Horse Breeds of North America [NOOK Book]

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This perfect little pocket book is a photographic guide to 96 horse breeds that live in North America. For each breed, you'll find a full-page photo accompanied by a thorough description and information on history, special qualities, best uses, and where the breed originated. Homegrown favorites, such as the Morgan, Appaloosa, Nakota, and Florida Cracker, are featured, along with imported breeds that have influenced native equine bloodlines, such as the Thoroughbred, Arabian, and Percheron. From the very ...

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Horse Breeds of North America

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Overview

This perfect little pocket book is a photographic guide to 96 horse breeds that live in North America. For each breed, you'll find a full-page photo accompanied by a thorough description and information on history, special qualities, best uses, and where the breed originated. Homegrown favorites, such as the Morgan, Appaloosa, Nakota, and Florida Cracker, are featured, along with imported breeds that have influenced native equine bloodlines, such as the Thoroughbred, Arabian, and Percheron. From the very large (the mighty Shire) to the very small (the tiny Miniature) and everything in between, this 96-breed survey covers North America‚Äôs remarkable diversity of horse breeds.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612122106
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 10/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 503,968
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

Author Judith Dutson owns and operates Horsefeather Farm, a recuperative care facility for horses recovering from surgery or illness, located in Plain City, Ohio. Judith is also a part-time research assistant at the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department at the Ohio State University.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2008

    My review

    It has beautiful photos, and I loved every part!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2013

    Abtenaur, Akhal-Teke, and Paint horse STATS

    Abenaur
    <br> Uses/Talents- commenly used for draft work
    <br> Color- black, rich brown, or blue roan
    <br> Tempurment- this breed has a willing and quiet disposition.
    <p> Akhal-Teke
    <br> Uses/Talents- they excel in racing, show jumping, dressage, and endurance racing
    <br> Color- mostly a matallic sheen but can be a bay, gray, black,dun, chesnut, or gold
    <br> Tempermant- these horses are vigorous, excitable, and restless. Thy are not only sensible, but also very sensitive. They are even able to resond to mental changes in a human!
    <p> American Paint Horse
    <br> Uses/Talents- used for races, show jumping, rodeo, trail riding, dressage, cow herder, and is a great ranch horse!
    <br> Color- this horse breed exists in various colors, such as, black, bay, brown, chesnut, dun, palomino, with varying amounts of white over the body. Each horse has a different pattern over the body. Spots can be any shape or size, but not any leapord pattern.
    <br> Temperment- Paint Horses are very much related to the Quarter Horse so they are alike alot. They are pretty laid back, with good cow sense. They are fairly intelligent and when trained well, are quite and hard to spook.
    <p> Next part in A-Z horse breeds in next result! ---->

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