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The New Horse-Powered Farm: Table of Contents

The New Horse-Powered Farm: Table of Contents

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Explore the Table of Contents from Stephen Leslie's book The New Horse-Powered Farm.
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Published by: Chelsea Green Publishing on Feb 28, 2013
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5: Training The TeamsTer 63
Training he Novice Teamser 63Geting Comorable wih he Basics 64
6: Training horsesfor The farm 72
 Saring he Youngser 72 Developing a Good Work Ehic 73The Key o a Successul Training Session 75
7: working wiTh horseson The farm 82
The Rise o he Marke Garden 82Making he Transiion o Horses 83Cedar Mounain Farm: A Horse-Powered CSA 86Pacing Your Horses 98 Spacing Your Crops 98Managing Headlands 101Managing Waer on he Farm 103Whole Farm Managemen 10
8: farm ferTiliTy 109
Making Compos 109 Feriliy Sources 111 Soil Tesing 111 Spreading Manure 112 Spreading Minerals 119 
9: hands To The Plow 127
Primary Tillage aCedar Mounain Farm 128The Moldboard Plow 131The Walking Plow 133The Sulky Plow 13Two-Way Riding Plow 138 Single-Horse Plow 140 Chisel Plow 140  Atachmens 141The Pros and Cons o Plowing 142
foreword viiacknowledgmenTs xiinTroducTion xiii1: geTTing sTarTed 1
 An Overview o he Horse-Powered Marke Garden 1 A Brie Hisory o he Dra Horse 3 Is Horse Farming or You? 5The Value o a Good Menor 6Choosing he Righ Horse  How Many Horses? 12Finding Equipmen 15Uiliy o he Forecar 1
2: The drafT horse Breeds 19
The Five Principal Breeds o Heavy Horses 19  Dra Ponies 21The Fjord Horse 22The Hafinger 23On he Biological Superioriy o Mules 25The Miniaure Horse 27 
3: care of The workhorse 29
 Housing 30 Feeding he Workhorse 33Waering he Workhorse 37 Grazing 37 Good Fences 38Worming, Teeh, Fly Conrol, and Veerinary Needs 39  Hoo Care: No Hoo, No Horse 43
4: working wiTh your horse 48
 Naural Horsemanship 48 Driving Basics 49 The Commands 50  Harnessing and Hiching 53The Tack Room 58 Keeping Your Horse Clean 58Your Hiching Pos 58The 20-Second Review and Oher Saey Tips 60 

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