Art of Horsemanship

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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.
  • A student of Socrates, Xenophon was an accomplished cavalryman and one of the foremost scholars of his day.
  • Equestrians and other horse lovers as well as military history buffs and students of Greek culture will find The Art of Horsemanship a treasury of practical tips and enlightened observations.
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