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How to Care for a Rescue Horse in Australia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: Australian English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is for Australians only and mentions specific Australian products. Rescue horses have different needs. They might be injured, wound, or emaciated. Whatever their circumstances, rescue horses need worming and feed, and these two very things, if not carried out correctly, might harm or even kill the horse.
Horse Tails: History and Beyond, part 1
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Horse Tails: History and Beyond is a collection of five short magazine articles that full-time animal writer Sue Weaver wrote in 1991. Their themes are the magical milt (hippomanes), the folklore of coat color, veterinary bloodletting, and two articles about horse faeries. She plans to search her published article archive for similar items to use to compile more free ebooks like this one. Enjoy!
What I'd Teach Your Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
The Working Chicken
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Get ready for your new flock in thirty minutes or less with this short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens! Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure on a rural or urban homestead. Then enjoy a bonus picture book to inspire the next generation of chicken lovers.
What Is Wrong with My Horse?
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A book full of solutions for the horse owner. In three parts. Section I: "Fright" in it's myriad forms. Section II: Neglect your lawn, get weeds. Neglect your car, break down. Neglect your horse... collect trips to the ER. Here's what you need to know to keep your horse tuned-up and out of trouble. Section III: Step-by-step fixes for the most common problems faced by horse owners.
Keeping a Backyard Horse
Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 1 review)
Follow Athena the horse as she teaches you the basics of taking care of your horse. Even on a budget, it can be done!
Get On Your Horse: Curing Mounting Problems
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Teach your horse to show respect, to move to the mounting block, to lunge, and to stand rock solid with this 5-Day guide featuring the methods of John Lyons. Your horse will stand there politely, and fellow riders will have new and positive impressions of your skills as a horseman. This is your roadmap to stopping an annoying and dangerous habit. With additional training for added insight.
The Egg and You
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: American English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
A book on the joys and benefits of having your own chickens. This book has been written with the intention of giving quick, concise information on having chickens and some trouble-shooting regarding egg production.
Livestock Guardian Animals: Donkeys, Llamas, and Livestock Guardian Dogs to Protect Your Property and Stock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Rural Living Today. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Would your farm benefit from a livestock guardian animal to defend your property and stock? Learn how donkeys, llamas, and livestock guardian dogs deal with threatening predators. Read about the instincts, abilities, and limitations of each type of livestock guardian. Then evaluate your needs and make the right livestock guardian decision for your farm, ranch, or homestead.
Round Penning: First Steps to Starting a Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The changes you can make in the round pen are amazing – but training there is about much more than simply running a horse in circles. There are objective and progressive steps. This guide to the proven methods of John Lyons, shows you exactly what to do, in which specific order, and why. You’ll build a strong foundation on your green horse - or reset the attitude of a more mature horse.
How to Start a Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book offers simple and objective training for the unbroke horse, from 1st-time bridling and saddling to sacking out, bridle work from the ground, pre-mount work, and your (necessarily short) first ride. Learn the proven methods of John Lyons, safety tips and tricks to save time. Put a solid foundation on your young, green horse, a solid start that pays big dividends for the rest of his life.
When Your Horse Rears: How to Stop It
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
You can't make your horse stop rearing with a "bigger, badder bit." You can't "wish it away" and he'll not magically "get over it." You've got to proactively retrain his brain. Here's how.
Your Foal: Essential Training
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 5. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
You have years till you can ride your colt or filly - but there's a lot of training that needs to be done in the meantime. They need to cooperate for the farrier, to stand near you politely, to be lead around the barn, to respect your space - they need to become a cheerful member of your family. This is your step-by-step guide; it shows you exactly what to do, what to look for and in what order.
Just Kidding: Stories and Reflections on Goats Giving Birth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Since 2006, Deborah Niemann has been chronicling the births of goats on Antiquity Oaks Farm. In this ebook, she retells some of those stories and honestly discusses what went well and what didn't, what should have been done differently and what would not have mattered. You'll read 17 stories of goat births, from normal to tragic, including two c-sections.
Trailer Training Horses: Simple Steps to Loading Your Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 7. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Teach any horse to trailer load willingly when you ask! "Trailer Training Horses: Simple Steps to Loading Your Horse" is a simple, how-to guide that gets your horse trailer-trained for good.
The Way Of The Chicken - A Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
This how-to-book is not your ordinary guide, but also is a tale of apprehension, excitement, joy, despair, and happiness. It is a story that spans five years, from the first day that I suggested keeping chickens to my wife up until the time when I expanded the chicken run to its current size. This book is full of great tips and ideas to help make your own backyard chicken dream a reality.
"Horse Tricks" Featuring Dr. Sutherland's System of Educating the Horse (Annotated) Together with "A Handful of Feats"
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 9. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book offers 44 tricks a horse might be taught plus a quick and easy fix for horses that bite. Part I, first published in 1861 and written by GH Sutherland, presents 39 tricks annotated for the modern horseman. Part II, penned in recent times by John Lyons Certified Trainer Keith Hosman, explains 5 "feats" - each feat having proven quite popular at his training clinics conducted about the U.S.
Forming Friendships With Horses Teaching Your Horses With Kindness
Price: Free! Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
IF YOU WOULD LEAD OTHERS FIRST LEAD YOURSELF Young women are usually the best at looking after horses. Because they really like horses. And, these young women are true leaders – supportive and considerate. They relax frightened horses with soothing words and back rubs. True leaders do not subjugate or even try to be leaders.
Keeping Honey Bees and Swarm Trapping
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
“Swarm Trapping” is the follow-up to the manuscript on chasing swarms. Swarm trapping is another aspect to free bees that entails catching that runaway swarm even when I’m not around and in places I can’t alway be. I began to think about creating some kind of a temporary location that would attract the scout bees so I wouldn’t necessarily have to be present to retrieve the swarm.
A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Ducks - Keeping Ducks in Your Backyard
Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
It must have been somewhere, and some time millenniums ago, when man found that the Mallard and Muscovy that he hunted in the marshes, and brought home to his family was a bird which could be domesticated.