BHS Complete Manual of Stable Management

BHS Complete Manual of Stable Management

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This single-volume edition supersedes the previous seven-volume series on stable management. It is designed to provide a sound foundation for Horse Knowledge and Care, stages one to four, and for the BHS Stable Manager's Certificate, and offers horse owners a guide to the care and management of horses and ponies. Topics covered include: the horse; care of the horse; the horse at grass; saddlery; specialist care of the competition horse; the stable yard; and watering and feeding.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 210 x 234 x 31.75mm | 1,043g
  • Kenilworth Press Ltd
  • Haslemere, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1872119034
  • 9781872119038
  • 772,592

Table of contents

Part 1 The horse: conformation; action; psychology; teeth and ageing; breeds and breeding; identification; buying and selling a horse. Part 2 Care of the horse: handling a horse; stable vices and problem behaviour; grooming; bedding; clipping, trimming, pulling and plaiting; signs of good health; caring for the sick horse; internal parasites; shoeing and foot care. Part 3 The horse at grass: grassland management; managing equines at grass; working the grass-kept horse or pony; bringing a horse up from grass. Part 4 Saddlery: the saddle; bridles and other saddlery; bits; boots and bandages; clothing; care and cleaning; saddling up and unsaddling. Part 5 Specialist care of the competition horse: dressage horse; driving horse; show jumper; event horse; endurance horse; hunter; show horse or pony; point to pointer; polo pony; types of transportation; travelling. Part 6 The stable yard: construction; riding schools; organizing and running a yard; buying fodder and bedding; the law. Part 7 Watering and feeding: the necessity of water; the principles of watering; systems of watering for stabled horses; dehydration; food and digestion; the rules of feeding; composition of food; types of food; deciding on a ration; rations for different types of horse; feeding problems; preparing food; the feed shed and storing food; calculating rations.
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