The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies

Author: Sarah Gorrie
Publisher: Flame Tree Pub
ISBN: 0857758810
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Pets

Deals with the horse throughout history and culture, its uses, anatomy, appearance and behaviour. This book provides practical advice on choosing and buying a horse. It also advises on dog care, health, breeding, tack and equipment, riding and training, and competing.

The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse and Pony Encyclopedia

Author: Sandy Ransford
Publisher: Kingfisher
ISBN: 0753457814
Release Date: 2004-10-14
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia is a fantastic gift for children who dream of having a horse or pony of their own. There is a clear introduction to the horse followed by chapters explaining horse and pony care, riding lessons, and breeds. The encyclopedia is packed full of gorgeous photographs of horses and ponies -- showing how they look, what they do, and where in the world they are found. And of course every horse lover wants to ride, and The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia takes the novice rider from first mount to cantering and galloping.

The International Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies

Author: Jane Kidd
Publisher: Howell Books
ISBN: 087605999X
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Pets

Describes more than one hundred breeds and types of horses in each region of the world and discusses their history and how they are used for work, racing, and riding

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds

Author: Susan McBane
Publisher: Wellfleet Press
ISBN: 0785806040
Release Date: 2008-09-15
Genre: Pets

An invaluable guide for the horse owner or horse lover, this illustrated directory features color photographs of major breeds for identification, sections on rare breeds, as well as detailed and practical information on the care, training, breeding, and showing of horses. This hardcover reference is a comprehensive visual directory of the officially recognized world horse breeds. It includes coimprehensive coverage of lesser-known breeds, and full-color identification photographs are accompanied by information on key features of the breed. Also, contains the at-a-glance information boxes highlight height range and ancestry.

International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds

Author: Bonnie L. Hendricks
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 080613884X
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

A standard reference on horse breeds, illustrated and updated Celebrating the animal that has been a stalwart servant to humankind for countless generations, Bonnie Hendricks’s International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds is the most thorough compilation of horse breeds ever attempted. The nearly four hundred entries, arranged alphabetically, include foundation breeds now extinct as well as extant breeds from across the globe. Each entry details the breed’s origin and background, size, appearance, chief use, and status (rare versus common). A list of breed associations and government departments that supplied data and photographs for the encyclopedia has been fully updated for this edition. With its breadth and depth of coverage, as well as 530 black-and-white and 32 color illustrations, the encyclopedia continues to be a standard international reference.

The New Encyclopedia of the Horse

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: WISC:89075826040
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Nature

Examines the history of the horse from prehistoric times to early domestication, discusses the development of breeds in various regions of the world, and describes modern breeds and their uses.

The Horse Encyclopedia

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465456106
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre: Nature

The Horse Encyclopedia is a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated guide to more than 150 horse and pony breeds and types from around the world. Browse through the catalog of gorgeous photographs and learn about the characteristics and origins of each breed, from Friesians to Thoroughbreds, and some of the most famous horses that left a mark on equine history. A fascinating introduction takes you through the evolution of the horse, horse disciplines like polo and show jumping, the animal's place in history, art, culture, and much more. With expert advice on horse health and care, including feeding, grooming, and conditioning, The Horse Encyclopedia can even guide you through the experience of becoming a first-time owner. The Horse Encyclopedia is a visually stunning celebration of all things equine and a must-have for every horse lover.

My First Horse and Pony Book

Author: Judith Draper
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0753458780
Release Date: 2005-07-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Covers in detail all aspects of horse and pony facts, care, and riding, providing a foundation in the first principles of horse and pony management and an introduction to the world of riding.

Complete Horse Care Manual

Author: Colin Vogel
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756676933
Release Date: 2011-01-17
Genre: Nature

Illustrated in full color throughout, with more than 650 specially commissioned color photographs and diagrams, Complete Horse Care Manual is almost a Vet-in-Your-Pocket for horse owners, telling you how to provide regular care and attention for your horse, how to guard against health problems, and when the problem is serious enough to need professional attention. Providing the enthusiast with a sound understanding of how a horse functions, this manual clearly explains in non-technical terms the key elements of the horse's make-up, from legs and joints to teeth and jaws, from body systems to body language. Topics covered include the all-important but routine procedures such as clipping, trimming, and shoeing, to more vital subjects such as grazing requirements and nutritional needs. There are extremely useful 'Disorders' Fact Finder sections, there is advice on horse transport takes into account new research, and the latest information on equine passports and microchipping.

The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse Pony Encyclopedia

Author: Sandy Ransford
Publisher:
ISBN: 0753409690
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Horsemanship

Will give a child all the basic information they need to identify any horse or pony, helping them to recognise the difference between a thoroughbred and a Half-bred horse, to find out about the different types of pony, and to discover what stars and stripes are on the face of a chestnut. Ages 8+

The Complete Book of Horses Horse Breeds Horse Care

Author: Judith Draper
Publisher: Lorenz Books
ISBN: 0754812294
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Pets

Describes the different types of horse breeds along with information on such topics as buying a horse, keeping a horse, care, equipment, and grooming.