Eyewitness Horse: Discover the World of Horses and Ponies—from Their Origins and Breeds to Their R (DK Eyewitness) (Paperback)
Become an expert on horses, one of nature's most beloved animals.
This children's book shows how horses have played a pivotal part throughout human history. You will uncover the role of these majestic mammals, from the exploration of far off lands to their importance in wartime. Built for stamina and speed, horses have also been used to pull chariots, power engines, grind wheat, and spin cotton.
Eyewitness Horse also provides information about different horse breeds, colors, shapes, and sizes. You will also follow this animal's journey into the world of sports and find out what place they hold in ancient myths and legends. Finally, the reference section is packed with amazing facts and stats and includes a guide to different breeds.
About the Author
Juliet Clutton-Brock (1933–2015) was the managing editor at the Zoological Society of London's journal and a research associate of the Natural History Museum. Dr. Clutton-Brock was the author of the award-winning Horse, Cat, and Animals as Domesticates: A World View Through History. She was also a contributor to DK's Animal.