The Equicentral System Books:

Horse

Ownership:

Responsible,

Sustainable,

Ethical.

The Equicentral System book 1
The Equicentral System book 2
The Equicentral System book 3
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Book 1 - Horse Ownership, Responsible, Sustainable, Ethical.

Learn essential information about horse welfare. Arm yourself with information so that you can make choices about your own horse management practices.

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Book 2 - Healthy Land, Healthy Pasture, Healthy Horses.

You can produce 'happy', healthy pasture so that you have happy, heathly horses. This book has helped thousands of horses and their owners around the world!

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Book 3 - Horse Property Planning and Development.

Learn how to have a property that will work well for you and your horses, enhance the environment and be pleasing to the eye! This book has saved many people a lot of money!

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About these books

These books are an up to date approach to the subject of horse management. Written by Jane and Stuart Myers - international speakers on the subject of Sustainable Horsekeeping and recipients of a Churchill Fellowship in 2012.

Jane and Stuart show you how to keep your horse/s in a way that encompasses equine welfare and good land management. This approach even takes into account your own lifestyle considerations because this is also an important factor in the subject of Sustainable Horsekeeping.

Horse keeping has changed dramatically in the last 30 to 40 years and there are many new challenges facing contemporary horse owners.

Do yourself, your horses and the land that they live on a favour and read these books!

Learn about the background of welfare and horse ownership.

 

In  The Equicentral System Book 1 - Horse Ownership: Responsible, Sustainable, Ethical you will learn about:

The Equicentral System book 1

How traditional horsekeeping practices developed - Issues for modern horse owners - Horse health and welfare concerns - The human factors - Horse over population issues - Land degradation issues - The way forward - Sustainable horsekeeping.

Horse behaviour, welfare and lifestyle - Naturally-living v domestic-living horses - The herd behaviour of horses - The grazing behaviour of horses - The pastured behaviour of domestic horses - Recognising stress in domestic horses - Enrichment for domestic horses.

Pasture/grazing management (a simplified version of the more in-depth information in book 2) Pasture plants and grazing animals - Grazing systems - Basic pasture maintenance - Putting it all together.

The Equicentral System - How The Equicentral System works - The Equicentral System benefits - Implementing The Equicentral System - Management solutions.

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If you own/manage horses you need to understand pasture. Buy the book that will turn you into a 'grass farmer' for horses!

 

In The Equicentral System Book 2 - Healthy Land, Healthy Pasture, Healthy Horses - you will learn about:

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Horses and pasture - The benefits of pasture - The importance of biodiversity - Pasture plants in their natural environment - Misinformation about horses and pasture - What horses actually need - The importance of healthy pasture plants - Nutritional problems with pasture - Creating suitable pasture - What to aim for - Horses and land degradation - Soil, pasture and grazing management.

Horses and water - Your water is part of the natural system - Water problems - Sources of water - Storage of water - Using water - Planning for clean water.

Horses and vegetation - Some of the benefits of trees and bushes - Trees and bushes as habitat for wildlife - Fodder trees and bushes - Windbreaks and firebreaks - Revegetation of steeper land - Easy areas to increase vegetation - Buying and planting - Protecting vegetation from horses - Poisonous trees and plants.

Appendix: The Equicentral System - How The Equicentral System works - The Equicentral System benefits - Implementing The Equicentral System - Management solutions.

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A horse property is probably the most expensive asset you will ever own - make sure you invest in the correct information!

 

In The Equicentral System Book 3 - Horse Property Planning and Development - you will learn about:

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Horse housing/holding facilities - Surfaced holding yards - Shade and shelter - Stables.

Fences and gates - Fence and gateway safety - Fence visibility - Fence dimensions - Fence types - Droppers/battens/stays - Gates and gateways.

Riding arenas and training yards - Do you really need one? - Can this area be multi-purpose? - Riding arena, training yard or both? - Indoor or outdoor? - All-weather surface size and shape - Base and surface - Fencing your all-weather surface - All-weather surface lights - All-weather surface maintenance.

Horse facility planning - Making a plan - Planning horse property infrastructure.

Appendix: The Equicentral System - How The Equicentral System works - The Equicentral System benefits - Implementing The Equicentral System - Management solutions.

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Julie Spencer USA

'The Equiculture approach to everything horsey - from how you manage your horses to how you ride - has been a revelation for me. My horses have benefited so much. My partner also loves this approach and is now much more involved in our improved 'horse lifestyle''.

Paula King AUS

'Jane and Stuart Myers have changed our lives. I wish I had met them sooner. When you start to 'think outside the box' anything is possible, and this is what Jane and Stuart have made me do. The way I keep my horses now works with rather than against my principles.'

Joanne Cooke UK

 '... I like to support people who are trying to make positive change in the world. However my expectations of what I get for my money have been massively exceeded. You get loads of really great stuff. I'm loving working through the course and learning loads...'

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