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.

For To Do the Country Good: The Working Horse in West Central Scotland
Roberts, David

Roberts, David. For To Do the Country Good: The Working Horse in West Central Scotland. Glasgow: Strathkelvin District Libraries and Museum 1987. 96p, many photos and old ills. New paperbound. ** Detailed regional study of horses at work in west central Scotland from the 18th century into the 1920s (and into the 1950s for the coal mine pit ponies). Covers the use of horses and ponies in farming, transport (canals, railways, stagecoaches, and other vehicles), mines and quarries, cleaning and public services, armed forces, mounted police, fire, and ambulance. Clydesdales are treated in passing. (Item ID: 4658)


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