Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1894. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Cloth hand-soiled. 8vo; 8 inches tall; viii, 132, tissue-guarded frontispiece, 32 illustrations from photographs.
Very Good / No Jacket. Item #013526
A detailed guide on training horses, especially written with a view of presenting a method for training young horses for the cavalry service and for general use under the saddle.
The chapters of this book include: 'Handling the Young Horse' / 'Riding the Young Horse' / 'Hand and Heel - The Trot, The Walk, Changes of Direction' / 'Supplying and Collecting - The Union and Balance of the Forces' / 'Reversed Pirouettes, Low Pirouettes, Bending Head in Action - Travers and Renvers'; ......