Coffee Table BooksThis is one of my very favourite sections. This is where you'll find all the magnificent, photographic books that make the most stunning gifts. There are always lots of excitement when a new title in this section comes in.
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A J Munnings: An Appreciation of the Artist
Sir Alfred Munnings was a major figure in the great tradition of British horse painters.
American Quarter Horse - HB
This new book by photographer David R. Stoecklein is a celebration of the American Quarter Horse, the history of its evolution and the ranches that breed these powerful creatures.
Arena Legacy - The Heritage of American Rodeo - HB
"I thought I knew all there was to know about rodeo until I read Arena Legacy." Larry Mahan. Eight-time world champion cowboy. Six-time world champion all-round. Two-time world champion bull rider.
Art of Riding: Classical Dressage up to High School - HB
In this new edition, French riding master Philippe Karl writes about training horses from a very personal perspective.
British Stable, The - HB
Until the early years of the twentieth century, horses played an essential role in the agriculture, transport, industry, warfare, and sport of Britain. Their stables served as practical shelters, but they were also more than that...
Cowboy Boot, The ( History, art, culture, function) - HB
Cowboy boots are an undying symbol of the American West. The supple, weathered leather speaks of the hard work and long, dusty days of the true cowboy.
Cowboy Hat, The (History, art, culture, function.) - HB
David Stoecklein's latest volume in his Cowboy Series showcases many different types of Western cowboy hats. A true cowboy never goes out in public without his trusty hat.
Dressage Dreams 10 - HB
Dressage Dreams is all about the ultimate achievement in the Dressage arena - the rarely obtained perfect score of 10.
Driving - HB
The focal point of interest is the art of driving for pleasure and the relationship between man, the carriage, and the driving horse.
Festival Gold - Fory Years of Cheltenham Racing
There is no festival in racing that compares to the one that takes place at Cheltenham in March each year.
Great Racetracks of the World - HB
A comprehensive book on the great racetracks of the world, how they became great, the horses that have won, the races that are famous.
High on Horses - HB
In this elegant book...Nicole Clare Emanuel has captured an extraordinary range of intimate, empathic and often dramatic moments with horses and horse people..her craftmanship with the camera is as unusual as it exquisitely beautiful.
History of Horseracing
Horseracing has stood the test of time as a great sporting spectacle, with the capacity to stir deep emotions in the enthusiast. It remains as popular now as it was over 400 years ago, when the first official meeting took place in Britain.
Horse & Hound - Foxhunting A Celebration in Photographs - HB
This stunning collection of photographs from the Horse & Hound magazine archive offers a glorious celebration of foxhunting in Great Britain...
Horse - 30,000 Years of the Horse in Art, The - HB
This stunningly illustrated history of the horse in art, written buy a specialist in both art and horsemanship, documents the creative journey from prehistoric cave painting to the formidable war horses of Paolo Uccello, ...
Horse in Art, The - HB
"The Horse in Art' brings artistic representation of the horse to life, with...beautiful colour reproductions and an accessible text...
Horse Medicine - HB
What is it about horses that draws people in so deeply? Why is it that horses hold meaning and symbolism across cultures around the world? Why do so many of us experience horses as not just beautiful creatures but wise and healing teachers?
Horse Sanctuary - HB
This volume features the horses and stories of the most important refuges - from the rugged grasslands of South Dakota where wild mustangs can run free, to an oasis in the Arizona desert for mares.
Horse Warriors: India's 61st Cavalry - HB
This beautiful book shows a side of the Indian sub-continent that few have seen before.
Horses & Homes - HB
Whether your lifestyle includes owning, riding or just appreciating the horse's beauty, the equestrian decor shown here, plus candid images from the field and arena, will capture your heart.
Horses - HB
The lives of humans and horses have been intricately linked for thousands of years, with equines depicted in cave paintings dating back to 5000BC.
Horses - HB (Small Format)
Photographing horses...can be a tricky affair: their essence and true beauty is really revealed when they move, not when they are rigidly posed in a photographer's studio.
Horses - History-Myth-Art - HB
In this beautifully illustrated book, Catherine Johns explores the horse in art from the ancient world to the modern era.
Horses - Photographs - HB
More than a hundred extraordinary portraits—lush, rich, textured, sculptural—that reveal the spirit and nobility of the horse.
Horses in Russian Art - HB
The first-ever monograph dedicated to the theme of horses in works of art from the collection of the Russian Museum in St Petersburg.
Hunt Country Style - HB
The houses featured in this luxurious volume range from c.1730 Oakland Green Farm in Loudoun County - a quintessential Virginia homestead originally constructed of hand-hewn wood that has evolved to incorporate fieldstone...
PBR - The Official Guide to the TOUGHEST Sport on Earth - HB
The wildest rides, the biggest wrecks, and the toughest 8 seconds in sports!
Polo - HB
Polo is an ancient game, once played by princes and rajahs, now the sport of young professional horsemen worldwide... Very few can match Susan Barrantes' knowledge of horses and polo...
Polo in Britain- A History - HB
Ever since British soldiers returning from India in the mid-nineteenth century introduced their homeland to a fast-paced ball game on horseback, polo has remained the quintessential British sport.
Polo in India - HB
One of the oldest team sports known to man, among the fastest and most thrilling, polo has been played for centuries by kings and commoners alike.
Rodeo & Western Riding - HB
This is a glimpse into a unique lifestyle, from which the untamed frontier has not completely disappeared. Part legend, part history, the traditions of Western riding clearly come from a bygone age...
Romance of the Stockman - HB
The heroic image of a stockman against a backdrop of open space and blue skies is one of Australia's most potent and enduring symbols.
Saddles of the West (History, art, culture, function.) - HB
In another volume in his Cowboy Gear series, David Stoecklein's photographs trace the historic beginnings of the Western saddle and the handiwork of some of the most famous early saddle makers.
Spirit Horses - HB
Through his luminous photography of horses, Tony Stromberg works to bridge what he calls "modern life's disturbing separation between people and nature."
Stables and other Equestian Buildings - HB
Stables and other Equestrian Buildings is essential reading for the professional horseman, the keen amateur, the student or anyone contemplating building, refurbishing or converting stables.
Steeplechasing a Celebration of 250 Years - HB
In 1752 two Irish fox-hunting gentlemen named Edmund Blake and Cornelius O'Callaghan made a wager to race each other on horseback.
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Stockmen: The Making of An Australian Legend - HB
Working in some of the world's most challenging natural landscapes with beasts from tame to totally wild, the stockman speaks to something within the soul of every Australian.
Story of the Melbourne Cup - HB
The Story of the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s Greatest Race celebrates the remarkable history of a wonderful horse race – one of the world’s most famous and enduring tests of a thoroughbred.
The Essential Horse - HB
Drawing on pictures from major public and private collections, this book is lavishly illustrated and will appeal to horse lovers, social historians and art historians.
The Horse Rider in African Art - HB
This visually stunning book presents a wealth of African art depicting the horse and its rider in a variety of guises, from Epa masks and Yoruba divination cups to Dogon sculptures and Senufo carvings.