This easy-to-read book is packed with great tips and lots of color pictures that will show you how to make sure your horse stays healthy and becomes your best friend. There are numerous topics not normally covered in horse care books.
There's riding hints on how to make training sessions and lessons fun for both you and your horse as well as techniques for preventing and overcoming vices such as cribbing , weaving and chewing. Other areas covered include finding the right horse, care in the field and stable, stable management, fitting tack and equipment, vices, working with and handling your horse, and discussions on suitability and what to do if your horse isn't right for you.
The author, Lesley Ward, is the editor of the popular magazine, Young Rider and has written numerous other horse books for children.
Paperback, 112 pages, Glossary and Useful Addresses, many color photos, 10.1 x 8.0 inches.