Horsemanship, or, The art of riding and managing a horse adapted for the guidance of ladies and gentlemen, on the road and in the field : with instructions for breaking in colts and young horses by Mervyn Richardson

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Published by Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans in London .

Written in English

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  • Horsemanship.

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Other titlesArt of riding and managing a horse.
Statementby Captain Richardson.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 140 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23305354M

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