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450 Years Spanish Riding School

450 Years Spanish Riding School

by Elisabeth Gurtler, Rene van Bakel, and Arnim Basche
Glorious photographic tribute to the Spanish Riding School and their magnificent Lipizzaner horses. 112 color photos capture the beauty and rich traditions of this prestigious institution, from foals at the Piber Federal Stud to gala performances at the Winter Riding School in Vienna. This is the only authorized anniversary volume and includes both English and German translations. HB w/slipcase 208 pp.

#031-S3909     $65.00

 

British Horse and Pony Breeds - and Their Future

British Horse and Pony Breeds - and Their Future

by Clive Richardson
Explains how climate, conquests, and changing needs produced the many distinct horse breeds of the British Isles. From Shetlands to Shires, Dartmoors to Dales, Cleveland Bays to Connemaras, and Hackney Horses to Highland Ponies, the diversity of British breeds is remarkable. Also discusses the old breeds that have been lost and what must be done to preserve the remaining breeds for future generations to enjoy. HB 222 pp.

#031-B0989     $45.00

 

Draft Horses Today

Draft Horses Today

by Robert Mischka
American draft horse breeds are discussed as well as the vehicles and equipment used to do farm chores today. Draft horses can also be used for recreation, showing, horsepulls, parades, and just for fun. Plenty of color photos accompany this informative text. HB 166 pp.

#031-D0221     $32.95


Draft Horses: an Owner's Manual

Draft Horses: an Owner's Manual

by Beth Valentine and Michael Wildenstein
The increasing popularity of many different draft breeds has given rise to the need for more information on how to properly care for them. This practical manual covers the basic care, feeding, and health management of heavy horses. It is geared toward all draft breeds, including heavy pony breeds such as the Haflinger and Norwegian Fjord. A great resource for treating and preventing problems that are specific to draft horses. PB 229 pp.

#031-D0001     $32.00

 

Fell Pony (The)

Fell Pony (The)

by Clive Richardson
An overview of this established, versatile, performance breed from England. A calm disposition and active gaits make these ponies excellent in harness. They excel at riding disciplines as well. Care and feeding of this low-maintenance breed is discussed. PB 24 pp.

#031-H0830     $12.95


Little Falabella: The Magical Horse

Little Falabella: The Magical Horse

by Lowell Feldman
A delightful children's book about very special miniature horses who drive. Read about their journey from being bred by a royal family in Argentina to being rescued by a caring couple in America. A heartwarming story to be shared by all. Well illustrated. HB 89pp.

#031-0253     $45.00


The Big Book of Small Equine

The Big Book of Small Equine

by Johnny Robb and Jan Westmark
Miniature horses and Shetland ponies in America are celebrated for their versatility and tremendous popularity. From wonderful family pets to fancy show animals, they all have a unique personality that makes them truly special. Over 150 photos highlight the best small equines in this country. HB 192pp.

#031-B1626     $29.95

 

The Book of Miniature Horses

The Book of Miniature Horses

by Donna Campbell Smith
An introduction to the buying, caring for, training, and breeding of miniature horses. Offers tips on competing minis in hand and in harness. HB 136pp.

#031-B0894     $22.95

 

The Complete Morgan Horse

The Complete Morgan Horse

by Jeanne Mellin
A definitive look at the first all-American breed. The history of this versatile horse is traced from Justin Morgan to the present. Breed characteristics, conformation, breeders guidelines, influential bloodlines, preparation and performance in the show ring are discussed. HB 372 pp.

#031-C0033     $39.95



The Evolution of Many Modern Breeds of Light Horses

The Evolution of Many Modern Breeds of Light Horses

by Tom Ryder
An in-depth study of the development of British horse breeds. Written in his final years, this book is the culmination of Mr. Ryder's lifetime of research and incredible knowledge about horses. Richly illustrated with rare paintings and photos, this is a must read for all breed and driving enthusiasts. PB 136pp.

#012-3432     $43.50

 

Videos & DVDs on Breeds

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In the World of Friesians (DVD)

In the World of Friesians (DVD)

by Thomas Vogel
A look at those distinctively regal horses from the Netherlands. The outstanding action of the Friesian is highlighted in hand, under saddle, and in harness. Footage from the Friesian Horse Festival is a treat for all horse lovers. In English. 46 mins. DVD format.

#031-V1076     $45.00


Symphony of the Friesian Horse (DVD)

Symphony of the Friesian Horse (DVD)

music by Ludwig van Beethoven
The beauty of the majestic black Friesian is paired with the glorious sound of Beethoven's Symphony No. 8 Opus 93 in F-major. A joy for those who love horses and classical music. 28 mins. DVD format.

#031-V1077     $35.00



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