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Horses, Saddles and Bridles (Equestrian Travel Classic Series)
     

Horses, Saddles and Bridles (Equestrian Travel Classic Series)

by William Harding Carter
 

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General William Harding Carter served with the United States Sixth Calvary and was considered one of that country’s foremost experts on both the horse and his equipment. This volume covers a wide range of topics including basic training of the horse, care of its equipment, managing a stable, and riding methods. Additionally, “Horses, Saddles and Bridles

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General William Harding Carter served with the United States Sixth Calvary and was considered one of that country’s foremost experts on both the horse and his equipment. This volume covers a wide range of topics including basic training of the horse, care of its equipment, managing a stable, and riding methods. Additionally, “Horses, Saddles and Bridles” provides a fascinating look back into equestrian travel history. Carter provides case studies of various cavalry campaigns, detailing for example how Napoleon lost more than 186,000 horses in his ill-fated Russian campaign! Amply illustrated, this rediscovered classic remains fascinating reading for students of the horse or history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590480465
Publisher:
The Long Riders' Guild
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Equestrian Travel Classic Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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