Training the Racehorse - Tim Fitzgeorge-ParkerPelham, 1973, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ a little ruffled around at head otherwise a very well presented copy.
Illustrated with B&W photographs. There are chapters on buying, breaking, feeding, working and racing the horse, as well as such vital features as staff, stables, transport and veterinary treatment, different conditions, courses and types of racing. The old trainers, born before mechanisation, necessarily knew more about horses than some do today. Their practices and opinions, adapted to changing times by their successors, are all here.
Size: 8vo Demy (22 x 14cm Approx.)
Number of Pages: 204
Introduction: Noel Murless
£10.00 (Now Sold)