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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 ...

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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: 9780880295598
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/15/1990
  • Pages: 160

Meet the Author

Susan McBane has been a specialist equestrian author for more than 20 years. She was the founder-editor of EQUI magazine and has written ten previous books on riding and horse care. She is particularly noted for applying sound scientific principles to horse management, rather than recycling accepted dogmas with no other foundation than mere tradition. She helped found Britain’s Equine Behavior Study Circle and has been the editor of its journal, Equine Behavior, for the past 11 years.

Helen Douglas-Cooper is a writer and editor whose areas of specialization include equestrian sports and other outdoor activities. She previously worked for many years for a leading publisher of equestrian and sports books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2000

    My First Horse Book

    My parents gave me this book when I was 11 as my first horse book and I loved it. It has wonderful illustrations and pictures and is easy reading for a young horse lover. I still use it for reference today, 9 years later. It is a fantastic book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2000

    'one the greatest horse books!'

    I was intrigued and amazed by 'horse facts'. this book is filled with realistic colorful illustrations and facts on such topics as world breeds, [with which other breeds it has been produced]classfication,related breeds,life history,range,anatomy,photos, and much more.'horse facts'truly presents equines in an extraordinary way!If you like,enjoy,or are interested in these beutiful animals,this is the right book for you.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 15, 2000

    I learned Most About What I Know About Horses From This Book (I Know A Lot!)

    I Had Thiss book since 3rd grade(now in 6th) and I learned most of what I know about horses from this book. It is easy to understand for young horse lovers! It tells about the histiry of the horse, horse colors and markings, horses' health, what horses eat, and many different horse breeds!!

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