Horse Housekeeping: Everything You Need to Know to Keep a Horse at Home

3.25 avg rating
( 12 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780060573089: Horse Housekeeping: Everything You Need to Know to Keep a Horse at Home

In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home.

Authoritative, inspirational, highly accessible, full of common sense and down-to-earth advice, all of it based on twenty-five years of experience, the Kordas' book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe, content, healthy, and cost-effective way at home, from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don'ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as "Fencing and Paddocks," "The Barn Routine," "The Care of the Horse," "People," "Feeding and Caring for the Horse," "Tack," "Horse Clothing," "Equipment," and "Care for the Aging Horse," it is helpfully illustrated and written in a voice that is at once informative, supportive, and full of funny (and not so funny) stories about horse housekeeping. The Kordas offer a unique and reliable guide to horse care that not only will be invaluable to beginner and experienced horse owners alike, but also is astonishingly readable.

They take you through the steps of deciding if having a horse barn is practical for you, including helpful suggestions on space-saving barn designs, creating pastures, building fences, sample exercise routines, the right feed, the basics of horse health care, and the equipment needed for both horse care and property maintenance. This detailed, user-friendly compendium of down-home wisdom, entertaining stories, and straightforward horse sense will help you to set up a barn the right way, so you will have time to actually ride your horse.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

HardCover Pub Date: November 2005 Pages: 224 in Publisher: William Morrow In Horse Housekeeping. Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice-and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home. Authoritative. inspirational. highly accessible. full of common sense and down-to-earth advice. all of it based on twenty-five years of experience. the Kordas' book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe. content. healthy. and cost-effective way at home. from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don'ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as Fencing and Paddocks. The Barn Routine. The Care of the Horse. People. Feeding and Caring for the Horse. Tack. Horse Clothi...

About the Author:

Margaret Korda was born in England and now lives with her husband in Dutchess County, New York. They are also coauthors of Horse Housekeeping: How to Keep a Horse at Home.

Michael Korda is the author of Ulysses S. Grant, Ike, Hero, and Charmed Lives. Educated at Le Rosey in Switzerland and at Magdalen College, Oxford, he served in the Royal Air Force. He took part in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 and on its fiftieth anniversary was awarded the Order of Merit of the People's Republic of Hungary. He and his wife, Margaret, make their home in Dutchess County, New York.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Korda, Margaret
Published by HarperInformation, New York, New York, U.S.A.
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Pomfret Street Books
(Carlisle, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperInformation, New York, New York, U.S.A. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 065761

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.34
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Margaret Korda and Michael Korda
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800605730891.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
9.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Margaret Korda; Michael Korda
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800605730890000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Margaret Korda, Michael Korda
Published by William Morrow (2005)
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060573082

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Korda, Margaret
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0060573082

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.73
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Korda, Margaret
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780060573089

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Korda, Margaret; Korda, Michael
Published by William Morrow
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060573082 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Bookseller Inventory # SWATI2132271302

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.12
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Margaret Korda, Michael Korda
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 211 x 147 mm. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home. Authoritative, inspirational, highly accessible, full of common sense and down-to-earth advice, all of it based on twenty-five years of experience, the Kordas book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe, content, healthy, and cost-effective way at home, from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as Fencing and Paddocks, The Barn Routine, The Care of the Horse, People, Feeding and Caring for the Horse, Tack, Horse Clothing, Equipment, and Care for the Aging Horse, it is helpfully illustrated and written in a voice that is at once informative, supportive, and full of funny (and not so funny) stories about horse housekeeping. The Kordas offer a unique and reliable guide to horse care that not only will be invaluable to beginner and experienced horse owners alike, but also is astonishingly readable. They take you through the steps of deciding if having a horse barn is practical for you, including helpful suggestions on space-saving barn designs, creating pastures, building fences, sample exercise routines, the right feed, the basics of horse health care, and the equipment needed for both horse care and property maintenance. This detailed, user-friendly compendium of down-home wisdom, entertaining stories, and straightforward horse sense will help you to set up a barn the right way, so you will have time to actually ride your horse. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780060573089

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
16.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Margaret Korda, Michael Korda
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 211 x 147 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home. Authoritative, inspirational, highly accessible, full of common sense and down-to-earth advice, all of it based on twenty-five years of experience, the Kordas book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe, content, healthy, and cost-effective way at home, from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as Fencing and Paddocks, The Barn Routine, The Care of the Horse, People, Feeding and Caring for the Horse, Tack, Horse Clothing, Equipment, and Care for the Aging Horse, it is helpfully illustrated and written in a voice that is at once informative, supportive, and full of funny (and not so funny) stories about horse housekeeping. The Kordas offer a unique and reliable guide to horse care that not only will be invaluable to beginner and experienced horse owners alike, but also is astonishingly readable. They take you through the steps of deciding if having a horse barn is practical for you, including helpful suggestions on space-saving barn designs, creating pastures, building fences, sample exercise routines, the right feed, the basics of horse health care, and the equipment needed for both horse care and property maintenance. This detailed, user-friendly compendium of down-home wisdom, entertaining stories, and straightforward horse sense will help you to set up a barn the right way, so you will have time to actually ride your horse. Bookseller Inventory # FLT9780060573089

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
19.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Margaret Korda, Michael Korda
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0060573082 ISBN 13: 9780060573089
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 211 x 147 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home. Authoritative, inspirational, highly accessible, full of common sense and down-to-earth advice, all of it based on twenty-five years of experience, the Kordas book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe, content, healthy, and cost-effective way at home, from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as Fencing and Paddocks, The Barn Routine, The Care of the Horse, People, Feeding and Caring for the Horse, Tack, Horse Clothing, Equipment, and Care for the Aging Horse, it is helpfully illustrated and written in a voice that is at once informative, supportive, and full of funny (and not so funny) stories about horse housekeeping. The Kordas offer a unique and reliable guide to horse care that not only will be invaluable to beginner and experienced horse owners alike, but also is astonishingly readable. They take you through the steps of deciding if having a horse barn is practical for you, including helpful suggestions on space-saving barn designs, creating pastures, building fences, sample exercise routines, the right feed, the basics of horse health care, and the equipment needed for both horse care and property maintenance. This detailed, user-friendly compendium of down-home wisdom, entertaining stories, and straightforward horse sense will help you to set up a barn the right way, so you will have time to actually ride your horse. Bookseller Inventory # FLT9780060573089

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
20.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book