The Thoroughbred Horse

  • Filename: the-thoroughbred-horse.
  • ISBN: 073683768X
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Author: John Diedrich
  • Publisher: Capstone

Describes the Thoroughbred horse, including their history, physical features, and their primary uses. Includes a photo diagram of the horse.

The Thoroughbred Horse

  • Filename: the-thoroughbred-horse.
  • ISBN: 1560652454
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Gail Stewart
  • Publisher: Capstone

An introduction to the Thoroughbred horse describes its origin, development, and popularity

Training Thoroughbred Horses

  • Filename: training-thoroughbred-horses.
  • ISBN: 9781787200609
  • Release Date: 2016-08-09
  • Number of pages: 113
  • Author: Preston M. Burch
  • Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

Preston M. Burch, considered one of America’s most distinguished horsemen, summarizes his observations in this book in logical progression, for the benefit of both the novice horseman and the experienced professional. His approach to training Thoroughbreds is eminently practical, and readers will gain a new appreciation of the many details of racing stable operation. Training Thoroughbred Horses includes chapters on: The Selection of Racing Material Breaking Yearlings Training 2-Year-Olds Training 3-Year-Olds and Older Horses The Condition Book Stable Management Feeding and many other aspects of the operation of a racing stable.

A Horse Called Wonder

  • Filename: a-horse-called-wonder.
  • ISBN: 0061067245
  • Release Date: 1992-09-24
  • Number of pages: 201
  • Author: Joanna Campbell
  • Publisher: Harpercollins

After her family moves to a new farm, Ashley falls in love with a sickly foal, but she is not sure if her love is enough to save him.

The Thoroughbred Horse

  • Filename: the-thoroughbred-horse.
  • ISBN: 9781600146619
  • Release Date: 2011-08-01
  • Number of pages: 24
  • Author: Sara Green
  • Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc

"Engaging images accompany information about the Thoroughbred horse. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--Provided by publisher.

Become A Winner Claiming Thoroughbred Racehorses

  • Filename: become-a-winner-claiming-thoroughbred-racehorses.
  • ISBN: 9781937942045
  • Release Date: 2011-11-08
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Marino Specogna
  • Publisher: marino specogna

Author provides thoroughbred horse racing secrets and tips on becoming a successful thoroughbred horse owner or handicapper. The author outlines the keys for success in the thoroughbred horse racing industry.

The Thoroughbred Horse

  • Filename: the-thoroughbred-horse.
  • ISBN: 1333793073
  • Release Date: 2016-09-30
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Sanders Dewees Bruce
  • Publisher: Forgotten Books

Excerpt from The Thoroughbred Horse: His Origin, How to Breed and How Select Him; With the Horse Breeders' Guide Tun author in writing this book and compiling the tabulated pedigrees of the sires to be found in it, has been induced to do so in the hope of their proving useful to those engaged in breeding for the turf, or who are seeking to foster this most popular national amusement. Very many of our largest breeders ignore the lessons taught in the Stud Book and Racing Calendar. I earnestly commend to all the necessity of observing what sources and what course of breeding have produced the best results in England, which may be most properly called the home of the thoroughbred horse. I have given my own views as to the best mode to successfully breed the race-horse, the best mode to select a stallion and breed mare, and the treatment of the same both in the stud and on the farm. I do not expect that all will agree with me, but the ideas expressed and plans suggested will do away with many of the chances incident to breeding. There is much uncertainty, and always will be, attending the best and most careful mode.0f breeding, and this opinion is strongly exemplified in the frequent occurrence of one horse being of very high form and an excellent race-horse, and a full brother or sister being only ordi naryg yet I differ from a. Great many in the opinion that breeding depends entirely upon chance. Accidents and other unforeseen causes, some of them so unim portant and abstruse' as to escape our attention or come within our knowledge, may prevent the best bred and most promising animal from arriving at its natural size and true shape, and a little difference in conformation, symmetry and constitution may make a decided difference in goodness and speed. The foal may be weak and have a delicate constitution, owing to the dam being starved and exposed to hardships while carrying it, or it may have been im properly reared. This proves that great care and knowledge are necessary in rearing horses for the turf, as well as judgment and attention in selecting mares and stallions from which to breed. The chief points are pure blood, confor mation, constitution, racing lineage and hereditary soundness. The nearer we get to true shape with the other points combined, the more certainly we will arrive at excellence. \ve often find a large horse of good shape and racing synnnetrv: but where there is one good large one there are a dozen small or medium sized ones. The greater the size, when combined with the good qual ities. The greater the excellence and the powers, for a good little horse cannot cope with a great good one. Hence size. With constitution, soundness and svmmetrv constitute the height of perfection. While I advocate and commend pnre blood, I am convinced that very often pedigree is the only point at which Some breeders look, ignoring altogether shape and action; hence failures. The. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Origin and Influence of the Thoroughbred Horse

  • Filename: the-origin-and-influence-of-the-thoroughbred-horse.
  • ISBN: 9781107502239
  • Release Date: 2015-05-21
  • Number of pages: 556
  • Author: William Ridgeway
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Originally published in 1905, this book presents a history of horses and equidae, especially with regard to their relationship with humans. Ridgeway includes photographs of modern-day horses, which he describes as 'the most important ... of all the animals domesticated by man', as well as photographs and drawings of ancient artefacts featuring images of horses or relating to them. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in horses and the history of the immensely profitable human-horse relationship.

How to Take Care of Raise your Thoroughbred Horse

  • Filename: how-to-take-care-of-raise-your-thoroughbred-horse.
  • ISBN: 9781329262423
  • Release Date: 2015-06-25
  • Number of pages: 54
  • Author: Vince Stead
  • Publisher:

You can learn how to understand and train your Thoroughbred Horse to be good, and learn some general helpful advice on horse care and nice living conditions for your horse. 1. The Characteristics of Thoroughbred Horse 2. How to Saddle a Horse 3. How to Muck out a Horse Corral 4. How to Raise a Pony 5. How a Bit, Harness and Reins Work 6. How to Use a Hoof Pick 7. What Kind of Shelter does your Horse Need? 8. How to Use a Round Pen 9. The Best Ways to Keep Flies of your Horse 10. The Different Kinds of Horse Saddles 11. How a Cow Horse Performs 12. How Horseshoeing is Done 13. How to Enter your Horse in Shows and Rodeos 14. Nice Safe Toys for Horses to Play With 15. How to Break and Train your Horse 16. How to Clean a Horse Stall 17. What to Do When your Horse is Going to Have a Baby 18. What to Do if Your Horse Breaks it's Leg 19. How to Trailer your Horse 20. How to Make Sure Your Horse Does Not Colic on You

Beyond the Track

  • Filename: beyond-the-track.
  • ISBN: 1570768471
  • Release Date: 2017-11-15
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Anna Morgan Ford
  • Publisher:

Renowned for their amazing athleticism and unparalleled work ethic, and famed for their -great heart- and willingness to go the extra mile, off-the-track Thoroughbreds (OTTBs) have proven to be the ultimate equine partner in a host of disciplines: dressage, eventing, hunter/jumpers, trail riding--even barrel racing! Now discover all you need to know to find the right OTTB and give him the solid educational foundation he needs to excel in a new career, whether as a highly trained competitor, pleasure mount, or companion animal. -Beyond the Track by Anna Ford is breakthrough racehorse literature, concisely covering every facet of what to expect and how to get the most out of your off-the-track Thoroughbred (OTTB), both mentally and physically. The book could also be called 'OTTB Training for Dummies' or 'OTTB Training A-Z.' I consider this book the ultimate in training manuals for anyone thinking about adopting an ex-racehorse. Anna Ford is uniquely qualified to be the author of this book, which reads easily and covers every important detail of transitioning a horse from the racetrack to his next career.---Liz Harris, Executive Director, Thoroughbred Charities of America -I'm a strong supporter of finding good homes for Thoroughbreds once they retire from the racetrack. I think it is great that Anna Ford has put together a book to help assist in the training process. These horses are great athletes and definitely can go on to be successful in new careers with the proper guidance and training. I believe Anna is a special person--through her work and dedication she has made it possible for these Thoroughbreds to have a second chance at life.- --Nick Zito, Thoroughbred Trainer, National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Inductee -A great book where very loving, caring people teach others how to share love with a horse, give him new opportunities, and bring out the best in both horse and rider. It is necessary to learn to handle Thoroughbreds the right way, and the author does a great job explaining detail.- --Edgar Prado, Jockey, Winner of over 6,000 Races and the 2006 Eclipse Award, and 2008 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Nominee *A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book goes to support the New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program

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