A Breeder’s Journal: The Breed Characteristics of the Arabian Horse
by Christie Metz
A beautiful new book written by a breeder for breeders, owners, and all who love the Arabian horse. A Breeder’s Journal celebrates the Arabian breed and its long, rich history with mankind. Through its beautifully illustrated pages, it walks readers through the breed’s origins with the desert Bedouins; how the Arabian inspired art and literature through the ages; and how it has evolved into a global breed today. A Breeder’s Journal is informative, appealing to all levels of Arabian horse enthusiasts.
A Breeder’s Journal: The Breed Characteristics of the Arabian Horse is divided into four sections:
Part 1: Type & Quality
Part 2: Styles & Versatility
Part 3: Personality, Intelligence & Essence
Part 4: A Breeder’s Journal – The Story of Silver Maple Farm
This full colour book contains over 300 stunning photos, making it akin to walking through an art museum dedicated to the full story of the Arabian horse. The final section of the book is Christie’s own personal breeding journal, sharing the years of experience that she and Henry gained, offering practical and thought-provoking breeding choices for Arabian horses.
Whether your goal is to learn, display as a coffee-table book, or gift to a friend or loved one, A Breeder’s Journal is an enjoyable, educational and inspiring read that is sure to enhance your journey with the Arabian horse.
“I am so pleased to announce my book dedicated to the Arabian horse we love so much. Learning about these incredible horses, and sharing that experience with others, has been my passion for more than 25 years, and inspired this labour of love,” says Christie Metz. “Maintaining type and quality of the Arabian horse will preserve its distinguishing characteristics. After all, the unique features of the Arabian horse are those that ignite our imaginations and capture our hearts like not other creature on earth.
“I am deeply honoured and grateful to Dr Nasr Marei for writing the introduction to A Breeder’s Journal: The Breed Characteristics of the Arabian Horse.”
Dr Nasr Marei: “This book is a personal history of Christie’s learning and inspiration. It is scholarly with a deep understanding that shows years of study and admiration.”
- Weight: 2.5 kg
- Width: 23 cm
- Depth: 4 cm
- Height: 31 cm