A History of Horsemanship. The Story of Man's Ways and Means of Riding Horses From Ancient Times to The Present

By: Chenevix-Trench, Charles

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First edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title spine. Lower tips & foot of spine bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. DJ art is a wrap around oil painting fox hunting scene: Full Cry by John Nost Sartorious and shows some creasing at spine ends, a micro bit of color loss at lower frt board tip, else fine. No names tears or soil. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. 10" along spine, 320 pp. This is not a book on how to ride, it is the story of how men and women have ridden over four thousand years and why they have ridden so. From the times of the cavalry of Xenophon to modern day short stirrup. Fascinating reading! Chapters Include: The Ancient World, The Roman EMpire and the Dark Ages, Middle Ages, The Revival of Scientific Equitation, Many About the War Horse, The Sporting Horse, In the New World, Caprilli's Revolution and the Counter-Revolution, Women Riders, The Worship of the Horse, Man, the Servant of the Horse.

Title: A History of Horsemanship. The Story of Man's Ways and Means of Riding Horses From Ancient Times to The Present

Author Name: Chenevix-Trench, Charles

Illustrator: Photographs & Drawings

Categories: HORSEMANSHIP & CARE,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1970

ISBN Number: 0385031092

ISBN Number 13: 9780385031097

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 45949

Keywords: EQUITATION, RIDING HORSES, BREAKING HORSE TRAINING, WILD JUMPING, 9780385031097,