Crazy for Horses by Shawn HamiltonCrazy for Horses by Shawn Hamilton

Crazy for Horses

byShawn Hamilton, Karen BriggsIllustratorShawn Hamilton

Paperback | August 15, 1999

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Imagine Thoroughbreds thundering over your desk or graceful Arabians flying across your wall! Here are sixteen full-colour photos of horses and lots of fascinatingfacts to read, too. Stats and a description of the breed accompany each poster, and additional information abounds: the oldest breed of horse alive, how to tell a ponyfrom a horse, horse anatomy, colour terminology, famous horse events, kinds of competitions, and more. There is even an extensive list of addresses and websites for kids who want to gallop into the world of horses. Nothing fascinates kids as much as animals, and few animals captivate the heart and imagination as much ashorses do. Crazy for Horses combines appealing photographs and informative text, making it essential for horse lovers of all ages.
Karen has worked as a equine nutritionist, stable manager, horse trainer and competitor. She has written m any articles for horse publications as well as a book on horse nutrition. She lives with her two horses, Sweeney Todd and Pokey, near Toronto, Ontario. Shawn is an accomplished equestrian photographer. Her photos have appeared i...
Title:Crazy for HorsesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 10.86 × 8.4 × 0.1 inPublished:August 15, 1999Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0590515071

ISBN - 13:9780590515078

Appropriate for ages: 7

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Is your child horse-mad? This book of 16 full-colour mini-posters should scratch the itch! Created by horse-happy author and photographer team Karen Briggs and Shawn Hamilton, Crazy for Horses offers readers not only stunning images of thoroughbreds, Arabs and Palominos but also plenty of horsey information. From statistics and descriptions to tidbits on records, famous competitions and horse events, this is the book for equestrians and equestrian wannabes.