Publisher: Read Books Ltd.
Publication Date: August 25, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
This vintage book contains a detailed guide to fox hunting, with information on its history, saddlery, equipment, where and when to hunt, maintaining horses, breeding hounds, and more. A timeless guide highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of English fox hunting, "Fox-Hunting Past and Present" would make for a fantastic addition to collections of hunting literature. Contents include: "Fox Hunting in the Twentieth Century", "The Origin of Fox-Hunting-A Glimpse at Melton to-day and as it was in its Infancy", "The Quorn Hunt", "The Master of Hounds", "The Cost of Hunting", "The Horse and the Country to Select", "Hunters and their Stables", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.