Old cowboy tricks, quick fixes, hard learned lessons, and tried-and-true horse keeping wisdom fill the pages of this indispensable handbook from seasoned horsewoman Heather Smith Thomas. Writing from her Idaho ranch, and drawing from a lifetime of working with horses, Thomas has assembled a treasure trove of information for anyone who rides, keeps, or dreams of spending time with horses. Presented in appealing bite-sized portions, Thomas's insider tips cover everything from barns and tack to feeding, foaling, medical care, trail riding, camping, knot-tying, fencing, trailering, and more. She addresses every aspect of horse care and handling that average horse owners will encounter, regardless of where they live, what breeds they have, and what style of riding or work they do with their horses. Resourceful, knowledgeable, and intuitive about horses, Heather Smith Thomas is someone every horse enthusiast would love to ride alongside for a spell. With "Stable Smarts", they can do just that, as often as they'd like.