Bombproofing Tips

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Author: Perry Wood,Carole Vincer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781872119885

Category: Pets

Page: 24

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By following the essential principles in Perry Wood's Bombproofing Tips, you can help your horse to become the kind of paragon we traditionally call'bombproof'. Chapters include how to de-sensitize your horse, riding past objects of fear, loud noises, reward and punishments and animals and children.

101 Ranch Horse Tips

Techniques For Training The Working Cow Horse

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Author: Patrick Hooks

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 146174900X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

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A well-trained, responsive, and intelligent working cow horse is more than just a pleasure to ride or watch in action; such an animal is an integral part--a prized employee, if you will--of a ranch's workforce. How to find and then educate the horse to work cattle in pens and on the range, to negotiate a variety of terrains, and perform all the other tasks it will be asked to do (under a variety of often adverse conditions) is the subject of this handy guide. For example: Being able to open a gate from horseback is a mandatory job for any cowboy. A good place to introduce the young horse to this experience is by using a gate set up as part of an obstacle course. It is desirable and safer if the gate can swing freely and is without any attachments. Start by simply walking your horse through the gate when it's open. Reaching down and gently swinging the gate as you pass through it is the next step. If your horse is a little spooked by your reaching down, be aware that horses are naturally afraid of tight places. Once your horse can pass through an open gate, then attempt to open a closed gate. Be sure your horse fully understands your hand and leg cues before attempting this step, because he must be able to move off your leg to stand next to the fence, move toward the fence as it swings open to let you pass through, and then move around so you can close it. Written by an experienced rancher and horse trainer, 101 Ranch Horse Tips will show you how to start a young horse or improve an older one with techniques that can apply to performance and enjoyment on or beyond the cattle ranch.

Bombproof

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Author: Michael Robotham

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748114009

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Fifty-four hours ago Sami was released from prison. Thirty-six hours ago he slept with the woman of his dreams at the Savoy. An hour ago his train blew up. Now he's carrying a rucksack through London's West End and has turned himself into the most wanted terrorist in the country. Sami Macbeth is not a master criminal. He's not even a minor one. He's not a jewel thief. He's not a safe-cracker. He's not an expert in explosives. Sami plays guitar and wants to be a rock god but keeps getting side-tracked by unforeseen circumstances. Fast, funny, hip and violent, Bombproof is a non-stop adventure full of unforgettable characters and a heart-warming hero - Sami Macbeth - a man with the uncanny ability to turn a desperate situation into a hopeless one. Praise for Michael Robotham's writing: 'Will have you turning the pages compulsively' The Times 'Robotham doesn't just make me scared for his characters, he makes my heart ache for them' Linwood Barclay 'Superbly exciting ... a terrific read' Guardian

Bombproof Your Horse

Teach Your Horse to Be Confident, Obedient, and Safe No Matter What You Encounter

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Author: Rick Pelicano

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Pub

ISBN: 9781570762604

Category: Pets

Page: 182

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A clearly illustrated manual that shows equestrians how to prepare their mounts for the unexpected, turning them into safer, more pleasurable mounts.

Android Tips and Tricks

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Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133992276

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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Covers All Android™ Smartphones and Tablets Running Android 4.4 (KitKat®) or 4.3 (Jelly Bean) Unlock the Power of Your Android™ Smartphone or Tablet Discover hundreds of tips and tricks you can use right away with your Android device to get more done, and have more fun. You’ll learn how to use your Android smartphone or tablet as a powerful communication, organization, and productivity tool as well as a feature-packed entertainment device. You will dig deep into the settings and capabilities of both Android itself and the preinstalled apps, developing the knowledge and skills to exploit them to the fullest. Easy to understand and non-technical, Android Tips and Tricks is perfect for beginners–and for more experienced users ready to get more productive or move to newer devices. It covers all new and recent Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.4 (KitKat®) or 4.3 (Jelly Bean)–with bonus coverage of today’s top Android “skins”: Samsung TouchWiz and HTC Sense. Here’s just a sampling of what this book’s tips, tricks, and strategies will help you do: • Connect to wireless and cellular networks, keyboards and Bluetooth devices, and even VPNs • Transform your device into a portable Wi-Fi hotspot, and share Internet connections via USB or Bluetooth • Secure Android with screen and SIM locks, location settings, and encryption • Sideload apps from any source and keep bad apps from loading • Take Gmail to pro level with signatures, vacation responders, labels, archiving, advanced search, and secure two-step verification • Manage multiple email accounts together: POP, IMAP, web mail, and Exchange • Get more out of your Google Chrome browser, and share bookmarks across all your devices • Chat via text, audio, or video on Google Hangouts–and customize it to work just the way you want • Enjoy your music everywhere, whether it’s stored locally or in the cloud • Easily capture, edit, and share top-quality photos and videos • Transform your smartphone or tablet into a total social networking hub • Squeeze more battery life from any Android device Guy Hart-Davis is the co-author of My Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and My HTC One, and the author or lead author of nearly 100 computer books.

Better Than Bombproof

New Ways to Make Your Horse a Solid Citizen and Keep You Safe on the Ground, in the Arena, and on the Trail

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Author: Rick Pelicano,Eliza R. L. McGraw

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN: 9781570764363

Category: Pets

Page: 169

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"Sergeant Rick Pelicano of the Maryland National Park Police has trained horses to face just about any object or circumstance they might encounter during police work without wide eyes and snorts, And while you and your horse may not encounter many of the obstacles used in the exercises, you'll both gain confidence and skills that will help you through the unexpected---whether you're schooling in an arena or riding in a parade."---Horse & Rider "Horses being horses' doesn't have to come with the territory, as Sergeant Rick Pelicano explains in his proactive methods for training a horse to be absolutely safe when confronted with unusual circumstances." ---Horses all Haven't we all wanted a bombproof horse at one time or another? This book certainly will help all horses achieve a new level of good behavior. Even if you only use one or two tips from this volume, it is well worth the purchase price."---Equestrian "A wealth of how-to, common-sense strategies, and ideas to help you and your horse maneuver through life's obstacles---wherever you go, and whatever pops up! A must-have book!"---Natural Horse

Trout Tips

More than 250 fly-fishing tips from the members of Trout Unlimited

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Author: Kirk Deeter

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1510713719

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 232

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From the mighty rivers of the Pacific Northwest, to the rolling streams of New England, to the freestone streams of the Appalachians, to the frigid waters of Canada, fly fishing is a sport embraced by anglers from all corners of North America. And now from the members of the highly respected conservation organization Trout Unlimited comes a comprehensive volume of tested tips and tactics for flyfishermen from every region and of every skill level. Trout Tips covers every aspect of fly fishing. Learn how to select the rod, reel, and fly line that are best suited for your type of fishing. Perfect your casting techniques so you can place your dry fly, nymph, wet fly, or streamer exactly where you want it to be, then get a proper drift over likely holding areas. Want to learn how to tie your own flies? It’s easy with the tips from TU’s tiers. Want to know how to read water, no matter what the conditions? Look no further than this book. Here you’ll find chapters featuring these tips, plus advice on wading, fighting fish, and tying bombproof knots, and much more in this compact and insightful book. Whether you’re a beginning angler looking to get into the sport or an experienced flyfisherman wanting to hone your skills, Trout Tips is sure to provide you with tips, tactics, and techniques that will make you a better angler. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.