and Nutrtion: The Making of a Champion
Practical information on the feeds, nutrition,
and diets for pleasure and performance horses. An easy to read guide
to horse feeding and nutrition with practical diet charts.
Dr. John Kohnke does a great job of answering
questions on special situations of the fat horse, thin horse, drought,
feeding vices. It shows how to judge the quality of grains and hays,
how to check for important (and ignore unimportant) variations, and
how to blend your own horse feeds.
Separate chapters deal with practical feeding
and nutritional requirements of breeding mares, growing horses, orphan
foals and yearlings. Details on performance horses such as hunters,
racing, eventers and show jumpers are presented. No matter if you
are riding western pleasure horses, breeding ponies or working draft
horses, this book covers your needs. If you're breeding horses you
especially need this book to insure mare and stallion performance.
Feeding and Nutrition: The Making of a Champion
also covers practical day-to-day issues and offers some thoughtful
solutions to common feed-related problems.
Dr. Kohnke, B.V.Sc, R.D.A., is the author
of over 500 papers, books and articles. He lectures regularly around
the world on horse health.