Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage

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Effective management requires knowledge, dedication, and a sincere interest in the well-being of horses. In this thoroughly updated second edition of her best-selling classic, Cherry Hill explains how to be a responsible steward of the land while providing horses with the best care possible. Drawing on decades of personal experience and recommendations from hands-on Extension agents throughout North America, Hill provides detailed, practical information designed to help readers develop and refine their a€œhorsekeeping consciousness.a€ A thorough understanding of horses is critical to good horsekeeping, so Hill begins by explaining the behavior and the physical and emotional needs of the horse. She encourages readers to choose a management method that fits their lifestyle and locale. She then explains how to maximize efficiency through careful planning of facilities and implementation of diligent management routines that keep horses happy, healthy, and safe. Well-organized and generously illustrated with color photographs and instructive plan drawings, Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage is packed with information that horse owners need. Acreage selection, layout design, and checklists for daily, weekly, monthly, and seasonal management routines are just a few of the essential topics covered in this invaluable reference.Power Steering While manual steering is fine for long straight lines, if you are maneuvering in tight spaces, as you would when cleaning pens, power steering is ... In 1948 a brand-new 8N Ford was sold right offthe showroom floor for $900.

Title:Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage
Author:Cherry Hill
Publisher:Storey Publishing - 2012-07-13


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