An engaging guide to horse breeds from around the world, this colourful book will inspire young horse lovers everywhere. Discover fun facts about each breed and the characteristics which make them distinctive, be it the elegant gait of the Missouri Fox Trotter or the strong legs of the Shire. With easy-to-follow facts on each page and a glossary of tricky terms at the back, this guide is an essential addition for any child who loves animals.
Nicola Jane Swinney is a former newspaper journalist who was hunting editor and later chief subeditor for the equestrian bible Horse & Hound. The author of more than twelve books - most of them about horses - Nicola is married and lives in southeast London.
Introduction Mustang Arabian Appaloosa Chincoteague Criollo Falabella Missouri Fox Trotter Palomino Peruvian Paso Quarter Horse Shire Camargue Caspian Friesian Hanoverian Icelandic Suffolk Lipizzaner Marwari Merens New Forest Paso Fino The Andalusian Selle Francais Welsh Section Akhal-Teke Glossary Index