Clydesdales (World of Horses)
Bred in Scotland, Clydesdales are some of the largest and most powerful horses in the world. They're often seen working in teams to pull wagons and plows. These animals are also called "gentle giants." Readers will learn much about this breed and see the characteristics that make Clydesdales stand out among horses in the full-color photographs this book provides. Easy-to-follow text makes learning about the many jobs of a Clydesdale, from pulling competitions to TV commercials, assessable to the most reluctant of readers.
Discover more about your favorite breeds with the World of Horses series! Packed with full-color photographs and interesting and readable information, you are sure to learn something new about these gorgeous creatures. Topics include history of the breed, characteristics of the breed, how to care for the horses, colors and markings, what special skills and uses they have, and more. Each book includes a glossary, index, and a website link for additional information. 24pgs, pb. ~ Megan