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Cavalry Horse and His Pack
     

Cavalry Horse and His Pack

by Jonathan Boniface
 
This is quite simply the most important book ever written in the English language by a military man on the subject of equestrian travel.

It was designed to be used by the United States cavalry. Yet it differs from traditional manuals in that it has says nothing about drills and everything about horse journeys. If you want to learn how to properly pack and ride a

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This is quite simply the most important book ever written in the English language by a military man on the subject of equestrian travel.

It was designed to be used by the United States cavalry. Yet it differs from traditional manuals in that it has says nothing about drills and everything about horse journeys. If you want to learn how to properly pack and ride a horse over extremely long distances, then you are holding the cavalry man's sacred text in your hands.

At the dawn of the 20th century experts were busy predicting the imminent demise of the horse. Mankind's most historically influential comrade would make way for the automobile, cynics said. Yet the young author of this remarkable volume disagreed with the critics.

No machine of steam and steel, of cog or cam, no vapor-fed motor, no craft propelled by batteries or boilers would ever successfully displace the horse from our on-going needs, advised Boniface.

Part text book, part history book and all inspiration, "The Cavalry Horse and His Pack" is the lasting tribute to the great horseman and talented writer who foresaw the day when horse travel would once again flourish and a book such as this one would be cherished by unforeseen generations of Long Riders, cavalry students and horse lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590481721
Publisher:
The Long Riders' Guild
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
580
Sales rank:
572,046
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.29(d)

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