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The Horse

The Horse
Parragon Books Edited by
Elaine Walker By (author)
Product ID:  2003970
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Cottage Door Press

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8.2 X 10.3 in
224 pg

PETS / Horses
NATURE / Animals / Horses


Horses are among the most treasured creatures, not only for their long-standing partnership with man, but their strength, beauty, and spirit. This beautiful book gets right to the heart of these stunning animals, exploring everything from their behavior within a herd, to the myths and legends we associate with them, and their striking physicality. It concludes with sections on their varied colors and markings, and a charming chapter on their foals. Showcasing a wide variety of horses and ponies from around the world within their natural environments, this book is an eye-catching compendium for horse lovers of any background.

Elaine Walker has kept horses all her life. From Appaloosa horses to Miniature Shetland ponies and everything in between, Elaine finds herself watching and studying them, fascinated with how they interact with one another. In this book, she shares her passion, and the knowledge and understanding that paying close attention to horses can bestow.

  • Over 200 pages include a wealth of information on this majestic animal
  • Explores different breeds of horses, their markings, where they originated, and much more
  • Incredible photography embodying the spirit and beauty of horses, making the book come to life
  • Classic, hard cover treasury for any older kids or adults interested in horses
  • Perfect coffee table read or if looking for gifts for horse lovers

Author Bio

The Parragon name means quality, entertainment, and value and has been at the forefront of publishing for nearly 40 years. Going forward as an imprint of Cottage Door Press, the Parragon brand includes books that are interesting, entertaining, and affordable. The Parragon tradition continues....

Elaine Walker is a writer and consultant on the horse in cultural history. "To Amaze the People with Pleasure and Delight": The Horsemanship Manuals of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle, (Xenophon) began life as her PhD thesis and she has given several presentations on Newcastle's method in his riding house at Bolsover Castle. She has worked on projects for the Royal Historic Palaces Commission, the Royal Armouries, English Heritage, and Royal Mail, among others.