Eyewitness Guides Horse
Model Number: 9780863187902
Discover the world of horses and ponies in close-up - their evolution, behaviour, and important role in human history.
Here is an original and exciting new guide to the fascinating world of horses and ponies.
Stunning, real-life photographs of horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, wild asses, and zebras, as well as carts, carriages, riding equipment, and more, offer a unique “eyewitness” view of these remarkable animals, their natural history and role in civilization.
An authentic Wells Fargo stagecoach
The difference in size between a giant Shire horse and a tiny Shetland pony
A 19th-century woman riding side-saddle
A performing circus horse
A real-life jousting tournament
Why horse flatten back their ears
How a blacksmith shoes a horse
How horses have been used in wartime
How a horse’s teeth show its age
Why a zebra has stripes
Which wild asses are now extinct
What a Roman horse shoe looked like
The difference between an English and a Western saddle
What makes horses race
And much, much more.