Suggested Books

 

Beginners

 

The Equine Tapestry: An Introduction to Colors and Patterns

By Lesli Kathman

 

  • This is the first book in a planned series of books on the topic of color genetics.

 

To follow her blog: http://equinetapestry.com/

 

Join in on Facebook:

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To order the book: https://www.createspace.com/4871772

 

 

 

Horse Color Explained; A Breeder's Perspective

By Jeanette Gower 1999

 

  •  Lots of photographs that help explain this important topic. Highly recommended.

 

 

 

Horse and Pony Coat Colours

By Carole Knowles-Pfeiffer 2000

 

 

  • Quick read, with many photos, and author's tips for identifying color.

 

 

 

Miniature Horses; Their Care, Breeding and Coat Colors

By Barbara Naviaux 1999

 

  •  Lots of valuable information for any owner of a miniature horse or anyone thinking of purchasing a miniature. The book you must have if you own a miniature horse. Out of print, but can be found on eBay and on Amazon occasionally.

 

 

 

Advanced

 

Equine Color Genetics, Third Edition

By D. Phillip Sponenberg 2009

 

  • This is the current edition, but will likely have a revised edition at some point.

 

 

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