Heavy Horses

Author: Diana Zeuner

Publisher: Shire Publications

ISBN: 9780747806028

Category: Pets

Page: 64

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Heavy horses played a pivotal role in the development of western economies, toiling in mines and quarries, factories and docks, alongside canals and railways and on farms. But, following the introduction of motorized machinery their number plummeted and some breeds came close to extinction in the 1950s. Interest has been revived and today Shires, Clydesdales, Suffolks and British Percherons attract special attention wherever they are seen, their strength, endurance and magnificence ensuring them a place in the modern world. This new edition examines the various breeds of heavy horse and their qualities, their historical role, the industry that built up around them and their modern revival, bringing the story up to date and celebrating the work of those whose determination has ensured that heavy horses have a bright future.
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Showing the Heavy Horse

An Exhibitor's Guide

Author: Edward Hart

Publisher: J A Allen & Company Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 352

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A comprehensive guide to the conditioning, producing, training, and exhibition of the heavy horse breeds. The author gives advice on general care, handling, feeding, shoeing, plaiting, and preparation for the show ring. Harness, handlers, carts, and carriages are examined and the problems of transporting these gentle giants and their vehicles are covered.
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Library of Congress Subject Headings

Author: Library of Congress. Cataloging Policy and Support Office,Library of Congress. Office for Subject Cataloging Policy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Subject headings, Library of Congress

Page: N.A

View: 6805

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Heavy Horses

Breeds and Management

Author: Herman Biddell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Draft horses

Page: 219

View: 2830

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Heavy Horses

An Illustrated History of the Draft Horse

Author: Grant MacEwan

Publisher: Calgary : Fifth House Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Pets

Page: 165

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Grade level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, e, i, s.
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