So, I’ve been on a young horse training kick out at the barn so I’m drafting a post about my (non-professional) take on training green horses. I’ve been working with some friends who retrain recently retired off the track thoroughbreds (and a handful of ponies). So I’m getting some more hands on experience with the […]
Breeding * Care * Facilities This book is the one-stop shop for horse management information. It covers feeding, fencing, pasture, first aid, barns, handling (adults and foals), genetics, basic medical care, and all sorts of details about breeding.
Do we want to learn more about breeding? I have several books on breeding and broodmare/stud management? What about handling stallions in general? There is the book on equipment for a horse farm. Not exciting, but useful. Or Storey’s guide to raising horses. I’ve started reading that one. It’s good so far! […]
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A new book for review has arrived! Spank the Bank: THE Guide to Alternative Business Financing. This book appears to cover some business basics in section 1, section 2 touches on more traditional sources of financing, and finally, section 3 appears to have the goods! The book review on this one will be scheduled at a later date. […]
I have a lot of breeder friends, both pro and amateur, and can’t seem to stop obsessively following all things sporthorse breeding-related. Our trip to Belgium last year to visit farms and watch the sBs stallion show will forever be one of the highlights of my life… I was in heaven. So, ya know, I…
I’m almost done reading What It Really Takes to Start and Run a Horse Business and I’m drafting the pt 2 and final review (see part 1 here) I’ve skimmed Starting & Running Your Own Horse Business and have started outlining the review before reading more in depth I’ve started Storey’s Guide to Raising Horses. This […]
Ignoring your passion is slow suicide. Never ignore what your heart pumps for. Mold your career around your lifestyle and not your lifestyle around your career -Kevin Claiborne
In the last month, I’ve spent over $100 on books from Amazon on horse breeding and horse business management. My purchases are trickling in and I’ve started reading them. So, I thought I’d give you all the list of my new purchases as these are the books I’ll be reviewing first. What it really takes […]