AMERICAN HORSES by Ralph Moody

AMERICAN HORSES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Ralph Moody, an eminently qualified ""horseophile"", writes the history of American horses, not in terms of breeds, but of individual animals, thus catering not only to the knowledgeable audience, but also to the score of animal enthusiasts without academic backgrounds. Beginning with the little colt given to Justin Morgan and his amazing effect on the major breeds, this continues with the story of Hambletonia, who became a phenomenal trotter; Roan Allen, who set the standards for Walking Horses; Stymie, whose debut was disappointing, but who became one of the greatest of the thoroughbreds. Mr. Moody's personal enthusiasm for his subject combines with factual accuracy to create an outstanding history of the subject. A North Star book.

Pub Date: Nov. 21st, 1962
ISBN: 0803283016
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin