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This page contains a list of some of the numerous published sources which Equipoise uses to insure the database provides the best information available. Although Equipoise relies heavily on expert advice from hundreds of professional and amateur horse enthusiasts around the world, the publications cited give an even broader authoritative foundation to our sales teams.

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Dwelle, Jacqueline M. Your First Horse: how to buy and care for your first horse. Southern Pines, SC: Hoofbeat Publications, 1997. [Required reading. A guide book for first time horse owners, but it is relevant to all levels of equine sport. This book explains how to find, select and evaluate a first horse. Special attention is given to developing an Equine profile profile focused on purchasing needs. The chapters on assessing boarding stables, health and lameness can be of great help in deciding if a prospective sale horse has been well maintained. Also included are tips on how to find a suitable place to keep a horse and how to evaluate Veterinarians, Farriers and other equine professionals. Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5, 184 pages, 13 line drawings and 7 tables, Price $17.95]

Edwards, Elwyn Hartley. Horses. 1st ed. New York: Dorling Kindersley, Eyewitness Handbooks, 1993. [Pocketbook edition by the same authors and publisher of "The Encyclopedia of the Horse" which is a comprehensive photographic breed reference. This smaller format volume maintains the same style as the larger edition while holding 250 photographs of 100 breeds plus an excellent glossary of terms. It is an easy reference to carry into the field.]

Hill, Cherry. Horse for Sale: how to buy a horse or sell the one you have. New York: Howell Book House, 1995. [General overview of what to look for when buying a horse and how to handle presentations of horses for sale. Included are sample contracts and tips on videtaping. Happily the book's bibliography cites Equipoise as a source.]

Johnson, George G. In the Balance: the horsemen's guide to legal issues. Golden, CO: Pica Publishing, 1993. [Written by an attorney-at-law.]

Katz, Gary R. The Equine Legal Handbook. Middletown, Maryland: Half Halt Press, 1993. [Categorized sample contracts for equine related agreements giving a brief introductory explanation of the purpose and use of each category.]

Langrish, Bob, and Kit Houghton. The Encyclopedia of the Horse. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 1994. [Large format photgraphic encyclopedia delineating breeds through historic references.]

Littauer, Vladimir S. The Development of Modern Riding: the story of formal riding from Renaissance times to the present. New York: Howell Book House, 1991. [Historical treatment of the development of "reasoned" riding technique which divides (slightly forced) into the Aristocratic, Military and Democratic periods.]

Müseler, Wilhelm. Riding Logic. Translated by Erenberg, Harold. 5th ed. New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1983. [Seminal work which was first published in Germany in 1933. The book addresses training of rider and horse while discussing techniques from basics to advanced in an applied, segmented approach...a classic.]

Raymond, Cathy. "The Rescuers." Horse Show Magazine, February 1996, 47-9. [Discussion of educational and retirement groups with addresses and phone numbers of such groups found nationwide in the United States.]

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