Horses: The Definitive Catalog of Horse and Pony Breeds

 
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Horses: The Definitive Catalog of Horse and Pony Breeds
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8+
Release Date
December 26, 2018
ISBN
978-1338360813
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A large format, stunningly photgraphed guide to more than 150 horse and pony breeds for animal- and science-loving readers of all ages.

Enter the incredible world of horses and ponies with this gorgeous compendium of more than 150 breeds from around the world. Beautifully photographed and packed with information on everything from individual breed characteristics to expert advice on horse care and show-jumping, polo, and more.

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Anything and Everything About Horses
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Horses: The Definitive Catalog of Horse and Pony Breeds is a stunning book that any horse lover will want to read. To be honest, I didn't know there were so many different types of horses out there. I love the photography and overall layout of the book. It's easy to read while admiring the horses. They're so beautiful that I couldn't choose a favorite if someone asked.

This book talks about the history of horses, the anatomy of a horses, and more than 150 different breeds. There's also a section about caring for horses and a glossary in the back. I love that they also include the Shetland pony. This book really is everything and anything you need to know about horses. This would make a great gift to the horse lovers out there.

The history aspects to it are intriguing and I love how this book talks about where certain breeds originated from. There's also fun facts throughout the book that I found interesting as well. For example, "Mustangs are allowed to run free on 34 million acres of public land in the US". This book taught me a good bit and it would be good for children with curious minds.


Final Verdict: This book is a cannot miss for horse lovers. I would also recommend it to those who are thinking about buying a horse and want the child to learn more beforehand.
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