Eileen Wheeler, Bill Koenig, Jay Harmon, Pat Murphy, and David Freeman. Horses have very different behaviorial traits than other livestock. Good facility designs respect horse instincts and provide for horse and handler safety. This edition replaces "Horse Handbook: Housing and Equipment" (1971), and includes expanded discussions on siting, building design and layout, manure, ventilation, and fire safety. New content includes roadways, parking, pastures and paddocks, arenas, breeding facilities, feed and bedding storage, fencing, water/waste designs, and emergency response planning. Liberal utilization of photos, diagrams, and tables make for ease of use. MWPS is a consortium of 12 U.S. universities and the USDA. 232 pages. 2005.
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