It's really quite good. Very detailed and has several chapters on military horses. It's definitely worth a look to see what's new and what's not. Covers horses from birth to death and all British uses in between.
"I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay." Thread killer Extraordinaire
"Ten or a dozen years ago, no cart horses at agricultural shows were considered worth looking at
unless extravagantly furnished with the fashionable and aristocratic " feather," but, happily, this craze
for hair is dying out"
Wonderful book for many reasons, thanks for posting.
"Some breeders breed from any kind of stock with a nonchalance which, if not quite ignorance, is the
twin brother to it. Thus, the fifty per cent, of unsound horses we see around us are largely ac-
counted for. If a mare goes lame, many farmers will breed from her and risk all consequences"