The United States Pony Club Manual of Horsemanship: Basics for Beginners/D Level


Susan E. Harris - 1994
    Pony Clubs, Inc. and want to meet the USPC's Standards of Proficiency. If you are that youngster, you will be able to read this book on your own. It will show you how to become a careful, thoughtful rider and how to communicate with and understand your pony. Some sections, however, are meant to be read by an adult (a parent or riding instructor), so you can get the extra help you need to reach your goals. By the time you have read this book you will know a lot about:

Natural Horse-Man-Ship: Six Keys to a Natural Horse-Human Relationship


Pat Parelli - 1993
    The horse- and rider-training handbook of an internationally renowned master horseman.

Lyons on Horses: John Lyons' Proven Conditioned-Response Training Program


John Lyons - 1991
    B & W photographs and illustrations throughout.

Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook


James M. Giffin - 1997
    Doctors James Giffin and Tom Gore address such basic health-care and management issues as the latest medicines and immunizations, wounds, illnesses, parasites, nutrition and supplements, and reproduction. Just inside the covers, the horse owner can easily access the index of Signs and Symptoms, since responding quickly to an emergency can literally mean the life or death of a horse. Anyone who looks after a horse whether owner, trainer or groom can rely on this authoritative book to get them through emergencies and well as routine events. James M. Giffin, M.D., lives in Ridgway, Colorado, and Tom Gore, D.V.M., lives in Osmond, Nebraska. They co-authored Howell s Dog Owner s Home

101 Ground Training Exercises for Every Horse & Handler


Cherry Hill - 2012
    Designed for easy reference while working with your horse, this guide can be hung on a post. Riders of all disciplines and skill levels will benefit from these exercises that reinforce good habits and help develop a strong bond between horse and rider.

Clinton Anderson's Downunder Horsemanship: Establishing Respect and Control for English and Western Riders


Clinton Anderson - 2004
    Now his methods are available for the first time in a reader-friendly, highly illustrated book, and you, too, can learn the program that teaches "everyday people"—regardless of riding style, age, or ability—how to better communicate with their mounts.

Saltwater Aquariums For Dummies


Gregory Skomal - 2002
    You get the latest on feeding, tank upkeep, filtering systems, maintaining live rock, and preventing algae build-up, as well as what not to include in your aquarium. Discover how to Choose the best fish and equipment Get your tank up and running Maintain proper water conditions Keep your fish happy and healthy Avoid tank pitfalls Keep a brackish aquarium

Little Dogs: Training Your Pint-Sized Companion


Deborah Wood - 2004
    Colorful sidebars and numerous photographs highlight key information and provide extra training tips that every owner will appreciate.

The Encyclopedia of the Horse


Elwyn Hartley Edwards - 1991
    --Library Journal-- An RASD/ALAOutstanding Reference Sources Book-- A Library JournalBest Reference Sources

Clicking with Your Dog: Step-By-Step in Pictures


Peggy Tillman - 2000
    This well presented book guides the reader through the ins and outs of clicker training with graphic step by step illustrations that are ideal for beginners and intermediate clicker trainers. These books will show you the clicker way to train your dog to: Sit to greet people instead of jumping up Walk on the lead without pulling Come when called - everytime Stay home alone quietly Find the right place to "go" Play hide and seek and other fun games and tricks

Sea Turtles - Animals Explored in Pictures and Words


Ann Lawrence - 2013
    With an ancestry dating back to the early days of the dinosaurs here on earth, the book looks at: The king of the marine turtles - the leatherback. The stunningly beautiful hawksbill sea turtle. The big-headed loggerhead sea turtle. The grazing green sea turtle. The heart-shaped olive Ridley sea turtle. The Australian sea turtle - the flatback. The baby of the marine turtles - the Kemp's Ridley. After a lifetime spent studying the animal kingdom at first hand as she has traveled the globe, Ann Lawrence brings the world of these marine creatures to life with some of the most amazing pictures you will find anywhere.Pick up this beautiful interesting and informative book today at the low price that you will find only for Kindle readers!*** Download your copy of Sea Turtles today! ***

Dachshunds for Dummies


Eve Adamson - 2001
    Their funny bodies with their short little legs, floppy ears, and pleading eyes make Dachshunds irresistible even to people who claim to dislike small dogs. Also, Dachshunds are natural clowns. They can keep a room in stitches with their antics and coax one more dog cookie out of the strictest disciplinarian. In addition, Dachshunds are great with kids, love to play, and can be extremely affectionate. On the other hand, Dachshunds can sometimes be very willful and hard to train, often bark a lot, and can rival a Labrador Retrievers in their ability to dismantle your furniture. Is this playful and inquisitive breed the right dog for you and your family? Dachshunds For Dummies provides the answer to this and all your questions about getting, caring for and living with this unique breed. Life-long Dachshund fancier and leading pet journalist, Eve Adamson gets you up and running with what you need to know to:Find and communicate with reputable breeders Choose the right Dachshund for you Housebreak and socialize your new puppy Educate yourself and your dog Handle behavioral problems Participate in competitions In friendly, down-to-earth language, Eve provides insights into the Dachshund temperament and loads of sensible, easy-to-follow advice on everything a Dachshund owner should know--along with fun facts and Dachshund trivia, and tips on how to have a great time with your Dachshund. You'll discover how to:Decide on whether a male or female is right for you Find and choose your new friend and bring him or her home Understand how to communicate with your Dachshund Train your Dachshund Find a good trainer and attend classes Deal with emotional conflicts Feed and exercise your Dachshund Recognize, prevent and treat common health problems Have loyal friend for life The indispensable guide for you and your Dachshund, Dachshunds For Dummies is the only book you'll need to help you have the best possible experience with this plucky breed of dog.

Hunter Seat Equitation


George H. Morris - 1990
    A classic by a world-renowned teacher and master equestrian--the definitive work on the art of teaching and riding the hunter seat, now updated to include refinements in Morris's insightful program of riding instruction.B & W photographs throughout

Why Does My Cat Do That?


Catherine Davidson - 2008
     Presents a wide range of situations and explains them from your cat’s point of view, including how your cat sees you. Reflects the very latest thinking on cat behavior, and offers intriguing insights into your cat’s reasoning and feelings. Gives clear, practical, and entertaining advice, as well as innovative strategies for dealing with common problems.

Horses For Dummies


Audrey Pavia - 2005
    Featuring updates on breeds, boarding, nutrition, equipment, training, and riding, as well as new information on various equine conditions, this resource shows you how to keep your horse happy - and take your riding skills to the next level. Discover how to * Select the right horse for you * Feed, groom, and handle your horse * Recognize common horse ailments * Have fun in the saddle * Get involved in equestrian competitions