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The Literature of Animal Science and Health

Author: Wallace C. Olsen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 404

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The third of a seven-volume series, The Literature of the Agricultural Sciences, this book analyzes the trends in published literature of animal science and health during the past century with emphasis on the past forty years. It uses citation analysis and other bibliometric techniques to identify the most important journals, report series, and monographs for the developed countries as well as those in the Third World.

American Farriers' Journal

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horseshoeing

Page: N.A

View: 9713

Includes American Farriar's Association newsletter.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Horseback Riding

Author: Jessica Jahiel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101198990

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 368

View: 5465

Expert advice from an experienced equestrienne pack The Complete Idiot's Guide to Horseback Riding. Learn simple strategies for mastering basic riding skill, essential information on caring for horses, the differences between Western and English riding styles, caring for the saddle and much more! Rules of polo and polocrosse are also included.

Back a Winning Horse

An introductory guide to betting on horse racing

Author: Belinda Levez

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444129066

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 6186

Back a Winning Horse will help you make smart choices and win at the track. Whether you are a novice better or an experienced punter, it has all the tips and advice to help you spot a winner and enjoy this popular national pastime. This new edition has been been brought right up-to-date with interactive features. It explains not only such basics as the form and the nature of the races, but will also explain in full where to bet, how to bet, and how to do so successfully. It offers full and unique coverage of the latest phenomena, such as internet betting, online betting exchanges and spread betting. It also gives you vital tips in addition to providing practical information on how to avoid credit card fraud and how to make a successful selection. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of horse racing. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

The Rider's Guide to Real Collection

Achieve Willingness, Balance and the Perfect Frame with Performance Horses

Author: Stacy Pigott,Lynn Palm

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books

ISBN: 1570766304

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

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Collection is one of the most misunderstood concepts in Western and English riding. Everyone wants it, but few people know how to get it. World-class rider, trainer, and clinician Lynn Palm now offers the one and only book that explains away the mysteries of collection while telling you exactly how to attain it. With 40 years experience riding and training champion all-around performance horses, and a background in dressage, Lynn has perfected an easy-to-use system of exercises that gradually collect any type of horse, regardless of his build, and that are of particular value to stock horse breeds such as Quarter Horses, Paints, and Appaloosas. Lynn begins on the ground with in-hand exercises—free lungeing, ground-driving, and lungeing-and-bitting—to gain the horse's trust and improve his responses to cues and commands. She then explains how you start in the saddle with simple transitions—such as halt-walk-halt—and gradually progress through stages that include more difficult transitions between gaits and markers; lengthening and shortening of stride; yielding on diagonal, straight, and curving lines; turns on the forehand and haunches; shoulder-in and shoulder-fore; haunches-in and haunches-out; half-pass; and simple and flying lead changes. Learning how to bring your horse into true collection helps you improve his performance; create a more willing equine partner; extend his physical and mental longevity; and enjoy riding him even more than you already do.

Boost Your Child's Fitness

Author: Ceri Roberts

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444133772

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

View: 6396

Teach Yourself - the world's leading learning brand - is relaunched in 2010 as a multi-platform experience that will keep you motivated to achieve your goals. Let our expert author guide you through this brand new edition, with personal insights, tips, energising self-tests and summaries throughout the book. Go online at www.teachyourself.com for tests, extension articles and a vibrant community of like-minded learners. And if you don't have much time, don't worry - every book gives you 1, 5 and 10-minute bites of learning to get you started. - Sensible advice on how to get your child interested in sports - Lots of suggestions for sporty activities for you to do together - whatever your fitness - Tips, tricks and techniques for getting them to eat healthily - Advice if you're worried about your child's weight This book will help you overcome all your concerns about your child's health and fitness, giving you sensible advice for how to boost their activity levels and keep them active and healthy. It shows you things to do as a family, gives advice on how to motivate your child, and offers you tips on keeping their diet healthy - with plenty of sensible suggestions if you need to help your child lose weight.

Equine Muscle Magic

A Simple, Easy-to-use Guide for Massaging Your Horse

Author: Jackie Nairn

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1426930607

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 5651

Equine Muscle Magic was designed for every horse owner in a user friendly, step-by-step fashion so that you can make profound changes in your horse's health and performance through massage. At the same time, you will build a multi-level connection in your human/horse relationship, deeper than can be imagined. Learn how to clear your mind, perform stretches for horse and rider success, and master the mechanics of a successful equine massage. A 10-minute massage will get you started. Then understand the importance of building a "Body Map," and finally be able to perform a one-hour, full-body massage for your specific equine discipline.

The British National Bibliography

Author: Arthur James Wells

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

Page: N.A

View: 1610

First Guide To Horse And Pony Care

Author: Jane Kidd

Publisher: *Howell Book House

ISBN: 9780876058336

Category: Pets

Page: 208

View: 5986

Discusses the anatomy, life cycle, care, and grooming of horses and ponies.

Missouri Horse Care Guide Book

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: N.A

View: 3862

Equine Supplements & Nutraceuticals

A Guide to Peak Health and Performance

Author: Eleanor M. Kellon,Joan Vos MacDonald

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 2961

An all encompassing discussion of nutrition elements, minerals, and vitamins for horses of all performance types. The book will consist of five sections: Basic Nutrition, Nutriments A-Z, Nutrition for the Performance Horse, Nutritional Solutions for Health Problems, and a Consumer's Guide to commercial supplements. The "A-Z" section will be in chart format: a one to two page chart which will describe each nutriment; including food sources, symptoms indicating its requirement, benefits, and interaction with other nutriments. Icon illustrations will indicate the required supplemental dosages of each nutriment for each of the five defined levels of horse activity or work level. Nutrition solutions for basic health problems will be discussed, including recommended nutriment combinations and dosages. Special attention is given to the performance horse -- increased nutriment levels are recommended for various levels and phases of performance, training, competition, long-distance, etc. The consumer's guide will provide market sources for nutritional products for horses, a result of a survey of over 200 known equine nutritional product dealers.

American Book Publishing Record

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Equus

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: N.A

View: 3421

The U.S. Navy Seal Guide to Fitness and Nutrition

Author: Patricia A. Deuster,Anita Singh,Pierre A. Pelletier

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602390304

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 480

View: 1114

Covers basics of physical well-being, advice for challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities.

Motorcycling For Dummies

Author: Bill Kresnak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118068427

Category: Transportation

Page: 364

View: 7866

Few activities offer more fun and excitement than motorcycling, but to get the most out of it, there’s a lot you need to know. From buying and maintaining a bike, to riding safely, to finding great places to ride, Motorcycling For Dummies puts you on the road with savvy and style, whether you’re male or female, new to riding or an experienced vet. This fun, practical, and informative guide gets you geared up and ready to ride! You’ll get plenty of help in selecting the right bike and step-by-step instructions on performing routing maintenance tasks. You’ll also find out how to develop safe riding habits and, maybe most important of all, fit in with the biker crowd. Plus, this indispensable resource shows you advanced riding techniques, offers travel tips for long-distance rides, and even helps you get your kids started in motorcycling. Discover how to: Buy a new or used bike Select safe, tough riding gear, from helmet and jacket to boots and pants Get proper training and learn essential riding skills Insure your bike Pass even the toughest licensing test Try your hand at cruising, touring, sports biking, and more Get involved in motorcycle clubs and events Deal with dangers on the road Customize your bike to improve both style and performance Complete with lists of great biking events, organizations, people, and even movies, Motorcycling For Dummies gives a whole new meaning to the term “easy rider.”

The Video Source Book

A Guide to Programs Currently Available on Video in the Areas Of: Movies/entertainment, General Interest/education, Sports/recreation, Fine Arts, Health/science, Business/industry, Children/juvenile, how To/instruction

Author: James M. Craddock,Thomson Gale (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781414401003

Category: Performing Arts

Page: N.A

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Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 8354

Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Books in Print, 2004-2005

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780835246491

Category: Literature

Page: N.A

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