Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

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Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - How to Lose Money Legitimately. Steeplechases - Where Jack Kent Cooke Goes When He's Not with the Redskins. Polo - The True Significance of those Little Men on the Ralph Lauren Shirts. Horse Shows - The Oldest and the Best. Foxhunting "Yoicks!", The Fox: George Washington, Lord Fairfax and the Gang. Other Horse Sports including Dressage, Driving, Endurance Riding, Jousting. A List of Periodicals. Libraries, Bed & Breakfasts, Trail Rides, Public Stables, Clubs and Organizations. Horse Show Complexes Including: Strawberry Hill Equestrian Center, Commonwealth Park, The Virginia Horse Center, Frying Pan Park, Prince George's Equestrian Center, McDonogh School Stables, Paper Chase Farm, etc, etc, etc.

Title: Capital Horse Country

Author Name: Burke, Jackie C.

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

ISBN Number: 0939009803

ISBN Number 13: 9780939009800

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Soft cover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 34229

Keywords: Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Steeplechase Racing, Carriage Driving, Sidesaddle Riding, Horse Racing, Race Tracks, Hunt Clubs in Virginia. Virginia History and Landmarks. Tradition. Field Sports.,