A rollicking comic treasury, starring the world’s most famous cartoon horse.
He has hundreds of thousands of followers on Facebook and a surging presence on Instagram. Each day, he and his diverse group of friends share their mishaps, their successes, and their innermost thoughts with the world. He is seemingly ageless, looking even better now than when his ascent to fame began. Who is this intriguing Internet celebrity? Fergus the Horse (Equus hilarious), the creation of artist Jean Abernethy, has been entertaining audiences—young and old, in print and online—with his comedic adventures for the past 20 years. His rise to fame was documented in the epic equine comic collectionThe Essential Fergus the Horse, and now, Abernethy celebrates his age—and the wisdom thatshould come with it—with an all-new selection of horsey humor, including many cartoons fans have never seen before, created exclusively for this book. With a genuine appeal that crosses boundaries of breed, discipline, and geographic location, Fergus unites anyone with an eye for a horse and a need for a laugh. Readers of all ages—from 5 to 95—will be delighted by his wit, honesty, and profoundly funny observations on horses, humans, and the life they strive to live together.
About the author
Jean Abernethy grew up on a small family farm, where as a child, she learned explore her world on horseback. She pursued a college education in equine studies, then earned her art degree at Ocad University in Toronto. Her comical horse cartoons have graced equine print publications for over 30 years, while her passion for horses has led her through work with saddle making, and employment as a barn hand, carriage driver, and trail guide. Most notably, her star character, Fergus, has brought laughter to over 300,000 Facebook fans around the world. Jean has written and illustrated four other books:The Essential Fergus the Horse; Fergus: A Horse to Be Reckoned With; Fergus and the Greener Grass; andFergus and the Night Before Christmas (fergusthehorse.com).
“Full of fun observations of everything horses and with great laughs along the way. Artwork is superb as always. This book is the perfect tonic for a weary 2020 world. Pick up a copy and enjoy a good laugh.” —Catskill Horse
"Readers of all ages will be delighted by Fergus's wit, honesty, and profoundly funny observations on horses, humors, and the life they stive to live together. It's Been 20 Years, Fergus is a rollicking good time." —Cowgirl Magazine