Horses by Elwyn Hartley Edwards
The Dorling Kindersley Handbook of Horses is packed with 250 vivid full-colour photographs of more than 100 breeds of horses. Authoritative text clear photography and a systematic approach help you to cut through the complicated identification process and to recognize major horse breeds quickly. Photo-Encyclopedic Approach Expertly written and thoroughly authenticated with each entry combining a concise description with annotated photographs this book is designed for all those who love horses. It traces the evolution of equines explains the difference between horses and ponies looks at how different breeds evolved or were selectively developed and examines equine anatomy and behaviour. Identification Made Easy An identification key at the start of the book uses photographs and illustrations to pinpoint the key features and distinguishing characteristics of different horse breeds. A series of simple questions about the appearance of the horse leads you to the correct entry in the book and a concise glossary provides instant understanding of equine terms.