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.

Archives du Cheval
Borge, Jacques, and Nicolas Viasnoff

Borge, Jacques, and Nicolas Viasnoff. Archives du Cheval. Editions Michele Trinckvel 1996. 204p, many large photos. Very good hardcover in good d.j. In French. ** Fascinating collection of archival photos of equestrian life in the early 20th century: farm and carriage horses, sidesaddle riding, the cavalry, dressage, horse shows, trotting, flat racing, and more. Chiefly French subjects, but some images are from the U.S. and elsewhere. One striking photo shows two "amazones" nonchalantly riding past a beached hydroplane, ca. 1910. The texts are taken from works of the period. (Item ID: 16314)


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