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New Care and Training of the Trotter and Pacer, The

Greene, Curt et al
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THE BIBLE OF TROTTING AND PACING in America. Illustrated. Information on Standardbreds is provided by accomplished, respected harness horsemen like Doug Ackerman, who knows what to look for when choosing yearlings, and Norman Chris Boring, known for his skills in breaking and developing them. Howard Beissinger demonstrates that attention to details such as proper shoeing and hoof care can improve racing success. Charles Sylvester, Per Eriksson, Gene Riegle and Bruce Nickells have trained champion trotters and pacers like Mack Lobell, Giant Victory, Artsplace and Miss Easy, and they share some of their methods. John Campbell and Ron Waples divulge some of their race driving strategies. John Lew, Ph.D., outlines the correct way to feed racehorses, young horses and broodmares; Kenneth Seeber, D.V.M., lists causes, examination and treatment of lameness. Carter Duer talks about caring for broodmares and their foals. Other experts who have made driving and training their life’s work share their techniques., —contents are: Chapter 1 – Perspectives on Bloodlines and Breeding by Greene; Chapter 2 – Yearling Selection by Ackerman; Chapter 3 – Breaking the Yearling Boring; Chapter 4 – Shoeing and Hoof Care by Beissinger; Chapter 5 – Choosing the Right Equipment by Haughton; Chapter 6 – Training the Trotter by Sylvester; Chapter 7 – Training the Trotter (An Alternative Method) by Eriksson; Chapter 8 – A Nutritional Guide to Practical Horse Feeding by Lew; Chapter 9 – Training the Pacer by Riegle; Chapter 10 – Training the Filly by Nickells; Chapter 11 – The Role of the Caretaker by Gary R Lewis; Chapter 12 – Conditioning and Training by Robert A McIntosh; Chapter 13 – Stable Management by Ray Remmen; Chapter 14 – Race Driving Strategy by John D Campbell; Chapter 15 – The All-Around Horseman by Ronald W Waples; Chapter 16 – Veterinary Issues Diagnosis and Treatment by Seeber; Chapter 17 – Farm Management: Care and Maintenance of Broodmares and Their Foals by Duer; Maternal Families; Sire Families; Pedigrees; Index. Prev. ownership on front blank. 231014

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AuthorGreene, Curt et al
Number of pages742
PublisherUnited States Trotting Association
Year Published1996
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Hardcover original cloth binding.

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