Simon & Schuster's Guide to Horses & Ponies of the World

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - Technology & Engineering - 255 pages
Practical, concise, and comprehensive, "Simon & Schuster's Guide to Horses and Ponies" is an ideal guide to the vast international variety of horse and pony breeds. Background information on everything from coats and head markings to breaking and rearing provides an introduction to this encyclopedic reference of major breeds. Each entry for the more than 170 breeds covered includes details of the breed's history, its place of origin and current geographical distribution, functions, aptitudes, and notable physical and temperamental characteristics.

Beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs and handy visual symbols, this stunning, authoritative book will prove invaluable to the amateur equestrian and the professional jockey or trainer alike.

 

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Contents

PREFACE page
7
HEAVY DRAFT BREEDS entries 86114
65
PONIES entries 115173
115
BREEDS NOT ILLUSTRATED page
240
BIBLIOGRAPHY page
253
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