What flavours do horses like best? Are all Appaloosas spotted? How do you read a horse's body language? What's the difference between neighing and nickering? Who was the fastest Thoroughbred racehorse ever? What's the difference between trotting and pacing? How are movie horses trained to fall while galloping? This title answers these questions.
Horse lovers are insatiable in their quest to learn more about their favourite animals, and it's no wonder: Horses are powerful, graceful, communicative, beautiful, and fascinating. "Knowing Horses" captures all the mystery and magic of horses, for both devoted equestrians and non-riders, answering such questions as: What flavours do horses like best? Are all Appaloosas spotted? How do you read a horse's body language? What's the difference between neighing and nickering? Who was the fastest Thoroughbred racehorse ever? What's the difference between trotting and pacing? How are movie horses trained to fall while galloping? Presented in a friendly Q&A format, the book is as informative as it is entertaining. It addresses temperament, abilities, physiology, diet, behaviour, and the deep, long-standing relationship between horses and humans. It explores the mind of the horse and demystifies the animal's quirks and idiosyncrasies. Like the animal it celebrates, "Knowing Horses" is sure to capture the hearts and imaginations of horse lovers everywhere.
Knowing Horses is a must for those who love horses and want to learn more about their favorite animals.
Les Sellnow, a competitive horseman and journalist, and Carol A. Butler, a writer, psychoanalyst and docent at the American Museum of Natural History, have unearthed a plethora of interesting facts and stories about horses and included them in a pocket-sized paperback that is interesting to browse as well as have on hand as a quick reference.
About Les Sellnow
Carol A. Butler is co-author of a series of natural history Q&A books with Rutgers University Press, a psychoanalyst, and a docent at the American Museum of Natural History. She lives in New York, New York. Les Sellnow is a lifelong horseman, competitor, and journalist, as well as the author of eight horse books and hundreds of magazine articles. He writes regularly for The Horse and The Blood-Horse magazines. He lives in Riverton, Wyoming.
Knowing Horses by Les Sellnow
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