Title: The Western Horse: Its Types and Training
Publisher: Danville: Interstate Press
Publication Date: 1939
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
Small 8vo hardcover. Light brown grainy cloth boards with title(in ropey western font) and line drawing of horse & cowboy in black on front. First Edition/First Printing. Near Fine/: corners of boards lightly bumped; text itself clean, bright & unmarked. Frontis Photograph; Preface; Introduction; Index. 278pp. "It is the purpose of this book to describe the breeds, types and crosses of breeds that are found in the western states; and to present methods of training"(from Introduction.) Written by an Assistant Professor of Animal Production at University of Wyoming, the book is divided into Training (colts, working the young horse, stock horse, bronc busting, gaiting, pleasure saddle etc.); Types of Western Horses (breeds, remounts, wild horses, drafts & mules); Shipping and Marketing. Illus. throughout with many b/w photographs. Includes listing at end of book of magazines devoted to different breeds and types. A very nice copy of this western horsemanship classic. Herd. #50011. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-4960221353
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