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I wonder why horses wear shoes and other questions about horses

Author: Jackie Gaff
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, 2006.
Series: I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides answers to questions children often ask about horses, and includes facts and figures about this favorite animal.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Literature
Juvenile works
Miscellanea Juvenile literature
Miscellanea
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jackie Gaff
ISBN: 0753459620 9780753459621 1415680574 9781415680575
OCLC Number: 64675364
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: What are a horse's good points? --
Do horses have hands? --
How can you tell a horse's age? --
How can you tell if a horse is happy? --
Do horses like company? --
When is a horse a dam? --
What is tack? --
How do saddles help horses? --
Why do riders wear helmets? --
Which side of a horse do you mount? --
How fast do horses move? --
How do you dismount? --
How high can horses jump? --
Where do horses play games? --
What is dressage? --
Why do horses need grooming? --
How often do horses need to eat? --
Why do horses wear shoes? --
How many kinds of horses are there? --
Which are the smallest horses? --
Which are the biggest horses? --
Were horses around in dinosaur times? --
When did people first tame horses? --
Are there any wild horses left today? --
When did horses chase lions? --
Why is Bucephalus famous? --
What kind of horse did knights ride? --
Which horse had wings? --
What was a centaur? --
Whose horse had eight legs? --
How do you catch a unicorn? --
How did horses pull their weight? --
When did stagecoaches begin running? --
Why is the Pony Express famous? --
What kind of work do horses do today? --
Which horses do cowhands ride? --
Which are the fastest horses? --
What is a steeplechase? --
Who sits in a sulky? --
Can horses dance? --
Which horses were movie stars? --
What is a chukka? --
Who rides a bucking bronco?
Series Title: I wonder why (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Horses wear shoes and other questions about horses
Responsibility: Jackie Gaff.
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Provides answers to questions children often ask about horses, and includes facts and figures about this favorite animal.

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