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.

To Amaze the People with Pleasure and Delight: Horsemanship Newcastle
Walker, Elaine

Walker, Elaine. 'To Amaze the People with Pleasure and Delight': The Horsemanship Manuals of William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle. Xenophon Press 2015 (1st pub. 2010). 197p, 42 old ills. (of varying quality). New paperbound (slight edge wear, as received from the publisher). ** This "first comprehensive study of Newcastle's two horsemanship manuals" examines them in the contexts of the history of horsemanship, the society and culture of his times, and his own turbulent life. A larger, redesigned edition, with a new foreword by Peter Edwards. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 16012)

$34.95

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