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Essential Fergus the Horse : The Life and Times of the World's Most Popular Cartoon Equine (Paperback)

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In the late 1990s, a little bay horse with four white socks and a blaze was born. Dubbed Fergus,” he has now traveled the world many times over by print, web, and satellite, inspired a line of merchandise featuring his visage, and gained a fervently devoted following in the hundreds-of-thousands on Facebook and through other social media outlets. Who is this horse and how can we explain his magnetism? What breed does he represent and at which sport does he excel? What makes him so special?Fergus the Horse (Equus hilarious) is the creation of artist Jean Abernethy, and the truth is, he is not meant to represent a particular breed, nor does he pursue one specific equestrian discipline. Perhaps it is this generic quality of every man or woman’s horse” that has led to his immense popularity. When fans write, Fergus reminds me of my horse,’ I cannot be paid a higher compliment,” says Abernethy. But while his familiarity may woo us, it is most likely his expressiveness, honesty, charm, and of course that keen sense of humor that wins our hearts.Now, in recognition of Fergus’ growing fan club, Abernethy has brought together the backstory of Fergus the Horsehow he came to be, his early years, the history of his friends” and support charactersand combined them with his greatest hits,” including the most-loved comic strips and cartoon moments, some rarely seen sketches, and brand new additions created exclusively for this book. The result is a lively, colorful, highly illustrated treasury that will entertain anyone with an eye for a horse and a need for a laugh.
In the late 1990s, a little bay horse with four white socks and a blaze was born. Dubbed Fergus,? he has now traveled the world many times over by print, web, and satellite, inspired a line of merchandise featuring his visage, and gained a fervently devoted following in the hundreds-of-thousands on Facebook and through other social media outlets. Who is this horse and how can we explain his magnetism? What breed does he represent and at which sport does he excel? What makes him so special?

Fergus the Horse (Equus hilarious) is the creation of artist Jean Abernethy, and the truth is, he is not meant to represent a particular breed, nor does he pursue one specific equestrian discipline. Perhaps it is this generic quality of every man or woman?s horse? that has led to his immense popularity. When fans write, Fergus reminds me of my horse,? I cannot be paid a higher compliment,? says Abernethy. But while his familiarity may woo us, it is most likely his expressiveness, honesty, charm, and of course that keen sense of humor that wins our hearts.

Now, in recognition of Fergus? growing fan club, Abernethy has brought together the backstory of Fergus the Horsehow he came to be, his early years, the history of his friends? and support charactersand combined them with his greatest hits,? including the most-loved comic strips and cartoon moments, some rarely seen sketches, and brand new additions created exclusively for this book. The result is a lively, colorful, highly illustrated treasury that will entertain anyone with an eye for a horse and a need for a laugh.

Number of Pages: 122
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Pets, Humor
Sub-Genre: Horses, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pgw
Author: Jean Abernethy
Language: English
Street Date: November 10, 2015
TCIN: 23999315
UPC: 9781570767432
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-7837
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