Horse Facts

Horse Facts

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by Susan McBane
     
 

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Books about horses are as irresistible to the multitude of horse lovers across America as are horses themselves. Horse Facts combines eye-catching full-color illustration with a huge collection of fascinating facts to make it the indispensable guide to its subject.

The main section of the book is a comprehensive region-by-region listing of the world’s

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Books about horses are as irresistible to the multitude of horse lovers across America as are horses themselves. Horse Facts combines eye-catching full-color illustration with a huge collection of fascinating facts to make it the indispensable guide to its subject.

The main section of the book is a comprehensive region-by-region listing of the world’s best-loved horse breeds—from the graceful Arab to the striking Appaloosa and the elegant Lippizaner to the endearing Pony of the Americas. Each breed is illustrated with a detailed full-color drawing, while maps, charts and fact boxes provide at-a-glance back-up reference.

In addition, there are sections covering such topics as the origin of the horse, its domestication and spread across the world, the horse’s physical make-up, the ways in which horses behave and the relationship between horse and rider. The result is a treasure trove of instantly accessible information that will appeal to horse enthusiasts everywhere.

  • A region-by-region illustrated guide featuring full descriptions of over 90 breeds, plus reference to more than 40 others.
  • Expert insights into horse behavior and instincts to help owners and riders to understand, train and communicate with their horses more successfully.
  • Fascinating information on the history and origins of the horse, including how the horse was domesticated and how it spread across the world.
  • With detailed, full-color drawings, maps, charts and fact boxes to provide at-a-glance back-up reference.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385252829
Publisher:
Doubleday Canada Limited
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Pages:
160

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