Dictionary of Horses and Ponies

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Struan Reid
Usborne, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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The Usborne Dictionary of Horses & Ponies is a comprehensive reference work aimed at all ages & abilitie s. It provides information on all aspects of anatomy, health care, body language, breeds, the evolution & uses of horses & ponies. '

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Contents

Introduction
3
Part
4
Domestication
6
Horses minds
8
breeds and types 10 Points
10
Skeleton
12
Descriptions
14
Conformation
16
Horse trials
78
Gymkhanas
80
Showing
82
Racing
84
Longdistance riding
86
Polo
87
Ball games
88
Rodeo
90

Teeth
20
Colors
22
Markings
24
Breeds
26
Part 5
34
Bridles
38
Bits
40
Horse and rider clothing
42
Part 7
46
Englishstyle riding
66
Sidesaddle
69
Gaits
70
Western riding
72
Dressage
74
Show jumping
76
Driving
92
Vaulting
97
Performing horses
98
Working horses
100
Drag hunting
102
Transportation
104
_ Famous horses 106 Horses in history
106
Religion and mythology
108
Horses in literature
110
Horses in art and science Part 10
112
Relatives
114
Useful addresses
116
Events
117
Extra terms 122 Index
122
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About the author (1998)

Struan Reid is an archeologist and historian who has written a number of educational and reference books for children. His previously published works include Hands-On History Projects: Clothes (Southwater).

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