The Horse Trials Story

By: Hope, Lt. Col C.E.G.

Price: $30.00

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Book Condition: Fine

First Edition, book as new save for lightly bumped spine ends, (tips still sharp). No names, tears or soil in the 228 pp text. Original un-clipped dj in new mylar shows color loss at lower tips and foot of dj panel, a small sticker pull in the sky over the author's name on frt dj panel, now lightly colored in with an attempt to match the blue sky and clouds. Foreword by the Duke of Beaufort. Chapters include: What are Horse Trials?/ The 'Military'/ Olympic Games 1912-1920/ Olympic Games 1924-1948/ Badminton- the Civilians Take Over/ The One-Day Event/ International Events: 1952-1955/ Windsor and Stockholm: 1955- 1956/ The Road to Rome: 1957-1959/ Prelude to Rome/ Rome and After/ International Interval/ Tokyo: 1964/ European and World Championships: 1965 and 1966/ Punchestown and the Pan-American Games/ Pre-Mexico: 1967-68/ Mexican Monsoon/ The Protection of the Horse/ Horses and Riders 1/ Horses and Riders 2/ Postscript/ Appendix 1: Olympic Runners: 1912/ Appendix 2: Records/ Appendix 3: Interval Training/ Index.

Title: The Horse Trials Story

Author Name: Hope, Lt. Col C.E.G.

Illustrator: Illustrated


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1969

ISBN Number: 0720701953

ISBN Number 13: 9780720701951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: R46435

Keywords: Three-Day Eventing, Olympics, Horse Jumping Permanent Fences, Obstacles. Test of Endurance. Jumping and Showing Horses.,