John Downs

John Downs

John Downs wrote a weekly column on horses, dogs, and the outdoors for the Chicago Tribune and the now-defunct Chicago's American. He was also a reporter for American Field magazine for many years. He now lives in Washington D.C.



A pony-sized illustrated guide to the equine world.

Small enough to slip into your jodhpur boot, colorful enough to satisfy the most robust horse lover, Horses is a beautiful photographic keepsake. After an introduction outlining the horse's rich history, the first chapter follows horses across the seasons. The next two chapters are devoted to horses at work and horses at play. A superb portfolio for horse lovers, Horses lets us all ride along with these magnificent animals. Saddle up!

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