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.

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 Complete Encyclopedia of Horses

Author: M. Eugene Ensminger
Publisher: Oak Tree Publications
ISBN: WISC:89047633672
Release Date: 1977
Genre: Nature

Entries concisely discuss horse care, breeds, training, and riding and a wide variety of other pertinent topics

The Complete Encyclopedia of the Horse

Author: Judith Draper
Publisher: Hermes House
ISBN: 1842151339
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Horses

The horse has been man's constant companion at work and play for thousands of years. The Complete Encyclopedia of the Horse brings together in one indispensable volume a comprehensive reference to the world's main breeds and a practical care guide for all horse and pony owners. The first half of the book, Breeds of the World, introduces a round-up of horses and ponies from all over the world, describing and setting the horse in context with lively and absorbing chapters on its history and behavior. The second part of the book, Horse and Pony Care, is concerned with owning and caring for a horse. It opens with advice on buying, allowing for riding ability; time available for exercise; and, most importantly, what activity you hope to pursue -- showing, dressage, driving, or riding just for fun. With over 800 photographs, including step-by-step sequences, The Complete Encyclopedia of the Horse provides horse owners with the definitive reference book on horse breeds and stable management.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horse and Pony C

Author: Tim Hawcroft
Publisher: Crescent
ISBN: 0517628295
Release Date: 1987-08-12
Genre: Pets

Discusses all aspects of horse and pony care, from buying and feeding to handling and first aid, with an alphabetized section on common diseases and problems and their treatments

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 Kingfisher Illustrated Horse and Pony Encyclopedia

Author: Sandy Ransford
Publisher: Kingfisher
ISBN: 0753464853
Release Date: 2010-10-12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia by Sandy Ransford 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