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Mount and Man A Key to Better Horsemanship by Lieut-Col M.F. McTaggert

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Mount and Man

A Key to Better Horsemanship


Lieut-Col M.F. McTaggert

Illustrated by

Lionel Edwards

This book is very interesting for anyone studying the evolution of equitation and seat position.

This was McTaggerts first and most important work. He was the first British author to adopt the forward seat when the battle over the forward seat was just starting to develop. Although definitely dated McTaggert represents a turning point in English literature on equitation and is worth reading particularly for those can identify errors and inconsistencies. Interesting commentaries on if ladies should ride astride.  McTaggert exerted an important influence on contemporary thinking on equitation.

Illustrated throughout with lovely drawings and plates on glossy paper by Lionel Edwards

Red cloth hard cover in very good condition first published 1925, this is the second and revised edition 1927, Country Life LTD , London. Some soiling and fading to the cover and some foxing to inside page, pages tanned , binding strong, 163 pages .