Horse and Pony Care

Horse and Pony Care

by Sandy Ransford, Bob Langrish

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Overview

The perfect gift for the child who has caught the horse and pony bug! This glorious, full-color reference gathers all the essential and practical information the young enthusiast needs to know about caring for and looking after horses and ponies. Horse and Pony Care will give a child all the practical information they need to look after the horse or pony that they ride and love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753457443
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 06/10/2004
Series: Kingfisher Riding Club Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.34(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.24(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Sandy Ransford has over 30 books for children to her credit. These include titles on horses and riding, dogs, fashion for kids, and conservation - as well as many activity, game and puzzle books. She is the author of all of the books in the Kingfisher Riding Club series - First Riding Lessons, Horses & Ponies, Horse & Pony Breeds, and Horse & Pony Care - as well as Horse & Pony Factfile.

Bob Langrish has been the sole photographer for about 60 equestrian books. He lives in the center of horse country in the Cotswolds, England.

Table of Contents

Keeping a pony4
Providing company5
What a pony needs6
Ways to keep a pony8
Where to keep a pony10
A barn of your own12
Stable management14
Choosing a pasture16
Caring for a pasture18
Turning out and catching20
Feeding a pony22
The rules of feeding23
Different kinds of feed24
A diet for your pony26
Grooming a pony28
Grooming equipment29
Grooming routines30
Hoof and foot care32
Washing a pony34
Clipping a pony36
Other care routines38
Care after exercise39
Choosing a blanket40
Fitting and caring for tack42
Shoeing a pony44
Traveling safely46
Summer and winter care48
Health care50
Signs of good health51
Health routines52
First aid54
Common ailments56
Caring for a sick pony58
Points of a horse60
Glossary62
Index64

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Horse and Pony Care 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Heather19 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A very good, informative book about horse and pony care. Shows everything from grooming and tacking to basic health care and even how to choose a good stable/pasture for the horse.
aj06 More than 1 year ago
Well i haven read it but i think it would be cool