The BHS Complete Manual of Horse and Stable Management

Author: Josephine Batty-Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781905693184

Category: Pets

Page: 504

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The British Horse Society’s comprehensive guide to the care and management of horses and ponies. The aim of this volume is to provide a reliable source of information and advice on all practical aspects of horse and stable management. The manual has been compiled by a panel of experts each drawing on considerable experience and contributing specialized knowledge on his or her chosen subject. Filled with reliable information and advice on modern stable management practices, the book provides a sound foundation for Horse Knowledge and Care Stages 1 to 4 and the BHS Stable Manager’s Certificate. Throughout, the emphasis is on the adoption of correct and safe procedures for the welfare of all who come into contact with horses, as well as for the animals themselves.

The BHS Complete Manual of Stable Management

Author: British Horse Society

Publisher: Half Halt Press

ISBN: 9781872119038

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

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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.

The BHS Veterinary Manual

Author: P Stewart Hastie

Publisher: Quiller Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781905693627

Category: Horses

Page: 656

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Authoritative, comprehensive and practical, this fully updated and revised edition includes new material on: Laminitis, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, Body Condition Scoring, Biosecurity including Yard Biosecurity plans and National Biosecurity plans; and a brief overview on international horse movements. Also included are sections on Exotic Diseases, Equine Grass Sickness, Atypical Myopathy and an update on RAO (COPD). The BHS Veterinary Manual is a companion volume to The BHS Complete Manual of Stable Management and indirectly to The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation. They are intended primarily for examination students but should also be essential reading for all who care about and care for the horse.

Horse and Stable Management

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Sarah Pilliner,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118709675

Category: Medical

Page: 440

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Since the first edition was published in 1984 Horse and Stable Management has become the recognised source of reliable information on all aspects of the practical management of horses and ponies. It is now the established textbook for everyone who owns a horse or works with horses. This fourth edition has been radically revised and reorganised to include the most up-to-date and accurate procedures and advice. With many new photographs, Horse and Stable Management includes chapters covering evolution and behaviour, conformation and action, routine preventive measures, nursing the sick horse, first aid, lameness and the management of breeding stock. Horse and Stable Management is essential reading for those taking British Horse Society and Association of British Riding Schools examinations as well as those taking college equine courses or National Vocational Qualifications in horse care and management. The Authors Jeremy Houghton Brown was manager of the British National Equestrian Centre and the British Racing School, then for many years principal lecturer in equine studies at Warwickshire College, where he started and pioneered British equine education. Above all, he is an experienced, practical horseman. Sarah Pilliner is an equine consultant specialising in horse care. She is also an experienced lecturer, competition rider, senior examiner, and the author of several books. Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist, author and external examiner for higher education courses. She has substantial experience in equine management and training. From previous reviews: ‘A new classic… a clearly written and easily understood handbook.’ Riding ‘It is extremely comprehensive. It is also accurate. In fact, a most valuable book for anyone who owns a horse.’ Horse and Hound ‘The approach and contents are refreshingly different… very informative and a valuable source of reference.’ Horse and Rider

The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation

The Training of Horse and Rider

Author: Patrick Print

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

ISBN: 9781905693375

Category: Pets

Page: 224

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The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation is the official handbook for all those learning to ride and/or train horses and also for teachers of riding. It is based on the hugely successful BHS Manual of Equitation which was first published nearly thirty years ago and which was updated and reprinted many times. The Complete Manual retains core material from The Manual and this has been updated and new chapters have been added by leading specialists, all of whom are Fellows of the BHS, on The Historical Review, The Scales of Training, The Training of the Dressage Horse, Jump Training and Cross-country Riding. The BHS Complete Manual of Equitation is a complete, authoritative training guide for horse and rider both on the flat and over show jumps and cross-country fences, based on sound classical principles that have stood the test of time.

BHS Complete Training Manual for Stage 1

Author: Islay Auty,Margaret Linington-Payne

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

ISBN: 9781905693603

Category:

Page: 144

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Used in conjunction with 'The BHS Manuals of Equitation and Stable Management' and 'The BHS Veterinary Manual', this is the authorised course companion for British Horse Society tests and exams.

The BHS Manual for Coaching and Teaching Riding

Author: Islay Auty,Margaret Linington-Payne

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

ISBN: 9781905693450

Category: Pets

Page: 144

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The official handbook for those studying the BHS teaching qualifications has now been fully updated and revised. Written for the BHS by a chief examiner, this handbook provides clear guidelines on how the skills of riding should be taught and how riding school lessons should be conducted. It is aimed at less experienced and trainee riding instructors, especially those involved with weekly riders and covers: * How to develop communication skills and effective body language * Advice on teaching adult novices and children, whether in groups or one-to-one * Valuable multi-option lesson plans * Choosing school horses and keeping them happy in their work * Safety and insurance, and how to cope with mishaps and accidents * Dealing with rider problems, such as nervousness, stiffness, poor coordination, etc.

The Manual of Horsemanship

Author: Pony Club

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781907279133

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 432

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14th edition. Covers all aspects of horsemastership in a single volume, revised and brought up to date by members of the Training Committee of The Pony Club.

Natural Horse Care

Author: Pat Coleby

Publisher: Hachette Australia

ISBN: 0733630529

Category: Pets

Page: 256

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This practical and definitive guide explains how to keep horses in excellent health the natural way. The vital roles of correct feed rations, vitamins and minerals in the health of a horse are fully explained; and practical guidance is given on topics such as selecting the right food, treating ailments with natural remedies, dealing with recovery from injury, and combating equine flu. Trainers, breeders and horsekeepers of all kinds will benefit enormously from Pat Coleby's many years of experience working with horses in the UK and Australia. She is a qualified vet, and also the author NATURAL PET CARE.

The BHS Manual of Equitation

The Training of Horse and Rider

Author: British Horse Society

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

ISBN: 9781872119335

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 144

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The authoritative system of training for horse and rider, from novice to advance standard.

Horse Sense

The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Peter Huntington

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 0643099093

Category: Science

Page: 352

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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 handling 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.

The BHS Book of the Natural Horse

Author: Sarah Widdicombe

Publisher: David & Charles

ISBN: 9780715324967

Category: Pets

Page: 192

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Discovering how horses live in the wild and relating that to the way we keep them helps us to understand how much a horse has to adapt to live in our world. This book includes dozens of practical exercises and step-by-step sequences of photographs showing how to train your horse with sympathetic but effective methods.

Bhs Training Manual for Stage 3 and Ptt

Author: Islay Auty,British Horse Society Staff,British Horse Society

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781872119465

Category: Horsemanship

Page: 240

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Written for the BHS by a chief examiner and based on the latest syllabus (extensively revised in 2002), this training manual provides clear guidelines on the requirements of the Stage 3 and PTT examinations.

Complete Horse Riding Manual

Author: William Micklem

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756699878

Category: Pets

Page: 400

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Horses allow ordinary people to do extraordinary things, and this extraordinary book shows you how. Now revised and updated, the Complete Horse Riding Manual covers dressage, show jumping, and cross-country riding, detailing everything you need to know to compete in these events, whether you are a beginner or more experienced rider. Complete Horse Riding Manual is brimming with advice on finding the best horse for you, training a young horse, forming the ultimate horse-and-rider team, boosting and maintaining your own physical fitness and suppleness, and building the fitness and stamina of your horse.

Horse Business Management

Managing a Successful Yard

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Marcus Clinton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405183470

Category: Medical

Page: 275

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Jeremy Houghton Brown and Marcus Clinton offer you their expert advice on modern equine business techniques, sharing their wealth of practical experience, and their through understanding of the horse industry. --

The Leopard Gecko Manual

Expert Advice for Keeping and Caring for a Healthy Leopard Gecko

Author: Philippe De Vosjoil,Thomas Mazorlig,Roger Klingenberg,Roger Tremper,Brian Viets

Publisher: i5 Publishing LLC

ISBN: 162008225X

Category: Pets

Page: 176

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The leopard gecko has fast become the reptilian version of the parakeet or goldfish. Considered to be the first domesticated species of lizard, the leopard gecko is attractive, perfectly sized, and easy to breed. Leopard Gecko Manual takes a close look at all the characteristics that have made these attractive lizards so amazingly popular in the pet world. Written by a team of herpetoculture experts and gecko specialists, this up-to-date and authoritative guide provides reliable guidelines for keepers who wish to add a gecko to their vivarium and maintain their pet in excellent health and condition. This second edition is revised and expanded to include new sections on Gecko nutrition and feeding, housing, breeding, and banded Geckos. Inside the Leopard Gecko Manual: How to select leopard geckos as pets or for breeding Understanding the anatomy and behavior of these fascinating lizards Feeding your leopard gecko a nutritionally sound diet, with the latest insights on feeder insects and prepared foods How to design and maintain the ideal naturalistic habitat for your leopard gecko Detailed information on all aspects of breeding, egg-laying, and incubation What you need to know about skin shedding cycles and tail loss Recognizing signs of disease and how to handle health issues Special chapters on African fat-tailed geckos and other eublepharids

Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756676932

Category: Nature

Page: 216

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Illustrated in full color throughout, with more than 650 specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams, Complete Horse Care Manual is almost a Vet-in-Your-Pocket for horse owners, telling you how to provide regular care and attention for your horse, how to guard against health problems, and when the problem is serious enough to need professional attention. Providing the enthusiast with a sound understanding of how a horse functions, this manual clearly explains in non-technical terms the key elements of the horse's make-up, from legs and joints to teeth and jaws, from body systems to body language. Topics covered include the all-important but routine procedures such as clipping, trimming, and shoeing, to more vital subjects such as grazing requirements and nutritional needs. There are extremely useful 'Disorders' Fact Finder sections, there is advice on horse transport takes into account new research, and the latest information on equine passports and microchipping.

Horse and Stable Management (incorporating Horse Care)

Author: Jeremy Houghton Brown,Sarah Pilliner,Vincent Powell-Smith

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632041527

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Since Horse and Stable Management was first published, it has been the definitive book on the subject. Now, in this new omnibus edition, the authors have combined that text with the text of their companion book, Horse Care, to provide one comprehensive volume covering all aspects of horse care. It supplies not only all the information required for a variety of horse courses and examinations, but the knowledge needed to understand how horses function, how best to care for them, and the theories behind modern equine practices. Offering exceptional value for the money, this omnibus edition will prove invaluable to horse owners and students taking horse courses.

Introduction to Information Retrieval

Author: Christopher D. Manning,Prabhakar Raghavan,Hinrich Schütze

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139472100

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Class-tested and coherent, this textbook teaches classical and web information retrieval, including web search and the related areas of text classification and text clustering from basic concepts. It gives an up-to-date treatment of all aspects of the design and implementation of systems for gathering, indexing, and searching documents; methods for evaluating systems; and an introduction to the use of machine learning methods on text collections. All the important ideas are explained using examples and figures, making it perfect for introductory courses in information retrieval for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in computer science. Based on feedback from extensive classroom experience, the book has been carefully structured in order to make teaching more natural and effective. Slides and additional exercises (with solutions for lecturers) are also available through the book's supporting website to help course instructors prepare their lectures.

The Course Companion for BHS Stages III & IV

Author: Maxine Cave

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851316567

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 225

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The Course Companion covers the Horse Knowledge and Care elements of the BHS Stage examinations III and IV. Within each chapter, there are headings to show which subject matter is required at each level as well as suggestions for practical follow-up work and helpful hints on examination technique. The book is an invaluable study and revision aid which no examination candidate will want to be without. The subject matter will be equally helpful to anyone involved with the care and management of horses, whether in a private or professional capacity.