9780827372313

Equine Safety

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  • ISBN13:

    9780827372313

  • ISBN10:

    0827372310

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1997-10-15
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

Here is a unique book devoted entirely to equine safety issues for equestrians from all disciplines. A well-illustrated, thoughtful and practical approach that covers everyday circumstances encountered by all students and instructors - beginners and experienced riders - from restraining, catching and leading, stall and paddock etiquette, to tacking up and trailering.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Chapter 1 The Basics for Groundwork
1(18)
Protective Gear
Accessory Wear
Position
Working With and Around Horses' Feet
Summary
Chapter 2 Basic Restraints
19(24)
The Halter and Lead
The War Bridle
Basic Physical Restraints
Hobbles
Stocks
Muzzle
Twitch
Chemical Restraints
Summary
Chapter 3 Catching, Leading, and Tieing
43(22)
Approaching in an Open Space
Haltering in an Open Space
Catching Difficult Horses
Leading
Tieing
Summary
Chapter 4 Stalls and Paddocks
65(14)
Box Stalls
Straight or Tie Stalls
Pastures and Paddocks
Summary
Chapter 5 Lungeing and Ground Driving
79(12)
Lungeing
Ground Driving
Summary
Chapter 6 Tack
91(16)
Condition of Tack
How Tack Fits
Summary
Chapter 7 Trailering
107(10)
Training of the Horse
Loading Procedures
Unloading Procedures
The Bottom Line for Loading
Physical Condition of the Vehicles
Skill of the Driver
Summary
Appendix 117(10)
Index 127

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