With its shiny black coat and long, flowing mane and tail, the Friesian is one of the most dramatic-looking and beautiful horse breeds. Readers explore the Friesian's roots in the province of Friesland"in the Netherlands. The horse's distinctive features are discussed, as is its life cycle and diet. There are chapters focusing on dressage and driving competitions, too. Fun facts and stunning photographs are sure to win over horse lovers.
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