Horses of the World is a comprehensive, large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses, including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids, such as zebras.
This beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses, anatomy and physiology, variation in breeds, and modern equestrian practices. The treatment of breeds is organized by country within broader geographical regions - from Eurasia through Australasia and to the Americas. Each account provides measurements (weight and height), distribution, origins and history, character and attributes, uses, and current status. Every breed is accompanied by superb colour drawings - 600 in total - and colour photographs can be found throughout the book.
“This is the horse book to end all horse books. . . . A magnificent reference for anyone with a passion for horses.” - Toronto Star
“A must for horse lovers and a fascinating browse for all readers.” - Library Journal