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, from evolution and domestication to horseback riding, training, competing, and more, this complete guide is a must-have for any avid horse-lover! With detailed profiles of 175 horse breeds, 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
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.
Sharon Biggs is an award-winning author, dressage trainer and riding instructor. She has written for Horse Illustrated, Dressage and CT, Horses USA, Chronicle of the Horse, Veterinary Practice News, and Dressage Today. In the United Kingdom, she wrote for Horse magazine and for Horse and Hound online. She and her husband, Mark, now live on their organic hobby farm in northwest Indiana.