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The green guide for horse owners and riders : sustainable practices for horse ca
Cook, Heather
Adult Nonfiction SF285 .C59 2009

Comments  Summary  Contents  Author Notes

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Part I - Getting Started: The Big Picturep. 1
Introduction The Green Stablep. 3
Chapter 1 - Horse-Human Ecology How equines evolved from prey to partner, and how that affected the environmentp. 7
Part II - Creating a Green Farmp. 15
Chapter 2 - Put Green Energy to Work Earth-friendly solutions for your power needsp. 17
Chapter 3 - Understanding Your Land Planning and site selectionp. 34
Chapter 4 - Getting Off on the Right Hoof Building green structures from scratchp. 60
Chapter 5 - Rebuilding and Refitting Going greener by adapting existing structuresp. 76
Chapter 6 - Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle How to have an environmentally sound barn with minimal consumer wastep. 89
Part III - Eco-Equine Managementp. 99
Chapter 7 - Manure Management Emphasize reduction and reusep. 101
Chapter 8 - Water, Water Everywhere How to evaluate your needs and maintain and conserve clean waterp. 118
Chapter 9 - Field and Pasture Rotation How to maintain pastures and protect the ecology with effective rotation and planting techniquesp. 136
Chapter 10 - Ecofriendly Feeding Feeding 1 to 100 horses while minimizing your carbon footprintp. 150
Chapter 11 - The Chemically Challenged Horse An overview of the common chemicals we use on our horses with alternatives and disposal techniquesp. 159
Part IV - Riding Greenp. 175
Chapter 12 - Showing, Breeding, and Winning the Environmental Way Considerations for the professional horsemanp. 177
Chapter 13 - Small Eco-Hoofprints Environmentally friendly trail-riding strategiesp. 193
Epiloguep. 209
Appendix A - Reader's Guidep. 210
Appendix B - Bibliographyp. 214
Appendix C - Resources and Best Practicesp. 215
Indexp. 226

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