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The encyclopedia of the horse

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher: London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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This book traces the evolution of the horse, covering every major breed of horse and pony as well as their vital contributions to civilization in the wild, at work, at war and for entertainment.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hartley Edwards, Elwyn, 1927-2007.
Encyclopedia of the horse.
London ; New York : Dorling Kindersley, 1994
(OCoLC)767558133
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
ISBN: 1564586146 9781564586148 0751301159 9780751301151 0756628946 9780756628949
OCLC Number: 29670649
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 400 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Contents: The story of the horse --
Early use --
The eastern influence --
Classical riding --
The great studs --
The influence of the pony --
The Americas --
The working horse --
The horse at war --
The sporting horse.
Responsibility: Elwyn Hartley Edwards ; photography by Bob Langrish, Kit Houghton ; foreword by Sharon Ralls Lemon.

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This book traces the evolution of the horse, covering every major breed of horse and pony as well as their vital contributions to civilization in the wild, at work, at war and for entertainment.

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