I Want To Really Learn About Horses


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By T. J. Gilespie

Category: Science & Nature

The subjects covered are wide ranging and written about in an engaging style. A commitment to good horsemanship is what this book seeks to impart. Part One addresses the basics - safety, stabling, diet, learning to identify common ailments and how to respond. Foaling, weaning and preparing the horse for sales also come under the microscope. In Part Two, he talks about following one's dream. We learn about suppling exercises, gaits of the horse, clipping, the awkward cuss, overcoming mental blocks and prepping a horse for racing. This section also includes some history, anecdotes and illustrations from the world of horse breeding and equestrian pursuits. TJ Gillespie's understanding of horses is based on a lifelong passion and commitment that he has chosen to share. Whether you are learning about horses for the first time or, you have previous experience, there is much insight to be gained from this compact volume, coming from a knowledgeable source. This really is the must-have book for any horse and equestrian enthusiast. TJ Gillespie's commitment to the horse is a privilege that he wants to share and impart.

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