First published in 1998, The Working Horse Manual has established itself as the bible for heavy horse owners and enthusiasts.
This second edition has been heavily revised, the most substantial new material being on working horses in forestry, training horses and transport and the law.
This book is full of up-to-date information and resources guidance for anyone interested in heavy horses.
Collated and edited by Diana Zeuner, editor of Heavy Horse World, the only magazine in the UK devoted solely to draught horses. In this edition she has gathered together articles from 24 leading working horse experts which cover a huge range of topics including:
Choosing your breed, Harnesses, Horses in forestry, Multiple hitches, Farriery, Ploughing, Plaiting, Horse-drawn machinery & equipment, Veterinary care, Transport Law, Caring for horse-drawn vehicles and Road driving.
- 241 pages
- Colour and black & white photographs throughout
- softback book
- 182mm x 246mm