Your Waterstones card is changing, introducing...
TELL ME MORE
Porlock Vale Riding School 1946-1961: The Home of British Equestrianism (Paperback)
  • Porlock Vale Riding School 1946-1961: The Home of British Equestrianism (Paperback)
zoom

Porlock Vale Riding School 1946-1961: The Home of British Equestrianism (Paperback)

(author)
£10.99
Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 22/08/2002
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Porlock Vale Riding School played a major part in British equestrianism in the years following the Second World War. Under the auspices of Tony Collings, the establishment pioneered the development of cross-country and dressage. Collings himself was among the earliest competitors at Badminton, the founder of the Horse of the Year Show and trainer of the British 1952 Olympic Three-day Event team. After his tragic death in 1954, the team he left behind at Porlock fought to maintain the high standards he had set and increase the number of courses that he had established. This book presents the history of the riding school in its heyday. It is lavishly illustrated with over 150 images - most of which have never been seen before - which include atmospheric shots of the school and its environs, famous horses and riders, and the 1952 Olympic team in training. Written and compiled by the daughter of the manager of the school, it is essential purchase for anyone with an interest in the heritage of modern equestrianism.

Publisher: The History Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780752427263
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 230 x 170 x 10 mm

You may also be interested in...

Horse Anatomy for Performance
Added to basket
Ride with Your Mind ESSENTIALS
Added to basket
The Autobiography
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Eventing Explained
Added to basket
£19.95
Hardback
How Your Horse Moves
Added to basket
If Wishes Were Horses
Added to basket
The Man Who Listens To Horses
Added to basket
101 Schooling Exercises
Added to basket
Complete Horse Riding Manual
Added to basket
Down to Earth Dressage
Added to basket
Schooling Exercises in Hand
Added to basket
BHS Manual for Coaching and Teaching Riding
Added to basket
BHS Workbook: Stage 1
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.