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Horses now and long ago

Lucy Sprague Mitchell

Horses now and long ago

by Lucy Sprague Mitchell

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lucy Sprague Mitchell...with maps and drawings by the author and many photographs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF283 .M5, SF283 .M5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 343 p.
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14131910M
    LC Control Number26020302

      I have been a horse-person for 43 years now (as an adult) and strive to be cutting edge with all aspects of horse care and riding. Thus, I read everything I can about all things horse. These three books just did not draw me in at all. That's $40 I won't see again. Just think it's fair to let you s: Short essay on the Autobiography of a Horse. I remember nothing about my birth or early child­hood. My earliest remembrance dates back to the time when I lived with my mother in a stable. There were a number of other horses there. AIL of them were grown up ones. Often they did not allow [ ].

    But in the long run the horse’s opponents triumphed without recourse to legislation. The number of horses in cities dropped sharply as the automobile and the motor truck rapidly gained popularity, although the number of horses in the nation stayed high until the ’s (there w, horses reported in the census). The earliest horse remains found in the area now covered by Britain and Ireland date to the Middle species of horses have been identified from remains at Pakefield, East Anglia, dating back to , BC. Spear damage on a horse shoulder bone discovered at Eartham Pit, Boxgrove, dated , BC, showed that early hominids were hunting horses in the area at that time.

      Horses were domesticated more than 5, years ago and have been deeply connected to humans ever since. In The Horse: The Epic History Of Our Noble Companion, Wendy Williams harnesses a lifetime. Mrs. Loula Long Combs pictured with "Invasion" on right, her manager, David Smith with "Captivation" on left. After winning numerous events, both horses were featured in the Equine Hall of Fame, Official Horse Show Blue Book in Photo by Carl Klein.


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