David Philipps introduces Wild Horse Country

Author: David Philipps
Book: Wild Horse Country: The History, Myth, and Future of the Mustang, America's Horse

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A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s history of wild horses in America—and an eye-opening story of their treatment in our own time.

The wild horse is so ingrained in the American imagination that even those who have never seen one know what it stands for: fierce independence, unbridled freedom, the bedrock ideals of the nation. From car ads to high school mascots, the wild horse—popularly known as the mustang—is the enduring icon of America. But in modern times it has become entangled in controver…more

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Barry Cole Hi David,

As a horse lover myself I loved your book. I have a new book out soon which also explores the origin of the horse in America and its impact on Native Americans and hopefully shows how important an animal the horse is and always will be. I would love for you to read a copy so if you could give me an address I can send a copy to, I would appreciate your thoughts. Barry


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