Download and read online The Horse Breeds Poster Book in PDF and EPUB Presents information on the evolution and domestication of horses and surveys the world's various breeds.
Download and read online The World s Greatest Horse Poster Book in PDF and EPUB
Download and read online Horse Breeds of North America in PDF and EPUB An amazing variety of horse breeds roam North America’s vast and geographically diverse landscape. This detailed portable handbook celebrates the unique qualities of 96 regional breeds, from the sleek muscles of racing thoroughbreds and the stoic power of draft horses to the easy gait of pleasure horses at your local farm. Fascinating facts about each horse breed’s size, talents, and suitability for various types of work are accompanied by full-color photographs in this fun and informative reference guide.
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Download and read online Storey s Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America in PDF and EPUB Provides an overview of the horse breeds in North America, including profiles and photographs of such breeds as the Morgan, Appaloosa, Arabian, and Percheron.
Download and read online The Horse Encyclopedia in PDF and EPUB A stunning celebration of the equine world, The Horse Encyclopedia is a fully illustrated look at all the major horse and pony breeds and types, from the ponies of Dartmoor to the American mustang. Packed with gorgeous photographs of horse breeds from around the world, The Horse Encyclopedia is the definitive guide to the evolution, anatomy, and origins of each horse breed and its place in history, art, and culture. The Horse Encyclopedia also documents famous individual horses, as well as iconic owners, riders, and breeders, paying homage to equestrian history. This dazzling volume also includes expert advice on horse care, feeding and grooming, and horse health to offer a truly comprehensive equine guide and a wonderful gift for all horse riders, students, and enthusiasts.
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Download and read online The Horse Poster Book in PDF and EPUB If you love horses, you will adore this poster book. It contains wonderful pictures of breeds from all around the world. Read about their characteristics, where they come from, and what their skills are. Every page has a Fascinating Fact or Pony Tale to tell your friends. Cover your walls with these beautiful animals and learn all about them at the same time.
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