Your First Foal

Horse breeding for beginners
Author: Karin Kattwinkel
Publisher: Cadmos Books
ISBN: 085788624X
Category: Nature
Page: 112
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Our comprehensive guide on breeding, feeding and animal husbandry Many horse owners dream of having a foal from their own mare. However, irrespective of the delights associated with this experience, the pregnancy of the mare and the growth of the foal demand a high degree of care, patience and knowledge. This practical manual provides a comprehensive guide on the subjects of breeding, feeding and husbandry of a mare and foal for the private horse owner. The reader will find all the necessary information about covering the mare, correct feeding during the late pregnancy and lactating period, the birth of the foal as well as the appropriate care of the foal.

Your Mare's First Foal


Author: Jane Skepper
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781872119984
Category: Pets
Page: 96
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At last - practical, jargon-free advice is provided for the first-time breeder. Stud Manager Jane Skepper, whose family has been breeding thoroughbred and non-thoroughbreds for three generations, has written this guide for the single mare owner breeding a foal for the first time. Easy to use and in note form, the book covers everything from conception to weaning. Jane provides all the answers to the questions that owners typically ask about their mare, pregnancy and foaling, including getting the mare in foal, scanning, vaccinations, nutrition, worming, foaling down, and coping with a newborn foal. In short, the author tells you what to expect and what to look out for, giving you all the facts to help you understand and enjoy this exciting and rewarding time.

Veterinary Guide to Horse Breeding


Author: Kjersten Darling,James M. Giffin
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1312305460
Category: History
Page: N.A
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A landmark breeding resource for new and seasoned horse owners alike With millions of recreational riders on the bridle paths today, breeding is becoming increasingly popular among horse owners at all experience levels. Whether you are already enjoying the rich rewards of equine breeding or need down-to-earth advice on whether breeding is right for you and your animal, the Veterinary Guide to Horse Breeding offers a thorough, up-to-date overview of the process.

The Complete Book of Foaling

An Illustrated Guide for the Foaling Attendant
Author: Karen E. N. Hayes
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: N.A
Category: Pets
Page: 272
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In Praise of The Complete Book of Foaling "A must read for anybody who has ever thought about breeding a mare." --Judith Forbis, Ansata Arabian Stud "Brilliantly written reads like a novel, yet beautifully organized so that you can flip to a section at a moment's notice if your mare is in trouble." --Equus "This book should be included in every foaling kit. In fact, it should never sit on the bookshelf in the house keep it in the barn where you can always get to it in a hurry!" --Modern Horse Breeding "Right away the illustrations set this book apart from any other in its class. Dr. Hayes's ability to teach is the other distinction she has a knack for explaining things in such a way that you understand and remember, and the learning process is fun. I couldn't put the book down until I had read it cover to cover." --Walter Schimanski, Masada Arabians The Howell Equestrian Library is a distinguished collection of books on all aspects of horsemanship and horsemastership. The nearly fifty books in print offer readers in all disciplines and at all levels of competition sound instruction and guidance by some of the most celebrated riders, trainers, judges and veterinarians in the horse world today. Whether your interest is dressage, show jumping or Western riding, or whether it's breeding, grooming or health care, Howell has a book to answer your needs. Get to know all the books in the Howell Equestrian Library: many are modern-day classics and have achieved the status of authoritative references in the estimation of those who ride, train and care for horses. The Howell Equestrian Library

Blessed are the brood mares


Author: M. Phyllis Lose
Publisher: Howell Book House ; Toronto : Collier Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International
ISBN: N.A
Category: Pets
Page: 271
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A veterinarian draws on her twenty years of professional experiences to offer a wealth of information on the proper care of the breeding mare from mating, through gestation, to foaling and nursing as well as the care of the foal itself

Complete Foaling Manual


Author: Theresa Jones
Publisher: Equine Research Publications
ISBN: 9780935842111
Category: Horses
Page: 320
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Imprint Training of the Newborn Foal

A Swift, Effective Method for Permanently Shaping a Horse's Lifetime Behavior
Author: Robert M. Miller
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781585746668
Category: Nature
Page: 149
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Original publication and copyright date: 1991.

Breeding management & foal development


Author: Equine Research Inc
Publisher: Equine Research Pubns
ISBN: N.A
Category: Pets
Page: 700
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Equine Angels

Stories Of Rescue, Love, And Hope
Author: Frank Weller
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461747120
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
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Equine Angels is a celebration of the journey of horses and foals saved from slaughter. Accompanied by 200 stunning full-color photographs, it tells the surprising and moving stories of how these foals have changed the lives of the human families who adopt them—for the rescuers are often the ones redeemed when opening their hearts to an unwanted foal. The book focuses on the tens of thousands of foals born annually only so that their mothers can provide pharmaceutical companies with the hormones their bodies create during pregnancy. These foals—known as “PMU foals” (PMU being short for “pregnant mare urine,” a key ingredient of the drug Premarin)—are in effect, are unwanted byproducts. Normally they are taken from their mothers and sent to slaughter. There are more than 250 farms in North America—most of them in Canada—housing tens of thousands of mares, in agonizing conditions, for this purpose. Those photos grouped into the chapters “Birth” and “Rescue” are especially dramatic. Given their semi-wild conditions, these horses have a ruggedly beautiful, ungroomed appearance. In later chapters, we see the transformation of once-wild creatures into loving and intelligent companions for their human families. Included are stories of successes great and small: foals growing up to be successful national competitors, therapy horses, and other productive members of horse society. These foals give back more than they take. Heartwarming and beautiful to look at, Equine Angels will inspire and delight. Inside you will find: 200 amazing color photos showing horses with a rare rugged beauty Tells the story of how these foals have changed the lives of the people who adopt them Shows the transformation of once-wild creatures into loving and intelligent companions Addresses an issue that frequently captures headlines Tens of thousands of “PMU” foals are slaughtered in North America each year because they are unwanted byproducts of a process to extract hormones for human hormone-replacement therapy From the introduction: The human participants of Equine Angels Rescue Sanctuary could not sit idly by while these magnificent horses were killed. If it was just a matter of those lives saved, that would be enough, but fortunately, we have come to know the greater potential of these angelic equines. Each of the horses from EARS has touched and uplifted several human lives along the rescue path.

Feeding and Care of the Horse


Author: Lon D. Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118694945
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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This is the concise, easy-to-use version of Dr. Lewis's Equine Clinical Nutrition, Feeding and Care. It includes a full-color section identifying toxic plants and provides practical information on the diversified effects of different nutrients, feeds and supplements on a horse's athletic performance, reproduction, growth, hooves, appetite, behavior and disease. The book can help prevent common, but expensive problems in horses of all ages.

John Lyons' Bringing Up Baby

20 Progressive Ground-work Exercises to Develop Your Young Horse Into a Reliable, Accepting Partner
Author: John Lyons
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN: 9781929164127
Category: Nature
Page: 100
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In 20 lessons, each building on the previous one, use stress-free conditioned-response techniques to teach an equine youngster groundwork basics. Build skills, confidence, trust, and communication. Lay a strong foundation for future under-saddle work in all disciplines.

Horses Have Foals


Author: Lynn M. Stone
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756500023
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 24
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Describes the appearance and behavior of foals from birth to six months.

Equine Embryo Transfer


Author: Patrick M. McCue,Edward L. Squires
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498734766
Category: Medical
Page: 184
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This book briefly reviews the history of equine embryo transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment, and management protocols currently in use. Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very important aspect of equine practice. Ed Squires and Pat McCue have been involved with the development of embryo collection and transfer procedures since the early 60s and have both contributed important techniques and innovations to the process through their research and clinical experience. This book captures the clinical experience, so far, and applies it directly to equine practice. The book is of great value to general equine practitioners for reference, equine reproduction specialists, animal science at the graduate level (equine track), and breeders.

Great Breeders and Their Methods

The Hancocks
Author: Frank J. Mitchell
Publisher: The Russell Meerdink Company Ltd.
ISBN: 0929346785
Category: Horse breeders
Page: 171
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The great Thoroughbred stallions of the 20th Century have one thing in common - the Hancock family. As independent breeders, as salesmen and promoters, as innovators and as conservators of racing and breeding, four generations of the Hancock family have played a vital role in the development of the Thoroughbred. From the original Ellerslie Farm in Virginia to Claiborne Farm and Stone Farm in Kentucky, the Hancocks have been a dominant force in the American and, indeed, the international racing scene. It has been said that the secret to the success of the Hancocks was the philosophy that success lies not in breeding the occasional champion, but rather in controlling the bloodlines of the champions of the future. Here are the business strategies, the breeding theories, the champion horses of the generations of diligent, insightful men who have given so much to the industry

Modern Horse Breeding

A Guide for Owners
Author: Susan McBane
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781585743896
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 158
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"A book for novice breeders who are fairly experienced with horses and ponies."--Cover.

The Princess and the Foal


Author: Stacy Gregg
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698185943
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 272
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The inspiring novel about real life princess and equestrienne Haya of Jordan. Princess Haya loves her family more than anything--especially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Hussein's house. So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Princess Haya is devastated. Knowing how unhappy she is and how much she loves horses, Haya’s father, King Hussein, gives her a special present: a foal of her very own. And this foal changes Princess Haya’s world completely. Set in an exotic locale where royalty is real, this story of a determined modern-day princess is both beautiful and awe-inspiring. Perfect for fans of Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague and anyone who wonders what it's like to be a real princess. Praise for THE PRINCESS AND THE FOAL: "Empowering and vigorous, this is a story sure to please princess fans, horse fans and, yes, even tomboys."--Kirkus Reviews "This real princess’s story is great and this book provides a positive and powerful story, especially for adolescent girl readers who choose to saddle up for the ride."--VOYA Magazine "Horse enthusiasts will devour Gregg’s engaging novel about Jordanian Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, inspired by the real-life princess who became an Olympic equestrian....Gregg’s greatest strength is in detailing the deep, sensual bond that can form between a human and a horse, but the sympathetic protagonist and a setting rarely seen in middle-grade fiction make this an inspiring read for any reader."--Publishers Weekly "In addition to being a great fit for fans of princess or horse stories, this would be a good choice for readers who enjoy stories of brave, scrappy girls who defy convention."--Booklist

King Solomon's Ring


Author: Konrad Lorenz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134498934
Category: Nature
Page: 224
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Solomon, the legend goes, had a magic ring which enabled him to speak to the animals in their own language. Konrad Lorenz was gifted with a similar power of understanding the animal world. He was that rare beast, a brilliant scientist who could write (and indeed draw) beautifully. He did more than any other person to establish and popularize the study of how animals behave, receiving a Nobel Prize for his work. King Solomon's Ring, the book which brought him worldwide recognition, is a delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures, from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves. Charmingly illustrated by Lorenz himself, this book is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends, a world which often provides an uncanny resemblance to our own. A must for any animal-lover!

The Breeder's Gazette

A Weekly Publication Devoted ... to the Interests of Live-stock Breeders
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Livestock
Page: N.A
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Challenge of Change

The Wizdom of Oz
Author: Oz Mutz
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 1629984329
Category: Religion
Page: 256
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Are You Ready to Embrace the Challenge of Change? In his seventy-five business-years, author Oz Mutz has seen a lot of change. From the development of atomic energy to the moon landing to a lifetime of enriching family events. Each has brought with it the challenge of change and left the world a different place. Oz documents what can happen when a person embraces the challenges that change brings and uses them to positively influence the generation that follows. As “the wizdom of Oz” says, the future belongs to the next generation, not the current one, and our responsibility is to help them make decisions that are “informed, intentional, and purposeful.” If you desire to leave an influential inheritance for the upcoming generation, Challenge of Change will help show you how to work with dauntless energy to achieve that goal.