The New Encyclopedia Of The Horse
In this superb expanded and updated volume, equestrian expert Elwyn Hartley Edwards traces the evolution of the horse, covering every major breed of horse and pony as well as the contribution the horse has made to civilization -- in the wild, at work, at war, and in sport and recreation. Chronicling the history of the horse, The New Encyclopedia of the Horse encompasses th...more
Published March 28th 2001 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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This book definitely goes more in depth than the previous version. It has a different organization though, that I am not particularly fond of. The breeds are all interspersed with the history of horsemanship, tack, studs, care etc, rather than having the history all lumped, the gear all lumped, the studs all lumped so on and so on. It makes it very difficult to just look at the breeds. The draft horses are not all together, the ponies are sorta lumped together and the "normal" horses are kind of...more