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Pony Care: A complete guide to buying and caring for your first pony

Pony Care: A complete guide to buying and caring for your first pony

ISBN: 9781910016305

Author: Alison Pocklington

Publisher: Kenilworth Press

Format: Paperback

Price: AUD $29.95
RRP: AUD $39.95

Pony Care is a practical guide about the ups and downs of choosing, buying and looking after your first pony. It offers advice to first time buyers and inexperienced pony parents, as well as riders taking equine exams in Pony Club or other organisations. This step by step guide offers advice to ensure that knowledgeable decisions are made about when and how to purchase a pony, followed by the information needed to care for it. The book will be illustrated throughout with photographs by Matt Roberts, as well as some specially commissioned line drawings. Chapters include: When is the right time to buy?/Where to keep the pony/Daily Routine/Pony Health. AUTHOR: Alison Bartle (Pocklington) started her career with horses at the Yorkshire Riding Centre in 1987. She trained for the British Horse Society (BHS) exams, gaining her BHS Instructor Stable Manager's Certificate. Alison then went on to groom internationally, preparing horses up to Olympic level. She has trained students for exams up to BHS Instructor level. Alison was awarded the Horse and Hound groom of the year award in 2000.

Book Title: Pony Care: A complete guide to buying and caring for your first pony
Author: Alison Pocklington
Publisher: Kenilworth Press
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 248
ISBN: 9781910016305
Author Notes: Alison Bartle (Pocklington) has ridden and owned ponies from the age of eight. Her career with horses began in1987 at the Yorkshire Riding Centre, where she gained her BHS Instructor Stable Manager's Certificate. Alison went on to groom internationally and was awarded the Horse and Hound Groom of the Year award in 2000. Following on from this success, her first book The Essential Guide to Professional Horse Care and Grooming was published in 2004. Having successfully evented and ridden in point to points, Alison is now an instructor at the Yorkshire Riding School and trains a wide range of clients for eventing, show jumping, dressage and hunting. She is married to Olympic and international rider Christopher Bartle and has two children.

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