Equine History Books

Published 2000-Present


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Anthony, David W. The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World.
     Princeton, N.J.; Woodstock: Princeton University Press, 2010.
Antikas, Theodore G. Olympica Hippica: Horses, Men and Women in the Ancient Olympiics.
     Athens, Greece: Editions Euandros, 2004.
Carter, William H. U.S. Cavalry Horse.
     Guilford, Conn.: Lyons Press, 2003.
Clark, John, Nigel Harriss, Susan Mitford, and Museum of London. The Medieval Horse and Its Equipment, c.1150-c.1450.
     Woodbridge: Boydell Press in association with Museum of London, 2011.
Cuneo, Pia F, and Alison G Stewart. Animals and Early Modern Identity.
     Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2014.
Derry, Margaret. Horses in Society A Story of Animal Breeding and Marketing Culture, 1800-1920.
     Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. 
Edwards, Peter. Horse Trade of Tudor and Stuart England.
     Cambridge, GBR: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 
Edwards, Peter, K. A. E Enenkel, and Elspeth Graham. The Horse as Cultural Icon: The Real and Symbolic Horse in the Early Modern World.                            Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012.
Forrest, Susanna. The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey through Human History.
     London: Atlantic Books, 2016.
Huggins, Mike. Horseracing and the British, 1919-39.
     Manchester, UK; New York; New York: Manchester University Press, 2003.
Hyland, Ann. The Horse in the Ancient World.
     Thrupp: Sutton, 2003.
Hyland, Ann. The Warhorse in the Modern Era: The Boer War to the Beginning of the Second Millennium.
     Stockton-on-Tees: Black Tent Publications, 2010.
Hyland, Ann, and Lesley Skipper. The War Horse in the Modern Era: Breeder to Battlefield, 1600 to 1865.
     Stockton-on-Tees, UK: Black Tent Publications, 2009.

Kathman, Lesli, and D. Phillip Sponenberg. The Equine Tapestry: An Introduction to Colors and Patterns.
     Charlotte, NC.: Blackberry Lane Press, LLC, 2014.
 Kelekna, Pita. The Horse in Human History.
     Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Letts, Elizabeth. The Perfect Horse: The Daring Mission to Rescue Priceless Stallions from the Nazis.
     Ballantine Books, 2016.
Livingston, Phil, and Ed Roberts. War Horse: Mounting the Cavalry with America’s Finest Horses.
     Albany, Tex.: Bright Sky Press, 2003.
McGraw, Eliza R. L. Here Comes Exterminator!: The Longshot Horse, the Great War, and the Making of an American Hero.
     St. Martin’s Press, 2016.
Nicolay, Johan. Armed Batavians: Use and Significance of Weaponry and Horse Gear from Non-Military Contexts in the Rhine Delta (50 BC to AD 450).            Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2007. 
Raber, Karen, and Treva J Tucker. The Culture of the Horse: Status, Discipline, and Identity in the Early Modern World.
     Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Serrano, Richard A. American Endurance: Buffalo Bill, the Great Cowboy Race of 1893, and the Vanishing Wild West.
     Smithsonian Books, 2016.
Taylor, Tobi, and Stephanie J Corum. Orzel: Scottsdale’s Legendary Arabian Stallion,
     Charleston, SC : History Press, 2016.
Tomassini, Giovanni Battista. The Italian Tradition of Equestrian Art: A Survey of the Treatises on Horsemanship from the Renaissance and the Centuries           Following,  Xenophon Press, 2014.
Tweedy, Kate Chenery, Leeanne Ladin, and Wayne Dementi. Secretariat’s Meadow: The Land, the Family, the Legend.
     Manakin-Sabot, VA: Dementi Milestone Pub., 2010.
Willekes, Carolyn. The Horse in the Ancient World: From Bucephalus to the Hippodrome.
     I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2016.
Zimdars-Swartz, Sandra L. Riding High: Horses, Humans and History in South Africa.
     Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2010.
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