Why do horses wear shoes? How do horses 'speak'? And why can't horses burp? Answering twenty curious questions about the equine species, this book is a charming blend of zoology, history and popular culture that celebrates why horses have been such beloved companions for centuries. Featuring a myriad of different horse breeds, readers will discover what's so unique about a horse's body and its behaviour, and why they deserve to be well cared for.