We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

Clever Hans [McLoughlin Brothers card game showing Rarey's methods]

Anonymous. Clever Hans. NY: McLoughlin Brothers 1905. Card game (no. 390 1/2) with 24 cards printed in color. In stained box with mounted color illustration; one sheet of rules laid in. ** Six cards show six different comic scenes of a circus perfomer applying Rarey's taming methods to two men in a horse suit. The other cards feature geometric designs. They are all in nice condition. The game's title capitalizes on the fame of the real horse Clever Hans, whose feats of understanding and calculating were widely publicized at the time. (Item ID: 12361)


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