The Horse Lover's Encyclopedia by Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Model Number: 9780715318355
The new enthusiast’s definitive guide to the horse, written by the world’s bestselling equestrian author.
An enthralling journey of discovery into the world of Equus, form the horse’s own extraordinary evolution to its pivotal place in the story of human civilization. The Horse Lover’s Encyclopedia takes a detailed look at the history of the horse at work, in war, and in sport, with more than 500 full-colour illustrations, including specially commissioned step-by-step practical photography and breathtaking inspirational pictures of all the major breeds.
Expert advice on horse management, including choosing the ideal horse and caring for saddlery. A unique series of lessons introduces the essentials of good riding, from mounting a horse for the first time to riding cross-country courses and combination jumps.
Lavishly illustrated feature spreads introduce the world’s most famous horse heroes and celebrate amazing equestrian feats of strength, speed, loyalty and endurance.
The Horse Lover’s Encyclopedia is at once a truly definitive reference book and a highly practical guide to horsemanship: the ideal gift for horse lovers everywhere.