450 Years Spanish Riding Schoolby 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.
British Horse and Pony Breeds - and Their Futureby 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.
Draft Horses Todayby 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.
Draft Horses: an Owner's Manualby 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.
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.
Little Falabella: The Magical Horseby 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.
The Big Book of Small Equineby 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.
The Book of Miniature Horsesby 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.
The Evolution of Many Modern Breeds of Light Horsesby 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.
The Percheron Horse in Americaby Joseph Mischka
A look at "the horse that powered America", its history, many uses over the years, and enduring appeal. HB 162 pp.