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. Watch this space for a forthcoming selection of books related to this theme.

Bai, Alezan, et Frison Clair [on the French Comtois horse]
Jacques-Jouvenot, Dominique

Jacques-Jouvenot, Dominique. Bai, Alezan, et Frison Clair: Hommes, Femmes et Chevaux Comtois. Besancon: Cetre 1994. 95p, many photos and old ills., many in color. Very good paperbound. In French. ** History and uses of the stocky little French Comtois work horse, distinguished by its chestnut coat and flaxen mane. With much on the horse's role in its native region near Switzerland, where it was traditionally used for farming, logging, and work in the vineyards. Near extinction in the 1920s, it is now one of the most numerous draft breeds in France Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 16281)


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