Horse Sense: The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand (Landlinks Press)

  • Publish Date: 2008-07-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Peter Huntington;Jane Myers;Elizabeth Owens
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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.
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