This is the only guidebook collecting the official North America breed associations’ standards and conformations, making it a much-needed, handy, and comprehensive reference. Like the American Kennel Club's The Complete Dog Book (now in its 20th printing), this is the book for horse breeds. For each of 118 North American breeds--from ponies and small horses to pleasure horses, draft horses, and thoroughbred racers--the massive 200,000-word guide provides an official history, detailed conformation ideals, descriptions of gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations. Fine color photographs complete the detailed picture each entry presents. This guide is destined to become the bible of the horse world.
The Complete Guide to the Standards of All North American Equine Breed Associations
Author: Fran Lynghaug
Publisher: Voyageur Press
The domestication of the horse in the fourth millennium BC altered the course of mankind’s future. Formerly a source only of meat, horses now became the prime mode of fast transport as well as a versatile weapon of war. Carolyn Willekes traces the early history of the horse through a combination of equine iconography, literary representations, fieldwork and archaeological theory. She explores the ways in which horses were used in the ancient world, whether in regular cavalry formations, harnessed to chariots, as a means of reconnaissance, in swift and deadly skirmishing (such as by Scythian archers) or as the key mode of mobility. Establishing a regional typology of ancient horses – Mediterranean, Central Asian and Near Eastern – the author discerns within these categories several distinct sub-types. Explaining how the physical characteristics of each type influenced its use on the battlefield – through grand strategy, singular tactics and general deployment – she focuses on Egypt, Persia and the Hittites, as well as Greece and Rome. This is the most comprehensive treatment yet written of the horse in antiquity.
From Bucephalus to the Hippodrome
Author: Carolyn Willekes
Here is the definitive illustrated horse guide. Packed with more than 450 color photographs, this guidebook shows you how to care for your horse. And all at an attractive price of $19.99. Plus, the hardcover PLC binding is made to be used out in your barn or stable. This is the one-stop book for all your equestrian needs: The 60,000 words of text and captions detail everything you will need to know for selecting, buying, owning, feeding, grooming, and caring for your horse—and more!
The Illustrated Handbook to Owning and Caring for Your Horse
Author: Carolyn Henderson,Fran Lynghaug
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
The relationship between humans and domestic animals has changed in dramatic ways over the ages, and those transitions have had profound consequences for all parties involved. As societies evolve, the selective pressures that shape domestic populations also change. Some animals retain close relationships with humans, but many do not. Those who establish residency in the wild, free from direct human control, are technically neither domestic nor wild: they are feral. If we really want to understand humanity's complex relationship with domestic animals, then we cannot simply ignore the ones who went feral. This is especially true in the American South, where social and cultural norms have facilitated and sustained large populations of feral animals for hundreds of years. Feral Animals in the American South retells southern history from this new perspective of feral animals.
An Evolutionary History
Author: Abraham H. Gibson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The first comprehensive reference book to provide standard descriptions of them all. This includes specially researched up-to-date information on the forty-six breeds of the Soviet Union, several of them described here in English for the first time. In addition, there are descriptions of nearly thirty once significant breeds, in various contries, that are now very rare or extinct. Extensive articles on the Arab, the Barb and the Thoroughbred trace their history and describe the great influence these three universal breeds have had on the development of all the world's horses.
Author: Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Includes laws, 1931-1949, for year following that covered by reports.
Author: Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture. Division of Horse Breeding,Walter Henry Ebling,Wisconsin,Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture and Markets,Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture. Feed Inspection Division,Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture. Fertilizer Inspection Division,Wisconsin. Division of Fairs and State Development,Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture,Wisconsin. Dept. of Agriculture and Markets. Division of Insect and Plant Disease Control
Hestens udvikling gennem tiderne. Hesteracer inddelt i ponyer, arbejdsheste, sportsheste og hestetyper. Hesteavl. Med mange farvefotos og -tegninger.
The Complete Guide to Horse Breeds and Breeding
Author: Jane Kidd,Robin Adshead
Category: Horse breeds
- Mit Spannung erwartet: Guinness World Records 2019 - Neue atemberaubende Rekorde - Ideales Geschenk für Kinder ab 8 Jahren und die ganze Familie Der Bestseller unter den Rekord-Büchern ist zurück: Das Guinness Buch der Rekorde fasziniert seine Leser mit den besten neuen Rekorden und den beliebtesten Rekord-Klassikern. Die größte Sandburg, der längste Slackline-Gang über Wasser, der höchste Basketball-Wurf, der am häufigsten von Auge zu Auge gerollte Fußball, die beeindruckendsten LEGO®-Modelle, der lauteste Apfelbiss - den Ideen und Themen sind in diesem Buch keine Grenzen gesetzt. Verrückte Einfälle, unglaubliche Fakten und spektakuläres Fotomaterial bringen Kinder und Erwachsene zum Staunen, Schaudern, Gruseln und Lachen. Ein Weihnachtsgeschenk mit garantiertem Wow-Effekt! Technische Voraussetzungen: Der Titel ist optimiert für die Nutzung auf Tablet-Geräten (Kindle Fire, iPad und Android) und über die entsprechenden Apps auf dem Smartphone. Reguläre e-Ink-Reader sind für die Wiedergabe grundsätzlich ungeeignet.
Author: Guinness World Records Ltd.
Publisher: Ravensburger Buchverlag Otto Maier GmbH
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Practical advice on horse care discusses feeding, housing, health care, tack, breeding, evaluating conformation and temperament, and showing a horse
Author: Bruce Mills
Publisher: Howell Books
Category: Technology & Engineering
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Provides an annotated list of reference works dealing with librarianship, reading, journalism, book, collecting, language, art, music, photography, and entertainment
Author: Albert John Walford,Anthony P. Harvey,L. J. Taylor,H. Drubba
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Red Dead Redemption 2 Complete Official Guide Standard Edition Compiled and crafted in association with Rockstar Games, this guide is your indispensable companion to the vast, dangerous, and breathtaking world of Red Dead Redemption 2. GUIDE DETAILS HUNDREDS OF UNTOLD TALES, TOLD: All events at your fingertips, from the most memorable missions to the rarest chance encounters – you need never miss a single moment of the story CHARTING THE WILDS: Hi-res annotated maps detail everything you might hope to find as you travel: special collectibles, hidden lock boxes, uncharted landmarks… they’re all here 100% COMPLETION: Treasure hunts, gunslingers, robberies, loansharking, bounty hunting, table games – all streamlined for total completion VISUAL SOLUTIONS: Supported by annotated 4K screenshots COMPLETION ROADMAPS: Comprehensive flowcharts reveal the exact availability conditions of all missions and unlockables EXPERT ANALYSIS: All key systems and parameters fully documented, with exhaustive appraisals of all weapons, items, horse breeds, animals – and so much more EASE OF USE: Instant searches, print navigation systems and an extensive 2-page index give you immediate access to the information you need.
The Complete Official Guide Standard Edition
Category: Games & Activities
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Author: Laura Hillenbrand
Publisher: TESSLOFF Verlag