Taylor, David Collins Pony Handbook

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Collins Pony Handbook

 
9780007120925: Collins Pony Handbook

This beautifully illustrated book is a comprehensive guide to keeping a pony. The instructional colour photographs and text give the reader detailed advice on how to look after their pony and keep it healthy and happy. There is also information on different breeds, their origins and suitability.

Contents:
1. Introduction – general introduction to the joys and responsibilities of keeping a pony.
2. History and breeds – Their origin, history and evolution. An illustrated guide to the most common breeds.
3. Acquiring a pony – Information on choosing the right pony. What to look for and information on inspecting a pony before you buy it.
4. Feeding your pony – Advice on providing food and pasture. Information on bulk foods, energy-producing foods and special foods. Rearing and feeding young animals.
5. Housing – Detailed information on providing adequate field shelter if your pony is to be kept outside, plus converted or purpose-built stable accommodation with a yard. The special equipment you will need and the importance of good hygiene and mucking our regularly. Stable routine, hoof care, clothing, sadles, and bridles and bits.
6. Handling your pony – How to lead a pony. Turning, entering a field and catching a pony.
7. Healthcare – General health maintenance. Recognizing signs of ill health. Conditions that you can treat yourself and when to call the vet.

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About the Author:

David Taylor BVMS, FRCVS, FZS is a well-known vet, broadcaster and writer on all aspects of animal-keeping, both domestic and wild. His TV appearances are numerous and he has published a number of books, including seven volumes of autobiography and several illustrated pet care books, including Collins The Small Pet Handbook and Collins Family Pet Guides: Rabbit.

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