In The Secret Language of Horses & Ponies, you'll learn about horse breeds and types, riding disciplines, horse communication, grooming, and care. It's packed full of practical advice on everything from selecting your first horse and choosing appropriate tack to maintaining a healthy horse and understanding his needs as he matures. It's everything you need to know, and the key to a contented horse and a confident owner. - Amazon.com
Includes bibliographical references and index
Horse-to-horse -- Horse sense -- First impressions -- The language of horse owners -- Equine communication 1 -- Equine communication 2 -- Riding styles and disciplines -- Learning curve -- Tacking up -- Control and safety -- Choosing a horse -- Housing your horse -- Equine equipment -- Horse care -- Grooming basics and exercise -- Home health check -- Horse health -- Stable vices -- Equine FAQ -- Ages and stages
Obscured text on back cover due to sticker attached.