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Arabian War Horse to Show Horse, The

Edwards, Gladys Brown

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ISBN 10: 093827600X / ISBN 13: 9780938276005
Published by Arabian Horse Trust of America, Denver, Colorado, 1980
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The jacket is sun darkened on the spine but is otherwise fine with one small chip on the rear upper left corner. An immensely entertaining account of how the Arabian horse originated, his early history and the present day results of his ultimate arrival in America, and at the same time is an exhaustively detailed and documented reference book on the subject. Bookseller Inventory # 8994

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Title: Arabian War Horse to Show Horse, The

Publisher: Arabian Horse Trust of America, Denver, Colorado

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Third Revised Edition

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Dust jacket notes: "This book, The Arabian: War Horse to Show Horse is at once an immensely entertaining account of how the Arabian horse originated, his early history and the present day results of his ultimate arrival in America, and at the same time is an exhaustively detailed and documented reference book on the subject. To the skeptics we can say that this is possible because it contains not only the results of many, many years of study, research and observation by the author, but is generously laced and interlaced from cover to cover with her delightful sense of humor. You will refer to this book constantly to quote its authority. You will also quote its colorful phrases and descriptions during casual or serious discussions about everybody's favorite breed of horses." Preface: "The idea for this book was conceived in the minds of some members of the Arabian Horse Associates of Southern California who felt that the Association could best commemorate its silver anniversary by under-writing the production of an interesting, lasting and authoritative contribution to Arabian horse literature. Gladys Brown Edwards was the obvious choice for this important task as she has long been recognized by student and breeder as one of the foremost authorities on the Arabian horse. The following book, then is the culmination of many years of study, research, travel and personal observation on the part of the author. She has succeeded in presenting an exhaustive yet very readable accounting of the origins of the breed, its history up to and including importations to America of early sires and brood mares, and the individuals who were responsible for their importations. Included are lists of all importations to the present time, countries of origin, charts of leading sire lines and lists of leading brood mares. The later chapters provide comments on performance, including Arabian racing, a history of Arabian horse shows in America and highlights of many...individuals...."

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