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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horses

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by Nicola Jane Swinney, Sarah Gorrie, Pippa Roome, Catherine Austen
 

Horses have played a significant role in the human world for many centuries, whether used for food, work, entertainment, sport, or companionship. Written and compiled by experts and horse lovers, this comprehensive new encyclopedia covers everything you would ever want to know about these magnificent creatures.

  • Fascinating information covering the horse

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Horses have played a significant role in the human world for many centuries, whether used for food, work, entertainment, sport, or companionship. Written and compiled by experts and horse lovers, this comprehensive new encyclopedia covers everything you would ever want to know about these magnificent creatures.

  • Fascinating information covering the horse throughout history and culture, its uses, anatomy, appearance, and behavior.
  • Practical advice on how to choose and buy a horse, care and management, health, breeding, tack and equipment, riding and training, and competing with horses.
  • Clear entries covering all the main breeds of horse, split into ponies, light horses and heavy horses.
  • Helpful statistics and icons that provide essential information at a glance.
  • 1,000 pictures, including anatomical diagrams, illustrating details, practical advice, and all breeds.
  • Also features useful addresses, further reading, a glossary, and a comprehensive index.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435105416
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/11/2008
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.60(h) x 1.30(d)

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4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The complete and illustrated guide encyclopedia of horses is a great encyclopedia for horse lovers. riders, and owners. It teaches you the anatomy of a horse, the history, breeds, care, management, buying and selling a horse, breeding, shoeing, riding, equitment, etc... It is a great enyclopedia and I recommend it to anyone that loves horses, rides, and owns them. This is An accurate book full of detail and facts. I understand the facts well. and so will most of the persons that own horses!
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This is an excellent reference quide. A must for the horse lovers's library.
pennhills73 More than 1 year ago
The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of horses is a great resource for anyone interested in all the breeds of horses. Great pictures and well written backgrounds on the various breeds make this book a must buy for horse lovers everywhere.
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