Gymkhanas
Distance Riding
Riding for the Handicapped
Horse Transportation
How to Photograph Your Horse Or Someone Else'sAll in the Mind: The Rise of Sports Psychology
Hollywood Goes to the Horses, or "Cue the Pinto"
Holidays on Horseback
The United States and Canada
International Trekking and Other Cross-Country Riding Opportunities
Camping with Your Horse
Museums
Further Information
Organizations
Magazines
Books and Videotapes
Equine Humane Movements
Future Farmers of America
Intercollegiate Horse Show Association
Catalog Shopping
Horses on the Web
Index