For every young horse fan and any child who's ever dreamed of having his or her own pony, comes this illustrated guide to the amazing world of horses.
From wild horses, black stallions and zebras, to Working Horses like the Clydesdale, Shire, Percheron, and to the American Saddlebred, Hackney, Missouri Fox Trotter and other show horses -- learn about the history, from how horses evolved and were domesticated, to the world of working horses in the nineteenth century, to the Spanish Riding School's stunning snowy white stallions. Feature spreads provide details covering topics as diverse as famous horses in literature, heroic horses in battle, and stunt horses in Western movies. Breed profiles help identify readers favorite types of horses, as well as a valuable introduction to the practicalities of horse care and riding lessons -- making this an all-in-one, go-to companion for every horse lover.
About the Author
John Woodward is a senior policy analyst at RAND where he works on national security, intelligence, and technology policy issues. He is particularly interested in biometrics and surveillance technologies. He has testified about these technologies before Congress and the congressionally created Commission on Online Child Protection. Prior to joining RAND full-time in 2000, Mr. Woodward served as an Operations Officer for the Central Intelligence Agency for twelve years. His overseas assignments included tours in East Asia and East Africa. Mr. Woodward received his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He was a Thouron Scholar at the London School of Economics, University of London, where he received his M.S. in Economics. He received his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Roderick R. McKelvie, a U.S. District Court Judge in Wilmington, Delaware.