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    Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered About Equine Enigmas, Medical Mysteries, and Befudding Behaviors (Why Do Series) (Paperback) By (author) Marty Becker, By (author) Audrey Pavia

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    DescriptionSo you think you know horses? Do you love horses? Whether you live to ride, love to pet, or like to cheer on your favorite at the races, you'll get the inside track on all things equine in this must-read compendium. From breeding and behavior to medical tips and trivia, plus historical and contemporary facts, it's all here to give you more horse sense." 'America's Favorite Vet' "Dr." "Marty Becker and his wife, Teresa, team up with award-winning writer and horsewoman Audrey Pavia and syndicated columnist Gina Spadafori to answer everything you'd ever want to know about horses--and more! How long does it take for a baby horse to learn how to stand? What's the difference between a pony and a horse? Why can't a horse just wear a cast on a broken leg? How much horsepower does a horse really have? How do directors get horses to fall down in movies? Do horseshoes really bring good luck? Why do horses walk and poop at the same time? Does a horse know if he has won a race? Is it true horses can't throw up? Are horses good swimmers? Do horses have good memories? While no one will ever be able to fully explain the mutual love, trust, and devotion between humans and horses, this book will bring you one step closer. Giddy up!


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    Title
    Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?
    Subtitle
    101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered About Equine Enigmas, Medical Mysteries, and Befudding Behaviors
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marty Becker, By (author) Audrey Pavia
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 173 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780757306082
    ISBN 10: 075730608X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC E4L: PET
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    BIC subject category V2: WNGH
    B&T General Subject: 600
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24280
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PT
    Libri: I-PT
    B&T Approval Code: A74700000
    BISAC V2.8: PET006000, NAT016000
    DC22: 636.1
    BISAC V2.8: REF018000
    B&T Approval Code: A09406000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: SF285 .W636 2007
    Thema V1.0: WNGH
    Illustrations note
    b&w
    Publisher
    HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS
    Imprint name
    HEALTH COMMUNICATIONS
    Publication date
    30 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Deerfield Beach, FL