This is a resource for readers who want to learn all about horses, from grooming tips to their role in human civilization. Discover facts such as the difference between an English and a Western saddle and how to clean a horseshoe.
Table of Contents
The horse family; how horses evolved; bones and teeth; senses and behaviour; mares and foals; wild asses; seeing stripes; ancient ancestors; horses in history; donkey work; mules and hinnies; shoes and shoeing; bits and pieces; exploring by horse; to the Americas; running wild; horses from around the world; more breeds and colours; war horses; the age of chivalry; travelling by horse; horse-drawn vehicles; heavy horses; horse power; light draught work; the horse in North America; sporting horses; horses for courses; useful ponies; did you know?; identifying breeds; find out more.