Category Archives: Books about animals

Training vs Breaking – An old teaching a dog book

Practical Dog Training; or Training vs. Breaking, by S.T. Hammond. (New York: Forest and Stream. 1892.) I can’t remember exactly when I bought this little book — probably 35 years ago. I do remember where I bought it: at the Renaissance … Continue reading

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Judging Saddle Horses and Roadsters

I purchased my first copy of James Barly’s only book, Judging Saddle Horses and Roadsters (privately printed, 1945),  in the Renaissance Book Shop, a fantastic four story warehouse full of books in downtown Milwaukee. Unlike so many of its ilk, Renaissance … Continue reading

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The elephants

When it come to animals, I’ve always thought of myself as a dog and horse person. I have nothing against cats and cows, but they don’t have the reputation of bonding with their humans the way dogs and horses do. … Continue reading

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On judging a book by its title. Or not.

Will a serious horse person who isn’t already looking ever find this book on my site? Not likely, in my opinion, thanks to its title: The Horse.
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