About Horsemanship

By: Xenophon the Athenian

Price: $48.00

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Very nice book in good clean condition. Boards show very little wear and pages are pristine. Only fault is darkening to gutters front and back. Nice ribbon marker. Book measures 5"x8-1/2". No names or writing. No dustjacket. Translated and illustrated by publisher. Though written in ancient Greece circa 365 B.C., the text is most accessible to the modern reader and is one of the earliest treatises on horsemanship in the Western world. It details the principles of classical dressage and is a translation from the Oxford Classical texts edited by E.C. Marchant in 1920. Topics include the choice of a horse, breaking a colt, trying a horse, stabling and care, grooming and cleaning, handling and schooling, mounting and riding, mounted exercises, hot tempered horses, biting and bridling, the show horse and what to wear. 70 pages.

Title: About Horsemanship

Author Name: Xenophon the Athenian

Categories: Horses and Equestrian Sport,

Publisher: Denison B. Hull: 1956

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No DJ

Seller ID: 20429CWR

Keywords: Horses. Horsemanship.