How to Raise Horses: Everything You Need to Know
In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Horses, you'll find all the information you need to raise and train any type of horse imaginable. Backed by the National FFA Organization, our acclaimed series of How to Raise guides has helped countless first-time animal owners across the United States confidently care for their new companions. In this freshly updated second edition of How to Raise Horses, you'll find all the information you need to raise and train any type of horse imaginable: the show horse or the racing steed, the draft horse or the companion, the friendly mount or the breeding stallion. Brother-sister writing duo and 4-H alumni Daniel and Samantha Johnson expertly walk you through all the basics on health care, breeding, housing, exercise, feed and nutrition, and raising foals. With clear and informative instructions, fully illustrated with beautiful how-to photography, How to Raise Horses continues to be an essential primer for the newcomer to horse care and a classic on any horse lover's bookshelf.
Since 1928, the National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, has been dedicated to agricultural education. Today, there are more than 550,000 members in 7,498 chapters throughout all 50 states as well as 5,000,000 alumni around the country. The contents of this book were reviewed and approved by Dr. Clint Rusk, associate professor of the youth development and agricultural education department at Purdue University, in accordance with industry standards. Daniel and Samantha Johnson (Phelps, WI) have collaborated on a number of rural-living guidebooks, including "The Field Guide to Horses" and "How to Raise Rabbits." Both are 4-H alumni and live on the family farm, Fox Hill Farm, in far northern Wisconsin. Samantha is a certified horse show judge and raises purebred Welsh Mountain ponies and Dutch, Holland Lop, and Netherland Dwarf rabbits. Daniel is a professional photographer whose work can be seen at www.foxhillphoto.com.