Horse Breeding in Ireland - and the role of The Royal Dublin Society's Horse breeding Schemes 1886-1903.

Lewis, Colin A.

Published by London: J.A. Allen, 1980
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Title: Horse Breeding in Ireland - and the role of ...

Publisher: London: J.A. Allen

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition


First edition. 232 pp. Irish half-bred horses dominate many of the show-jumping arenas and eventing courses of the world, as well as being renowned hunters. Formerly, they were bred extensively for military use. At the end of the ninteenth century nearly 40,000 horses were exported anually from Ireland and horse breeding was a staple industry for many farmers. Contents include: Premium Stallions, The Queen's premiums for Stallions, Decentralization, The Horse Breeding Scheme of 1891, The New Century etc. Numerous b/w illustrations throughout text. Text very clean. Binding sound. Brown hard paper boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition near Fine. In VG+ illustrated dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 8158

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