The Official Horse Breeds Standards Book

The Official Horse Breeds Standards Book

The Complete Guide to the Standards of All North American Equine Breed Associations

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Grand Central Pub

This is the only guidebook collecting the officialNorth America breed associations’ standards and conformations, making it a much-needed, handy, and comprehensive reference. Like the American Kennel Club's The Complete Dog Book (now in its 20th printing), this isthe book for horse breeds. For each of 118 North American breeds--from ponies and small horses to pleasure horses, draft horses, and thoroughbred racers--the massive 200,000-word guide provides an official history, detailed conformation ideals, descriptions of gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations.Fine color photographs complete the detailed picture each entry presents.This guide is destined to become the bible of the horse world.



Book News
Lynghaug presents a reference guide for anyone interested in horses or ponies who would like to become more knowledgeable about the qualifications and structure of a breed, in general, or to assist them in choosing the right breed of horse to purchase. Incorporating expert information from national breed organizations and registries, the text contains listings for 100-plus breeds of pleasure, gaited, warmblood, draft, and wild horses, and ponies. Each entry includes descriptions, histories, and official standards of what each horse and pony should be, as presented by their registries; the majority of entries are illustrated with three to six full-color photographs. Lynghaug's credentials are not stated. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Mbi Pub Co

The only official guidebook to horse breed standards and conformation in North America, with breed history and  information on gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations.


This is the only guidebook collecting the official North America breed associations’ standards and conformations, making it a much-needed, handy, and comprehensive reference. Like the American Kennel Club's The Complete Dog Book (now in its 20th printing), this is the book for horse breeds. For each of 118 North American breeds--from ponies and small horses to pleasure horses, draft horses, and thoroughbred racers--the massive 200,000-word guide provides an official history, detailed conformation ideals, descriptions of gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations. Fine color photographs complete the detailed picture each entry presents. This guide is destined to become the bible of the horse world.



Publisher: Minneapolis : Voyageur Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780760334997
0760334994
Branch Call Number: 636.10021 LYN
Characteristics: 672 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,24 cm.

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