The Versatile Arabian
by Rosemary Archer
In this book the author endeavors to show the ideal aim for the Arabian horse is to be capable of competing successfully in hand as well as a performance horse. The book contains a historical section on war horses and Eastern horses as Thoroughbred foundation stock, a chapter on selection and basic training for performance, history of Arab racing and modern racing around the world, endurance riding, the versatile Arabian-pig sticking, polo, competitive driving, team chasing, show classes, Western riding, Olympic disciplines-jumping, eventing, dressage, planning for the future.
Hard cover book in very good condition, with dust jacket which shows some wear, illustrated with lots of color photographs and some B&W, 176 pages, copyright 1996 JA Allen