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Newmarket & Arabia An Examination of the Descent of the Racers and Coursers by Roger Upton

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 Newmarket & Arabia An Examination of the Descent of the Racers and Coursers
by Roger Upton


Roger Upton was an expert on the Arabian horse and the English Thoroughbred. The first part of the book deals with the influence of the Eastern horse especially the purebred Arabian on the Thoroughbred. The second part covers the Arabian horse, the history, description, habitat, how they differ fron the English horse, the Arabian as a racer, a hunter and war horse, the Bedouin and their beliefs and so much more. Facination reading of a bygone age. 


Originally published in 1893, soft cover reprint by Olms Press 1987, 210 pages, 3 foldout pedigrees, excellent unread condition