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The Horse Encyclopedia - (DK Pet Encyclopedias) by Elwyn Hartley Edwards (Hardcover)

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  • A stunning celebration of the equine world.
  • About the Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards was one of the most respected equestrian authors of the twentieth century.
  • 360 Pages
  • Nature, Animals
  • Series Name: DK Pet Encyclopedias


About the Book

-Original text by Elwyn Hartley Edwards taken from Ultimate Horse and The Encyclopedia of the Horse---Title page verso.

Book Synopsis

A stunning celebration of the equine world.

This definitive visual guide to horses and ponies includes a list of over 150 different breeds and types, including all those recognized by national horse societies. This stunning volume is the perfect reference guide for horse lovers of all ages!

Inside the pages of this horse encyclopedia, you'll find:

⃦ A comprehensive horse compendium.
⃦ Expert care advice on keeping, feeding, grooming and caring for horses.
⃦ Panels on famous breeds, or individual horses, owners, riders or breeders.

Everything about horses!

From tiny ponies to heavy draft horses and speedy thoroughbreds, horses are among the most influential animals in human history. The Horse Encyclopedia explores the evolution and anatomy of the horse and its place in history, art and culture.

Gorgeous photography of horse breeds worldwide is accompanied by knowledgeable text describing the origins, history and characteristics of a definitive list of horses and ponies. This animal encyclopedia also includes expert advice on horse care, including feeding and grooming and horse health.

Love animals? Try our other animal encyclopedias!

The Horse Encyclopedia
explores all you need to know about horses and ponies in one dazzling volume -- a must-have for any equine enthusiast! Other Definitive Visual Guide series titles include the Dog Encyclopedia and Cat Encyclopedia, stunning celebrations of your favorite pets!

About the Author

Elwyn Hartley Edwards was one of the most respected equestrian authors of the twentieth century. He edited Riding magazine for 18 years and wrote more than 30 books on horses and horsemanship. In addition to his equestrian knowledge he was also an expert on saddlery. In 1993 the British Horse Society gave him its Award of Merit. Edwards passed away in 2007 at the age of 80.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.2 Inches (H) x 9.2 Inches (W) x 1.2 Inches (D)
Weight: 4.1 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 360
Genre: Nature
Sub-Genre: Animals
Series Title: DK Pet Encyclopedias
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Theme: Horses
Format: Hardcover
Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Language: English
Street Date: November 29, 2016
TCIN: 51407649
UPC: 9781465451439
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-3355
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.2 inches length x 9.2 inches width x 11.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 4.1 pounds
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Beautiful book with a good amount of facts and photos throughout.
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