The Art of Horsemanship
Dover Publications, Incorporated
, 2006 - Nature
- 187 pages
Among the earliest known works on choosing, caring for, and riding horses, this book is still hailed-2,300 years after it was written-as one of the most complete, thoughtful, and accessible guides of its type. Civilization has changed radically in the centuries since it was written, but the equestrian arts have remained essentially the same. Much of what we presently accept as common wisdom about horsemanship derives from this volume. Morris H. Morgan's fluid translation features 38 illustrations. Equestrians and other horse lovers as well as military history buffs and students of Greek culture will find it a treasury of practical tips and enlightened observations.