Author: Ann Norton GREENE
Publisher: Harvard University Press
"The innovations that brought machinery to the forefront of American society made horses the prime movers of these machines for most of the nineteenth century. Mechanization actually increased the need for horsepower by expanding the range of tasks requiring it. Indeed, the single most significant energy transition of the antebellum era may have been the dramatic expansion in the use of living, breathing horses as a power technology in the development of industrial America.".
Author: Donald John Smith
Publisher: Patrick Stephens
Shows how horses still work for government ceremonies, the Army, the Police, circuses, gypsy caravans, farmers, and delivery services
Author: J. Lou Barnes
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Traces the history of partnerships between horses and humans since domestication during ancient times, detailing the use of equines in agricultural labor, as wartime and police mounts, for entertainment, and in the world of competition.
Author: Devin Lintzenich
Celebrate your love of horses with this charming new coloring book, featuring 16 never before published illustrations of horses at work. With everything from mounted police to therapy ponies, every horse person will find something to love. Designs are printed on a single side only, so every image can be coloring and then displayed, without having to choose between two pictures that share a page, like in some books.
Author: Lynn R. Miller
Publisher: Small Farmer's Journal
"From humor-filled stories of a life of farming to incisive examinations of food safety and supply, from magical moments of the re-enchantment of agriculture to the beaches we would use for the sharpening of our tools, Farmer Pirates and Dancing Cows offers a full meal of thought and reflection"--Page  of cover.
Author: Gary M. Baxter
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Sixth Edition of Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses builds on the book’s reputation as the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in full color, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improve user-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a stronger emphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. A valuable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to diagnosing lameness, offering additional anatomical images; video clips demonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexion tests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness conditions in motion. The Sixth Edition presents new or significantly rewritten chapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-related lameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. The diagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expanded to reflect advances in this important area. Adams and Stashak’s Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition is an essential addition to any equine practitioner’s bookshelf.
Author: William Eggleston
Publisher: Smithsonian Inst Pr
This book features the never-before-published pictures of horses by William Eggleston, who is widely regarded as the most influential figure in contemporary color photography.
Author: Fay E. Ward
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Want to know how to throw a half-diamond hitch and wild a branding iron? Interested in the recipe for S. B. stew? This authoritative manual by an old-time cowboy explains it all. 600 black-and-white illustrations.
Author: Nancy Kerson
How to gentle and train wild horses (Mustangs, Brumbies) This new, improved Second edition includes an expanded adoption and training section, plus Wild Horse History.