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The Horse from Conception to Maturity - The Complete Guide to Horse Breeding

The Horse from Conception to Maturity - The Complete Guide to Horse Breeding

ISBN: 9780851318226

Author: Peter Rossdale with Melanie Bailey

Publisher: J.A.Allen

Format: Hardcover

Price: AUD $39.95
RRP: AUD $54.95
An enlarged and completely updated edition of a standard textbook widely used by students and professionals alike throughout the equine industry. This classic work covers the management of mares and stallions conception pregnancy foaling the care of the foal youngsters and breeding stock. It demonstrates what can go wrong and what action to take and includes the latest technological developments and research data. Packed with line halftone and colour photographs this marvellous new edition will be of inestimable value not only to stud owners but also to a new generation of students seeking a career in horse breeding.
Book Title: The Horse from Conception to Maturity - The Complete Guide to Horse Breeding
Author: Peter Rossdale with Melanie Bailey
Publisher: J.A.Allen
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780851318226
Author Notes: Peter Rossdale is an internationally known veterinarian and an authority on bloodstock horses. He has been in Veterinary practice for forty years and s a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and holds a Diploma in Equine Stud Medicine and a PhD. He is also an honorary Fellow of the Australia College of Veterinary Scientists. In 1996 Peter received an OBE for services to equine veterinary science. He edits Equine Veterinary Journal, is the author of many papers in peer reviewed journals and has written a number of books including You're Horse, Inside the Horse, and Horsebreeding and has co-authored The Practice of Equine Stud Medicine, and The Horse's Health from A to Z. Melanie Bailey is a freelance equine lecture, specializing in equine reproduction and equine behaviour. She is involved with thoroughbred bloodstock and has been for the majority of her career. She is the author of Equine Stud Management, and has contributed to other publications as well as writing for specialist magazines.
Further Title Description: Living and Working with the Horse of Spain celebrates the history of the Spanish horse, exploring how he became integral to the country's culture, and looks at his breeding, conformation and temperament and the different fields of Spanish horsemanship. The authors cover the training of horse and rider, and there are chapters on the Spanish and Portuguese saddlery, costume and traditional turn-out and presentation. Advice is given on the practicalities of buying Spanish horses, their care and management and whether or not to breed. The culmination of twenty years research. Study and experience. Living and Working with the Horse of Spain will smooth the path of ownership, helping riders develop the kind of relationship that, in so many ways, can only be experienced with the Spanish horse.
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