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Horse Sense : The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand - Peter Huntington

Horse Sense

The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9780643065987
Number Of Pages: 352

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Horse Sense provides an in-depth guide to horse care under conditions unique to Australia and New Zealand. It is written in an easy-to-read style to appeal to novices as well as experienced owners and covers all aspects of horse care and management.

This new edition provides the latest information on new feeds and supplements, new techniques for gently breaking in young horses, handling difficult horses, safe riding, and treating injuries, diseases, worms and other pests. The book also incorporates the latest standards and guidelines for the welfare of horses.
Features
Illustrated with colour, black & white photographs and line drawings
Covers all aspects of horse care and handling
Includes advice on buying, selling and leasing horses
Gives expert guidance on first aid, health and nutrition
Discusses facilities for large and small properties
Provides guidelines on transportation and welfare
Looks at employment prospects and training in the horse industry

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"...'doesn't miss a trick' when it comes to raising and riding horses."--Sally Hopman (02/13/2005)

Foreword
Buying, selling and having a horse
General horse management
Safe handling, riding and training
Describing the horse
Feeding the horse
Horse health
Breeding the horse
Horse facilities
Transporting horses
Working in the horse industry
Welfare issues covered by Codes of Practice in Victoria, Australia
Safe riding on the road: Code of Conduct for Horses on Victorian roads
Tick clearance policy: Queensland, Australia
Glossary
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780643065987
ISBN-10: 0643065989
Series: Landlinks Press
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: CSIRO AUSTRALIA
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.18
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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