Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage: Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities

Horsekeeping On A Small Acreage: Designing And Managing Your Equine Facilities Pdf

By Cherry Hill

Horsekeeping on a Small Acreage: Designing and Managing Your Equine Facilities PDF. Keeping your own horses requires dedication, hard work, and a sincere interest in the well-being of your animals. This Book guide shows you how to design efficient facilities and establish effective maintenance routines so that your horses can stay happy, healthy, and safe on even the smallest plots of land. Offering expert advice on barn designs, fencing options, and pasture management, Cherry Hill stresses the importance of understanding horse behavior and environmentally responsible land stewardship as integral aspects of a pleasurable and rewarding horsekeeping experience.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
PART ONE
Knowing Horses
1 OWNERSHIP
2 BEHAVIOR
3 NEEDS
4 PROGRAM

PART TWO
Designing Your Acreage
5 SITE
6 LAYOUT
7 BARN
8 INTERIOR
9 OUTBUILDINGS
10 EQUIPMENT
11 FENCING

12 ARENAS
PART THREE Management
13 LAND
14 WATER
15 SANITATION
16 DISASTERS
17 SECURITY
18 ROUTINES
19 RECORDS
Recommended Reading
Glossary
Index

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