450 Years Spanish Riding Schoolby Elisabeth Gurtler, Rene van Bakel, and Arnim Basche
Glorious photographic tribute to the Spanish Riding School and their magnificent Lipizzaner horses. 112 color photos capture the beauty and rich traditions of this prestigious institution, from foals at the Piber Federal Stud to gala performances at the Winter Riding School in Vienna. This is the only authorized anniversary volume and includes both English and German translations. HB w/slipcase 208 pp.
A Driving Horse Photo Albumby Robert Mischka
A photographic study of the finer details of carriage driving. Over 300 color photographs from 2004-2005 show the wide diversity of driving horses, events, and turnouts in North America. By acclaimed horse photographer Bob Mischka. HB 167pp.
All About Manes & Tailsby Carolyn Henderson
A step-by-step guide to making the most of your horse's appearance
for the show ring. Learn how to pull and trim manes and tails. Various braiding techniques
are well described and illustrated. PB 24 pp.
Better Than Bombproofby Sgt. Rick Pelicano
More common-sense strate-
gies to help your horse deal
with scary situations. In his
second book, Sgt. Pelicano
shows new ways to desensi-
tize your horse through long-
lining exercises as well as
under saddle. Includes tips
on becoming a more effective
rider, how to prepare for a parade, and valuable trailer
loading techniques. PB 170 pp.
British Horse and Pony Breeds - and Their Futureby Clive Richardson
Explains how climate, conquests, and changing needs produced the many distinct horse breeds of the British Isles. From Shetlands to Shires, Dartmoors to Dales, Cleveland Bays to Connemaras, and Hackney Horses to Highland Ponies, the diversity of British breeds is remarkable. Also discusses the old breeds that have been lost and what must be done to preserve the remaining breeds for future generations to enjoy. HB 222 pp.
Clippingby Carolyn & John Henderson
In order for a horse to work more comfortably in the winter, a body clip may be considered. Various styles of clips are explained
and tips are given to make the job easier. Trimming of the head, mane, and legs is also discussed. PB 24 pp.
Competition Carriage Drivingby HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
This revised edition traces the history of combined driving and explains each of the three sections in detail. The suitability of various breeds of horses is discussed as well as specifically designed vehicles and equipment currently being used. A table calculating times at various speeds and distances is particularly useful. Also included are sections on organizing an event and hazard design. HB 127pp.
Draft Horses Todayby Robert Mischka
American draft horse breeds are discussed as well as the vehicles and equipment used to do farm chores today. Draft horses can also be used for recreation, showing, horsepulls, parades, and just for fun. Plenty of color photos accompany this informative text. HB 166 pp.
Draft Horses: an Owner's Manualby Beth Valentine and Michael Wildenstein
The increasing popularity of many different draft breeds has given rise to the need for more information on how to properly care for them. This practical manual covers the basic care, feeding, and health management of heavy horses. It is geared toward all draft breeds, including heavy pony breeds such as the Haflinger and Norwegian Fjord. A great resource for treating and preventing problems that are specific to draft horses. PB 229 pp.
For the Love of the Horse - Volume IIby Ann Jamieson
More adventures of many special horses and the people who love them. Included is the story of carriage driver, Scott Monroe, and his horse, Shadow, whose dream of being on a US equestrian team is realized. All true stories about that magical partnership between people and horses. PB 201pp.