Discovering Harness & Saddlery
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Though we have come to take the use of animals in agriculture and transport largely for granted, there were a huge number of pracitcal issues to be solved before their strength could be harnessed...People are looking with increased respect at the ingenuity with which our forebears used their limited material and technological resources, and the fascinating study of harness and saddlery reveals many examples of centuries-old solutions to practical problems that have not been bettered to this day.
Major Geoffrey Tylden was born in England in 1883, a member of a distinguished military family. He was a council member of the Society for Army Historical Research, and the author of numerous books including the pioneering study ' Horses and Saddlery.