The Encyclopedia of the Horse

The Encyclopedia of the Horse

Book - 1994 | 1st American ed
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The Encyclopedia of the Horse takes the reader through a fascinating journey: the development and domestication of this majestic creature. The horse's evolution, from early pre-Equus to the Thoroughbred, is covered in striking full-color photographs, produced by experts who traveled the world in search of the perfect specimen to illustrate each breed. The captivating text is rich with historical insight and anecdotes, supplemented by exquisite illustrations from museums and scholarly sources. No other single volume brings together the wealth of information to be found here, covering every aspect of the equestrian world--from the horses ridden by the Mongol conquerors to the grace of dressage to the beloved Clydesdales featured in parades.
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, c1994
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9781564586148
Branch Call Number: 636.1 H255e
Characteristics: 400 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm


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Sep 09, 2018

I have to admit that I, myself, am something of a real horse-lover. It's true.

IMO - Horses are one of the most handsome-looking creatures in the entire animal kingdom.

These proud, gentle giants certainly have a long, long history of being a significant help to man in so many different ways.

Impressively compiled by equestrian expert, Elwyn Edwards - This hefty-sized volume of 400 pages is an excellent pictorial-documentary of the gallant horse, featuring 150 of the world's major breeds, including numerous photos of some beautiful ponies, too.


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