Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

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Book Condition: Fine

First Octopus edition with light shelf wear on boards, colorful, price clipped dj shows one tiny chip at head of frt panel and very light wear at tips and head of spine. Tight bright copy, huge volume, oversized post required. 256 pages including index and acknowledgments. "A magnificent new comprehensive encyclopedia for all horse enthusiasts. With a foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith, International Editor, The Chronicle of the Horse". A comprehensive survey of the exciting world of the ridden horse, is the complete book for the horse enthusiast. Specially designed for easy reference, it is an authoritative guide to all aspects of riding. Included are sections on the development of the horse throughout the world, the whole range of equestrian sports from the thrill of the rodeo to the dignity and grace of the dressage arena, and a detailed look at horse care and management covering such topics as health, breeding and training. A major feature of this exclusive book is the illustrated breeds section which describes and discusses over 150 horse and pony breeds from all over the world. A glossary of more than 500 equestrian terms and a comprehensive index help to make this encyclopedia indispensable for the horse lover.

Title: Encyclopedia of the Horse

Author Name: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley

Illustrator: Illustrated


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1977

ISBN Number: 0706406060

ISBN Number 13: 9780706406061

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Type: Hardcover

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller Id: 29163