This antiquarian volume comprises a comprehensive and interesting treatise on breeding race horses, with information on crossing, stallions, selection, and many other aspects of horse breeding. This text contains a wealth of useful, timeless information on horse breeding, and will be of considerable utility to the modern reader with an interest in the subject. A fascinating and informative read, this vintage book would make for a great addition to any personal library, and is certainly one not to be missed by the discerning collector. The chapters of this book include: 'Theory of Generation, and General Principles of Breeding'; 'Theory of Generation'; 'The Semen'; 'The Ovum'; 'The Embryo'; 'As the Male and Female'; 'The Best Mode of Breeding the Horse for all Racing Purposes', etcetera. This book is being republished now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of John Henry Walsh.