Crazy for Horses

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Scholastic Canada, 1999 - Horses - 37 pages
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Imagine Thoroughbreds thundering over your desk or graceful Arabians flying across your wall! Here are sixteen full-colour photos of horses and lots of fascinatingfacts to read, too. Stats and a description of the breed accompany each poster, and additional information abounds: the oldest breed of horse alive, how to tell a ponyfrom a horse, horse anatomy, colour terminology, famous horse events, kinds of competitions, and more. There is even an extensive list of addresses and websites for kids who want to gallop into the world of horses. Nothing fascinates kids as much as animals, and few animals captivate the heart and imagination as much ashorses do. Crazy for Horses combines appealing photographs and informative text, making it essential for horse lovers of all ages.

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User Review  - Heather19 - LibraryThing

A short, wonderful book about horses, with an introduction about the history of horses, and info on many different horse breeds, with poster-sized pictures of each breed. Read full review


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Karen has worked as a equine nutritionist, stable manager, horse trainer and competitor. She has written m any articles for horse publications as well as a book on horse nutrition. She lives with her two horses, Sweeney Todd and Pokey, near Toronto, Ontario. Shawn is an accomplished equestrian photographer. Her photos have appeared in Vanity Fair, The New York Times and Toronto Life Magazine. When she is not out riding or taking pictures of horses, she likes to hike, ski, and bike. She lives with her husband and four children near Toronto, Ontario.

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