Incredible Horse Tales

Overview

Horses have been at the right hand of man for thousands of years. They have helped build empires and helped bring them down. Horses have carried the doctor swiftly to the door of a dying mother and galloped across the vast distances of the American West, bringing news to the settlers. Horses today are our companions in sport, dashing to the finish line or leaping impossibly high fences for the sheer glory of the win. Horses also lurk in the mists of myth and legend. Here are the most exciting horse stories ...

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Overview

Horses have been at the right hand of man for thousands of years. They have helped build empires and helped bring them down. Horses have carried the doctor swiftly to the door of a dying mother and galloped across the vast distances of the American West, bringing news to the settlers. Horses today are our companions in sport, dashing to the finish line or leaping impossibly high fences for the sheer glory of the win. Horses also lurk in the mists of myth and legend. Here are the most exciting horse stories compiled from human history, both fact and fiction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592289875
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/1/2006
  • Series: Incredible Tales Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,344,826
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Jessie Shiers is the author of 101 Horsekeeping Tips and 101 Hunter/Jumper Tips.

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Table of Contents

1. Phaeton from The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch2. Monsters from The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch3. The Chariot Race from Ben Hur by Lew Wallace4. A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms from Gulliver’s Travels5. A Stormy Day, The Fire, Only Ignorance, and The Lady Anne from Black Beauty by Anna Sewell6. Nappie’s Grey Horse from The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope7. The Maltese Cat by Rudyard Kipling8. Jerry Strann and the Gift-Horse, from The Night Horseman by Max Brand9. The Pacing Mustang by Zane Grey10. The First Trip and Triumph, and Anecdotes of the Trail from The True Story of the Pony Express by Glenn D. Bradley11. The Puissance from No Hurdle too High by Mona Goldstein12. Bones, from Conversations with a Prince by Helen Husher

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