The Ultimate Horse Book

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher:
ISBN: 0864382170
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Horse breeds

"Truly remarkable in that it is one of the most complete and well-illustrated breed compendiums to date. It should fit into every equestrian's library". --Horse Illustrated

Ultimate Horse

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 0789489287
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Pets

Traces various breeds of horses from around the world, traces the history of the horse, and discusses health care, feeding, saddles, training, riding, breeding, and competitions.

Ultimate Horse Barns

Author: Randy Leffingwell
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 9781610601191
Release Date: 2010-06-07
Genre: House & Home

Each of the eighteen masterpiece horse barns featured here is an innovative, beautiful structure that embodies the owners’ love and appreciation for horses. Author Randy Leffingwell has selected barns that possess exceptional qualities—a clever response to site challenges; meticulous attention to detail, equine health, and safety; or significant historical context. The purposes of the barns range from havens for private owners to successful breeding and training facilities to historical landmarks. Ultimate Horse Barns captures the architectural beauty of these stunning structures, as well as the love and passion the owners have for their horses.

The Ultimate Horse Behavior and Training Book

Author: Linda Tellington-Jones
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
ISBN: 9781570765698
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Finally, a comprehensive collection of world-renowned equine expert Linda Tellington-Jones' healing equine bodywork and training exercises, for use both on the ground and in the saddle. In one fabulously illustrated book, those new to Linda's approach are provided with a clear, step-by-step introduction to the Tellington Method, while those familiar with her work finally have the ultimate go-to reference. The book is divided into three parts. Part One briefly explains the background of the Tellington Method and then discusses the reasons for unwanted behavior and poor attitude in horses. Part Two, arranged alphabetically, contains a compendium of 72 common behavioral, training and health issues, many of which horse people face on a daily basis. In this A to Z format, from Aggressive to Other Horses to Weaving, Linda discusses the possible reasons for these behaviors or problems and offers conventional methods of solving these challenges, as well as training solutions using the Tellington Method. Part Three presents—for the first time in one volume—the complete body of work that makes up the Tellington Method: the Tellington TTouches, Ground Exercises, and Ridden Work. At the end of this section, there is also a detailed case study, which includes 49 photographs showing every step along the way to successfully teaching your horse to load.

Ultimate Horse Care

Author: John McEwen
Publisher: Howell Book House
ISBN: 1582451702
Release Date: 2000-04-03
Genre: Pets

Whether in a parade, on the battlefield, behind a plow, or in the saddle, people have been enjoying the beauty, majesty, and strength of the horse for hundreds of years. Now more than ever horse owners are paying attention to how the horse functions and how to improve the quality of life for their equine companion. Ultimate Horse Care focuses on practical horse care for the modern horse. From common ailments to alternative methods of treatment, you will get to know your horse inside and out.

The Ultimate Horse Behaviour and Training Book

Author: Linda Tellington-Jones
Publisher: Kenilworth Press
ISBN: 1905693400
Release Date: 2010-12
Genre: Horsemanship

A superbly illustrated instructional manual offering groundbreaking, step-by-step solutions for hundreds of horse behavior, health, and training problems.

The Ultimate Horse Colouring Book

Author: Jasmine Kerwin
Publisher: Xlibris Au
ISBN: 1984501216
Release Date: 2018-08-07
Genre:

In this book, the author has combined both of her skills and passions to produce a coloring book for adults/children. The entire book, including the front cover (excluding any text and this page), has been hand drawn. The book consists of twenty-two pictures to be colored in, plus an additional three pages of smaller pictures that can be cut out and glued into something, such as a scrapbook.

The Ultimate Book of Horse Bits

Author: Emily Esterson
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781629140919
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Pets

As even a quick glance around a saddler shop or through a tack store catalog will show, the world of horse bits is both enormous and mystifying. The primary means of communicating with and controlling a horse, Western and English bits come in a bewildering assortment of materials, sizes, and shapes. Their descriptions—full-cheek snaffle, hackamore, high port, French link, Tom Thumb, spade, KK Ultra—are no less puzzling, and with new bits and refinements being produced every year, even the most experienced horseman must struggle to keep up with the state of the art. The Ultimate Book of Horse Bits will answer all your questions on the subject . . . and then some. Not only does the author and horsewoman Emily Esterson go into detail about all kinds of equine mouthware and how each is constructed, but she also explains how and why each works in the context of what the rider wants the horse to accomplish. Does your horse have difficulty bending or flexing? Suggestions and solutions to these and myriad other horse-and-rider problems will be found throughout these authoritative yet user-friendly pages. Whether a novice or expert horseman, every rider, trainer, or owner in any equestrian discipline will benefit from this book’s wide-ranging and practical information for years to come.

The Ultimate Horse Lover

Author: Marty Becker
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780757307522
Release Date: 2008-10-02
Genre: Pets

Presents and advice and anecdotes covering a variety of topics related to horses and horsemanship, including nutrition, communication, behavior, and preventative care.

The Ultimate Horse Behavior and Training Book

Author: Linda Tellington-Jones
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
ISBN: 9781570765698
Release Date: 2006-09-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Finally, a comprehensive collection of world-renowned equine expert Linda Tellington-Jones' healing equine bodywork and training exercises, for use both on the ground and in the saddle. In one fabulously illustrated book, those new to Linda's approach are provided with a clear, step-by-step introduction to the Tellington Method, while those familiar with her work finally have the ultimate go-to reference. The book is divided into three parts. Part One briefly explains the background of the Tellington Method and then discusses the reasons for unwanted behavior and poor attitude in horses. Part Two, arranged alphabetically, contains a compendium of 72 common behavioral, training and health issues, many of which horse people face on a daily basis. In this A to Z format, from Aggressive to Other Horses to Weaving, Linda discusses the possible reasons for these behaviors or problems and offers conventional methods of solving these challenges, as well as training solutions using the Tellington Method. Part Three presents—for the first time in one volume—the complete body of work that makes up the Tellington Method: the Tellington TTouches, Ground Exercises, and Ridden Work. At the end of this section, there is also a detailed case study, which includes 49 photographs showing every step along the way to successfully teaching your horse to load.

Ultimate Horse Athon Facts and Activity Book

Author: George Toufexis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486491844
Release Date: 2013-09-19
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What's "horse sense," how are horses related to mules, and which breed is the fastest? Loaded with fun facts, this fascinating activity book features crosswords, seek-and-finds, and mazes — they are all ready for coloring!

Complete Horse Riding Manual

Author: William Micklem
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756699871
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Genre: Pets

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Horse Breeds

Author: Andrea Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785834670
Release Date: 2016-09-26
Genre: Pets

"For centuries, society could not have functioned without the horse; not only was it used for transportation, it was also a working animal on farms, in mines, and on the battlefield. this diversity consequently led to the development of myriads of breeds throughout the world. Climatic and geographical differences, not to mention the intervention of man, also played their part in forming the breeds. Those originating in desert areas not only had fine coats to enable them to deal with hot daytime temperatures, they were also hardy enough to withstand plummeting temperatures at night. At the other extreme, breeds living in colder lands developed heavier, thicker coats to make them impervious to wind and rain. man was not content to let evolution take its natural course, however, and decided to take a hand in the matter, interbreeding horses with different characteristics to produce and accentuate specific qualities. thus the different breeds were developed to fit their roles. Warhorses became large and stocky, able to carry medieval knights in heavy chain mail, while draft horses were bred for strength to till the land or to heave heavy carts across difficult terrain. The ultimate breeding triumph is undoubtedly the Thoroughbred, which was developed for the racecourse, and therefore pleasure. It is aristocratic and finely-tuned and its bloodlines are in many of the modern breeds we know today. It is responsible for adding quality, beauty, speed, and stamina. Not content with a comprehensive coverage of the horse breeds and types of the world, there are also sections on care to give the reader a complete and rounded insight into the pleasures, as well as problems, of looking after horses."--cover flaps

The Soul of a Horse

Author: Joe Camp
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307449498
Release Date: 2008-04-29
Genre: Pets

A surprise birthday gift plunged Joe Camp and his wife, Kathleen, into the world of horses as complete neophytes without a clue as to what horses needed or wanted. The Camps went searching for logic and sense in the rule books of traditional horse care and what they found was not what they had expected. Written for everyone who has ever loved a horse or even loved the idea of having a horse in their lives, this memoir leads us on a riveting voyage of discovery as Joe and Kathleen navigate uncharted, often politically incorrect territory on their way to achieving a true relationship with their horses. As the creator of the beloved Benji series, Joe has spent most of his life luring us into the heart and soul of a famous dog, but now in this engaging, emotional, and often humorous story, he deftly lures us into the heart and soul of a horse. In doing so, he exposes astonishing truths and unlocks the mystery of a majestic creature who has survived on Earth, without assistance, for fifty-five million years. In a single emotionally charged moment, Camp communes with his first horse, Cash, in a way that changes him and his relationship with horses forever. In his own words, as he stood alone with his back to this horse: The collar of my jacket was tickling the hairs on the back of my neck. And my heart was pounding. Then a puff of warm, moist air brushed my ear. My heart skipped a beat. He was really close. Then I felt his nose on my shoulder . . . I couldn’t believe it. Tears came out of nowhere and streamed down my cheeks. I had spoken to him in his own language, and he had listened . . . and he had chosen to be with me. He had said, I trust you. Ingeniously alternating between the stories of two people thrust into an unfamiliar, enigmatic realm and a fabled herd of wild horses brought to the New World centuries ago, Joe Camp’s valuable and inspiring book teaches us that the lessons he was learning apply not only to his horses but to life and to people as well–to all of us. From the Hardcover edition.