This guide makes identification of individual species sure, simple and straightforward. With over 250 superb full color photographs and concise, informative descriptions of more than 100 individual specimens, this handbook is an invaluable resource for every enthusiast. A visual identity key helps you recognize the different horse breeds and guides you to the correct entry. Each entry combines a concise description with annotated photographs to highlight the main characteristics and distinguishing features, with details on color, country or region of origin, uses and breed history. A concise glossary provides instant understanding of equine terms. Note: Introduction is slightly laced with evolution.