In My Opinion - Being A Book Of Dissertations On Horses And Horsemanship

By: Lyon, Major W. E.

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308 pages. 7 1/2" x 10" hardcover. Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Illustrated with 6 color plates, numerous b&w plates and many line drawings in text. Spine lightly sunned with gilt faded. Spine cracked with some gatherings loosened but not detached. NOT Ex-library. An excellent and comprehensive guide to horses often overlooked and highly recommended with chapters on: 1. The Horse: A Sketch of Its Evolution and History. 2. The Conformation of the Racehorse/ The Training of Racehorses/ The Schooling and Training of 'Chasers and Hurdlers/ Riding Over Fences/ Grand National Winners/ Racing in England and France: A Comparison. 3. Hunter Breeding/ The Buying of Hunters: A Few Hints/ The Training of a Hunter/ The Summering and Feeding of Hunters/ Horsemastership in the Hunting Field/ Riding to Hounds/ Preparation of Hunters for Point-to-Points. 4. The Conformation and Education of the Hack/ A Classical Instruction for the Art of Riding. 5. Polo Pony Breeding/ Types and Conformation of Polo Ponies/ Training the Polo Pony/ Hints to Young Polo Players/ Breeds and Types of Children's Ponies/ Training and Showing Children's Ponies. 6. Show Jumping/ The Show Jumper/ Judging at Shows. Some Hints for Young Judges/ Showing Horses/ The Circus Horse/ Bitting/ The Horse in Portraiture/ Feet and Shoeing/ Unsoundness and Wind/ Horse Dentistry/ First-Aid Hints. Articles by Robert Bruce, George Lambton, Aubrey Hastings, Harry Gale, Malcolm Borwick, Malise Graham, E.D. Miller, Lord Wodehouse, Geoffrey Brooke etc.

Title: In My Opinion - Being A Book Of Dissertations On Horses And Horsemanship

Author Name: Lyon, Major W. E.

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good +

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 44945

Keywords: Polo, Horsemanship, Training, Breeding, Horse Breeds.,