Keep your horse pain-free and performing his best! Introducing 27 simple body checkups you can do on your horse--Where Does My Horse Hurt? is a do-it-yourself method for determining when and where your horse hurts. With this easy-to-follow book, conveniently spiral-bound so you can lay it open on your tack trunk and follow the instructions as you work on your horse, you will: * Become familiar with your horse's normal range of movement so you can prevent minor issues from becoming major. * Stay in tune with areas of temporary or chronic discomfort so you can offer relief as needed. * Solve "mystery" or "phantom" lamenesses that come and go seemingly without reason. * Save thousands of dollars by avoiding expensive diagnostics that rarely get you answers. * Learn how to discuss potential problem areas with farriers, veterinarians, and bodyworkers. * Keep your horse actively and happily "in work" for more months of the year, and more years of his life.
Keep your horse pain-free and performing his best! Introducing 27 simple body checkups you can do on your horse—Where Does My Horse Hurt? is a do-it-yourself method for determining when and where your horse hurts. With this easy-to-follow book, conveniently spiral-bound so you can lay it open on your tack trunk and follow the instructions as you work on your horse, you will: • Become familiar with your horse's normal range of movement so you can prevent minor issues from becoming major. • Stay in tune with areas of temporary or chronic discomfort so you can offer relief as needed. • Solve "mystery" or "phantom" lamenesses that come and go seemingly without reason. • Save thousands of dollars by avoiding expensive diagnostics that rarely get you answers. • Learn how to discuss potential problem areas with farriers, veterinarians, and bodyworkers. • Keep your horse actively and happily "in work" for more months of the year, and more years of his life.
Fixing problems DIY & step-by-step This book is dedicated to every horse owner who has seriously considered leaving the gate open and spilling a trail of corn out to the highway. I've been there, my brothers and sisters. I feel your pain. Horses can be an amazing high - but can also drive ya nuts faster than you can say "Why would you do this to me when I pay all the bills?" This book is also dedicated to all you folks who, new to horses, ignored all sensible advice and bought a young horse, figuring you could "learn together." Doubtless, you're starting to doubt the sanity of that decision... but relax, it's our little secret. Cram what you can of this material each night; amaze your friends in the morning. Section I: The lion's share of challenges faced by riders and owners revolve around some form of "fear," the rider's - or the horse's. Here we deal with "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: Find step-by-step fixes for the "most popular" (notice the quotes?) problems faced by horse owners. You are a horse owner with problems. This is a book with solutions. TABLE OF CONTENTS Section One: Fear, In All Its Forms How your horse gets scared has everything to do with how we go about fixing it. * Retraining the Flighty or Bratty Horse Horses are herd animals and instinct tells them that there's gotta be a boss. If it's not you, it's gotta be them. Here's how to get and maintain control. Also Included: * Whoever Moves First, Loses (Or, "How to Get Respect") * "I'm Scared of My Horse, Please Help" (The Intimidating Horse) * Despooking: Scary Things * Despooking: Scary Moments * Despooking: Scary Places * Despooking: Scary 'Away' Places * "Say Good-Bye to Mr. Jiggy" * How to Slow Down Your Too-Fast Horse * "Calm Down Now" Section Two: Keeping your horse on the straight and narrow. Today's actions determine the horse you'll ride tomorrow. * "Perfect the First Time" If you're guilty of being a bit heavy-handed (as evidenced by a stiff-as-a-statue horse) here's a Top Five Horse Training Concept that will soften your horse fast. * "6 Easy Ways to Improve Your Training" Six horse training tips, each designed to simplify your training and make big changes fast. * "Rider Checklists" Here are 3 "Rider Checklists." Together, they'll keep you safer - and accelerate your training to boot. * "The First Thing I Do" Here's the first thing you should do with your horse today - and with any horse that's "new to you." * "When You Get On, Do This First" Here's one small thing you can do to keep your horse's attitude in check - and prevent mount-up problems from taking root. * "Is My Horse Hard to Train... Because of His Feet?" If your horse stumbles, cranes his head to the ground, takes halting steps, doesn't want to "move out," or has grown irritable, it might be that his feet are hurting him. Here's how to tell. Section III: Overt Vices Here's how to fix some of the most common problems you might face with your horse: easy, objective, step-by-step. Included: * Horses That Bite * Cinchy Horses * Horses That Won't Go * Leading Stubborn Horses * Picking Up Feet
From working with dogs to horses to elephants, there is a job out there for every person who loves working with animals. And the ones in this volume don't require college! Giving readers all the tools they need to begin a career working with animals, this text is filled with exciting and colorful animal photos, informative sidebars, and some information from individuals who work with animals in real life. It covers résumés, cover letters, job searches, and giving a good interview as well.
ANNA -- In love with a woman he had only seen once and could not find, the Highlander, Kevin MacGreagor was growing older and needed a wife to give him sons. No other woman pleased him, not even the daughters of other lairds, so he finally settled for Anna sight unseen. But when his men went to meet her guard, she was all alone and badly beaten. Who could have done such a thing and why? ~ RACHEL -- had a dark secret and even she didn't know what it was. She was seventeen, determined to become as good a warrior as any Highlander, and was firmly against taking a husband. Connor had other ideas. He loved Rachel and when a rival clan took her, he thought he would lose his mind. How would he ever get her back and if he did, would her dark secret separate them forever? CHARLET -- The King of England asked the Highlander, Kevin MacGreagor, to hide a baby girl and save her life. But sixteen years later, someone discovered where she was. To Blair Cameron fell the duty of hiding and protecting Charlet. It was not an easy task. She was furious, head-strong and determined to run from him. Could Blair keep her alive? And if he did, could he keep himself from falling in love with her? This historical romance is suitable for young adults ages 14 and up. laird, series, medieval, family saga, Scottish, Young Adult, Scotland
In love with a woman he had only seen once and could not find, the Highlander, Kevin MacGreagor was growing older and needed a wife to give him sons. No other woman pleased him, not even the daughters of other lairds, so he finally settled for Anna sight unseen. But when his men went to meet her guard, she was all alone and badly beaten. Who could have done such a thing and why? ~ Loved by young adults and baby-boomers alike, this 30 book historical family saga follows a Scottish highlander clan from the Viking era, through the middle ages, into the 20th century. From the first love story to the last, we hope you too will enjoy these tales of courageous men, strong women, fierce clan wars, fun characters, and perilous struggles to survive.
A coming-of-age tale reimagined as a searing Western epic. In the small town of Sand, populated by gunslingers and surrounded by endless desert, Imma washes dishes and grieves for a life she never had. She and her brother, Nikko, dreamed of escaping to become bullet catchers, a legendary band of outlaws who can deflect bullets with their hands. But they were wiped out years ago, Nikko with them. And leaving is impossible when walking into the desert means certain death. When she sees a stranger catch a man's bullet and turn it back on him, Imma knows it can only mean one thing: the bullet catchers live on, and this is her way out. Determined to follow him, Imma starts a journey that will take her to her physical extremes and force her to question just what family means and who she really is: bullet catcher or gunslinger; hero or monster.
The tales of the legendary King Arthur and his round table of noble knights. The rise of King Arthur is often forgotten in our real world as we seek real world facts about where the legend came from. The original text does not worry about factual answers instead relying on the imagination and the fairy tale personalities of the Lady of the Lake, Merlin, Lancelot and all the rest of the noble characters that arise in these stories.
This unique and meticulously edited collection of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's greatest works includes: Novels & Novellas:_x000D_ The Last Days of Pompeii_x000D_ The Pilgrims of the Rhine_x000D_ Rienzi, the last of the Roman tribunes_x000D_ Falkland_x000D_ Pelham_x000D_ The Disowned_x000D_ Devereux_x000D_ Paul Clifford_x000D_ Eugene Aram_x000D_ Godolphin_x000D_ Asmodeus at Large_x000D_ Ernest Maltravers_x000D_ Alice, or The Mysteries (A sequel to Ernest Maltravers)_x000D_ Calderon, the Courtier_x000D_ Leila, or The Siege of Granada_x000D_ Zicci: A Tale (A prequel to Zanoni)_x000D_ Zanoni_x000D_ Night and Morning_x000D_ The Last of the Barons_x000D_ Lucretia_x000D_ Harold, the Last of the Saxons_x000D_ The Caxtons: A Family Picture_x000D_ A Strange Story_x000D_ My Novel, or Varieties in English Life_x000D_ The Haunted and the Haunters, or The House and the Brain_x000D_ What Will He Do With It?_x000D_ The Coming Race, or Vril: The Power of the Coming Race_x000D_ Kenelm Chillingly_x000D_ The Parisians_x000D_ Pausanias, the Spartan _x000D_ Short Stories:_x000D_ The Incantation_x000D_ The Brothers_x000D_ Poetry:_x000D_ The New Timon_x000D_ Constance_x000D_ Milton_x000D_ Eva_x000D_ The Fairy Bride_x000D_ The Beacon_x000D_ The Lay of the Minstrel's Heart_x000D_ Narrative Lyrics; or, The Parcæ_x000D_ King Arthur_x000D_ Corn-Flowers I_x000D_ Corn-Flowers II_x000D_ Earlier Poems_x000D_ The Land of Promise: A Fable_x000D_ Play:_x000D_ The Lady of Lyons, or Love and Pride_x000D_ Historical Works:_x000D_ Athens: Its Rise and Fall_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_