Horses: The Ultimate Treasury by John Woodward

By John Woodward

For each younger horse fan who's ever dreamed of getting his or her personal pony, comes Horses: the final word Treasury.

From wild horses and zebras to operating horses just like the Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron, and the yank Saddlebred, Hackney, and Missouri Fox Trotter, know about horses from around the globe and all through heritage. realize how horses advanced and have been domesticated, examine the realm of operating horses within the 19th century, and meet the Spanish driving School's snowy white stallions. function spreads offer info protecting subject matters as different as recognized horses in literature, heroic horses in conflict, and stunt horses in Western video clips. Breed profiles support establish readers' favourite kinds of horses, in addition to a worthy advent to the practicalities of horse care and using classes. Horses: the final word Treasury an all-in-one, go-to spouse for each horse lover.

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Horses: The Ultimate Treasury

For each younger horse fan who's ever dreamed of getting his or her personal pony, comes Horses: the last word Treasury.

From wild horses and zebras to operating horses just like the Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron, and the yankee Saddlebred, Hackney, and Missouri Fox Trotter, find out about horses from world wide and all through background. become aware of how horses advanced and have been domesticated, examine the area of operating horses within the 19th century, and meet the Spanish driving School's snowy white stallions. characteristic spreads supply info protecting subject matters as different as recognized horses in literature, heroic horses in conflict, and stunt horses in Western video clips. Breed profiles aid establish readers' favourite forms of horses, in addition to a precious creation to the practicalities of horse care and using classes. Horses: the final word Treasury an all-in-one, go-to spouse for each horse lover.

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It is now popular all over the world, both as a riding pony and for driving in harness. Reliable ride Although more elegant than most native ponies, the Connemara still has all the ruggedness and common sense that enabled it to eke out a living on the boggy mountain slopes of its native land. This makes it a very dependable, sure-footed mount for riding over rough country. 40 The chest is deep and broad Similar breeds Powerful, muscular quarters contribute to its great strength Welsh Mountain Pony The oldest, smallest, and most elegant of the four types of Welsh ponies, this resilient, athletic breed is ideal for young riders.

Today, a monument stands by the stream in this now peaceful place, ensuring that the memory of Chetak’s sacrifice lives on. Marwari horse Brave Chetak died knowing he had saved his master The Rajputs created the Marwari horse—bred and trained to be hardy, intelligent, and amazingly brave in battle. Its distinctive curved, mobile ears, like those of the Kathiawari breed, give it very acute hearing and a swift response to danger. 49 Native ponies Haflinger The neck is strong, and always has a flaxen mane The head is small and elegant, with big eyes and small ears The Haflinger has wide nostrils Originating in the mountainous region around the village of Hafling in the Austrian Tyrol, this ancient breed seems to have stemmed from a cross between Arabs and local mountain ponies.

59 Working horses The long neck is slightly arched The head is long and lean, with a Roman nose and big eyes A Shire has good, powerful, sloping shoulders Shire This magnificent breed is the biggest and most powerful of all horses. Originating in the British Midlands, its colossal strength made it a natural choice for working in the fields and on the roads all over Britain during the 19th and early 20th centuries. During the 1950s, its numbers decreased dramatically, but its impressive appearance and gentle temperament encouraged a revival of interest, and it is now widely used for displays and heavy horse demonstrations.

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