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The Miniature Horse In New Zealand

Produced by NZMHA for New Zealand
Eight pages, Black & White Photos, High Gloss Paper

Covers: History, Height Categories, What can I do with my Miniature Horse, Height Verification, Equipment, General Care of Miniature Horses, Choosing the Right Horse for You and the Breed Standard of Excellence

An absolute must for new members, interested people or for people who have purchased their first Miniature Horse. Ideal for breeders to attach their stud information to and utilise as a give away

$3.00 plus $1.50 postage (GST Inclusive)

Your Weanling Miniature Foal

Produced by NZMHA for New Zealand
Twelve pages, Black & White Photos, High Gloss Paper

Covers: Caring for your Weanling including stabling, covers, exercise, hoof care, dental care, worming, dos & don’ts

An absolute must for new members, interested people or for people who have purchased their first Weanling Miniature Horse. Ideal for breeders to utilise as a give away when selling weanlings

$4.00 plus $1.50 postage (GST Inclusive)
The Versatile Miniature Horse

Produced in New Zealand
Sixteen pages, Black & White Photos, High Gloss Paper

A pictorial booklet showing the versatility of the Miniature Horse with brief details on the various activities that you can enjoy with them. An absolute must for people considering purchasing a Miniature HorseIdeal for breeders to utilise as a give away to promote the Miniature Horse

$2.00 plus $1.50 postage (GST Inclusive)

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The Miniature Horse In Review - Volume I

An excellent Miniature Horse resource book
136 pages with more than 60 images, photos and illustrations

Covers: basic ownership and health issues, information on breeding and raising minis, legal and insurance concerns, buying and selling minis, training and showing, advertising and marketing, and purchase and care of tack and equipment, and much more

All articles are written by equine professionals

$50.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

The Miniature Horse in Review - Volume II

The second volume in the series
144 pages with a large number of images, photos and illustrations

Covers: planning a breeding program, insurance concerns, setting up a stud, proper clipping, training for obstacle classes, what to wear in the show ring, farrier advice, many new health and reproduction articles, and much more

$53.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

Mini Manual For New Owners

60 pages with illustrations and photographs.
Includes loose master sheets for photocopying (horse health record, breeding record etc.)

Covers: keeping and caring for minis (fencing, stalls, barns, pastures, record-keeping etc.), teeth, feet, grooming, breeding, health care, training, showing, the breed (conformation, dwarfism and foaling), and more

Written by equine professionals specifically for new mini owners. A must for all new or intending owners of Miniature Horses

$55.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

So You're Expecting a Foal!

This in-depth guide is for the Miniature Horse owner who is new to breeding and foaling

Covers: Everything a new breeder must know when the big day arrives. Also includes information on caring for newborn and very young foals. 32 pages with dozens of detailed illustrations and photographs. Written in collaboration with a veterinarian. A must have resource for all breeders

$25.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)
Also available with a DVD (see below)

Train Your Own Mini

An easy-to-understand guide for any owner who wants to do it them self

Covers: basic training techniques including teaching a mini stand and show in halter classes, exercise and conditioning techniques, choosing appropriate tack, preparing and teaching a mini to drive (both pleasure and harness racing); loading and unloading a horse trailer, as well as excellent information on conformation and choosing a miniature horse to own

$50.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

Miniature Horses - A Veterinary Guide for Owners and Breeders

An essential manual for owners, breeders, and veterinarians of Miniature horsesThis book provides all the information needed to safely and appropriately treat Miniatures. All the systems of the horse are covered with special attention given to Miniature specific problems and concerns including hoof diseases, abnormalities of growth, liver dysfunction, dental irregularities, dwarfism, reproduction, nutrition The manual is made complete with appendices offering normal physical parameters, clinical signs of disease, and resources for Miniature horse owners. It is illustrated throughout with 50 color photos and diagrams

$55.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)
Training Miniature Performance Horses

First Ever Guide to Hunter, Jumper, and Halter Obstacle for the Miniature Performance Horse! This great book will help owners train their horses and correct common mistakes. An innovative how-to book with lots of sound instruction and observation. From beginning to end, you’ll find photographs, illustrations, and the information you need: proper equipment, reward systems; halter obstacle training techniques including setting up the halter stance; basic and advanced obstacles, plus trailer loading; teaching the horse to jump, beginning and advanced jumps, and choosing a gait; hunter training and decorated jumps; valuable insight into competition in all three disciplines A glossary, full index, and references complete the book

$47.50 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

Videos & DVDs
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Hoof Care & Trimming for Miniature Horses

In this video, Pat Grady gives detailed instructions for trimming your mini's hooves. Explains steps and tools required to keep horses balanced and comfortable. Also discusses special foot problems including founder, pigeon toes, and tiny foal feet.

$99.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

Body Clipping Your Miniature Horse

In this video, Portia Sue Owens shares her expertise in body clipping a miniature horse for the show ring. Also included are instructions on keeping your horses looking good at home (clipping the bridle path, fetlocks, and whiskers.) Proper use and care of clippers is included in the discussions.

$99.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

Grooming Your Miniature Horse

This video covers everything miniature horse owners need to know to keep their horses looking good at home and ready for the show ring. A step-by-step daily routine is carefully presented, including what grooming tools are needed and exactly how to use them, how to bathe your horse, and blanketing. Portia Sue Owens also discusses types of show halters, use of makeup, clipping, and other tips she has acquired throughout her career.

$99.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

Training Your Miniature for Halter Obstacle

Training techniques for the most common obstacles, are shown in detail with tips and advice from Joanne, to help you make the best presentation possible. Obstacles covered include, jumps, rails, cavaletti, water, bridges, side passing forehand pivot, haunch pivot and ground tying. Joanne shares her secrets for teaching you horse to be well-mannered and responsive to your commands. The art of backing is also discussed.

$85.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)

So You're Expecting a Foal!

This DVD provides critical "need to know" information for any mini owner preparing for their first foal. Its shows care of the pregnant mare, pasture and turnout, foaling stall and also shows familiarization with the mare's anatomy, all covered in detail. "Red Alert" signs are detailed including premature separation of the placenta, and some things to note in the new born. You will also get the accompanying book "So You're Expecting a Foal"

$105.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)
The Book is available without the DVD (see above)

Training Your Miniature for Driving Classes - Vol I

This 30 minute video guide will give any Miniature Horse owner the tips and techniques to train a Mini to drive successfully. Joanne Ross of Scott Creek Farm explains the differences between the driving classes available in Miniature Horse shows, and shares insights into what makes a successful amateur exhibitor. You'll study the parts of the harness and cart and follow a close-up, demo of harnessing and hitching your horse.

$85.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)
Training Your Miniature for Driving Classes - Vol II

This 30 minute video guide will start with the premise that you already have a driving prospect, you have studied the various classes, and are able to harness and hitch your horse. Joanne Ross of Scott Creek Farm will show you, step-by-step, how to start a green horse, discuss the importance of "whoa," safety issues, and understanding the nature of the horse, as it relates to training. Once you have your horse started in harness, you'll learn exercises and drills for turning, backing, and building your horse's flexibility, as well as how to handle your reins and whip. The workshop finishes up with some problem-solving, including balking, rearing, and the runaway horse.

$85.00 plus $5.00 postage (GST Inclusive)