Horse-taming - Horsemanship - Hunting: A New Illustrated Edition of J.S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses, with the Substance of the Lectures at the Round House, and Additional Chapters on Horsemanship and Hunting, for the Young and Timid

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Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1859 - Horsemanship - 248 pages
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