Horses

Web & Print Resources

Web Resources

We recommend the following Web sites for those interested in subjects presented on the program. All links are valid as of March 8, 2002.

Carousel Riding Center
http://www.carouselridingcenter.org
Learn more about Carol Wooley’s therapeutic riding center and the medal-winning horse Carousel.

American Quarter Horse — Characteristics
http://www.storeybooks.com/main/horse/horse_pages/horse_breeds/quarter_horse.html#Anchor-Breed-35882
Traits of one of the world’s most popular breeds.

American Horse Defense Fund
http://www.ahdf.org/
The AHDF’s mission is to facilitate the protection, conservation, and humane treatment of members of all Equid species.

Fossil Horses in Cyberspace
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/natsci/vertpaleo/fhc/fhc.htm
A virtual museum exhibit developed by the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Wild Horse and Burro Internet Adoption
http://www.adoptahorse.blm.gov/
The Bureau of Land Management tells you how to adopt a wild horse.

International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros
http://www.ispmb.com/
Dedicated to the preservation and protection of free-roaming wild horses and burros, nationally and internationally.

Horses and History
http://mysite.verizon.net/mmaidens
A nice review of the horse’s impact on human society from Melinda Maidens.

Print Resources

Ames, Fran. THE BIG BOOK OF HORSES: THE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO MORE THAN 100 OF THE WORLD’S BEST BREEDS. New York: Courage Books, 1999.

Barclay, Harold. THE ROLE OF THE HORSE IN MAN’S CULTURE. New York: J.A. Allen, 1980.

Budiansky, Stephen. THE NATURE OF HORSES. New York: Free Press, 1997.

Price, Steven D. THE AMERICAN QUARTER HORSE: AN INTRODUCTION TO SELECTION, CARE, AND ENJOYMENT. New York: The Lyons Press, 1998.

Prince, Eleanor. BASIC HORSE CARE. New York: Main Street Books, 1989.