The New Encyclopedia of The Horse

The New Encyclopedia of The Horse In this superb expanded and updated volume, equestrian expert Elwyn Hartley Edwards traces the evolution of the horse, covering every major breed of horse and pony as well as the contribution the horse has made to civilization in the wild, at work, at war, and in sport and recreation Chronicling the history of the horse, The New Encyclopedia of the Horse encompasses the early domestication of the horse This expanded edition features new information on Western riding as well as classical riding styles, and current international sporting events There are also completely new chapters on horse management, training, and equipment Visual Breed Guide There are than 150 of the world s major breeds of horse and pony photographed in specially commissioned full figure portraits as well as hundreds of action shots The origin, history, and uses of each breed are explained, and each breed is brought to life by historical anecdotes and fascinating, little known facts Outstanding specimens of familiar as well as obscure breeds are featured, including Dutch Warmbloods and Camargues, Icelandic and Timor Ponies, Morgans and Shetlands, Andalucian and Lusitano, and the Cutting Horse Brand New Chapters The new sections on horse management, training, and equipment explain the basics of the proper care of the horse Information is also included on farriers, feeding, grooming, horse behavior, training techniques, and which equipment to use, including saddles, bridles, and bits Truly encyclopedic in scope, this is the essential reference for every horse lover. Read The New Encyclopedia of The Horse –

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  • Hardcover
  • The New Encyclopedia of The Horse
  • Elwyn Hartley Edwards
  • English
  • 22 December 2017
  • 0789471817

10 thoughts on “The New Encyclopedia of The Horse

  1. Elizabeth says:

    This book definitely goesin depth than the previous version It has a different organization though, that I am not particularly fond of The breeds are all interspersed with the history of horsemanship, tack, studs, care etc, rather than having the history all lumped, the gear all lumped, the studs all lumped so on and so on It makes it very difficult to just look at the breeds The draft horses are not all together, the ponies are sorta lumped together and the normal horses are ki...

  2. Cara says:

    A great book for anyone wanting to learnabout horses, regardless if you ve had them all your life or are looking to buy your first horse, I m sure this book has something to teach everyone.It has great pictures and wonderful descriptions, explanations, and information.

  3. Johanna says:

    Great book Very in depth and informative.

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