Colorado Springs: The Western Horseman, 1951. Morris, George Ford. First edition. Soft cover. January through December. Each 48-52p, many photos and ads. Some cover age wear; one cover scraped; April cover rather rubbed and creased with an old price written at the top. Internally clean, complete, overall very good. Dark lines in photo are shadows. Good. Item #30844
An especially rich year. Luis B. Ortega on hackamore training, Col. Fred L. Hamilton on "Is the Cavalry Obsolete?," Nelson Nye on Clabber and his progeny, early Quarter Horse racing in California, the 1950 USET, John Richard Young on the "right" seat, training parade horses, Gene Autry's Champion, the results of George Ford Morris's 1950 Morgan horse judging contest, Native American horsemanship and paint marks, Frank Talmadge Phelps on early American Thoroughbred foundation sires (*Janus, *Fearnought, *Medly, *Shark, *Messenger, *Diomed, etc.), plus the usual rodeo news, veterinary advice, letters, etc. The April issue is devoted to Arabians--Skowronek, judging contest by Cecil L. Edwards, George Ford Morris cover of "The Listening Mare," and more. This issue is the most worn. Sold as a group (12 issues), as is. Shipping/handling will be extra; please keep this in mind when ordering.