The Competition Horse Susan McBane with Gillian McCarthy

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This book by Susan McBane surveys the whole field of producing, breeding, managing and developing competition horses for major sports show jumping, eventing, competition carriage driving, dressage, endurance, riding and harness racing, plus mention of polo and point to point racing. Important practical chapters, full of hands-on information, are included on conformation, breeds for various disciplines, action and temperament, heredity, selective breeding and breeding practices, environmental considerations, selection, diet, prohibited substances, management, presentation and marketing.

Of particular interest and importance are the sections on feeding, nutrition, and prohibited substances in diet and medication by equine nutritionist and management consultant Gillian McCarthy, BSc. Both these topics are vital to those involved with competition horses and state-of-the-art information is given, providing readers with expert guidance in these two often difficult fields.

This book will be of considerable value to professionals and amateurs wishing to gain reliable information and advice in the increasingly flourishing world of the competition horse.

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