Complete Horse Care Manual (DK Practical Pet Guides) (Hardcover)
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Your pony or horse means the world to you, and now they can have the care they deserve with this practical, tried-and-tested guide to every aspect of equine care.
Horses are supremely beautiful and intelligent beings and, with the right care, will form an incredibly rewarding bond with you. The Complete Horse Care Manual is written by the experienced vet and horse specialist, Colin Vogel. It offers a guide to horse anatomy and shows you how to interpret their body language and prevent them from becoming frightened or bored, explaining how to deal with common problems and unwanted behaviors.
It shows you, step by step, how to catch, handle, and groom horses, and how to keep them well-fed and watered. It advises you on kit to buy, and how to keep all your tack and equipment in tip-top condition. When a horse is ill, it’s a worrying time, but this indispensable manual offers reassuring advice, including when to call the vet, and how to administer first aid.
With suggested daily routines and tips on shoeing and hoof care, The Complete Horse Care Manual has everything you need to keep a horse healthy, safe and happy
About the Author
Colin Vogel, BVetMed, MRCVS, is a well-known and highly respected veterinary surgeon with a large practice. He specializes in horse care and has written many books and articles on all aspects of horses and their health.