Children love horses! These powerful and exciting animals have roamed over the Earth for thousands of years. Today, there are more than 300 different breeds around the world! What is a Horse? explores the characteristics of horses and their equine relatives, including ponies, asses, and zebras. It is about horses - not riding. Beautiful, full-color photographs bring the clear, simple text to life. Topics include: horse physiology; the horse family tree; feeding and foraging habits; the birth of a foal; horse behavior and horse sense; horses in the wild.