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Work Horse Handbook

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BHR017
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Great reference for anyone working their horses.

The Work Horse Handbook is about understanding the working horse. It covers the mechanics of the horse in harness, harnessing, hitching horses, getting work done with horses and many more topics.

Author, Lynn Miller, has been a farming teamster for over thirty years. He has authored many books on the subject of animal-powered agriculture and is the founder, publisher and editor of Small Farmer's Journal.

He has also taught workshops, lectured and demonstrated many aspects of the teamster's craft. This second edition greatly expands on the widely popular first edition, with hundreds of additional drawings and photographs, plus a revised and expanded text.

Table Of Contents:

Chapter 1: THE WORK HORSE: Considerations for the Beginner

Chapter 2: ATTITUDE AND APPROACH

Chapter 3: THE DYNAMICS OF DRAFT- The mechanics of the Draft Horse

Chapter 4: HORSE, ANATOMY AND THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARE

Chapter 5: FEEDING THE WORK HORSE

Chapter 6: THE STABLE

Chapter 7: HARNESS

Chapter 8: HARNESSING

Chapter 9: HITCH GEAR

Chapter 10: PRINCIPLES OF DRIVING FOR WORK

Chapter 11: RIGGING THE HITCH

Chapter 12: HITCHING UP

Chapter 13: COST OF USING HORSES

Chapter 14: VALUE OF HORSES AS POWER

Chapter 15: WORK YOU CAN DO WITH HORSES

Chapter 16: EQUIPMENT

Chapter 17: WORK HORSE DIARY

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Specifications

  • 8 1/2" X 11"
  • 366 pages
  • Soft Cover
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