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** recommended highly

*Although this list is far from complete it represents a good collection of my horse related books that I have read, line by line including the stud books in search of backgrounds. There is not an item I havenít enjoyed or learned from here.

Some of these are out of print. Whereever possible I have tried to include a link that will allow you to read more about the book and possibly buy it. You may also find some available in the trading post under reference books

Carolyn Miller
To view description or possibly purchase book click on book cover or highlited title


The Miniature Horse : The Complete Guide to the Fascinating World of Miniatures---Jill Coffey

Horse of the Future : The Miniature Horse -Jill Swedlow Coffey

Miniature Horses; Their Care Breeding and Coat Colors
Barbara Naviaux

The Miniature Horse Our New Dawn Horse-Linda Dalton

Sister Bernadette : Cowboy Nun from Texas : The Story of a Woman Challenged by God

Bernadette, Muller

Shetland Ponies-Anna Hodson

This is an out of print book, be sure to look in the trading post book section

The Pony Book-Jeff Griffen
Moorman Field Horse Trader-Jacqueline and Thomas Field


The Illustrated Veterinary Encyclopedia for Horsemen

Equine Genetics and Selection Prodedures-Equine Research, Inc.

Veterinary Treatments and Medications for Horses
-Equine Research, Inc.

Breeding Management and Foal Development -Equine Research, Inc.

Feeding to Win -Equine Research, Inc.

Compendium of Veterinary Products

Feeding for Performance -Equus

Imprint Training Of The Newborn Foal-Robert M. Miller D.V.M.

How to be Your Own Veterinarian (Sometimes) Ruth B. James D.V.M

Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners-Spaulding

Horse Nutrition a Practical Guide-Hintz

Merck Veterinary Manua

The Horse-college textbook-Freeman

Horse Ownerís Field Guide to Toxic Plants-Sandra M. Burger


Miniature Horse Journals beginning 5/79-complete
IMHR Registry Directory 1977 & 1978
Equuleus from Jan. 1983
Miniature Horse World beginning January 1981-present
Pony Journals-to present
The Miniature Horse Voice-11/93 to present
Canadian Miniature Horse Club Official Publication 5/90
The Miniature Horse News-newspapers
The American Miniature Horse 4 Vols-David McBride
American Shetland Pony Club Stud Books 1893-to present
Shetland Pony Stud Books-Perth, Scotland-19 volumes
National Geographic-March 1985 on Miniatures
Miniature Horses-Dorothy H. Patent


The Shetland Saga-Leslie L. Boomhower
Our Shetland Heritage-Scott Uzzel
A Century of Shetlands 1890-1990-Shetland Pony Stud Book Soc., Perth, Scotland
The Shetland Pony-Cox

The Shetland Pony-Bedell


** 15.96 at Amazon plus S&H
Horse Color Explained by Jeanette Gower

Paint Horse Journal- Jan, Feb., Mar., Apr., 1995 (incredible color genetics)

A Whole Bit Better-Dale, Ron, Bob Myler (bitting and history)

Genetic Principals in Horse Breeding revised-John F. Lasley

Genetics of the Horse-Jones & Bogart

Horse Genetics-Ann Bowling

Horse Color-Sponenberg & Beaver

Equine Color Genetics-Sponenberg

Paint Horse : An American Treasure-Oelke

Breeding for Color-Dictionary of Equine Coat Color Crosses- Ed North

The Color of Horses-Ben Green

Hair Colour in the Horse-R. Geurts

The Coloured Horse and Pony-Edward Hart


Welsh Pony Society of American Stud Book 1913-1955
American Paint Horse-Haynes

Assateague Ponies-Ronald R. Keiper

The Appaloosa- Bill & Dona Richardson

Know the Arabian Horse-Gladys Brown Edwards

Encyclopedia of the Horse-E.H. Edwards

Complete Book of Ponies-Lorna Howlett

The Book of the Horse-Exeter Book Pubs

Simon and Schuster's Guide to Horses and Ponies of the World

The New Foundland Pony-Andrew F. Fraser

A history of British native ponies : from the Bronze Age to the present day -Dent & Goodall

The days of the garron : the story of the Highland pony -A.F. Fraser

The Andalusian a Rare Breed-Pat Garrison

The Pure Bred Exmoor Pony-Anthony A. Dent

The Godolphin Arabian-Mordaunt Milner

A Lifetime with Ponies-Roy E. Charlton


The High Stepper-Tom Ryder

The History and Romance of the Horse-David Alexander

International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds-Jane Kidd


Breaking and Training the Driving Horse -Doris Ganton

Horse in Harness-Fox

A Guide to Driving Horses -Sallie Walrond

Driving-Anne Norris and Caroline Douglas

Harnessing Up -Anne Norris and Nancy Pathick

Driving the Horse in Harness-Charles Kellogg

Drive Smartly-Drive Safely-Carriage Association of America


Fundamentals of Breeding Vol. 1 Mare-Equus Reference Guide
Stable Management for the Owner -Groom-George Wheatley

Between Mare and Foal l-Sue Coen

Stallion Management a Practical Guide for Stud Owners-A.C. Leighton Hardman

Mares, Foals and Foaling -Friederich and Rist

Know Practical Horse Breeding -Farnam

Blessed Are the Brood Mares -Lose

Foaling-Ron & Vale Males

Stable Management Feb/Mar 1969, June/July 1969-Kent, England Horse-January 1957

Horsemanís Scrapbook-Randy Steffen

Western Horsemanship-Richard Shrake

Your Horse-Chapple
Horse Sense-Mettle

Talking with Horses-Henry Blake

Keep Your Own Pony -George Wheatley

Barbaraís World of Horse and Ponies-Barbara Woodhouse


The Horselovers Handbook-Leda Blumeberg

Know all About Tack-Farnam

Winning Through Grooming-Charles Self

Halter Horse -Bloom

Basic Horsemanship English & Western-Prince & Collier

Horses Their Life In Pictures=Beatrice Michel

Your Pony Book-Hermann Wiederhold

A Horse Around the House-Jacobson & Hage

Hoofprints in Time-George B. Russell

Ponies A Complete Pet Owners Manual-Herta F. Kraupa-Tuskany

Fields and Fencing-Threshold Books of Great Britain

Trimming and Clipping-Threshold Books of Great Britain


Horse Ailments Explained-Peter Rossdale

Practical Horse Psychology-Moyra Williams

The Problem Horse-Reginald S. Summerhays

Whatís Wrong-Guide to Signs of Sickness in Horses-Equus

The Body Language of Horses-Ainslie & Ledbetter

How to Recognize Horse Health Problems


Healthy Hooves Their Care and Balance-Equus

Horseshoeing and Hoof Care-Western Horseman Books

Horseshoeing-Caballus Pubs.-edited by William F. Jones

Equine Hoof Care-Jerry Trapan


Singing Wheels and Circus Wagons-Plowden & Caxton

Photographing Horses and Other Livestock-Darol Dickinson

How to Show Your Horse to Win-Ronnie Richards

Animal Painting and Anatomy-Calderon

Drawing Horses and Foals-Bolognese

How to Draw Horses-Usborne

The Manual of Horsemanship-British Horse Society and the Pony Club


LíElevage-Du Poney Shetland En Belgique
Sunnyside Shetland Pony Farm Catalog-1890ís
Maryland Pony Breeders 5/63, 9/61, 5/60
The Pony Farm-Oneonta, N.Y. August 1907
Ponies-R.S. Summerhays
Heyl Pony Farm-the history and pictures
Misc. catalogs documented from all Miniature Horse Auctions and categorized by date
Miscellaneous Letters from Old Miniature and Shetland Breeders categorized by content

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