Practical Horse and Pony Nutrition

Practical Horse and Pony Nutrition

by Gillian Mc Carthy (Author)

Synopsis

There are numerous books covering the subject of feeding horses but this book provides detailed information on feeding specific categories of horses depending on their age and use. Part 1 describes what a horse needs in terms of nutrients and which feeds to provide them. Part 2 gives in-depth information on feeding the specific categories: leisure horses;working horses; competition horses; broodmares; foals; stallions; veteran horses; donkeys and mules, discusses how feed affects behaviour and temperament and provides an alphabetical listing of health problems related to feeding. This book is a must for anyone - from the individual horse owner to the career student - who has ever been concerned about what should and should not go in a horse's feed bucket.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 300
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: J.A.Allen & Co Ltd
Published: 01 Oct 1999

ISBN 10: 0851316972
ISBN 13: 9780851316970

Author Bio
Gillian McCarthy is a qualified equine nutritionist and biochemist who has written several books and regularly writes for magazines. She has acquired a great deal of experience with horses but since 1992 has been confined to hospital or accommodation providing a special environment to help her deal with Total Allergy Syndrome, possibly brought on by her work with agro-chemicals.