My First Pony Care

My First Pony Care

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How do I tie up a haynet? Which bedding is best for my pony? When should I clip my pony's coat? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in "My First Pony Care". Following on from Kingfisher's "My First Pony:, this delightful title is an essential book for young riding enthusiasts who wish to take their knowledge of the fascinating world of ponies a stage further. "My First Pony Care" is perfect not only for pony owners, but also any child who is learning to ride at a riding school and dreams of having a pony of their own. Stunningly illustrated with specially commissioned photography, this highly accessible book by an expert author explains with great clarity how to keep a pony well-fed and clean, happily stabled and healthy. Then, once your pony is in peak condition, learn how to ride safely on both bridleways and roads. Throughout the book, concise step-by-step instructions, top tips and safety hints give highly practical advice that will help every reader make the most of the pony that they ride.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 215 x 275 x 12mm | 506g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • full colour photographs
  • 0753413256
  • 9780753413258
  • 1,472,225

Table of contents

1 Half Title; 2 - 3 Title / Imprint; 4 - 5 Contents; 6 - 7 You and your pony; 8 - 9 Breeds; 10 - 11 Grass and hay; 12 - 13 Hard feed / Clean water; 14 - 15 Stables; 16 - 17 Mucking out; 18 - 19 Handling a pony; 20 - 21 In the field; 22 - 23 Clean and tidy; 24 - 25 Manes and tails; 26 - 27 Clipping; 28 - 29 Bathtime; 30 - 31 Rugs; 32 - 33 Bandages; 34 - 35 Boots and shoes; 36 - 37 A healthy pony; 38 - 39 Cleaning tack; 40 - 41 Tacked up; 42 - 43 Ready to go out; 44 - 45 Riding safely; 46 Galloping; 47 Glossary; 48 Index and acknowledgements.show more

About Judith Draper

Judith Draper has always been a horse and pony enthusiast and has used her extensive knowledge to write several books, including Kingfisher's My First Pony. Judith also reports for various magazines and newspapers, including The Daily Telegraph, Horse and Hound and The Mail on Sunday. In 1999, Judith won the British Horse Society's Equestrian Writer of the Year award. Elwyn Hartley Edwards is one of the most distinguished equestrian writers of the past 25 years with some 30 books to his credit and many articles on horse-related subjects. A practical horseman of long experience, he is an expert on equine conformation and an accepted international authority on horse and pony breeds, equipment and saddlery. Formerly a British Horse Society regional chairman and a member of the Society's Council, Elwin was presented with the BHS Award of Merit in 1993.show more

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