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The Horse Training Problem Solver: Your questions answered about gaits, ground work, and attitude, in the arena and on the trail

Jessica Jahiel · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

Training a horse can be a frustrating experience for rider and animal alike. From dealing with a horse that won't listen to rectifying erratic behavior, this guide covers hundreds of common training challenges and offers proven solutions to your most pressing issues. Stressing effective...
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Spiders : the ultimate predators

Stephen Dalton · Firefly Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Spiders: the Ultimate Predators features spectacular photographs and information on the 40,000 known species of spiders throughout the world, including their habitats, hunting techniques, anatomy, general characteristics, ranges, and techniques for catching prey.
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Wild Horse Annie and the Last of the Mustangs: The Life of Velma Johnston

David Cruise · Scribner; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1950, Velma Johnston was a thirty-eight-year-old secretary enroute to work near Reno, Nevada, when she came upon a truck of battered wild horses that had been rounded up and were to be slaughtered for pet food. Shocked and angered by this gruesome discovery, she vowed to find a way to stop...
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The Water Encyclopedia, Second Edition

Frits van der Leeden · CRC Press; 2 edition
Pages: 824
Format: Hardcover

A million facts and figures, valuable for many uses-all in one volume. Years of professional scientific work, selection, and organization went into this encyclopedia.ALL NEWEvery Fact, every figure, every table, chart, diagram, and figure is all-new since the first edition. Double the Content-This...
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The Bird Market of Paris: A Memoir

Nikki Moustaki · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

This may be the most original cross-species love story Ive ever read. Part travelogue, part recovery memoir, and one hundred percent compelling. -Gwen Cooper, author of the New York Times bestselling Homers Odyssey A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind...
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Engineering for Cats: Improve the Life of Your Pet Through 10 Ingenious Projects

MAC DELANEY · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

There may be 100 million pet cats in this country, but who says that means they're domesticated? Sure, they clean themselves, use a litter box, and hunt rodents, but cats are also territorial beasts who think furniture is meant for claw sharpening, and that running water is always better...
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Spying on Whales: The Past, Present, and Future of Earth's Most Awesome Creatures

Nicholas Pyenson · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A dive into the secret lives of whales, from their evolutionary past to today's cutting edge of science

Whales are among the largest, most intelligent, deepest diving species to have ever lived on our planet. They evolved from land-roaming, dog-sized creatures into animals that move...
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A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods: How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long-Term Health, Biodiversity, and High-Quality Timber Production

Anne Larkin Hansen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

This introductory resource explains how to sustainably manage a wooded property, whether it’s a few acres in the suburbs or a small commercial forest.  Readers will learn how to identify the type, health, and quality of their trees and woodland; how to plant, prune, and thin...
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