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About this book
About this book
Presents histories of 150 world horse and pony breeds. Horses and ponies from 50 countries are profiled, including descriptions of their physique, personality, and interesting facts. With photography capturing these magnificent animals in their natural surroundings, this guide is aimed at horse enthusiasts.
Introduction; Evolution and history of horses and breeds; Beginning; Arab; * Thoroughbred; * Barb; Iberian horses; Alter Real; * Andalucian; * Lusitano; * Sorraia; European breeds; Dartmoor; * Connemara; * Exmoor; * Fell; * Dales; * Highland (Shetland); * New Forest; * Welsh Breeds; * Hackney; * Cleveland; * Anglo Arab; * Bay; * Ariegeois; * Hucul; * Fiesian; * Furioso; * Konik/Tarpan; * Haflinger; * Maremmaner; * Landais; * Merens Noriker; * Pindos Pottock; * Salernitano/Sardinian; * Sella Italiano; * Skyros; Warmbloods; Einsiedler; * Groningen; * Holstein; * Hanoverian; * Oldenburg; * Selle Francais; * Trakehner; * Westphalian Wielkoploski; * British American; * Warmblood Warmblood; * Canadian Danish; * Warmblood Warmblood; * Dutch; * Warmblood; * Swedish; * Warmblood; * Belgian; * Warmblood; Scandinavian breeds; Dole; * Trotter; * Finnish; * Fjord; * Frederiksborg; * Freiberg; * Gotland; * Northland; * Icelandic; * Knabstrup; * North Swedish; Russian; Budyonny; * Akhal Teke; * Don; * Karbadin; * Karabair/ Karabakh; * Orlov Trotter; * Russian Tersk; * Trotter/; * Saddle; * Horse; * Ukranian Riding Horse; Around the world; Australian Stock Horse; * Batak; * Bima Pony; * Caspian; * Hokkaido; * Java Pony; * Misaki; * Sandelwood; * Sumba/; * Sumbawa; * Waler; * Nooitgedacht; * Basutho; * Boer; * Indian Half-breed; * Manwari; * Katawari; The Americas; Appaloosa; * American Show Horse; * Aztec; * Buckskin; * Choctaw; * Criollo; * Cremello; * Falabella; * Florida; * Cracker; * Galiceno; * Mangalarga; * Miniature; * Missouri; * Foxtrotter; * Morab; * Morgan; * Paint; * Palomino; * Paso Fino; * Pinto; * Peruvian Paso; * Pony of America; * Rocky Mountain pony; * Quarter Horse; * Saddlebred; * Spotted Saddle Horse; * Standard Bred; * Tennessee Walking Horse; * Campolina; Working and heavy horses; American White Horse; * Ardennes Boulonnais; * Belgian; * Breton; * Cavallaodia; * Tiro Rapido Latvian; * Heavy Draught; * Clydesdale; * Dutch Heavy Draught; * Jutland; * Mulassier; * Murakozi; * Poitevin; * Normandy; * Percheron; * Cob; * Russian Heavy Draught; * Suffolk Punch; * Tiro; * Vladimir; * Pesante; * Heavy; * Rapido Draught; * Irish Draught; * Hunter; Wild and feral; Brumby; * Camargue; * Chincoteague; * Mustang.
Nicola Jane Swinney is an editor at Horse and Hound the UK's equestrian bible and also edited one of its sister titles for five years. She is also author of the best-selling book Spirit of the Horse. Location: Bromley, UK