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Originally published in 1905, this book presents a history of horses and equidae, especially with regard to their relationship with humans. Ridgeway includes photographs of modern-day horses, which he describes as 'the most important … of all the animals domesticated by man', as well as photographs and drawings of ancient artefacts featuring images of horses or relating to them. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in horses and the history of the immensely profitable human-horse relationship.
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- Date Published: May 2015
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107502239
- length: 556 pages
- dimensions: 216 x 140 x 32 mm
- weight: 0.7kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: the ancestors of the equidae
2. The existing equidae
3. The horses of prehistoric and historic times
4. The origin of the Libyan horse
5. (Supplementary) The development of equitation
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