Smithsonian Handbooks: Horses

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DK's Smithsonian Handbook of Horses is packed with 250 vivid fullcolor photographs of more than 100 horse breeds. The authoritative and systematic photographic approach, with words never separated from pictures, marks a new generation of field guides.
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Overview

DK's Smithsonian Handbook of Horses is packed with 250 vivid fullcolor photographs of more than 100 horse breeds. The authoritative and systematic photographic approach, with words never separated from pictures, marks a new generation of field guides.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789489821
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/1/2002
  • Series: Smithsonian Handbooks Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 676,016
  • Product dimensions: 5.65 (w) x 8.51 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
How This Book Works 9
The Horse Family 10
Primitive Horses 12
Postulated Horse Types 14
Arabian, Barb, and Spanish Influence 16
Conformation 18
Life Cycle of the Horse 20
Coat Colors 22
Markings 24
Paces 26
Sports and Leisure 28
Working Horses 30
Saddles 32
Bridles and Bits 34
Carriages 36
Identification Key 40
Ponies 48
Horses 104
Heavy Horses 214
Types 238
Horse Credits 246
Glossary 248
Index 252
Acknowledgments 256
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    Posted September 22, 2012

    Wonderful book. Check it out.

    Purchased this book as part of a home schooling course. Very informative. My daughter really loves the contents.

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