Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered about Equine Enigmas, Medical Mysteries, and Befuddling Behaviors

Why Do Horses Sleep Standing Up?: 101 of the Most Perplexing Questions Answered about Equine Enigmas, Medical Mysteries, and Befuddling Behaviors
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ISBN10: 
0757398618
ISBN13: 
9780757398612
Pages: 
256
Published: 
January 1st 2010 by Health Communications
Rating: 
3.74

So you think you know horses? Do you love horses? Whether you live to ride, love to pet, or like to cheer on your favorite at the races, you'll get the inside track on all things equine in this must-read compendium. From breeding and behavior to medical tips and trivia, plus historical and contemporary facts, it's all here to give you more horse sense." 'America's Favorite Vet' "Dr." "Marty Becker and his wife, Teresa, team up with award-winning writer and horsewoman Audrey Pavia and syndicated columnist Gina Spadafori to answer everything you'd ever want to know about horses--and more How long does it take for a baby horse to learn how to stand? What's the difference between a pony and a horse? Why can't a horse just wear a cast on a broken leg? How much horsepower does a horse really have? How do directors get horses to fall down in movies? Do horseshoes really bring good luck? Why do horses walk and poop at the same time? Does a horse know if he has won a race? Is it true horses can't throw up? Are horses good swimmers? Do horses have good memories?

While no one will ever be able to fully explain the mutual love, trust, and devotion between humans and horses, this book will bring you one step closer. Giddy up

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