Whatever page you turn to, this huge, wonderfully illustrated reference will teach you something new and exciting about the majestic horse. It covers everything, from the private stable to the preeminent racetracks of the world, all with the intention of creating a more conscientious owner and a better informed horse lover. Review the practical basics of horse ownership, including equine anatomy, psychology, and herd behavior. A discussion deals with all aspects of veterinary care and offers a thorough examination of every facet of keeping a horse, including how to organize a stable and prepare for a newborn foal, plus information on basic tack, exercise, and the safe transport of the animal. Particularly splendid is an illustrated section on horse and pony breeds with profiles of more than 120 types of horse, from the Thoroughbred to the Clydesdale.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 246.38 x 325.12 x 33.02mm | 1,882.4g
- 22 Jan 2009
- Friedman Fairfax,U.S.
- New York, United States