Horses That Help with the American Humane Association

Age Level: 8–9  Grade Level: 3–4

Each title in this elementary series looks at a different type of working horse, emphasizing the strong emotional bond between the horses and the people they help. Each book will talk about the history of the type of working horse, what breeds are good for that type of service, the training, what the horse does on the job, and what happens to horses when they retire.

  • Includes both leisure reading topics and topics that will supplement the need for information about animals in the curriculum
  • Introduces young readers to different working horses through high interest topics
  • Emphasis on strong emotional bond between horses and people they help
  • Supports the Science and Language Arts curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a glossary, learn more (books and Internet addresses), and an index
  • Spring 2014
  • Series Lexile: 0
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Draft Horses

Draft Horses

Horses That Work

Loren Spiotta-DiMare
In DRAFT HORSES, read about Carlos and his two Belgian draft horses, Dick and Dolly, which are trained to pull the family wagon. Discover the history of draft horses, what breeds are used, what being on the job is like for a draft horse, the training involved, and what happens when draft horses retire...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4220-9
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $25.27
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Performing Horses

Performing Horses

Horses That Entertain

Loren Spiotta-DiMare
In PERFORMING HORSES, read about Tony Maglio and the horses he has trained to appear in movies and television. Discover the history of performing horses, what breeds are used, what being on the job is like for a performing horse, the training involved, and what happens when performing horses retire...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4219-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Police Horses

Police Horses

Horses That Protect

Loren Spiotta-DiMare
In POLICE HORSES, read about the incredible bond between Lieutenant Bob Marelli and his police horse Lieu. Discover the history of police horses, what breeds are used, what being on the job is like for a mounted police officer and his horse, the training involved, and what happens when police horses retire...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4218-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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Therapy Horses

Therapy Horses

Horses That Heal

Loren Spiotta-DiMare
In THERAPY HORSES, read about Michelle, who has special needs, and the therapy horses that helped her. Discover the history of therapy horses, what breeds are used, what being on the job is like for a therapy horse, the training involved, and what happens when therapy horses retire...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4217-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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