Год издания: 2004
Количество страниц: 128
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Book Description Saddle up, ride back with me. You take the Thoroughbred you have lessons on; I'll ride my fat Morgan. Jessie Haas's invitation is an opportunity for adventure -- a ride back in time through 65 million years of horse history. Meet eohippus, the small, brown-spotted, four-toed ancestor of the modern horse. Watch a youth of ancient times -- courageous, determined, awed -- be the first to attempt to ride a wild horse.Hear the thunder of Genghis Khan's horde riding by and the clang of knights jousting in a tournament. Most of all, feel the love that has existed between humans and horses for thousands of years. It reveals itself as a lonely man lets a colt into his kitchen, as a rider cherishes her horse's wet kiss, and as a starving soldier shares a biscuit with his mount. In 104 astonishing poems, Jessie Haas captures both the whole sweep of equine history and individual moments that will...