Dratfield, Jim The Quotable Equine

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The Quotable Equine

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The portraits and candid photographs of The Quotable Equine capture the essence of the horse, celebrating its spirit, strength and nobility. They are taken from places around the world where horses are an integral part of everyday life, from dancing Andalusians in Spain to workhorses in Mongolia, to our own hunters and jumpers and the trusty companion of the cowboy. The stunning photographs are combined with wise and witty quotations, ranging from James Thurber to Amelia Earhart, Henrik Ibsen to Lauren Bacall, from the inspirational to the absolutely hilarious. Every horse lover will find this book irresistible.

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From the Old West legend of the weathered cowboy and his trusty horse to the urbane athleticism of the hunter and jumper, from the majestic mountains of Montana to the volcanic terrain of Iceland, horses are an integral part of everyday life for many people around the world. In these beautiful sepia-toned photographs, Jim Dratfield captures the spirit, strength, and nobility of horses.

Paired with quotations that include everyone from James Thurber to Amelia Earhart, Henrik Ibsen to Lauren Bacall, and ranging from the inspirational to the absolutely hilarious, The Quotable Equine celebrates these magnificent animals. Jim Dratfield has traveled the world to capture in both candid and portrait photography the essence of the equine, in the most stunning settings, from dancing Andalusians in Spain to workhorses in Mongolia.

Whether it's a child obstinately pulling her donkey, a horse running free in the wild, or an intense moment at an equestrian competition, the images in this book are charming, poignant, gorgeous, and sometimes amusing. The Quotable Equine pays homage to the timeless elegance of horses, to the many disciplines and sports built around them, and to all the people who love them.

About the Author:

Jim Dratfield is the photographer/owner of PetographyTM (www.petography.com), which specializes in photographing pets and their owners. He is the author of Underdogs, Pug Shots, Dogography, and Catography and co-author of The Quotable Canine and The Quotable Feline. Dratfield grew up in Princeton, New Jersey, and spent more than a decade acting on stage and the small screen. He now lives in New York City with his dog, Caleb.

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