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PERUVIAN HORSE


HOW TO TACK


HOW TO TRAIN

 


"The Peruvian Horse"

476 Pages

#901 Hand Carved Leather Cover
$129.90 
#900 Standard hard cover
$89.95 

CARLOS LUNA DE LA FUENTE, author of, "The Peruvian Horse" attended the German School in Lima. Later he studied at the University of Bonn, Germany, where he graduated as an Agricultural Engineer and Doctor in Agricultural Sciences. He has written more than fifty research papers on Agricultural and Stockbreeding subjects, especially about the Peruvian Horse.

He is one of the founders of the National Association of Breeders and Owners of Peruvian Horses. He has also been a professor of the National Unlversity of Agriculture in La Molina, Lima and Director of the Faculty of Agriculture at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica dcl Peru.

He has received the Agricultural Order of Merit on three occasions, and he has traveled extensively throughout Europe and America in order to do research work.

The National University of Agriculture of La Molina has bestowed on him the title of Professor Emeritus of that University.

This book is full of information, 90 illustrations, 19 color photos and 56 black and white photos.

 

Check out the index for a full description of the contents.

I. THE ORIGIN OF THE HORSE
a. Geological Period
b. Domestication

II. THE HORSE IN SPAIN
a. The Andalusion Horse
b. The Andalusion-Barb Type
c. The Cob
d. The "Jineta" School

III.THE HORSE IN PERU
a. Origin
b.The Voyages of Columbus
c. Following the Trail of Pizarro
d. The Conquest of the Incan Empire
e. The Horse as a Status Symbol
f. Popular Customs
g. Bull Fighting on Horseback

IV. BREED CHARACTERISTICS
AND PARTS OF THE HORSE

a. Comparative Breed Characteristics
b. The Parts of the Horse
c. Head and Neck
d. The Top Line
e. The Bottom Line
f. The Genitals
g. The Quarters
h. Parts Common to Both Fore and
Hindquarters
i. Hooves
j. Coloring

V. THE HORSE IN MOTION
a. The Gait or "pisos"
b. The Trot
c. The Pace
d. The "paso llano"

VI. PEPRODUCTION AND BREEDING
a. Fertility
b. Heat Detection and Breeding
c. Development of the Fetus
d. Pregnancy and its Diagnosis
e. Preparation for the Time of Labor
f. Weaning
g. Training of the Foals
h. Castration
i. Selection of Sires and Brood Mares
j. The Alternative of Artificial Insemination

VII. THE TRAINING
a. Breaking
b. Bozal Training
c. Four Reins
d. The Bit
e. Yesterday's and Today's Trainers and Reinsmen

VIII. FEEDING

IX. QUALIFICATION AND JUDGING
OF THE PERUVAIN HORSE

X. THE SUB-TYPES
(THE ANDEAN HORSE)

a. The "Morochuco"
b. The "Chumbivilcano"
c. The "Pichiguano"

XI. THE HORSE IN AGRICULTURE
AND STOCKBREEDING
a. The Work Horse
b. Determining the Age of Horse

XII. THE DONKEY AND THE
EQUINE HYBRIDS

a. The Importance of the Donkey in Peru
b. The Mule and its Infertility

XIII. HEALTH CARE AND DISEASES
OF THE HORSE
a. Infectious Diseases
b. Parasitic Diseases
c. Suggestions for Health Charts

XIV. TRADITIONAL PERUVIAN SADDLE
AND TACK

a. The Saddle
b. The "Jato" (Headgear)
c. The Bit and the Spurs
d. The Pellon Sampedrano

XV. THE ATIRE OF THE CHALAN
a. The Dress
b. The Half-boots
c. The Neckcloth
d. The Horseman's Hat
e. The Poncho

XVI. MEMORIES OF YESTERDAY
a. Famous Breeders of the Past
b. The Pampa of Amancaes
c. Horse Shows
d. The Aficionados of Tomorrow
e. The Founders

XVII. PROMOTION IN THE COUNTRY
a. Regional Competitions
b. National Competitions
c. International Competitions
d. Exports

XVIII. ADVANCES, LAWS AND DECREES
a. The Pattern of Standard of the Breed
b. The Genealogical Register
c. Reserve List of the Breed
d. Exporting Regulations
e. Genetic Improvements in the
Peruvian Paso Horse
f. The Museum of the Peruvian Paso Horse
g. Standard of the Peruvian Paso Horse

XIX. FACILITIES
a. Fences, Gates, Doors and Entrances
b. Boxes
c. Transportation

XX. GLOSSARY OF PERUVIAN WORDS

XXI. BIBLIOGRAPHY