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The new encyclopedia of the horse

Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher: London ; New York : DK, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the history of the horse from prehistoric times to early domestication, discusses the development of breeds in various regions of the world, and describes modern breeds and their uses.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hartley Edwards, Elwyn, 1927-2007.
New encyclopedia of the horse.
London ; New York : DK, 2000
(OCoLC)780165542
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
ISBN: 0789471817 9780789471819 0751312363 9780751312362
OCLC Number: 47665030
Notes: Revised edition of: The encyclopedia of the horse. 1994.
"A Dorling Kindersley book."
Includes index.
Description: 464 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Story of the horse --
Early use --
Eastern influence --
Classical riding --
Great studs --
Influence of the pony --
Americas --
Working horse --
Horse at war --
Sporting horse --
Horse management --
Training & equipment.
Responsibility: Elwyn Hartley Edwards ; photography by Bob Langrish, Kit Houghton ; foreword by Sharon Ralls Lemon.
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This revised and updated edition includes chapters on horse management, training and equipment and covers Western riding and the Olympics. Over 150 breeds of horse and pony from around the world are  Read more...

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