The Treasury of Horses - By Charles Chenevix Trench, Judith Campbell, Walter D Osborne, Michael Seth-Smith, Elwyn Hartley Edwards

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The Treasury of Horses

Written by: Charles Chenevix Trench, Judith Campbell, Walter D Osborne, Michael Seth-Smith, Elwyn Hartley Edwards
Category: Non Fiction, Sport, Equestrian

Book Details:

ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: 706400194
Format: Hardbook
Page Count: 134
Publisher: Octopus Books Ltd
Date Published: London, 1972
Language: English

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Condition: Acceptable (8827-1)
Notes: Cover jacket is missing


This is a book for everyone who has anything to do with horses, and will bring pleasure and interest to all lovers of animals and sport. In this book the many different breeds and all their various uses, whether it be winning vast sums of money on the race course or in the rodeo ring, or teaching small children to ride in the field at home, are described in seven fascinating chapters by well known British and American authors. 146 pictures including 40 in colour illustrate every aspect of horses and riding and there is a special section showing the leading world show jumpers in action. Two experts write on the exciting world of thoroughbred racing in America and Europe and include lively accounts of its development over the centuries and of the exploits of past racehorses. For those who ride for pleasure there is a very informative account of the activities of the Pony Clubs all over the world, and, by the same author, a comprehensive description of all main breeds of horses and ponies. The very important part that horses have played in history is not forgotten, and finally, there is a chapter covering all the basic points on how to look after both horses and ponies at home.

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