Part of a great new series of comprehensive and accessible encyclopedias on our favourite animals, this is your definitive guide to the horse. Discover the horse throughout history and culture, its uses, anatomy, appearance and behaviour, and take in a wealth of practical advice on how to choose and buy a horse, care, health, breeding, tack and equipment, riding and training, and competing. Succinct clear entries cover all the main breeds of horse (nearly 200), split into ponies, light horses and heavy horses and organised by country. Helpful statistics and icons provide essential information at a glance.
Author Catherine Austen, Sarah Gorrie, Pippa Roome, Nicola Jane Swinney
Hardback: 120,000 words, 352 pages, 1,000 illustrations
Dimensions: 270 x 215 x 34 mm