The Morgan Horse

Author: Sally Spencer

Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited

ISBN: 9780851315997

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 158

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Part of the Allen Breed series, this book looks at the first breed of light horse to be developed and registered in the USA. This book takes a look at the Morgan's American history and heritage, but also looks at it from an international viewpoint, studying its development in the USA, Canada, Britain and other European countries.

The Official Horse Breeds Standards Guide

The Complete Guide to the Standards of All North American Equine Breed Associations

Author: Fran Lynghaug

Publisher: Voyageur Press

ISBN: 1616731710

Category: Pets

Page: 672

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This is the only guidebook collecting the official North America breed associations’ standards and conformations, making it a much-needed, handy, and comprehensive reference. Like the American Kennel Club's The Complete Dog Book (now in its 20th printing), this is the book for horse breeds. For each of 118 North American breeds--from ponies and small horses to pleasure horses, draft horses, and thoroughbred racers--the massive 200,000-word guide provides an official history, detailed conformation ideals, descriptions of gait and distinctive traits, temperament, colors, and variations. Fine color photographs complete the detailed picture each entry presents. This guide is destined to become the bible of the horse world.

The Morgan Horse

Author: Charlotte Wilcox,William Muñoz

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9781560653622

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Discusses the unique horse, Justin Morgan, and the special breed that carries his name and characteristics. Includes photo diagram.

The Morgan Horse

Author: Sarah Maass

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736837675

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Describes the Morgan horse, including their history, physical features, and their primary uses. Includes a photo diagram of the horse.

International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds

Author: Bonnie L. Hendricks

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN: 9780806138848

Category: Nature

Page: 486

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A standard reference on horse breeds, illustrated and updated Celebrating the animal that has been a stalwart servant to humankind for countless generations, Bonnie Hendricks’s International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds is the most thorough compilation of horse breeds ever attempted. The nearly four hundred entries, arranged alphabetically, include foundation breeds now extinct as well as extant breeds from across the globe. Each entry details the breed’s origin and background, size, appearance, chief use, and status (rare versus common). A list of breed associations and government departments that supplied data and photographs for the encyclopedia has been fully updated for this edition. With its breadth and depth of coverage, as well as 530 black-and-white and 32 color illustrations, the encyclopedia continues to be a standard international reference.

Horses of Distinction

Stars of the Pleasure Breeds with Exceptional Shine

Author: F. Lynghaug

Publisher: Horses of Distinction

ISBN: 9780977894703

Category: Horse breeds

Page: 80

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Horses: A Guide to Selection, Care, and Enjoyment

Author: J. Warren Evans

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 1429934581

Category: Pets

Page: 717

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For almost twenty years, Horses has been the definitive horse care manual, an indispensable reference for anyone who shows, races, breeds, or rides horses. Now Horses is available for the first time in paperback in a completely revised and updated new edition, offering all the latest information necessary for the competent care and recreational use of horses today. It covers every vital phase of buying, managing, enjoying, and raising horses and features a wealth of illustrations and photo sequences showing step-by-step management procedures, as well as more technical information for advanced owners. The Third Edition also reflects recent findings in health care and research, and includes * A new chapter on business practices in the horse industry * Current recommendations for internal parasite control * Information on equine assisted therapy * Linebreeding, the Dosage Index, and the Rasmussen Factor * Recent information on coat color inheritance * The physiology of conditioning performance horses * The practical use of behavior for training Comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, Horses, Third Edition is an essential reference book for anyone who cares for a horse, from novice to experienced owner.

American Horses

Author: Ralph Moody

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803232488

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 184

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Discusses the origins and history of various horse breeds in America, including the Morgan, Tennessee Walking Horse, and American Saddle Horse.

How to Draw Vermont’s Sights and Symbols

Author: Stephanie True Peters

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823961023

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Explains how to draw some of Wyoming's sights and symbols, including the state seal, the official flower, and Devil's Tower, the rock formation that was named the first National Monument in 1906.

The American Horse

From Conquistadors to the Twenty-First Century

Author: Kathleen Rauschl Ward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 343

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Animals

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Animal welfare

Page: N.A

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America's Own

A Celebration of America and Its Horse

Author: J. Bryan Hickman,Curtis Buck

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 098945083X

Category: History

Page: 120

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Fifty states, fifty stories, one common denominator. Every chapter of Morgan Horse history, from the birth of Figure to today’s show ring legends, contains an inspiring account of service and versatility unlike any other. And now, for the first time, those chapters have been pulled together into an unforgettable book that commemorates and celebrates the contribution of the Morgan Horse to the country we love so much. "America’s Own: A Celebration of America and its Horse," is an all-new publication that pays tribute to America’s first breed of horse, the Morgan, through 50 true stories of the Morgan’s amazing influence on the America we know today. Through this combination of both famous and lesser-known anecdotes, you’ll experience and discover how the Morgan Horse shaped the development of the East Coast, took the horse racing world by storm, changed the course of history in the Civil War, settled the Western Frontier as the mount of the pioneer, connected the nation through the Pony Express, and so much more. "America’s Own: A Celebration of America and its Horse" belongs in the hands of every patriot and horse lover alike.