Great Thoroughbred Stallions
Author: Edward L. Bowen
Category: Sports & Recreation
Examines how the modern American Thoroughbred has evolved primarily through the influence of 26 noteworthy stallions. Also covers the people who bred or owned these horses, intertwining their stories with those of their horses. These stallions helped America become the source of the world's best racehorses.
Author: Juan C. Samper
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Practical information on the reproductive management of both thoroughbred and warmblood breeding operations prepares horse breeders to effectively breed even problem mares and stallions.
Author: Tom Ainslie
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Covers recent technological changes and the basics of breeding, conformation, calculating speed and pace, the factors of condition, class, and weight, rating jockeys, stables, and tracks, tote-board tips, and sixty tips for profitable betting.
Thoroughbred Stallion of the Air
Author: Steve Pace
Publisher: Fonthill Media
This book covers the P/F-51 Mustang and each of its many variants and spin-offs including the A-36 Apache, F-6 Photo Mustang, F-82 Twin Mustang and others. It discusses the Mustangs used by all US allies and friends in many foreign air forces. Also, it adds to the story of its creation through the wise choices made by the British government and its Royal Air Force, especially the transition from its original Alison V-12 to the wizard-like Rolls-Royce V-12 called the Merlin. The book will be profusely illustrated with high quality mono and colour images, many of which have not been published before, and features beautifully drawn profiles and numerous appendices. It also features numerous first-hand accounts of the Mustang in battle during World War 2, the Korean War and other conflicts. The Mustang was employed by more than 55 nations during its military lifetime and this book is a definitive work on this fabulous war horse.
Author: Ruth Ballard
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This book has a selection of the stallions standing in Kentucky and 1 stallion standing in Texas (the only Byerley Turk sireline standing in the USA). These are stallions that descend from each of the 3 Foundation Sires of the breed (The Darley Arabian, The Godolphin Arabian, The Byerley Turk). Each stallion has a cover page with useful information on their sire and dam lines and progeny, their haplotype pedigree showing the female families they carry, large heart information, linebreeding stats and Reine De Course Mare pedigree, to help with selecting the best stallions that can complement your broodmares. The back of the book has indexes on the stallions sire lines, female families, reine de courses mares and super heart sires they carry. This is to give easy reference to find the best stallions for your mares.
Author: Angus O. McKinnon,Edward L. Squires,Wendy E. Vaala,Dickson D. Varner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Now in a much-anticipated two-volume new edition, this gold-standard reference stands as the most comprehensive and authoritative text on equine reproduction. Serving theriogenologists, practitioners and breeders worldwide as a one-stop resource for the reproductive assessment and management of equine patients, Equine Reproduction, Second Edition provides detailed information on examination techniques, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis and management, reproductive tract diseases and surgery, and foaling. A companion CD offers hundreds of images from the book in color. For the Second Edition, the stallion, mare and foal sections have been thoroughly updated and revised to include the latest information on every subject. New topics include discussion of nutritional and behavioral factors in the broodmare and stallion, parentage testing, fetal sexing and the health and management of older foals, weanlings and yearlings. Additionally, this outstanding Second Edition features a new section on assisted reproductive techniques, including detailed information on artificial insemination, in-vitro fertilization, embryo transfer and technology.
A History of Domesticated Animals in Australia
Author: Ian Parsonson
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
The definitive work on the introduction of domestic animals to Australia.
Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
Die junge Adelia verlässt die heimatliche Farm in Irland, um bei ihrem Onkel, in Amerika nach dem Tod ihrer Eltern einen Neuanfang zu wagen. Auf der Pferdefarm, auf der Paddy arbeitet, stellt sie ihr besonderes Einfühlungsvermögen in Pferde unter Beweis. Die impulsive, bescheidene Rothaarige wird Pferdepflegerin. Als ihr Onkel einen Herzinfarkt erleidet, verspricht der Farmbesitzer Travis Grant, sich um Delia zu kümmern. Die Pferdeflüsterin weiß nicht, dass er mit Kümmern die Liebe meint, die Liebe zwischen zwei gleich klingenden Seelen.