Using horses as the central theme, the author weaves together in the text such topics as modern geochronology, paleobiogeography, climate change, evolution and extinction, functional morphology, and population biology during the Cenozoic period. This book will be exciting reading for researchers and graduate students in vertebrate paleontology, evolution, and zoology. Inspired by the connection that breathing techniques can bring, this follow-up to Ride From the Heart is written to empower trainers, teachers and riders of all disciplines to connect with the horse and build a relationship built on trust and understanding.
Books about sporthorses and dressage horses
Identifying, assessing, and treating the most common and debilitating equine conditions. A standard textbook widely used by students and professionals, this classic work covers the management of mares and stallions, conception, pregnancy, foaling, care of the foal, youngsters, and breeding stock. Saddles By Russel H. Discusses barns, pastures, breeding, feeds, training, grooming, common ailments, riding, driving, races, shows, and competitions.
This is the second book in my series of Arabian horse books. Arabian horse is slightly different then my first book the Arabian Desert Horse book, I have opened up some different chapters looking into this beautiful breed. This book is designed to show the many different types of Arabian horses and how the Arabian horse is displayed today. Explore breeding programs and Pedigrees or just enjoy the many wonderful photographs in this book.
From the Arabian owners and breeders from all around the world, you can visit their websites and see other information on their stud. Bobby Ingersoll's skills as a horse trainer and David Stoecklein's gifts as a photographer make for a fascinating book, complete with a historical look at hackamore training, practical tips for horsemen, sketches, and beautiful images. This all-new edition of the popular classic 'Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook' contains important updates and new information on the latest veterinary practices and research.
With the guidance of this book and a good working partnership with your veterinarian, you can keep your beloved horse healthy for life.
An expert demonstrates which training methods really work and why they are effective. There are many factors in day-to-day living that might cause your horse stress, many of which could be eliminated with just a little attention to detail. Stress in horses is a very topical issue today. In this gorgeously illustrated book, Anja Beran shares her lifetime of experience studying classical equestrian ideals and ethical principles - and riding and training horses according to them. Sections and topics include: the rider's attitude, physical conditioning, and learning devices; the horse's housing, feeding, grooming, and equipment; training exercises for halting, transitions, new horses, and refining movements; and much more.
This beautifully illustrated anthology contains stories of many donkeys? Each letter of the alphabet is covered and in each there are two parts? This delightful compilation will appeal to everyone who loves donkeys. Every horse, whether he is a competition animal or ridden purely for pleasure, has to be fit for the job. This book offers a holistic approach to fitness and shows how to look after and work with him so he performs at his best. A thoughtful study of horses and riding from one of the twentieth century's masters of horsemanship.
D'Endrody explains in careful detail the proper development of horse and rider so that both learn to enjoy their work. Kentucky Horse Country: Images Of the Bluegrass is renowned photographer James Archambeault's pictorial portrait of the natural beauty of Kentucky's Bluegrass region and the thriving thoroughbred industry for which it is famous. The book contains more than full-color images ranging from tender scenes of grazing mares and foals, to the excitement of race day at Keeneland, to gorgeous landscapes of pristine white fences enclosing lush pasturesThe vibrant photographs in Kentucky Horse Country are accompanied by Archambeault's captions and narrative descriptions, as well as by a lively introduction to the history of thoroughbreds in the Bluegrass by Edward L.
The book also includes a foreword by Kentucky native Steve Cauthen, the youngest jockey to win the Triple Crown, who calls the Bluegrass his home. James Archambeault's latest work is a Kentucky triple crown for those who love horses and horse racing, for those who revel in the magical beauty of the Bluegrass, and for those who are looking for a grand introduction to the treasures that make this region so unique.
Traces the training and breeding history of the Arabian horse since B. Facsimile reproduction of the edition of Riding gear and loving cups, beautiful paintings and sculptures, Staffordshire china and country French toile all pay homage to this majestic animal.
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Horses and Homes beautifully shows how to establish an equestrian interior design for horse lovers of every persuasion. Jenifer Jordan has been an interior architectural photographer for twenty-five years. Jordan's photographs have also appeared in design magazines such as Traditional Home and Southern Accents.
- Herbsttage im Spiegelbild: Campergeschichten - Nach einer wahren Begebenheit (German Edition).
- Love is Eternal:It Never Dies.
- Out of Love.
- Los papeles póstumos del Club Pickwick. Vol. I (Spanish Edition)?
For over forty years, she has loved horses. She lives with her two dogs and two horses in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Shelby, Texas.
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A quarter of a million people braved miserable conditions at Epsom Downs on June 2, , to see the th running of the prestigious Derby Stakes. Queen Elizabeth II and Sir Winston Churchill were in attendance, along with thousands of Britons who were all convinced of the unfailing superiority of English bloodstock and eager to see a British colt take the victory.
They were shocked when a Kentucky-born chestnut named Never Say Die galloped to a two-length triumph at odds of , winning Britain's greatest race and beginning an important shift in the world of Thoroughbred racing.
Never Say Die traces the history of this extraordinary colt, beginning with his foaling in Lexington, Kentucky, when a shot of bourbon whiskey revived him and earned him his name. Author James C. Nicholson also tells the stories of the influential individuals brought together by the horse and his victory -- from the heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune to the Aga Khan. Most fascinating is the tale of Mona Best of Liverpool, England, whose well-placed bet on the long-shot Derby contender allowed her to open the Casbah Coffee Club. Featuring a foreword by the original drummer for the Beatles, Pete Best, this remarkable book reveals how an underdog's surprise victory played a part in the formation of the most successful and influential rock band in history and made the Bluegrass region of Kentucky the center of the international Thoroughbred industry.
The acres of untouched forests, meadows and lakes, became the pasture and home to Liz and her herd of warmblood horses. In three years Liz and her horses, cats and dogs co-authored four books and won nine independent publishing awards. Life Unbridled, co-authored by the horses, cats and dogs, won a gold Ippy and a gold Indie award. People now come from all over the world to experience transformational retreats with the land and the horses.
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Offers trainee instructors with advice on teaching children to ride. The author discusses all the basics - introducing the pony, mounting, how to sit in the saddle, holding the reins, stopping, starting and steering, and how to teach rising and sitting trot and canter - and moves on to develop young riders' interest through dressage, and jumping. From the best-selling author of 'Horse, Follow Closely' comes a beautiful follow0up to the first volume 'Of Women and Horses.
They write in touching prose about the special love, admiration, respect, and joy they have experienced with the horses in their lives. Illusrated with stunning full-color photographs and other artwork, this new collection offers horse owners and aficionados a glimpse of a richly rewarding and age-old bond between human and horse.
Noted wild horse and hoof care expert Jaime Jackson spent four years, in the s, in the U. Great Basin conducting field studies on the wild, free-roaming horses - both on his own in the wild as well as at the BLM corrals following gathers of the horses. An accomplished farrier at the time, Jackson conducted and recorded all hoof measurements, with the assistance of BLM personnel, within 48 hours of the horses arrival into the Corrals in order to have a standardized population of 'naturally shaped hooves' unaffected by any direct intervention from humans.
His groundbreaking and landmark findings were published in in his first book, The Natural Horse: Lessons from the Wild. Twenty years later, Jackson has delivered what is sure to be the definitive book on healthy, natural barefoot hoof care for anyone interested in understanding how to stimulate the growth of a healthy foot or how to properly trim a naturally healthy hoof.
Jackson explains in detail on a number of different healthy and pathological hooves how to apply the same technique in order to stimulate healthy natural growth patterns to emerge in a foot and to encourage the growth of a naturally shaped hoof, which in turn, will help the horse function more naturally and move more naturally.
Jackson also uses his 40 years of experience to help the reader understand how to move around the horse in a safe, efficient manner in order to effectively trim the hooves. There is an additional chapter on removing horseshoes as well. Using her own careful anatomical drawings, Sara Wyche studies the skeleton, the action of the muscles, and the role of the nervous system before applying this information to various riding situations. This lavishly illustrated volume highlights fifty years of the horse racing and breeding activities of His Highness the Aga Khan.
A photo-essay on the human-equine connection, with color photographs and a DVD by the photographer who specializes in horses. A boxed set containing a hardcover book and a deck of forty cards. Extensively revised to reflect today's practices, the Third Edition features over detailed, two-color line drawings that illustrate every aspect of grooming. A practical, hands-on reference, it: Brings all information in line with current practices and requirementsCovers conditioning, daily care, tools and supplies, and grooming for showsFeatures new chapters on blanketing, newly popular breeds, and the latest show ring clothing stylesCovers all disciplinesIncludes trimming styles by type and event as well as by breedThe spiral binding lays flat so it's easy for you to follow along step by step.
Complete with helpful lists and checklists, this is the must-have reference for anyone who grooms horses for show. Originally written and published in , this is considered by many dressage experts to be the most important contribution to classical training in the twentieth century. The official handbook for those studying the BHS teaching qualifications has now been fully updated and revised. Written for the BHS by a former chief examiner, this handbook provides clear guidelines on how the skills of riding should be taught and how riding-school lessons should be conducted.
In Praise of? In fact, it should never sit on the bookshelf in the house? Hayes's ability to teach is the other distinction? I couldn't put the book down until I had read it cover to cover.
The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping or Western riding, or whether it's breeding, grooming or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs.
Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library: many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train and care for horses. The Howell Equestrian Library.