Encyclopedia of the Horse

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith

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Book Condition: Near Fine

NF hardcover in near fine dj. 1st Dell Peerage printing. Negligible wear on boards, colorful dj displays beautifully in new mylar despite one 1/2 inch closed tear at lower fore-edge of frt panel. but no chips. Tight bright copy, huge volume, 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. 1st Dell printing. 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; Foreword by Alexander Mackay-Smith

Illustrator: Illustrated


Edition: First Dell Printing

Publisher: England, Peerage Books: 1992

ISBN Number: 1850520399

ISBN Number 13: 9781850520399

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller Id: 30957

Keywords: Horse Breeds, History, Equestrian Sports, Dressage, Rodeo, Fox Hunting.,