Drawing the story…

I can’t remember how young I was when I first became aware of horses. Mum and Dad were completely non-horsey, although Dad had ridden once as a young lad. I, on the other hand became obsessed with them by the age of 6, much to their bewilderment. I had no chance of having a pony…

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A gem of a book

The Book of the Horse: Horses in Art. Author: Angus Hyland and Caroline Roberts. Publisher: Laurence King Publishing. Price: £12.99 This book needs to be bigger! That was my first thought, not in pagination, but literally be a bigger size. It would make a beautiful, huge hardback coffee table book. It is still a rather…

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A Christmas present for horse-sport lovers

Book Review: An Illustrated History of Equestrian Sports by Marie de Pellegars-Malhortie and Benoit Capdebarthes. Published by Flammarion. Price: Hardback £35 This stunning book arrived in our offices to be reviewed – as soon as I saw the stunning cover I made a bid to be the lucky one to take it home! This book…

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