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Horses Around The World

Author : Tom Jackson
ISBN : 1625881932
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides facts about different horse breeds, including the Andalusian, Falabella, and Tersk.

Horses Around The Globe

Author : Dana Slabaugh
ISBN : 0692732594
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"Horses Around the Globe a coloring adventure for young and older" is a book of beautifully rendered, lively horses from around the world. It was commissioned by the artist's ten-year-old horse- loving- niece and can be enjoyed by horse enthusiasts of all ages.

The Mythology Of Horses

Author : Gerald Hausman
ISBN : 9780307824752
Genre : Pets
File Size : 29. 67 MB
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An extraordinary collection of myths and facts about horses, their honored place in human history, and the mystique that has surrounded them in cultures around the globe. Horses have always held a mystical sway over the human imagination; no other creature has inspired the same reverence or cross-cultural fascination. The Mythology of Horses offers a comprehensive look at horse breeds around the world, exploring their heritage, physical attributes, and place in human society, as well as the folklore, popular mythology, and true stories surrounding each breed. In this evocative, one-of-a-kind reference, folklorists Gerald and Loretta Hausman present stories from breeders, Olympic equestrians, and cowboys, along with tales about famous horse owners from Buffalo Bill to Roy Rogers, Genghis Khan to Napoleon. Vividly capturing the aura that has surrounded horses throughout time, this collection will fascinate horse lovers of all kinds.

Horses Of The World

Author : Élise Rousseau
ISBN : 9780691167206
Genre : Nature
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Horses of the World is a comprehensive, large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses, including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids, such as zebras. This beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses, anatomy and physiology, variation in breeds, and modern equestrian practices. The treatment of breeds is organized by country within broader geographical regions--from Eurasia through Australasia and to the Americas. Each account provides measurements (weight and height), distribution, origins and history, character and attributes, uses, and current status. Every breed is accompanied by superb color drawings--600 in total--and color photographs can be found throughout the book.--AMAZON.

The Life Of Horses

Author : Jane Holderness-Roddam
ISBN : 158245048X
Genre : Pets
File Size : 79. 18 MB
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This is the ultimate book on horses-a truly comprehensive, imaginative, forward-looking, and international reference work about all aspects of the life of horses and the people involved. It provides detailed information on all major horse breeds, sports and leisure activities, and ceremonial and working horses. * Compares and contrasts breeds from around the world and covers their history and relevance to modern uses. * Includes special feature articles written by top international breeders, trainers, jockeys, and other horse people that give an insight as to what it is like to be involved with horses on a day-to-day basis. * Reveals the latest thinking on understanding horses. * Takes an in-depth look at all modern uses of the horse in work and leisure.

Equine Behavioral Medicine

Author : Bonnie V. Beaver
ISBN : 9780128122457
Genre : Science
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Equine Behavioral Medicine provides an essential resource for those who work with, study, and provide care to horses. It provides critical knowledge to help users understand the complex aspects of their behavior in order to benefit the animal, observe safe practices, and advance research in this area. The book includes current information on normal horse behavior and problem behaviors, particularly those associated with medical conditions, changes in the nervous system, and the use of drug therapy. Readers will gain a comprehensive understanding of the differences of the sensory systems and the concepts of learning that are helpful for successful treatments and safety. With the use of psychopharmacology becoming increasingly common by veterinarians, including for abnormal behaviors, is important to understand the rationale for the use of these medications. Understanding the intimate relationship between behavior, physiology, and health is key to practitioners, students, professionals, and others who work with, or care for, horses. Pulls together the current published science on equine behavior into chapters covering a variety of specific behavioral topics Features discussion based on an extensive review of the literature Includes a thorough reference list in each chapter for those who might be interested in further research

All The Wild Horses

Author : Dayton O. Hyde
ISBN : 9780760325902
Genre : Nature
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The founder of The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary near Hot Springs, South Dakota, journeys inside the world of America's wild horses in a richly photographed study of the natural history, behavior, and plight of wild horses across the United States, from the mustangs of the West to the ponies of Assoteague and Chincoteague islands.

Horse Country A World Of Horses

Author : Christine Meunier
ISBN : 9780987533203
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Horse Country follows the lives of four young women working in the equine industry. Two instruct horse riding at their parents metropolitan riding school whilst the other two are pursuing careers in the thoroughbred stud industry.

Celebrating Life Customs Around The World From Baby Showers To Funerals 3 Volumes

Author : Victoria Williams Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781440836596
Genre : Social Science
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This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures

Big Horses Little Horses

Author : Jim Medway
ISBN : 0228101093
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Horse and ponies of all sorts and types are brought together in this one book for young children. Big Horses, Little Horses features over 130 horse and pony breeds from around the world, Divided into sections on British, European, North American, Asian and World horses, every known breed is included: from the English Thoroughbred racehorse to the tiny Shetland Pony, from the enormous Drum Horse to the elegant Arabian. Horses for trotting, horses for climbing mountains, horses for cattle work, horses for jumping, horses for pulling carriages - they are all here."--

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