Gilbey, Sir Walter

Small horses In warfare.

Vinton & Co, Ltd.

London 1900, frontespies, (6), 49 pp + 4 sheets black and white ill, first edition, light brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and embossed decoration on the cover all edges gilt.

The present seems an appropriate time to put forward a few facts which go to prove the peculiar suitability of small horses for certain campaigning work which demands staying power, hardiness and independence of high feeding. The circumstance that the military authorities have been obliged to look to foreign countries for supplies of such horses for the war in South Africa has suggested the propriety of pointing out that we possess in England foundation stock from which we may be able to raise a breed of small horses equal to, or better than, any we are now obliged to procure abroad

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