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The Essential Horse
This book looks not only at the origin and development of horse breeds, the use of horses in warfare, agriculture, transport, sport, entertainment and literature, but also at the changing attitudes to the horse and its welfare. It is illustrated throughout with depictions of the horse in art - including medieval illuminations and paintings by Stubbs and Munnings - and with ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published May 23rd 2003 by Philip Wilson Publishers
(first published May 1st 2000)
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This is the absolute perfect book to be sat around on a coffee table or bedside cabinet. I have been dipping in and out of it for months, reading it slowly but spending so much more time looking at the fantastic photos, drawings and prints. It is very informative and covers a wide range of subjects, even though some of those seem to be dealt with a bit too briefly. But a fantastic book that I while keep for ages.