Horse care and fitness

  • 96 Pages
  • 4.43 MB
  • English
T.F.H. Publications , Neptune City, NJ
StatementJo Bird.
SeriesYoung rider"s handbook
LC ClassificationsSF285.3 .B57 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23652531M
ISBN 139780793832026
LC Control Number2007049529

Jo Bird is an experienced horse owner and trainer. She has written several books, including Keeping a Horse the Natural Way and Breaking Bad Habits in Horses. She advocates natural methods of horse care and training, with an emphasis on approaching all horse management problems from the horse's point of view.

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The Faraway Horses: The Adventures and. Mary's Song (Dream Horse Adventures (Ages 8. Joey: How a Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others. The Horses Know (The Horses Know Trilogy. E-Book $ Designed for children and young teens, Horse Care and Fitness is the perfect resource for kids who are eager to learn the essentials of equine care.

It demonstrates how to keep a horse properly fed, healthy, fit, and happy. Horse Care for Beginners There are a few basic areas you need to have a good understanding of to be able to provide adequate care for your horse. This Horse Care for Beginners article will cover the 4 general areas you need to have a good grasp on if you are the primary carer of a horse.

Equine Fitness by Jec Aristotle Ballou This informational publication gives you a conditioning program of exercises and routines for your horse: Condition your horse’s muscles to be strong, engaged, and supple, whether for competition, work, performance, or pleasure5/5(1). A complete response to this question would fill a book.

And, of course, the answer will be different for every horse, depending on his level of fitness, your own level of fitness, your style of riding, the facilities available, your climate and more.

- Free horse care workbook printable. Keep all of your horse's vital information and records in one cute place. General Horse Care – Page 3.

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When measuring the body length, a third • A general rule of thumb is to feed no person is needed to measure to accurately more than % of the horse’s body make the measurement (one person to hold weight in grain per meal, or no more the horse and two people to make the mea- than 5 pounds of grain per meal.

Grooming is an important part of horse care. At a minimum your horse should be groomed before riding or driving. A quick grooming every day is a good way to check the condition of your horse's skin Author: Katherine Blocksdorf.

Keep your horse happy and healthy throughout the entire year. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill provides a comprehensive month-by-month guide to horse care that includes seasonal stable chores and maintenance procedures that promote equine health.

Reminding you to check for ticks. Vogel also guides readers through the practical, everyday challenges of horse ownership—from putting together a healthy diet for your horse, to understanding its behavior and body language, to setting up a proper outdoor enclosure.

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Every aspect of horse care is explained in detail, and illustrated with step-by-step photos so you can follow along/5(16). Colin Vogel, a leading authority on horse care, presents the reader with a fine manual for the beginning and intermediate equestrian. Vogel illustrates basic horse behavior and anatomy, providing vital tips on controlling your horse, essential hoof care, clipping, transporting your horse and preparing for a show, tack, as well as everyones favorite task, mucking out a stall/5.

Basic Horse Care Horse ownership is a big responsibility but the rewards can be many. Horses require both time and money for proper upkeep. This pamphlet is designed to help new or inexperienced horse owners understand the responsibility to care for a horse.

Before purchasing or taking ownership of a horse,File Size: KB. The Horse Care eBook is an essential guide for anyone who owns a horse or is looking to purchase a horse.

It will provide you with all of the basic essentials in caring for these amazing creatures, including nutrition, physical and emotional well-being and their housing- just to name a few topics.

By the authors of the best-selling Basic Horsemanship, this indispensable companion volume covers the essentials of horse care -- a must for anyone who owns a horse or is thinking of buying one. B & W photographs throughout/5.

Equine Courses Equine courses for working with horses professionally or for those passionate horse lovers. Courses offer practical, experience- based learning and provide a solid understanding on the science, behaviour and management of horses. Flexible. Keeping track of your horse’s routine health care is one of the best steps to ensuring his lifelong wellness, but it can also be a challenge.

Between deworming, hoof care, dentistry and veterinary visits, there’s a lot to remember. Download our horse health record charts by clicking one of the thumbnail images to the : Horse Illustrated. Horses can go into a light sleep with their legs “locked” so that it takes very little effort to remain standing.

In order to achieve deep (REM or “dreaming”) sleep, a horse must lie flat. It is not known how much or how often a horse needs to do this, but do take note of any changes in your horse’s sleeping patterns.

A horse is a horse, of course, but a happy and healthy horse requires tender love and care in the form of food, water, shelter, space to roam and more. Majestic, powerful and sleek animals, a horse is an uplifting experience for an owner but it is a constant responsibility.

Basic horse care covers a lot of ground, but many horse lovers begin their lifelong journey with grooming. Providing him with proper horse care can lift its spirit to be a better pet. All of the above-details are made for beginners as well as for average horse owners.

The first thing you need to do is to consult an equine expert before applying the caring tips above.

Be ready to spend extra money to give the best care for horses. Horse care takes time, and you should have a routine of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly tasks to properly care for your horse.

The best way to keep track of Author: Katherine Blocksdorf. More than just horse deworming, we have all your horse health care concerns on our picking the right horse feed to identifying horse lameness and offering horse grooming suggestions to the latest on equine vaccinations, we help you keep your horse healthy and safe.

That said, there are some general guidelines to keep in mind when evaluating your horse’s care. Horses have a few basic needs for survival – water, food, companionship and a place to find shelter.

Let’s look at each of these four areas of basic support a bit more in depth, to find ways to optimize them for your horse. How often your horse's feet should be trimmed or shod.

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How nutrition impacts hooves. Learn about common problems such as cracks. Selecting a farrier for your horse. Routine hoof care is essential to your horse’s health. Horses usually need a trim every 6 to 8 weeks. Learn how to deal with hoof problems, such as an abscess.

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type of assessment Credits: 41 Credits are a. Horse Care Management is a comprehensive study of equine science and the practical application of these scientific concepts.

This course consists of three basic horse care modules and an elective module in Equine Behavior or Horse Breeding. With each module, you will gain hands-on experience with the set task activities.

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Horse articles featuring health care, riding and training from EQUUS, Dressage Today, Practical Horseman, Horse&Rider, The Trail Rider, Horse Journal, American Cowboy, Spin to Win Rodeo, Stable Management, and EquiManagement. The Horse Care and Management Diploma Course is an excellent resource for anyone who would like to work with and look after horses in the numerous careers available in the equestrian industry.

Similarly, if you are considering horse ownership, the knowledge within this course will have you well-placed to understand horses and their needs. Best Books for Learning to Train Horses Posted in Book Reviews, Training Ideas By Callie On J Recently I received an email from a student in one of my courses asking what my favorite riding or training books were and if I could recommend a reading list.

And they could certainly use Horse Care for Kids by Cherry Hill, a horse trainer and breeder. In the past, Hill has been a judge and taught courses in horse management and training.

She is also the author of 24 equestrian books. Horse Care for Kids discusses, in a simple and straight-forward manner, all of the essentials of equine care.These are the books for the real horse lover! Guiding Principles of Natural Horse Care. Guiding Principles of Natural Horse Care teaches you concepts necessary to create a well-rounded natural horse care program.

Equine guardians are finding this superior view of horse care to be an excellent approach to decreased horse keeping expenses and to having the potential for decreased veterinarian bills.The following books can help you learn more about different aspects of horse care and horsemanship or help you become a better rider by getting you into shape.

Bryant, Jennifer O., USDF Guide to Dressage, Storey Publishing, Dennis, Dianna Robin, The Rider’s Fitness Program, Storey Publishing, ; Payne, Larry, Yoga For Dummies, Wiley.