Part I: Beginning with Horse Basics.
Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of Horses.
Chapter 2: Understanding Horses from Head to Hoof.
Chapter 3: Perusing Popular Horse Breeds.
Part II: Selecting a Horse and the Stuff that Goes with Him.
Chapter 4: Preparing to Make Your Purchase.
Chapter 5: Making the Big Buy.
Chapter 6: Getting into Gear with Horse Equipment.
Chapter 7: Housing Your Horse Comfortably.
Part III: Taking Care of Your Horse.
Chapter 8: Establishing an Everyday Routine.
Chapter 9: Keeping Your Horse Clean and Pretty.
Chapter 10: Preventing Equine Health Problems.
Chapter 11: Examining and Treating Equine Health Troubles.
Chapter 12: Giving Up Your Horse.
Part IV: Handling Your Horse with Ease.
Chapter 13: Working with Your Horse from the Ground.
Chapter 14: Selecting a Riding Discipline.
Chapter 15: Getting Ready Before You Mount.
Chapter 16: Taking Control in the Saddle.
Chapter 17: Staying Safe on (and around) Your Horse.
Chapter 18: Competing on Horseback.
Chapter 19: Riding for the Fun of It.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Horse Myths.
Chapter 21: Ten Great Movies about Horses.
Appendix: Equine Resources.