This scarce classic comprises a thorough and comprehensive guide to owning horse, beginning with topics like, How to Breed a Horse, How to Buy a Horse, How to Break a Horse, and moving on to subjects like, How to Drive a Horse and How to Ride a Horse. This text was intended to include every subject of interest to those who, for pleasure of business, own or use a horse, brief and condensed for comprehensiveness. Also including sections on mules and ponies, this definitive handbook contains timeless information for equine enthusiasts, constituting a must-have for bookshelf and anyone interested in the subject. Henry William Herbert was an English poet, novelist, historian, journalist, illustrator and sports writer. Originally published in 1863, this scarce classic is proudly republished with an introductory biography of the author.