Care of Animals – Horses, Dogs, Cats – Horse Riding


Free online books about taking care of horses, dogs and cats; and riding horses.

 

Care of Horses

Care of Dogs

Care of Cats

 

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Care of Horses

Caring for Horses Collection

Numerous free online books on the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Caring for Horses”. Be patient as the page loads.

Horsemanship Collection

Numerous free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Horsemanship”. Be patient as the page loads.

The American Farmer’s Horse Book

A Pictorial Cyclopedia of Facts Concerning the Prominent Breeds, Principles of Breeding, Best Methods of Training, Stable Management, General Care etc. With specific directions how to buy and how to sell, including a series of invaluable object-lessons on conformations, points of the horse, and how to detect unsoundness or vice, and especially describing all known diseases to which the horse is subject

Darling, Andrew
Journal of Agriculture 1892        Dewey Dec.    636.1

The Complete Book of the Horse

Foster, Carol
Barnes & Noble 1994        Dewey Dec.    636.1

A practical and comprehensive guide for all horse enthusiasts, with over 300 full-color photographs and illustrations.
Buying a horse — Stable management — Veterinary care — Eventing — Showjumping — Dressage — Hunting — Western riding — Long distance riding — Showing — Side-saddle — Driving

The Horse Book; a Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry as Allied to the Farm

Johnstone, James Hope Stewart
Sanders 1908        Dewey Dec.    636.1

Practical work on the breeding and managing of work horses, including saddle and pony breeds. Discusses and illustrates the leading types. – A.L.A. Catalog 1904-1911

First-hand Bits of Stable Lore

Ware, Francis M.
Little, Brown 1903        Dewey Dec.    636.1

Chapter headings: 1. Purchase and Preliminaries, 2. As to “Soundness”, 3. Stabling and Stables, 4. Stable Management, 5. Condition and Conditioning, 6. The “Green” or Unacclimated Horse and His Care, 7. The Horse’s Education, 8. Mouths and manners, 9. The Foot and its Treatment, 10. The Appointment Fad, 11. The Saddle-Horse, 12. The Hunter and His Education, 13. The Steeplechaser and His Schooling, 14. Riding for Beginners, 15. Four-in-Hand Driving, 16. Coaching and its Accompaniments, 17. Management of a Pack of Hounds, 18. Showing Horses

 

Care of Dogs

Caring for Dogs Collection

Numerous free online books on the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Caring for Dogs”. Be patient as the page loads.

Dog Breeds Collection

Numerous free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Dog Breeds”. Be patient as the page loads.

Women Dog Owners Collection

Numerous free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Women Dog Owners”. Be patient as the page loads.

The Proper Care of Dogs

Burris, Christopher
T.F.H. 2000        Dewey Dec.    636.7

Training your Dog

Fogle, Bruce
DK 2003        Dewey Dec.    636.7

Understanding your dog — Early learning — Rewards & discipline — Training tactics — Training equipment — Indoor training — Outdoor training — Canine games — Advanced training — Retraining — Behavioral problems

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Dogs, Dog Breeds & Dog Care

Larkin, Peter and Stockman, Mike
Hermes House 2005        Dewey Dec.    636.7

Dogs and All About Them

Leighton, Robert
Cassell 1910        Dewey Dec.    636.7

Official kennel-club descriptions of fifty different breeds, with suggestions on breeding, care and treatment of common ailments. – A.L.A. Catalog 1904-1911


Care of Cats

Cats Collection

Numerous free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Cats”. Be patient as the page loads.


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