The Spanish Riding School

£14.00

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The Spanish Riding School by Windisch – Graetz. Published 1956, 10″x 73/4″ (26 x 19cm) The book is split into two parts, the first 35 pages are text, and rest of the book our is illustrated with blk/wht photographs or which there are probably as many pages again. Plus index. this book is in very good condition, the dj is a little worn and scratched to the rear cover. The book is primarily devoted to the glorious collection of photographs taken by Princess Windisch-Graetz at Piber and during the Spanish Riding School displays in London, Madrid, and Jerez; no lovelier photographs of this wonderful breed of horses have ever been published. In a short introductory narrative she gives the story of the Lipizza stud since its foundation in the 16th century, an account of the rearing and initial training of the young horses, and a description of their full training at the Spanish Riding School. It is an introduction to a work of art. _x000d_
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