Horses: Myth and Fascination : Since the beginning of human history, horses have been our constant companions. The cave paintings, myths, and stories of the most diverse peoples still reflect this today. Not only in ancient times, but also in our own era, horses have never ceased to fascinate us with their beauty, their power, and their sensitivity. This book is an enthralling journey into the world of horses. It offers far more than the typical information about the history, uses, and care of horses. Readers will also learn about the work of the blacksmith who shoes horses, or how the cylinders worn by dressage riders are made. You will also be treated to thrilling glimpses into the world of equestrian sports, for example the microcosm of the racetrack with its illustrious society consisting of nobles, jockeys, bettors, and bookmakers - and, of course, legendary horses. Nearly 400 illustrations and entertaining, informative, and often amusing text relate the most interesting and pleasurable aspects of horses. Drawn from mythology, history, art, literature, film, and language, they create a varied spectrum that has not yet been presented in this form.
|Mascotas y Animales||Horses|
|Fotografía||Subjects & Themes|