The Racehorse (Behind the Scenes)

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The Racehorse (Behind the Scenes)

by Nikki Tate

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ISBN - 10: 1554550327

ISBN - 13: 9781554550326

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Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Canadian Children''s Book Centre Our Choice, 2009

Where did thoroughbreds come from?

Why do they call it a steeplechase?

What''s the difference between trotting and pacing?

Did you know that winning jockeys are weighed before and after a race?

Experienced horsewoman Nikki Tate takes the reader behind the scenes to examine the world of the racetrack.

Sections include:

  • The history of horse racing from chariots to chuckwagons;
  • An examination of the racing breeds from thoroughbreds to quarter horses;
  • The role of the trainers, grooms, farriers, track vets, pony riders, outriders, and paddock judges;
  • Care of a horse at the racetrack;
  • Horse equipment;
  • The jockey''s training;
  • What goes on in the racing office;
  • How to read the program;
  • How the starting gates work;
  • Drug use and cheating; and
  • A horse''s life after the racetrack.

    An examination of horse racing from a history of the breeds developed for the sport, through training and caring for horses at the track, to the day of the race and beyond.

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The Racehorse (Behind the Scenes)

The Racehorse (Behind the Scenes)

by Nikki Tate

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Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

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Behind the Scenes the Racehorse

Behind the Scenes the Racehorse

by Nikki Tate

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The Racehorse

The Racehorse

by Nikki Tate

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 72 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Behind the Scenes. Intended for a juvenile audience.

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The Racehorse (Behind the Scenes)

The Racehorse (Behind the Scenes)

by Nikki Tate

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The Racehorse

The Racehorse

by Nikki Tate

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Format: Trade paperback

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside

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Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 72 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Behind the Scenes. Intended for a juvenile audience.

$30.39

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