1904. Item #16271
Savigear, Alfred S. Savigear's Guide to Horsemanship and Horse Training. London: Gale & Polden 1904. 2nd ed. (1st pub. 1899). 123p + 4p of ads; 1 pl. of line ills. Good hardcover (red leather, gilt-stamped). Covers rubbed; spine mended. Internally very good and sturdy. ** Instruction in military equitation, in the aftermath of the Boer War, in which "the results of the neglect of Horsemanship were deplorable...and often disastrous to officers, privates, and animals." With several pages on "Ladies' Equitation;" also treats briefly polo, hunting, jumping, and other subjects. Ed. by T.B. Coombe Williams. Savigear ran a renowed riding school in London. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.