Ultimate Horse Barns [NOOK Book]

Overview

Each of the eighteen masterpiece horse barns featured here is an innovative, beautiful structure that embodies the owners’ love and appreciation for horses. Author Randy Leffingwell has selected barns that possess exceptional qualities—a clever response to site challenges; meticulous attention to detail, equine health, and safety; or significant historical context. The purposes of the barns range from havens for private owners to successful breeding and training facilities to historical landmarks. Ultimate Horse ...

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Overview

Each of the eighteen masterpiece horse barns featured here is an innovative, beautiful structure that embodies the owners’ love and appreciation for horses. Author Randy Leffingwell has selected barns that possess exceptional qualities—a clever response to site challenges; meticulous attention to detail, equine health, and safety; or significant historical context. The purposes of the barns range from havens for private owners to successful breeding and training facilities to historical landmarks. Ultimate Horse Barns captures the architectural beauty of these stunning structures, as well as the love and passion the owners have for their horses.

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Editorial Reviews

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East Texas Historical Journal, Spring 2007

“Architects will like this book; horse fanciers will love it.”

Ride, June 2007

“The exceptional architecture, innovations, historical significance and beauty represented by these structures will pique the reader’s imagination and swell the expanding ranks of the horse barn aficionados.”

The Northwest Horse Source, December 2006

“Generously illustrated … captures the architectural beauty of these exceptional barns as well as the love and passion the owners have for their horses.”

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610601191
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 6/7/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,214,341
  • File size: 27 MB
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Meet the Author

Throughout grade school, high school, and into college, before Randy Leffingwell veered into journalism and photography, he wanted to be an architect. He has been an enthusiastic, if irregular, rider for twenty years and has owned an American Quarter Horse. His wife, Carolyn, competed in hunter-jumper and equestrian events. They live in Santa Barbara, California.

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Table of Contents


Contents
Introduction
The Ultimate Barn—Equine Health and Safety meet Architectural Beauty and Passion
1.         Freedom Farm Equestrian Research Center—Ravenna, Ohio
            The Ultimate in Research Farms
2.         Round Lot Farm—Medfield, Massachusetts
            Architectural Elegance in New England
3.         Caper Lea Stables—Trappe, Maryland
            Intimacy and Innovation on Maryland’s Eastern Shore
4.         Chesapeake Dressage Institute—Annapolis, Maryland
            Classical Training in Classical Architecture
5.         Casa Loma—Toronto, Ontario
            Sir Henry Pellatt’s Equestrian Castle
6.         Biltmore Historic Horse Barn—Asheville, North Carolina
            George Vanderbilt’s Working Horse Barn
7.         Shelburne Farms Horse Breeding Barn—Shelburne, Vermont
            William Seward Webb’s Grand Idea
8.         University of Vermont Morgan Horse Farm—Weybridge, Vermont
            One Hundred Thirty Years of Breeding and Training
9.         Ballena Vista Farms—Ramona, California
            Flat Track Training in California’s High Desert
10.       Tenlane Farm—Versailles, Kentucky
            Blending Innovation with Horse Breeding
11.       Hamilton Farms—Gladstone, New Jersey
            The United States Equestrian Foundation’s Historic Headquarters
12.       Fork Stables—Norwood, North Carolina
            Eventing, Dressage, and Jumping at a Classic North Carolina Barn
13.       Heronwood Farm—Upperville, Virginia
            This Horse Barn Redefined the Horse Barn
14.       Stoneleigh Farm—Middleburg, Virginia
            Home to Olympian Joe Fargis for Teaching and Training
15.       Culver Academies—Culver, Indiana
            Equestrian Education in an Exceptional School
16.       Grand Central Farm—Brewster, New York
            The Ultimate Barn in Innovation and Elegance
17.       Lucky Dog Ranch—Somis, California
            Winning over the Owner with Bold New Ideas and Design Awards
18.       Meadow Farm—Santa Barbara, California
            The Ultimate California Jewel
Appendix—Reader’s Service listing of farms, architects, and builders locations and website addresses.
Index
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