The Field Guide to Horses

The Field Guide to Horses

by Samantha Johnson, Daniel Johnson

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Thinking of acquiring a horse? Studying equine breeds and traits? Or simply curious about the magnificent creatures? This book, with profiles of one hundred horse, pony, and draft breeds, is the most comprehensive field guide to horses ever published. Illustrated throughout with fine color photographs, the profiles detail the characteristics and unique aspects of each breed; they also include brief histories and explain distinctions of equine color genetics, markings and patterns, and conformation. Complete, concise, and compact, this field guide is as handy as it is informative--the perfect companion for anyone considering horses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616732172
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 34 MB
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About the Author

Samantha Johnson is a freelance writer and certified horse judge, and she wrote How to Raise Horses and Horse Breeds: 65 Popular Horse, Pony, and Draft Breeds. She lives on a horse farm near Phelps, Wisconsin. Daniel Johnson specializes in equine photography and has provided the photos for How to Raise Horses and Horse Breeds: 65 Popular Horse, Pony, and Draft Breeds. He lives on and manages a family-owned horse farm near Phelps, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: An Introduction to Horses

Chapter 2: Beyond the Basics

Chapter 3: Identifying Horse Colors

Chapter 4: White Markings and Other Identifying Characteristics

Chapter 5: Coat Patterns

Chapter 6: Breed Profiles



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