Horse enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are fascinated by the history, characteristics, and abilities of various breeds. Unfortunately, most current breed books are written for European readers and feature horses that are rare or nonexistent in North America. A truly complete book on all the special horses of North America has never been available until now. Here is the most comprehensive guide, featuring in-depth profiles and photographs, to 96 breeds that call North America home.
From the Pryor Mountain Mustang to the Tennessee Walking Horse, North America is home to an amazing variety of horses. In this lavish, photograph-filled guide, Judith Dutson provides 96 in-depth profiles that include each breeds history, special uses, conformation standards, and more. Youll learn about homegrown favorites like the Morgan, Appaloosa, and Quarter Horse, as well as exotic imports like the Mangalarga Marchador and the Selle Français. Take a continental horse tour without ever leaving your home.
Judith Dutson owns and operates Horsefeather Farm, a care facility for horses recovering from surgery or illness, in Plain City, Ohio. She is also a research assistant in the Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department at Ohio State University. Dutson holds a masters degree in behavior genetics from the University of Connecticut. She is the author of Horse Breeds of North America and Storeys Illustrated Guide to 96 Horse Breeds of North America.
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