2017. Item #16878
O'Reilly, CuChullaine. Encyclopaedia of Equestrian Exploration: Vol. 1. Long Riders' Guild 2017. 564p, many line ills. and photos. New hardcover; no d.j, as issued. ** Despite the rather grand subtitle--"A Study of the Geographic and Spiritual Equestrian Journey, based upon the Philosophy of Harmonious Horsemanship"--this fascinating book is full of practical details for making your own Long Ride of hundreds of miles or more: preparation, choosing and caring for your horse, and equipment. Interwoven with fascinating stories of many long riders and their rides around the world, past and present. Long bibliography and index of riders. Vol. 1 of 3, complete in itself. Large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.