The Big Book of Small Equine
by Johnny Robb and Jan Westmark
Miniature horses and Shetland ponies in America are celebrated for their versatility and tremendous popularity. From wonderful family pets to fancy show animals, they all have a unique personality that makes them truly special. Over 150 photos highlight the best small equines in this country. HB 192pp.
Draft Horses Today
by Robert Mischka
American draft horse breeds are discussed as well as the vehicles and equipment used to do farm chores today. Draft horses can also be used for recreation, showing, horsepulls, parades, and just for fun. Plenty of color photos accompany this informative text. HB 166 pp.
Draft Horses: an Owner's Manual
by Beth Valentine and Michael Wildenstein
The increasing popularity of many different draft breeds has given rise to the need for more information on how to properly care for them. This practical manual covers the basic care, feeding, and health management of heavy horses. It is geared toward all draft breeds, including heavy pony breeds such as the Haflinger and Norwegian Fjord. A great resource for treating and preventing problems that are specific to draft horses. PB 229 pp.
The Evolution of Many Modern Breeds of Light Horses
by Tom Ryder
An in-depth study of the development of British horse breeds. Written in his final years, this book is the culmination of Mr. Ryder's lifetime of research and incredible knowledge about horses. Richly illustrated with rare paintings and photos, this is a must read for all breed and driving enthusiasts. PB 136pp.
Fell Pony (The)
by Clive Richardson
An overview of this established, versatile, performance breed from England. A calm disposition and active gaits make these ponies excellent in harness. They excel at riding disciplines as well. Care and feeding of this low-maintenance breed is discussed. PB 24 pp.
Little Falabella: The Magical Horse
by Lowell Feldman
A delightful children's book about very special miniature horses who drive. Read about their journey from being bred by a royal family in Argentina to being rescued by a caring couple in America. A heartwarming story to be shared by all. Well illustrated. HB 89pp.
The Percheron Horse in America
by Joseph Mischka
A look at "the horse that powered America", its history, many uses over the years, and enduring appeal. HB 162 pp.
The Royal Horse of Europe
by Sylvia Loch
A magnificent look at the great war-horse of Spain and Portugal who changed the history of Europe and influenced many modern horse breeds. The Iberian breeds of Andalusian and Lusitano horses are true aristocrats in the art of driving as well as classical dressage. HB 256pp.
They Did it with Horses
by Philip Weber
Before there were trucks and tractors, horses did it all. This scrapbook of over 400 old photos from the Philip Weber collection shows fascinating street scenes and horses at work. These include farming, delivering, logging, fire fighting, and more. HB 255pp.
Traditional Horse Husbandry
by Carl Gay
Reprint of the classic 1914 guide to horsekeeping. Although some of the contents seem dated, there is plenty of driving advice from an era when all horsemen drove. The section on driving breeds of horses is particularly valuable. PB 331 pp.
The Welsh Cob
By Wynne Davies
Established as a breed in the fifteenth century, this strong and agile horse has become popular for riding and driving. This book examines the origins, influential studs, auction sales records, and performance of the athletic Welsh Cob. HB 209 pp.
British Horse and Pony Breeds - and Their Future
by Clive Richardson
Explains how climate, conquests, and changing needs produced the many distinct horse breeds of the British Isles. From Shetlands to Shires, Dartmoors to Dales, Cleveland Bays to Connemaras, and Hackney Horses to Highland Ponies, the diversity of British breeds is remarkable. Also discusses the old breeds that have been lost and what must be done to preserve the remaining breeds for future generations to enjoy. HB 222 pp.
The Book of Miniature Horses
by Donna Campbell Smith
An introduction to the buying, caring for, training, and breeding of miniature horses. Offers tips on competing minis in hand and in harness. HB 136pp.
450 Years Spanish Riding School
by Elisabeth Gurtler, Rene van Bakel, and Arnim Basche
Glorious photographic tribute to the Spanish Riding School and their magnificent Lipizzaner horses. 112 color photos capture the beauty and rich traditions of this prestigious institution, from foals at the Piber Federal Stud to gala performances at the Winter Riding School in Vienna. This is the only authorized anniversary volume and includes both English and German translations. HB w/slipcase 208 pp.
The Big Book of Miniature Horses
by Kendra Gale
A valuable resource for the first-time mini owner. Covers general care, health, grooming, breeding, training, and showing these versatile horses. A complete section is devoted to driving outside the show ring. This book will inspire you to share your life with a miniature horse. PB 198pp.