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A BACKWOODSMAN'S YEAR. By R.W.F. Poole. Illustrations by Reginald Bass.

A BACKWOODSMAN'S YEAR. By R.W.F. Poole. Illustrations by Reginald Bass.

A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO HUNTING. By Anne Holland.

1990 1st edition. 8vo (170 x 242mm). Pp128. B/w photographs, brief bibliography. Red boards, spine titled in gilt.

"In this rider's guide to foxhunting, Anne Holland provides all the information you need to enjoy a successful day in the field. Hunting etiquette is no magical secret - it is based on common sense and practicality. Who's who in a hunt, how a hunting day progresses, and the signs and signals a rider must take note of in the field are all explained in full. Chapters on choosing the hunter to suit your needs and his care and upkeep are complemented by practical advice on what to wear out hunting, preparation on the day, and tips for riding safely in the field. The author also considers the special needs of the young rider. ...A comprehensive and essentially practical look at the contemporary hunting scene..". Chapters include:- How to start; Choosing your hunter; Keeping the hunter; Clothes and tack; Who's who; Etiquette, behaviour and children; The hunt; Jumping and falls; The hunting morning and evening; Injuries and ailments; The summer holiday; Supporters' clubs and car followers.
£12.95
Availability: In stock
Book Code
3602
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Author Holland (Anne).
Book Code 3602
ISBN 1852232552 / 1852232552
Book Description Fine new copy in dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1990
Publisher The Crowood Press.
Place Swindon, Wiltshire.