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  • RIDING AND POLO The Badminton Library 1891

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    RIDING and POLO

    by
    Robert Weir

    and contributing writers: The Duke of Beaufort, The Earl of Suffolk, The Earl of Onslow, E.L. Anderson, Alfred E.T. Warson, and the section on Polo by J. Moray Brown

    Part of the 

    The Badminton Library

     contents:

    riding to the hounds, the saddle horse, training the young horse, hints on horsemanship, hands and seat, race riding, the colonial horse, early history of horsemanship

    Polo section by J. Moray Brown

    The antiquity of polo, polo in England and India, rules and by laws, ground, balls, sticks, goal post etc., breeds suitable for polo, training ponies, some famous players and ponies, how a polo match should be played

    appendix

    Lessons in riding
    Bibliography on Riding

    Index

    If you are interested in researching Riding, this book has an extensive bibliography of books for further research.

    Neat old book 130 years old! copyright 1891, 421 pages, Lots of nice illustrations by G.D. Giles, Frank Dadd and F. Stuart Allen.
    Hard cover very good condition for age, normal ageing, pages tanned, some foxing, some wear to cover and some slant to spine.