Now that riding has become a leisure pursuit rather than an essential mode of transportation, this superbly illustrated oversize book provides a fascinating insight into the pre-automobile age. As a reference for the historian and the designer it covers the whole range of goods available 100 years ago for the care and equipment of the horse. As a record of the past, this unique history of horse furnishing goods — supplies furnishings saddlery tack, etc. will literally and visually amaze everyone with an interest in how we used to live. This unique oversize hardcover book is profusely illustrated (total of 304 pages) 9 1/2 x 12 x 1 1/4 inches.