This antique volume contains a manual on the stabling, care and feeding of horses, with information on first-aid treatment of the common diseases of the horse. Complete with a wealth of helpful and practicable information on every aspect of the horse, as well as being profusely illustrated, this timeless text will be of considerable value to the modern equestrian. It is not to be missed by collectors of antique equine literature. The chapters of this book include: 'General Remarks on Selecting a Horse', 'Where to Buy your Horse', 'Some of the Most Common Types of Riding Horses', 'When you Get your New Horse', 'Stables and Lots for Horses', 'Saddles and Bridles', 'Some Comments on Feeding', 'Preparing The Mare for Breeding', 'How to Get the Greatest Enjoyment from Your Horse', etcetera. This book was originally published in 1955, and is proudly republished now complete with a new introduction on the care and maintenance of horses.