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Stallions: their management and handling.

  • 60 Pages
  • 3.79 MB
  • English
J. A. Allen , London
Stallions., Horses -- Bree
LC ClassificationsSF291 .D69
The Physical Object
Pagination60, [43] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5521543M
ISBN 100851311822
LC Control Number73595430

Stallions: Their Management and Handling Paperback – September 1, by Neil Dougall (Author)/5(12). A comprehensive guide to the Stallions: their management and handling. book and handling of all types of serving entires, from Thoroughbreds to native ponies.

The author has had wide experience as a stallion manager in Australia, America, and Great Britain/5(3). "Stallions: Their Management and Handling" is the first comprehensive book ever published about this subject of fundamental interest to all breeders of horses and ponies.

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Crowood offer a range of titles for riders, competitors and horse owners. Experienced riders in particular will benefit from books on the aspects of horsemanship, whilst all the competitive disciplines are covered in detail by acknowledged authorities.

Finally there are thorough in-depth studies of various aspects of horse care and management. As a beginning breeder, it might be useful for you to visit a few breeding farms to get some ideas on variation in stallion behavior and tips on handling quiet stallions.

Horses are naturally claustrophobic (fearful of tight places). Their eyesight is designed to detect motion or potential danger, and they are afraid of sudden movement. Horses are also neophobic-afraid of new things or new situations.

Because of horses' phobias, humans need to be alert and aware around horses all of the time. Pasture Management for Horses on Small Acreage. Visit Online. magazines, books, videos and DVDs, information from breed associations and feed manufacturers can help you.

The public library, other horse enthusiasts and your extension center will have more information. Chapter 1: Getting Ready. Bits and Their Proper Use. Visit Online. Visit. It's not normal for your stallion to masturbate, so you should take steps to stop him if he does--it'll affect his sperm count.

Busted. Wild stallions, as well as stallions in confinement, will drop their penises, become fully erected, and "masturbate" (move the penis upwards towards the belly) as often as every 3 hours, if left undisturbed.

Equine reproduction topics covered in our articles section on this site include artificial insemination (A.I.); information about, and the use of frozen semen; stallion handling articles, including "phantom mare" training, and other semen collection methods; the collecting and processing of cooled transported semen; different equipment and.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Horses are exploited by the unethical horse racing industry. Commercial horse racing is a ruthless industry motivated by financial gain and prestige. Cruelty, slaughter, injuries and accidental deaths are common.

Horses are pushed to their physical limits and beyond, all for profit. Some horses are raced when they are under three years old. ioral traits of domestic horses are relatively similar to horses before domestication.

Behavior can be defined as the animal’s response to its environ-ment. Because domestic horses exist in a relatively controlled environment, their response is fairly predictable. Several things make a horse unique in the animal kingdom.

• Horses are. ties involving horses and eliminate inhumane practices as well as strength-ening sanctions for non-compliance. WE ARE COMMITTED to educating all people who own or work with horses to ensure they are knowledgeable in the proper husbandry, care, and handling of horses.

Each horse should be observed frequently to ensure that they are healthy. The best general management practices for stallions can vary greatly. Feed, exercise, and turnout should all be provided appropriate to the individual.

Avoid obesity, especially for an older. Horses’ tactile sensation or touch is extremely sensitive. Their entire body is as sensitive as our fingertips.

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They can feel a fly on one single hair and any movement of the rider. Body Signals. Horses are good at letting us know exactly how they are feeling; the only problem is most people don’t know how to speak “horse.”.

As they constantly study their horses’ responses to their environments they are all, in effect, students of horse behavior. Drawing on over 1, references, Equine Behavior explores the subject from first principles by considering the behavior of free-ranging horses and considering ways in which management and training influences the.

What is management. What do managers do. How do I manage. These are standard questions that most of us in the management profession have been asked more than once and they are questions we asked once in our careers, too.

Here is a basic look at management—a virtual Management A stallion is a male horse that has not been gelded ().Stallions follow the conformation and phenotype of their breed, but within that standard, the presence of hormones such as testosterone may give stallions a thicker, "cresty" neck, as well as a somewhat more muscular physique as compared to female horses, known as mares, and castrated males, called geldings.

Under free-ranging circumstances, horses wander and spend >60% of their day foraging. The remainder of their time is spent resting (standing or lying down), grooming, or engaging in another activity. This same pattern is seen under barn conditions; even with free choice of grain, horses.

Horse Management teaches responsibility and independence, and encompasses all things in horse care: health, maintenance, nutrition, and handling. The ultimate goal of Horse Management is to create a safe, knowledgeable, well-rounded horse person.

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It has helped shape the core values of Pony Club. Despite the high economic and marginal utility value of elite sport horses there are limited data on current management and training practices [62,63].

This is not surprising given the lack of detailed data for racehorses even though they have relatively less varied and complex training programmes that are easier to measure/quantify than sport. As prey animals, a horse's ability to react quickly and out-run a predator was key to their survival in the wild.

This instinct remains strong in domestic horses even though you make every effort to give them a safe environment to live in. They can become startled easily and remain upset long after whatever scared them has passed.

Many behavior problems in horses are associated with confinement. Under free-ranging circumstances, horses will wander and spend more than 60% of their day foraging.

The reminder of their time is spent standing, lying down, grooming, or engaging in another activity. Level I is designed for 4-H members who have little or no experience around horses. This level emphasizes correct and safe handling and riding principles.

Instructors will help develop the members' confidence concerning their ability to ride and guide a horse. The rider's balance, correct seat, and use of hands' will be stressed.

Horses also individually differ in their sensitivity to exposure to environmental factors, i.e., their genetic predisposition for example, to RAO. On the other hand, many studies regarding airway health have been field studies without a controlled or standardised environment, e.g., examining bedding and feeding practices and outdoor exercise.

Horses may rear up as a way to express their dominance (particularly stallions) or to show that they are objecting to being restrained. Without management, the horse may use rearing as a way to avoid cooperating with the person riding or handling him. NEW! BEYOND THE BARN: Exploring the Next Generation of Horsemanship, Volume 1.

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Use of hoof oils, dressings, or other topical treatments varies by region, climate, and the needs of the individual horse. The lessons I learned through my father’s style of equine management led me to search for more effective ways to train and lead my own horses. I was an adult before I .