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Thomas, Heather Smith 1944-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 138 publications in 3 languages and 8,598 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Miscellanea  Field guides 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Heather Smith Thomas
 
Most widely held works by Heather Smith Thomas
Storey's guide to raising beef cattle by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Your calf : a kid's guide to raising and showing beef and dairy calves by Heather Smith Thomas( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers information and advice on selecting, feeding, housing, caring for, breeding, and showing both beef and dairy cattle
Getting started with beef & dairy cattle by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to raising beef and dairy cattle that explains how to pick the best cattle, with an overview of specific breed attributes and information on how size, color, body shape, hair length, and milking abilities make each more or less suitable to various needs
Storey's guide to raising horses by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to raising healthy horses that provides information on facilities, feeding, nutrition, disease prevention, horse handling, breeding, and other related topics
Storey's guide to raising horses : breeding, care, facilities by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Back Cover: Equine expert Heather Smith Thomas reassures both first-time owners and experienced horse handlers with her calm, clear advice on intelligent horsekeeping. From starting your newborn foal on a healthy path to caring for your aging horse, this go-to resource covers every situation likely to arise on the horse farm. The revised and updated second edition includes: Greener horsekeeping and pasturing methods; Expanded coverage of disease prevention and vaccination options; Updated hoof care advice; The latest on reproductive care and techniques; Daily health care routines; Foaling and weaning guidance; Safe fencing and paddock options
The cattle health handbook : preventive care, disease treatments & emergency procedures for promoting the well-being of your beef or dairy herd by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how to maintain the day-to-day health of one's cattle, covering symptoms, preventive care, and treatment of common diseases, body system disorders such as digestive and foot problems, and other ailments, accidents, and injuries that can occur, with case histories and anecdotes
Storey's guide to training horses : ground work, driving, riding by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this revised and updated edition of her best-selling book, Heather Smith Thomas helps every trainer set her horse on the proper path with training lessons that are readily adjusted to each horse's unique personality. Her techniques and methods are useful for starting any horse - children's ponies, Western trail-riding horses, English riding or jumping horses, working farm and ranch horses, and horses intended for showing or high-level competition. Frustrated owners will also find an entire chapter on retraining an animal that has acquired bad habits. "Storey's Guide to Training Horses" includes all the lessons that readers need to develop a well-trained horse - from ground work to galloping and from choosing a bit to trailer training. This is the handbook that owners and riders will rely on for answers to every training question
Storey's guide to training horses by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Czech and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to training horses that provides information on training a horse for English, Western, trail riding, jumping, dressage, and driving
The horse conformation handbook by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential guide to calving : giving your beef or dairy herd a healthy start by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healthy pregnancies, safe births, and thriving calves are critical to every cattle operation, and in remote farm locations, the veterinarian is not always readily available. The author covers various routine situations likely to arise before, during, and after calving
The wild horse controversy by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

5 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stable smarts : sensible advice, quick fixes, and time-tested wisdom from an Idaho horsewoman by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether you've been working with horses for 4 months or 40 years, there's always something new to learn from other horse people - a quick tip or handy timesaver that's new to you. Heather Smith Thomas practices hundreds of these useful tidbits, gleaned over a lifetime of working with horses day in and day out. Gathered here in a readily accessible handbook, they will generally improve and simplify the quality of life on the horse farm, while saving time and money in ways you never thought possible!"--Publisher website (June 2007)
Horses: their breeding, care, and training by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding equine hoof care : your guide to horse health care and management by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This covers the basics of hoof care and horseshoeing. Topics range from simple cleaning to trimming and shoeing the foot to dealing with hoof injuries and complex lameness problems. It also described how to achieve healthy hooves through proper nutrition, conscientious care, and proper used of the horse
Care & management of horses by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Care & Management of Horses provides a common-sense approach to keeping a horse healthy, sound, comfortable, and happy. Intended for the serious horse person, the book emphasizes the whole horse mental and physical and encourages the owner to center horse-keeping practices around the horse's needs. Respected equine author Heather Smith Thomas discusses the horse in nature to help the reader understand what is natural or unnatural for a horse and the problems brought on by domestication. Other topics include practical horse handling, facilities of good horsemanship, feed and water, foot car
A horse in your life: a guide for the new owner by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good horse, bad habits : practical solutions to problem behavior in the barn, under saddle, and out in the world by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A go-to manual for any horse owner, this book addresses a range of equine behavioral problems, from the mild, refusing to stand still or tail rubbing, to the severe, rearing under saddle or attacking other horses. With topics broken into four main categories--bad habits in the stable, correcting ground manners, problems under saddle, and the reluctant traveler--noted rancher Heather Smith Thomas dissects each topic by addressing the source of each problem, providing solutions to the behavioral issue, and discussing what to do if the fix doesn't stick. With solutions to a wide swath of troublesome horse behaviors that are applicable no matter the breed or favored style of riding, this book, from a recognized authority on animal care and management, is sure to be a mainstay for anyone who enjoys riding and rearing horses"--Publisher's description
Horses : horses - from peppy ponies to gentle giants ... by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn facts about 28 different breeds, the history of horses, and tips on handling, caring for, and enjoying a horse
Your horse and you by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red meat : the original health food by Heather Smith Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Storey's guide to raising beef cattle
Alternative Names
Smith Heather 1944-....

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Thomas, Heather

Languages
English (112)

Spanish (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
Your calf : a kid's guide to raising and showing beef and dairy calvesGetting started with beef & dairy cattleStorey's guide to raising horsesStorey's guide to raising horses : breeding, care, facilitiesThe cattle health handbook : preventive care, disease treatments & emergency procedures for promoting the well-being of your beef or dairy herdStorey's guide to training horses : ground work, driving, ridingStorey's guide to training horsesThe horse conformation handbook