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The Essential Guide to Professional Horse Care

The Essential Guide to Professional Horse Care

ISBN: 9780851318684

Author: Alison Pocklington

Publisher: J.A.Allen

Format: Hardcover

Price: AUD $31.95
RRP: AUD $44.95
Voted Horse & Hound Groom of the Year in 2001 the author works for Christopher Bartle at The Yorkshire Riding Centre and is responsible for both working school horses and top flight competition horses. In a book designed to help every horse owner achieve a higher standard of horse and stable management Alison shows how the professionals care for their horses at home and in competition. All aspects of care are covered from feeding grooming shoeing clothing and saddlery care to conditioning health checks transport and preparing horses for competitive sports.
Book Title: The Essential Guide to Professional Horse Care
Author: Alison Pocklington
Publisher: J.A.Allen
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780851318684
Author Notes: Alison Pocklington has been involved with horses and ponies since she was ten years old. When she left school she went to The Yorkshire Riding Centre to train for her BHS qualifications. She became Christopher Bartle's competition groom which has meant that she has groomed at top-level eventing and dressage competitions around the world. She competes herself, producing young horses up to two-star level. Recently she has also started to train and ride point-to-pointers. Alison has spent time riding and teaching in Australia and Jamaica and she trains students for competition and examinations at The Yorkshire Riding Centre. In 2000 she was voted Horse & Hound groom of the year.
Further Title Description: Alison Pocklington, an award-winning groom, working for Christopher Bartle at the world famous Yorkshire Riding Centre, shows how the professionals care for horses in the field, stable, in transit and at competitions for optimum health, efficiency and fitness. This book covers grooming, trimming, show turnout, clipping, veterinary and health care including teeth, worming, vaccinations, records and shoeing. Different types of saddlery and tack are covered in some detail with advice both about their specific uses and their care. There are chapters on the groom's role at major events which will be of benefit to both the professional groom and to the one horse owner. Alison's book is packed with essential information and advice, based on her experience of managing a busy yard and caring for school horses, liveries, young horses in training, and top class eventing and dressage horses on a day-to-day basis. The Essential Guide to Professional Horse Care is an indispensable book for every horse owner and anyone involved in the care and management of horses at any level.
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