Horses, horsemanship, and horse sport have been a part of mankind since time began. This book is full of short, fun and informative reads, great for busy on the go horse people, or for those who enjoy some history and trivia, with a dash of mystery thrown in!!
Why did crippled Anne Sewell really write the story of Black Beauty?
Who were the original horse whisperers with their secret oaths and handshakes?
Did Grand National winner Moifaa escape a sinking ship and swim to shore..or is that a tall tale?
What part did the theatre have in the start of the British mail coach runs?
What was the little known secret to Secretariat's success on the racetrack?
Why were the 'sand pounders' used in WW II to patrol American beaches?
How did a King's horse end up in a small Canadian town? ...and there's lots more!
As a former competitive rider, Cindy Crank took her business background and experience in marketing and advertising to do media work for horse shows, write articles for international publications on marketing and sponsorship, and write a successful Horses and History blog for Canada's top horse sport media group.
All About Horses are short reads about new and old horse friends, famous and infamous horse people, world class equestrian events and some mysteries of the horse world. This book is great for busy on the go horse lovers and equestrians alike.
Cindy is also the author of
Shergar: Kidnapping the Wonder Horse,
The Death of Phar Lap: The Mysterious Death of a World Champion.