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Format:Trade Paperback $27.95 $34.95 CAD
This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around March 15, 2005. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.
Horses with good conformation move fluidly, experience less wear and tear on joints, and are more apt to stay fit. Explaining how conformation relates to structure and function, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to identify a horse’s desirable attributes and potential faults. You’ll learn to train your eye to see past an animal’s physical beauty and recognize proper balance, leg angles, and height as you confidently select horses that have superior durability, trainability, and athletic potential.
“…The Horse Conformation Handbook is the only complete book on the topic and will provide horse owners with a thorough introduction.” – America’s Bridle Bit“…a comprehensive, yet user-friendly, “how-to” guide on evaluating a horse for soundness, athletic potential, trainability and longevity.” – Performance Horse“Excellent pictures and illustrations make for easy understanding of how and why a part of the horse operates. If you are going to use horses for work or pleasure, you need this book.”Small Farm Journal“Is it worth $22.95 to have a reference guide that will build your expertise in evaluating a horse’s conformation? You can bet the farm on it.”Horsemen’s Yankee Pedlar
- On Sale
- Mar 15, 2005
- Page Count
- 400 pages