Usborne Dictionary of Horses and Ponies

Usborne Dictionary of Horses and Ponies : A Complete Guide to Riding and Ponycare

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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. '
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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 170.2 x 239.5 x 15mm | 471.74g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations colour facsimiles, colour maps
  • 0746024924
  • 9780746024928

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.
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