Horse Conformation as to Soundness and Performance
by Ben K. Green
A useful reference for old horsemen and a valuable guide for the amateur, written in easily understood terms.
Clearly drawn diagrams and concise text Dr. Green covers the horses anatomy and the ways in which this affects a horses soundness and performance. This book covers stride, ability to carry weight, conformation of the brood mare, how to tell a horses age by their teeth. He illustrates the laws of physics and principles of mechanics and leverage in the living anatomy of the horse.
This book is essential in any equestrian library.
Hard cover book in very good condition, dust jacket poor, copyright 1969, third printing revised edition 1981, 80 pages