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The Original Horse Bible

The Original Horse Bible

The Definitive Source for All Things Horse

  • Author: Moira C. Reeve,Sharon Biggs
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • ISBN: 1937049256
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 544
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The most comprehensive single volume dedicated to horses, The Original Horse Bible is a celebration of the long relationship that humans and horses enjoy, written by two highly regarded horsewomen, the late Moira C. Allen and Sharon Biggs. This 480-page volume, elaborately illustrated by world-renowned horse photographer Bob Langrish, is divided into eleven sections, covering topics that span the world of horses, from evolution and domestication to horse riding, training, competitions and more. Section 1: “History, Physiology, and Behavior” discusses the natural history of the horse, including adaption, migration, and domestication, how horses became integral to human kind, the role of horses in society (war horses, law-enforcement horses, race horses), as well as animal welfare and the plight of wild and feral horses. The anatomy and physiology of the horse are detailed in discussions of the horse’s bodily systems, structure, senses, gait/movement, and coat and color patterns. In terms of behavior, the authors discuss the life cycle of the horse and reproduction, intelligence and trainability, and horse mentality and natural instincts. In Section 2: “Breeds and Types,” the authors trace the evolution of modern horse types from three known ancient ancestors and archaic types and extinct breeds. They describe the modern types of horses based on their particular looks and specific uses (Baroque, Cob, Hack, Hunter, Polo Pony and so forth). A detailed discussion of horse color follows, explaining the differences between each and what specific characteristics define each (buckskin, palomino, and pinto). The extensive breed chapter offers portraits of approximately 175 breeds, alphabetically arranged, from the Abaco Barb to the Welsh Pony, including many rare and handsome breeds from around the world as well as favorites like the American Quarter Horse, the Shetland Pony and the Thoroughbred. Main entries provide alternative names, region of origins, brief history, and physical descriptions for each breed. Sidebars called “Breed in Brief” offer concise overviews of the lesser known breeds. The popular hobby of horse riding is the focus of Section 3: “Activities with Horses,” which describes English, western, and driving competition as well as rodeo, competitive trail riding, vaulting, polo, and other horse sports. Section 7: “Rider Instruction” continues the discussion on riding with chapters on riding instructions, safety and fitness as well as English and western riding skills. In Section 4: “A New Horse” and Section 5 “Horsekeeping,” the Bible becomes a primer for all horse owners offering detailed information about choosing the right horse for novice riders, families, and experienced riders and purchasing the horse and the proper equipment (saddles and bridles, boots, gear, and gadgets). The section concludes with chapters on transporting horses, stabling and boarding, and feeding and grooming. Section 6: “Health” discusses veterinary care and vaccines, recognizing the signs of a healthy animal, first aid for each area of the horse’s anatomy, hoof care, and winter wear. A complete chapter is dedicated to battling parasites and pests and avoiding poisonous plants in the horse’s environment. A chapter on alternative care completes the section. Section 8:”Horse Training” focuses on various training philosophies and early handling, training lessons, solving training problems (leading, bolting, biting/nipping, rearing/buckling and shying). Section 9: “Competition” is dedicated to horse shows and classes, preparation for various kinds of shows for both the horse and the rider, and what to expect at the show. These chapters are filled with priceless firsthand advice and pointers from the authors about how to succeed at each of these events. Section 10: “Breeding Mares and Raising Foals” offers a complete overview of the reproduction of horses, with details on choosing a stallion, live cover versus artificial insemination, pregnancy, delivery, and care, imprinting, and handling of the young. Section 11: “The Senior Horse” discusses the horse’s golden years, signs of aging, nutrition and care, retirement from activities, and general care for aging animals. Horse owners will find symptoms and treatment for sixteen of the most common equine aliments (found in the appendix) to be of great utility, as are the resource section and complete index at the end of the volume.

The Original Cat Bible

The Original Cat Bible

The Definitive Source for All Things Cat

  • Author: Sandy Robins,Arnold Plotnick,Hartwell. Sarah,Lorraine Shelton
  • Publisher: I5 Press
  • ISBN: 9781933958798
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 543
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A comprehensive resource on cats, covering a range of topics from the domestication of cats and the development of pure breeds to the anatomy and genetics of felines, with details about all aspects of cat care and ownership.

Original Dog Bible

Original Dog Bible

The Definitive Source for All Things Dog

  • Author: Kristin Mehus-Roe
  • Publisher: i5 Publishing
  • ISBN: 1935484893
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 800
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The revised and expanded second edition of the best-selling The Original Dog Bible remains the most comprehensive dog lover’s resource on the market: 830 pages and over 500 color photographs cover every topic under the canine sun! The book is divided into eight parts, each fully illustrated and designed for easy reference, plus helpful, entertaining sidebars covering hundreds of related topics. Section I: “The Dog in Our World” starts with the domestication of dog and the development of breeds, explores the dog’s place in world religion, folklore, and popular culture, and analyzes how the dog fits into our society in terms of rescue, animal welfare, legal matters, and ethical and social issues. Section II: “A New Dog” is a new owner’s primer to deciding upon the right dog, whether purebred or mixed breed, the requirements of keeping and caring for a dog, and various considerations before choosing a dog (children, size, energy, etc.). Individual chapters on finding a dog (from breeders, shelters, and rescue programs), preparing for the homecoming (puppy-proofing, supplies, safety), and bringing the dog home. Section III: “Life with a Dog” discusses pet-care partners (from doggy day care to boarding kennels to pet sitters), emergencies, lost-dog protocol, traveling with a dog, senior years, and activities with a dog. The expansive activities chapter covers agility, flyball, sledding, weigh pulling, canine freestyle, lure coursing, herding, field trials, dock diving, Schutzhund, tracking, showing, therapy, obedience trials, and more. Section IV: “Breeds” is the largest section in the book, providing an alphabetical catalog of over 250 purebred dogs, from Affenpinscher to Yorkshire Terrier, including all of the most popular breeds in the world as well as many little known breed. Each breed is represented by a full-color photograph and an article detailing alternative names, country of origin, kennel club group, history of breed’s development, physical description, height/weight, temperament, activity level, health concerns—all information necessary for owners to determine which breed would make the best companion for their life style and family. Section V: “Health” extends over 100 pages and covers establishing a veterinary regimen for a dog; infectious diseases and vaccinations; canine anatomy and bodily systems; reproduction and breeding; chronic disease and conditions; and diagnostic tests and techniques. Section VI: “Daily Care” provides owners with fundamental information about grooming dogs, including breed-specific needs, history of grooming, and home grooming requirements. A chapter titled “The Complete Guide to Feeding Your Dog” addresses essential canine nutrition, including selection of the right food, safety, special needs, supplemental, obesity, and owner precautions. Section VII: “Training and Behavior” could be a complete book unto itself, discussing canine communication, the importance of socialization, puppy training, house-training, specific kinds of training methods, equipment, adult-dog methods, and trick training. A chapter on solving behavioral problems covers difficulties owners might encounter with their pets, from barking and separation anxiety to aggression, eating, housetraining, and health-related problems. Section VIII: “Dogs and Work” includes a chapter about dogs who work and a chapter about people who work with dogs. The text discusses the many jobs dogs do in our society, from ancient roles like herding, guarding, and military work to more contemporary jobs like search and rescue, film acting, and detection work. The careers chapter catalogs jobs caring for dogs (veterinary-related, groomers, day-care), protection and advocacy jobs (humane societies, animal control), and training and handling jobs (obedience, behaviorist, working dog handlers). The book concludes with an extensive glossary, a 50-page resource section of books, websites, and magazines, and a complete index.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-sized Libraries

  • Author: Jack O'Gorman
  • Publisher: Amer Library Assn
  • ISBN: 9780838909430
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 329
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An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for small and medium-sized libraries and includes updates information on such resources as CD-ROMs, electronic databases, the Internet, and Web 2.0.

Der Sport der Könige

Der Sport der Könige

Roman

  • Author: C. E. Morgan
  • Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag
  • ISBN: 364123705X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 960
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Virtuos erzählt die Schriftstellerin C.E. Morgan von den Menschen, die das Erbe der amerikanischen Geschichte in sich tragen, und erschafft damit ein an Faulkner erinnerndes, großes modernes Epos. Henry Forge und seine Tochter Henrietta haben einen Traum: Sie wollen das beste Rennpferd aller Zeiten züchten. Die Familie Forge gehört zu den ältesten und einflussreichsten Pferdezüchterdynastien von Kentucky, ihr Vollblut Hellsmouth bringt exzellente Vorraussetzungen mit. Doch als Allmon Shaughnessy auf der Farm anheuert, ein ehrgeiziger junger Schwarzer, und sich Henrietta in ihn verliebt, werden Kräfte freigesetzt, die seit Jahrhunderten das Leben in den Südstaaten bestimmt haben und immer noch machtvoll sind. Angst, Vorurteile und sexuelles Verlangen, Rassismus und Wut, die Kluft zwischen Arm und Reich, Unterdrückung, ja Gewalt sind die ständigen Begleiter dieses Lebens im Schatten der Sklaverei, die untrennbar verbunden ist mit der amerikanischen Geschichte.

Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

Die Apokalyptischen Reiter

  • Author: Milton William Cooper
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783895392856
  • Category:
  • Page: 501
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Your Horse

Your Horse

The Illustrated Handbook to Owning and Caring for Your Horse

  • Author: Carolyn Henderson,Fran Lynghaug
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
  • ISBN: 0760339406
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 176
  • View: 900
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Here is the definitive illustrated horse guide. Packed with more than 450 color photographs, this guidebook shows you how to care for your horse. And all at an attractive price of $19.99. Plus, the hardcover PLC binding is made to be used out in your barn or stable. This is the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs: The 60,000 words of text and captions detail everything you will need to know for selecting, buying, owning, feeding, grooming, and caring for your horse—and more!

Assassination Classroom 6

Assassination Classroom 6

  • Author: Yusei Matsui
  • Publisher: Carlsen
  • ISBN: 3646706546
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Page: 192
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Ein übermächtiges Tentakelmonster mit Smileygesicht droht die Erde zu zerstören. Aber erst nächstes Jahr... Bis dahin unterrichtet das Monster die Klasse 9-E der Kunugigaoka Junior Highschool. Welcome to the Assassination Classroom!

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

  • Author: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Publisher: DVA
  • ISBN: 364110498X
  • Category: History
  • Page: 528
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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Die kalte Schulter und der warme Händedruck

Die kalte Schulter und der warme Händedruck

Ganz natürliche Erklärungen für die geheime Sprache unserer Körper

  • Author: Allan & Barbara Pease
  • Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
  • ISBN: 3843714908
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 368
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Was verraten meine Gesten über mich? Wie kann ich die körperlichen Signale anderer deuten? Warum kommunizieren Männer und Frauen auch nonverbal vollkommen verschieden? Diesen Fragen gehen Allan & Barbara Pease auf den Grund. Dabei beobachten sie nicht nur ganz alltägliche Phänomene der Körpersprache, sondern präsentieren auch Beispiele aus ihren Seminaren. Ein Muss für jeden Pease-Fan.

Der mit den Pferden spricht

Der mit den Pferden spricht

  • Author: Monty Roberts
  • Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
  • ISBN: 9783404604661
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 384
  • View: 4312
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Dies ist die faszinierende Lebensgeschichte des Mannes, der die Sprache der Pferde beherrscht und mit seinem Körper ausdrückt. Monty Roberts ist der wahre "horse whisperer", der echte Pferdeflüsterer. Seit frühester Jugend arbeitet er mit Pferden. Seine dabei entwickelte Trainingsmethode ist revolutionierend: Sie ist ständiger Dialog, ist ein geduldiges, respektvolles Eingehen auf den Partner Pferd. Der Erfolg bestätigt Monty Roberts! Seine Arbeitsweise kennt keine Verlierer und ist der überzeugende Beweis dafür, daß zwischen Mensch und Natur ein gewaltfreier, friedlicher Dialog möglich ist. In England und Amerika bereits ein Bestseller! Dieses einzigartige Buch wird nicht nur bei allen Reitern und Pferdefreunden Begeisterung wecken.

Aliens: More Than Human #4

Aliens: More Than Human #4

  • Author: John Arcudi
  • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics (Single Issues)
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Page: 24
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Can an android dream? After waking from what appears to be just that, the android Sereda struggles with the idea that he may be more damaged than he originally thought. Still, whether it's simply his programming or a newly found free will, Sereda is hell bent on effecting the rescue of the woman whose voice brought him down into the bewildering maze of a seemingly endless necropolis. Most of the surviving planetary prospectors are willing to follow him into the labyrinth, but there are two major obstacles to the rescue mission: a horde of marauding xenomorphs, and the man who shot Sereda, who isn't about to let a damaged synthetic lead the other survivors anywhere. From the bleeding edge of terror, _Aliens_ returns to comics featuring the talented creative team of writer John Arcudi (_The Mask, B.P.R.D., Doom Patrol_), penciller Zach Howard (_Shaun of the Dead, Outer Orbit_), and inker Mark Irwin (_X-Men: Age of Apocalypse, Batman_). "Dark Horse's _Aliens_ might just be back on top of the science-fiction-horror genre." -Fangoria online

Wie das Zebra zu seinen Streifen kommt

Wie das Zebra zu seinen Streifen kommt

Essays zur Naturgeschichte

  • Author: GOULD
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3034864655
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 400
  • View: 1772
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The Living Church

The Living Church

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: N.A
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Natural horse-man-ship

Natural horse-man-ship

  • Author: Pat Parelli
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783891180938
  • Category:
  • Page: 223
  • View: 1065
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Reiten aus der Körpermitte

Reiten aus der Körpermitte

Perfektion im Sattel

  • Author: Sally Swift
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783275017959
  • Category:
  • Page: 254
  • View: 1088
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Pascoe's Principles and Practice of Equine Dermatology E-Book

Pascoe's Principles and Practice of Equine Dermatology E-Book

  • Author: Derek C. Knottenbelt
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 070204251X
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 520
  • View: 5705
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Professor Knottenbelt’s approach is clear, authoritative and based on many years experience in treating equine dermatological conditions. The book presents over 650 photographs, most of them new and unique to this edition, and the accompanying CD-ROM offers an image library with over 300 extra illustrations. The new edition is designed as a fully practical, highly illustrated guide to skin diseases in the horse. It emphasizes how to obtain an accurate differential diagnosis and arrive at correct decisions for the appropriate treatment of a condition. The book includes the full range of skin diseases and conditions commonly encountered in equine practice. Rarer disorders and those with a limited geographical distribution are also reviewed, and there are separate chapters on diseases of the hoof, skin wounds, neoplastic diseases and the various dermatologic syndromes that are encountered in the horse. A practical guide emphasizing how to distinguish conditions of similar appearance but different implication for diagnosis, management, and prognosis. A unique ready reckoner (key points chart) is included in each disorder to allow rapid summary information acquisition and use for practitioners and students at all levels. Offers expert guidance with algorithms for decision making and treatment choices and considers syndromes as well as the diseases involved in the differential diagnosis and investigation. Focuses on commonly encountered skin diseases but includes rarer disorders. Covers skin conditions of the horse occurring worldwide. An extensive unique section on neoplastic disease is included. Includes discussion of hoof disorders and skin wounds. Superbly illustrated with over 650 full-colour figures. Contains CD-ROM with image library offering over 300 extra illustrations. fully updated through-out includes new colour illustrations

Das Muttertrauma in der griechischen Mythologie

Das Muttertrauma in der griechischen Mythologie

eine psychologische Interpretation der Theogonia von Hesiod

  • Author: Ewald Rumpf
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Mythology, Greek
  • Page: 125
  • View: 3002
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Das Buch Mormon

Das Buch Mormon

  • Author: Joseph Smith
  • Publisher: Рипол Классик
  • ISBN: 5883931774
  • Category: History
  • Page: N.A
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World of Warcraft: Chroniken

World of Warcraft: Chroniken

  • Author: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783833234415
  • Category:
  • Page: 208
  • View: 4799
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