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Horse Bits and Pieces : A Sublime Equine Trivia - Sarah Widdicombe

Horse Bits and Pieces

A Sublime Equine Trivia

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This is a diverse and entertaining collection of turf trivia, sporting surprises, and assorted equine facts that will appeal to anyone with even a passing interest in horses.

Answers to be found in this book include:

  • What are the rules to Buzkashi?
  • Why are horses measured in hands?
  • Who are the greatest race winners (and losers)?
  • Why is the world famous Spanish Riding School actually in Austria?
And many more.

Beautifully packaged and wide-ranging subject - this is the perfect gift for anyone who's ever wondered why the left-hand side of a horse is referred to as 'near' no matter how far away it is...

About the Author

Sarah Widdicombe has a lifetime of equine experience and a keen interest in horse-related trivia. She lives in the shadow of Hound Tor on Dartmoor, Devon.



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Fascinating and fun!


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  • Informative
  • Interesting


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    Comments about Horse Bits and Pieces:

    Fascinating collection of obscure and interesting horsey facts and trivia.

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    Fascinating facts revealed about:

    The Wild West and rodeo;
    Horses from history;
    Bizarre horse keeping practices;
    Famous steeds;
    Riders and trainers;
    Celebrity horse connections;
    And much more...

    ISBN: 9780715324202
    ISBN-10: 0715324209
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 160
    Published: 27th October 2006
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 13.7  x 2.2
    Weight (kg): 0.236