Some have been written recently, some have been out of print for generations and are now reprinted in all their former glory. These books contain accumulated knowledge
and musings from over a million miles in the saddle
and decades under the stars.
This immensely entertaining and historically important book provides the first ever in-depth study into how manís partnership with his equine companion changed the course of history and accelerated human development.
This volume is the fruit of over two years' continuous camping and traveling on the vast and harsh Mohave Desert. Smeaton Chase began his desert journey in 1916; six years after he rode from the Mexican border to Oregon, penning the book "California Coast Trails".
This classic book was first published in 1888. It recommends riding for your health and describes the septuagenarian author's many equestrian journeys through New England during the winter of 1887 on his faithful mare, Fanny.
The critical need for a standardized Horse Travel Journal was recognized by the Founding Members of The Long Ridersí Guild during their first international meeting of equestrian explorers. Every daily diary entry in The Horse Travel Journal allows the Long Rider to make concise notes on the specifics of that dayís journey, the condition of the horses, problems encountered, etc. Additional pages are provided for personal recollections about daily events.