This title by a leading journalist and author with extensive keeping and schooling experience, 'teach yourself Owning a Horse' covers everything from finding and buying the right horse, to where to keep it, feeding, grooming, health and fitness, first aid, tack and even how to drive a horse transporter. The book balances practical information (with diagrams and photographs) on horse care with background facts on regulations, rules, veterinary procedures and different buying options. It features full supporting resources, including daily, monthly, yearly routine charts, a glossary and full list of organisations and showing venues and is an affordable and straightforward guide for beginners of all backgrounds and ages.
Carolyn Henderson is a Journalist and author. As a journalist she has written regularly for Horse and Hound, Eventing, Horse and Rider, and The Times, and she is the author of 26 books on all aspects of keeping horses/ponies, including 'The Horse Owner's Survival Guide' (Swan Press) and 'Horse and Pony Care' (Dorling Kindersley).