Breaking and Riding

Very good reprint hard cover in brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. 70 illustrations. 113th Thousand printed on center of title page indicating this is an undated wartime reprint. Endpapers lightly foxed, as are margins of pp 50-60, rest of internals are crisp and unmarked. Includes a scarce, original "New and Revised Edition", un-clipped dust jacket with the 21' net price at foot of frt flap. Wrapper shows a small chip at head of spine and closed tear at head of frt panel, now protected in new mylar and displays well. The complete work of yesteryear applicable to modern horsemanship. This volume comprises in simple and well-chosen terms the author's experiences during sixty years' serious study and hard practical work among horses. Mr. Fillis, acknowledged Throughout Europe as the greatest rider of his time was Ecuyer en Chef to the Central Cavalry School at Leningrad. His instructions provide invaluable study, both for the inexperienced and the practiced horseman. "Those who are anxious to know something more about horsemanship than is implied in mere sticking on would be well advised to study Mr. Fillis' pages. A higher authority there could not be". - The Field Magazine.

Title: Breaking and Riding

Author Name: Fillis, James, Ecuyer en Chef to the Central Cavalry School at Leningrad; Translated by M.H. Hayes, F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date commentaries By Major-General Geoffrey Brooke C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Illustrator: Photographs and Drawings


Edition: Reprint

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 44706

Keywords: Dressage, Classical Riding, Horsemanship, Training.,