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Horses : A Guide to Selection, Care, and Enjoyment
by J. Warren Evans


Overview - For almost twenty years, "Horses" has been the definitive horse care manual, an indispensable reference for anyone who shows, races, breeds, or rides horses.
Now "Horses" is available for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new edition, offering all the latest information necessary for the competent care and recreational use of horses today.
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Overview
For almost twenty years, "Horses" has been the definitive horse care manual, an indispensable reference for anyone who shows, races, breeds, or rides horses.
Now "Horses" is available for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new edition, offering all the latest information necessary for the competent care and recreational use of horses today. It covers every vital phase of buying, managing, enjoying, and raising horses and features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. The Third Edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes
* A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry
* Current recommendations for internal parasite control
* Information on equine assisted therapy
* Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor
* Recent information on coat color inheritance
* The physiology of conditioning performance horses
* The practical use of behavior for training
Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, "Horses, Third Edition" is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.
J. Warren Evans is Professor of Animal Science at Texas A&M University, where he directs the equine reproduction program. For over 15 years he taught horse production and management courses at the University of California, Davis. A past president of the Equine Nutrition and Physiology Society, he is also author of "The Horse" with A. Borton, H.F. Hintz, and L.D. Van Vleck. For almost twenty years, "Horses" has been the definitive horse care manual, an indispensable reference for anyone who shows, races, breeds, or rides horses.
Now "Horses" is available for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new edition, offering all the latest information necessary for the competent care and recreational use of horses today. It covers every vital phase of buying, managing, enjoying, and raising horses and features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. This edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes:
* A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry
* Current recommendations for internal parasite control
* Information on equine assisted therapy
* Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor
* Recent information on coat color inheritance
* The physiology of conditioning performance horses
* The practical use of behavior for training
Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, "Horses "is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780805072518
  • ISBN-10: 0805072519
  • Publisher: Owl Books (NY)
  • Publish Date: December 2000
  • Page Count: 879
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.6 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.9 pounds


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