The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. Only about are left worldwide. Known for their speed and famous for the natural metallic shimmer of their coats. The most beautiful horse I've ever seen!
The Horse God Built by Lawrence Scanlan. A thorough look at the history and legend of Secretariat and Eddie "Shorty" Sweat, the man who was pivotal to the horse's success. If you love Big Red read this bio it's excellent.