Everything you want to know about equine bits.According to
author Diana Tuke "There is much more to riding and horses than merely
getting on them and going for a ride. If we are to obtain the fullest
enjoyment from this pastime and become true horsemen and women, then we
must study saddlery ..
This text looks at the horse-breeding selection process, including
the principles of heredity and genetics. The anatomy of the
reproductive systems and the physiology of the oestrus cycle are
discussed followed by the preparation for, and the process of covering.
Pregnancy diagnosis and the ..
There is no book - there can be no book - that will infallibly point
the way to successful bloodstock breeding. Yet, as Senator Tesio
observed, the sport of horse racing has produced, in the General Stud
Book, a genetic record extending now over more than two centuries and a
score of generat..
This text guides the ordinary rider through the difficult process
of buying a horse suitable for dressage. Dressage is the fastest growing
equestrian sport in Britain today and there is a wide variety of
opinion as to the best type of horse. There are a number of different
breeds and types o..
This practical, fully illustrated guide tells the horse or pony owner
not only how, but why and when it is necessary to clip, trim or plait
for health or cosmetic purposes.Diana Tuke describes in clear,
step by step sequences her own tried and trusted methods. She explains
the uses and worki..
George Stubbs has in recent years attracted growing interest. Though
primarily known, both during his lifetime and after his death in 1806,
as a horse painter Stubbs was also an engraver, enamel painter, etcher,
anatomical artist and scientist.At the height of his fame Stubbs
was paid more f..
"The most brilliant perfomers that I have bought have never thrilled
me half as much as those I have bred. That is why, for years, I have
learned and loved the fascination of breeding ; its fifficulties and its
delights ; the always entrancing charm of new life."So wrote
Henry Wynmalen who i..
Those concerned with any aspect of running one of the 6000 or more
annual horse shows will benefit from the practical advice and guide
lines set out in this book on how to run a horse show whether large or
small.Published in 1979 by J.A.Allen and Company LimitedISBN 0-85131-310-8..
This volume of drawings and paintings by Lowes
Dalbiac Luard will bring to the attention of art and horse lovers the
genius of a man who, though well-known in his lifetime, has since been
somewhat neglected.Oliver Beckett has had access to much
previously unpublished material, and he traces ..
A study of the problems of horsemastership and equitation which arise
when horses are kept for recreational purposes in urbanised areas.Published in 1966 by J.A.Allen and Company LimitedPrinted on Antique Wove paper..
A study of how hunting developed in Ireland and the methods
quarry, hounds and landscape over which the historical and present day
packs, there were 200 extant in Ireland at the time of the books
printing, have changed. The author examines the people who follow the
hounds and dispells the my..