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History in harness

Mildred Boyd

History in harness

the story of horses.

by Mildred Boyd

  • 179 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Criterion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horses -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Al Savitt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF283 .B69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5944146M
    LC Control Number65015257
    OCLC/WorldCa1236386

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New England has played a prominent role in the history of harness racing in America. The greatest horses, owners, drivers and trainers competed here and the sport reached its height of popularity following the legalization of pari-mutuel wagering in the mid's following years of Puritanical resistance to gambling/5(5).

History in Harness: The Story of Horses Library Binding – January 1, by Mildred Boyd (Author), Al Savitt (Illustrator)Author: Mildred Boyd.

A first-of-its kind photographic journey through the history of harness racing, Years in Harness showcases the beauty and historical significance of the sport from through The images were gleaned from the USTA archives, the most expansive collection of Standardbred photos in the world/5(2).

As a history of the various ways men have put horses to use, the book is random in its information. The major emphasis is on the way horses have been honored and on horse celebrities in legend and fact. The first of the book's three sections supposedly traces the partnership between man and horse, but following a cursory survey of the biological development of the horse, the rest consists.

New England has played a prominent role in the history of harness racing in America. The greatest horses, owners, drivers and trainers competed here and the sport reached its height of popularity following the legalization of pari-mutuel wagering in the mid's following years of Puritanical resistance to gambling.

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It is widely believed the horse was first harnessed in Kazakhstan, from there the technology quickly spread to what is now Europe. Perhaps no horse breed made a greater contribution than the Standardbred, so let’s celebrate that history with years of harness racing in 5 minutes.

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Cheryl Harness lives in Independence, Missouri. As an author and illustrator, she is known for her engaging approach to history, seen in such books as Our Colonial Year; Mary Walker Wears the Pants; Young Abe Lincoln; George Washington; Spymaster; Three Young Pilgrims, Ghosts of the White House; and Remember the Ladies/5(31).

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