Usborne Dictionary of Horses and Ponies : A Complete Guide to Riding and Ponycare
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. '
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 170.2 x 239.5 x 15mm | 471.74g
- 01 Mar 1999
- Usborne Publishing Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- colour illustrations colour facsimiles, colour maps
Table of contents
Part 1 Evolution: evolution; domestication; horses' minds. Part 2 Points of horse, breeds and types: points; skeleton; descriptions; conformation; teeth; colours; markings; breeds. Part 3 Saddlery, harness and clothing: saddles; bridles; bits; horse and rider clothing. Part 4 Horse and pony care: fields; stables; mucking out; feeding; grooming; shoeing; illness and injury. Part 5 Training horses and ponies: training. Part 6 Bad behaviour: bad behaviour. Part 7 Riding: English-style riding; sidesaddle; gaits; Western riding. Part 8 Activities: dressage; showjumping; horse trials; gymkhana; showing; racing; long-distance riding; polo; ball games; rodeo; driving; vaulting; performing horses; working horses; drag hunting; horses for transport. Part 9 Famous horses: horses in history; religion and mythology; horses in literature; horses in art and science. Part 10 Relatives: relatives.