Dictionary of Horses and Ponies - Internet Linked

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Edc Pub, Dec 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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"This clear and comprehensive guide to the equestiran world includes information on the evolution of horses, their anatomy and body language, different breeds, day-to-day care, clothing and riding equipment, training, and the various kinds of riding, competitions and uses to which hores are put"--Back cover.

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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
Gaits
70
Western riding
72
Dressage
74
Show jumping
76
Horse trials
78
Gymkhanas
80
Showing
82
Racing
84

Teeth
20
Colors
22
Markings
24
Breeds
26
Part 3
34
Bridles
38
Bits
40
Horse and rider clothing
42
Horse and pony care 46 Fields
46
Barns
48
Mucking
51
Feeding
52
Grooming
54
Shoeing
56
Illness and injury
58
Part 5
60
Training horses and ponies 62 Training Part 6
62
Bad behavior 64 Bad behavior Part 7
64
Englishstyle riding
66
Sidesaddle
69
Longdistance riding
86
Polo
87
Ball games
88
Rodeo
90
Driving
92
Vaulting
97
Performing horses
98
Working horses
100
Drag hunting
102
Transportation Part 9
104
Famous horses 106 Horses in history
106
Religion and mythology
108
Horses in literature
110
Horses in art anc science Part 10
112
14 Relatives
114
Useful addresses
116
Events
117
Extra terms 122 Index
122
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About the author (2004)

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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