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Pferde der Welt: 550 Rasseporträts [Horses of the World]

Flora / Fauna
By: Élise Rousseau(Author), Yann Le Bris(Author)
544 pages, colour photos, 600 colour illustrations, colour maps
Pferde der Welt: 550 Rasseporträts [Horses of the World]
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Language: German

This encyclopedia to the world's horses describes almost 570 breeds. Classification of breeds is by geographical area. For each breed the book reports size, the possible coats, morphology, distribution, origins and history, character and qualities, uses and presence in the global workforce.

The illustrations, of unparalleled naturalist precision, present the standard horse and give details of traditional harnesses when the breed is part of en equestrian culture. Physical details, coat variations, and breeds are often illustrated for the first time. Full page photographs of breeds in situ adorn this unique encyclopedia.

Comprehensive background research, including the most recent data, was done for all breeds of horses, including the rarest.

Summary in German:
Seit Tausenden von Jahren begleiten Pferde den Menschen und stehen ihm auf vielfältige Weise zur Seite. Als Zug-, Last- oder Reittier verbreiteten sich die Pferde mit den Menschen auf der ganzen Welt. Dieses Buch zeigt die ganze Vielfalt der Pferdewelt. Über 550 Pferderassen aus allen Ländern werden porträtiert. Mächtige Kaltblüter für das Ziehen von schweren Lasten, ausdauernde Kleinpferde der zentralasiatischen Steppen, elegante Rassen für Repräsentationszwecke, robuste Alltagspferde für die bäuerliche Arbeit, moderne Sportpferde für heutige Ansprüche – so unterschiedlich die Bedürfnisse der Menschen sind, so vielseitig zeigen sich die Rassen.

Mit detailgenauen Illustrationen und präzisen Texten zu Aussehen, Charakter und Verwendung spannt das Buch den Bogen von den Pferden des fernen Asien über die Rassen der Neuen Welt bis zur Vielfalt Afrikas, Arabiens und Europas. Ein umfassendes, bibliophil gestaltetes Übersichtswerk für Pferdeliebhaber!

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Flora / Fauna
By: Élise Rousseau(Author), Yann Le Bris(Author)
544 pages, colour photos, 600 colour illustrations, colour maps
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