The horse is a majestic animal that needs the utmost in care and love. Luckily for horse owners and appreciators, this fully revised and updated second edition is a detailed introduction to horse companionship and care. This handy guide features all readers need to know about horses, including information on: Anatomy and physiology; feeding and grooming; traditional and alternative treatments for health problems; dressage, jumping, and other types of horsemanship; careers with horses; and more! This edition also includes completely new material on: horse colors and markings; parasite control; training philosophies; entering horse shows; and more! This book is an ideal gift for anyone who has ever been interested in our equestrian friends!