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Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology References


The following references will be the official resources used in the Hippology and Horse Bowl contests. Note that #9, the tack catalogs, is used in Hippology only. These are the same references which are used in the Regional and National competitions. **Prices were looked up online in Oct., 2017.

  1. Equine Science: Basic Knowledge for Horse People of All Ages, Jean T. Griffiths. ISBN # 978-1-929164-42-4. ~$26
    www.Amazon.com. and Equine Network Store
    Equine Science

  2. *New* Horse Smarts, American Youth Horse Council.
    4093-A Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-8434, 1-800-879-2942. www.ayhc.com. $124.00.
    AYHC Horse Industry Handbook
  3. Horse Industry Handbook, American Youth Horse Council. 4093-A Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-8434, 1-800-879-2942. www.ayhc.com. $89.00.
    AYHC Horse Industry Handbook
  4. The Horse, 2nd Edition by Evans, Borton, Hintz, Vanvleck. ISBN# 0-7167-1811-1. Published by W.H. Freeman, New York. 1-800-877-5351. At Amazon, $84.99.
    *Note* - this reference will be used through 2018, but likely replaced for 2019.
    The Horse

  5. Feeding and Care of the Horse, 2nd Ed., by Lon Lewis. ISBN# 0-6830-4967-4. Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited, Commerce Place, 350 Main St., Malden, MA 02148. (800) 862-6657. At Amazon, $74.97.
    Feeding and Care of the Horse

  6. The Coloring Atlas of Horse Anatomy, Kainer and McCraken. Alpine Publications, Inc., 38262 Linman Road, Crawford, CO 81415. (800) 777-7257. www.alpinepub.com, $36.95; or www.Amazon.com, $37.11.
    The Coloring Atlas of Horse Anatomy

  7. Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms, New Horizons Education Center, Inc. Alpine Publications, Inc., 38262 Linman Road, Crawford, CO 81415. (800) 777-7257. www.alpinepub.com. $19.95; or www.Amazon.com, $24.93.
    Illustrated Dictionary of Equine Terms

  8. Florida State 4-H Horse Show Official Rules, revised to current year.
  9. **Hippology Only**

    Dover Saddlery - Apparel, tack and horse care items, for the English rider. To request a free catalog please visit www.DoverSaddlery.com  or call 1 888 234 6942.

    Smith Brothers - Apparel, tack and horse care items, for the Western rider. To request a free catalog please visit www.SmithBrothers.com or call 1- 888 677 0450.

  10. *Note* - Beginning 2018, the AYHC Youth Leaders Manual is no longer an official reference.

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