Horses and Ponies by Deborah Gill
A beautifully illustrated guide to over 180 breeds of horses and ponies from around the world, now reissued in new flexibinding This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems. Horses came to domestication relatively late, about 6000 years ago. However, today they play a major role in society, and Collins Gem Horses and Ponies is a handy-sized guide to all those breeds which play a part in it. Each entry in the book includes: * A full-colour photograph and history of the breed * Details on the breed's height, colours, identifying features and uses * Background information and fun trivia In addition there are sections on the history of the horse, horse anatomy and horse behaviour, plus advice on different aspects of horse management, including buying, nutrition and feeding, grooming and saddlery. A section on equine records, plus a glossary of useful terms complete this easy-to-use guide.