The Horse Encyclopedia

The Horse Encyclopedia

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Covers grooming, riding, dressage, showjumping, driving, Western riding, equestrian sports, and illnesses

Firefly Books Ltd
Back in print, first published 1993: The Horse Encyclopedia, includes information on the breeds and caring for horses, and equestrian sports. Illustrated throughout with color photos and color drawings - an essential addition to the horse lover's library.

The Horse Encyclopedia is a valuable reference for anyone interested in horses or equestrian riding. Lavishly illustrated with full color photos on every page, there are also diagrams and sketches for identifying the many different breeds of horses.

The book is organized into sections and chapters, each covering a specific subject, and each chapter is organized into alphabetical entries. The first section lists different breeds of horses, and the appendix lists well-known sires and foundation sires. The Horse Encyclopedia includes chapters on:

  • The Horse and Its Characteristics
  • Caring for a Horse
  • Riding
  • Dressage
  • Showjumping
  • Driving
  • Western Riding
  • Other Equestrian Sports
  • Illness and Disorders
  • A Horse of Your Own.

For equestrians and spectators alike, for those who work with horses and those who simply admire these beautiful animals, The Horse Encyclopedia is the esential one-stop guide. Covering all aspects of the horse world, this book is a treasure trove for readers who would like to learn more about our equine friends, and a crucial starting point for riders and horse owners.

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : Firefly Books, c1997
ISBN: 9781552093054
Branch Call Number: R 636.1 HER
Characteristics: 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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