THE ARABIAN HORSE IN AMERICA
New and revised edition
Dr. George Conn
This is an excellent reference book that covers the history of the Arabian horse in the US in details hard to find, which give the reader a excellent background on the Arabian horse in the US. Whos who of American breeders, importations and importers, shows, history of Arabian horse Club , Arabian horse publications and much more.
'...Dr Conn, an internationally know breeder, veterinarian and author has spent more than a dozen years researching sporting papers, privately printed sales catalogues, stud books, and breeding records, many of which date back to 1730. Much of the material presented in this volume has been taken for the authors own library, which contains the only known copies of many pertinent and out of print documents'
From the preface:
"The principal aim and purpose of this book is to put into permanent and historical form, material dealing with the introduction of the Arabian horse into America and his influence upon the light horse breeds. Available information is at present widely scattered and cannot be secured from any single source."
1. Arabian -Bred Horses First introduced into America through the Spanish Conquest
2. The Introduction of the first Arabian-Bred horses to America from England
3. Stallions of Arabian breeding imported to America from 1730 - 1830
4. Mares of Arabian Breeding imported to America from 1730 to 1830
5. Imported Barb mares and horses
6. The first listing of Arabian horses in a printed Stud Book in America
7. Arabian horses in the American Race-Turf Register
8. A. Keene Richards, a Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeder, imports Arabian horses
9. Imported Arabian horses and mares registered in the American Stud Book
10. Randolph Huntington breeds Part-Bred horses
11. Auction Catalogue of the Huntington Collection of Clay and Clay-Arab horses
12. The Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and its influence on the Arabian Breed in America
13. Pure-Bred Arabian horses imported into the United States (1879-1948)
14. Some well-known importers of Arabian horses
15. The founding of the Arabian Horse Club of America
16. Comments on the influence of the Arabian horse on the Thoroughbred
17. Pomona Ranch
18. Arabian Horse Importation from Poland
19. Arabian horse breeding catalogues as a source of information
20. The Arabian horse in the show ring
21. The Arabian as a Parade, Trail and Pleasure horse
22. The Lazy V.V. Ranch
23. Arabian-Bred Riding Ponies
Loaded with photos of identified horses by
name and registration number
some of which Include:
ZARIFE, FERSARA, SKORAGE, BACARAM, SHARIK, Kadir, Mares and foals at Van Vleet, DU CARAM, SARTEZ, LANA, Kiffah, RODA, Lhasa yearling, SELFRA, Nabika and Cassim, SLIPPER and RIPPLES, INDAIA and INDRAFF, ANAZEH (LEOPARD X NAOMI), Gulastra, TESCHIDA, Karifa, MIRAGE, RAFFLES, WARDAMAR ALLA, Kabar, RIFAGE, Jamal Abdulla Azam, and more...
Indexed for easier research. This book is a must have in any Arabian horse Library
Yellow cloth hard cover book in very good condition some spotting to boards, dust jacket has spotting, I don't know if its foxing or staining but spotting has transferred through to the cover boards, other wise book would be in excellent condition, 321pages.
Original Copyright 1957 , The Countryman Press, Copyright 1972, 1974 first Arco printing