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Ultimate Horse

Author Elwyn Hartley Edwards Price £16.99
Publication Date: 29th August 2002

Elwyn Hartley Edwards' outstanding compendium of horse breeds has been fully updated for a new generation of horse enthusiasts This information rich, stylish revised edition of the international best selling Ultimate Horse will delight horse lovers of all ages.

Ultimate Horse is a superb visual encyclopedia show casing over 99 different horses, including an additional 17 profiles, bringing to life the splendour of breeds such as the Eriskay Pony, the Kathiawan and the American Cream. With detailed, double page biographies and annotated, full figure photographic portraits, the essential characteristics, history and uses of each breed are clearly explained.

Each variety of horse has been organised into equestrian disciplines, from dressage to mounted games to driving and long distance riding, celebrating the vital and creative relationship between horse and man. In addition there are chapters on the origin of the equine species, the domestication of the horse and key information on the horse's conformation.

This dynamic, breathtaking, comprehensive guide is a tribute to the horse, after 7,000 years as man's indispensable partner.

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