Publication Date: 01/04/2021 ISBN: 9780241446638 Category:

Horses & Ponies


Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Publication Date: 01/04/2021 ISBN: 9780241446638 Category:




The ultimate visual guide for children passionate about all things equine.

Calling all horse lovers! This horse book for kids is a one-stop-shop for everything from their history, anatomy, breeds, how to care for them, their social significance and more!

Inside the pages of this children’s book about equestrian knowledge you will find:

– Informative features on all the major horse and pony breeds, from the enormous Dutch Draught Horse to the tiny Argentine Falabella
– Beautiful photographs and detailed illustrations of magnificent horses found across the world
– Learn about the importance of horses across different cultures from sport, shows, traditions and celebrations, to transport, police work, and even shrimp-fishing!
– Extensive information and step-by-step instructions on horse-riding and caring for these beautiful animals

From the difference between horses and ponies to why horses sleep standing up, this comprehensive guide explores every horsey topic you could want to explore! Colourful photographs and pictures on every page include many different horses and pony breeds, from Shetland ponies, shire horses and thoroughbreds and highlights their importance in our world today.

Children will learn how to care for horses and understand their behaviours, covering topics such as grooming a horse, how to muck out a stable, and looking after tack. The book also explores horse skills and will answer questions about riding horses and ponies, such as what dressage is, how to steer a horse and much more!

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