All the King's Horses: The Equestrian Life of Elvis Presley

All the King's Horses: The Equestrian Life of Elvis Presley


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When Elvis Presley decided he wanted to buy a horse in 1966, he didn't want just any horse. "He wanted a Golden Palomino," Priscilla Presley remembers. "He would get up at 3:00 in the morning, go to certain farms and ranches and say, 'Do you have a Golden Palomino for sale?' People would say, 'That was Elvis Presley!"

Elvis's legendary love of horses drove him to find the Golden Palomino who would become his beloved companion Rising Sun, and to fill Graceland's stables and Circle G Ranch with horses for family and friends to ride.

In the first-ever book dedicated to Elvis's equestrian side, horse lovers Kimberly Gatto and Victoria Racimo share rare stories, interviews, and photographs that shed light on the beautiful, quiet life the King lived when he was with his horses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621576037
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 08/14/2017
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kimberly Gatto is the author of fourteen equestrian books including award-winning Sandsablaze and Belair Stud. She has written for various equestrian magazines, including the Chronicle of the Horse, the Equine Journal and the Blood Horse; and her work was featured in the book Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover’s Soul.

Victoria Racimo is an award-winning filmmaker, actress, and avid supporter of equine welfare. She wrote, directed and produced the recently released documentary, “One Day”, about famed Thoroughbred, Our Mims, the 1977 Eclipse Award champion 3-year old filly.  Victoria won Best Director for the film in the Equus Film Festival 2015 in NYC. She has written two animation specials: “A Toucan Can” starring Jason Alexander and “Pirate Jack” starring Alice Cooper. With Alicia Keys, she co-wrote “Blue Moon” based on a story by Alicia Keys. Victoria was commissioned by the State of Virginia to write and direct the original drama "Journey of Destiny" in celebration of America's 400th Anniversary at Jamestown, which aired on CBS.

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