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Original Horse Bible, 2nd Edition

The Definitive Source for All Things Horse

Original Horse Bible, 2nd Edition
Moira C. Reeve By (author)
Sharon Biggs By (author)
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480 pg

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The most comprehensive single volume dedicated to horses, Original Horse Bible, 2nd Edition is a celebration of the long relationship that humans and horses enjoy, written by two highly regarded horsewomen, the late Moira C. Allen and Sharon Biggs. Covering an array of topics that span the world of horses, including evolution, domestication, horseback riding, training, competing, breeding, and so much more, making this complete guide is a must-have for any avid horse-lover! An extensive breed chapter offers portraits of approximately 175 breeds, alphabetically arranged, from the Abaco Barb to the Welsh Pony, plus many rare and handsome breeds from around the world as well as favorites like the American Quarter Horse, the Shetland Pony, and the Thoroughbred. With over 100 training and behavior tips, more than 50 riding, grooming, and health takeaways, and so much more, the Original Horse Bible belongs on the shelves of anyone who admires these magnificent creatures. This second edition includes new sections on advances in imaging technology and medications, as well as updated information on saddles, bits, poisonous plants, deworming practices, and natural horsemanship.


A complete guide for every horse person, no matter your skill level. From stunning photos to covering the horse from head to tail, The Original Horse Bible 2nd Edition is a must-have for every equestrian’s library. Horses come alive on the pages and it will become your go-to source for all things equine.Jan Westmark, Editor-In-Chief, Sidelines Equestrian Magazine

No other horse encyclopedia available today delivers the wealth of up-to-date, accurate information, useful advice and illustrations that The Original Horse Bible does with such authority.The Northwest Horse Source

The Original Horse Bible is an absolute essential resource for horse lovers. For anyone interested in learning more about horses, this is a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know. From experienced horse owners to animal lovers, there is something for everyone in this book.Kim Curzi, Editor-in-Chief, Flying Changes Magazine

Author Bio

Moira C. Reeve was the former editor of Horse Illustrated magazine. As a life-long equestrienne, first learning the ropes of western riding, then switching over to hunt seat, she rode in the hunter division as a junior rider, then progressed to dressage. As an adult, she competed in dressage, hunter, equitation, and show jumping. Moira is the author or coauthor of many equine books, covering all aspects of the horse world, including Wild Horses of the World; Rodeo & Western Riding; In Celebration of the Horse; 101 Western Pleasure an Horsemanship Tips; Basics of Western Riding and Showing; America's Horses: A Celebration of the Horse Breeds Born in the USA; KISS Guide to Caring for Your HOrse; Mastering the Art of Horsemanship: John Lyon's Spiritual Journey; and Dressage by the Letter: A Guide for the Novice. Moira passed away at the end of 2010.