Whip and Spur
Publisher: Read Country Books
This vintage book offers the reader a unique and authentic insight into the sporting life of a nineteenth century fox hunter, chronicling his experiences in all manner of pursuits ranging from buying a horse to embarking on a hunt. Interesting and entertaining, "Whip and Spur" will appeal to the modern sportsman and those with an interest in the history of fox hunting in England. Contents include: "Vix", "Ruby", "Wettstein", "Camping with Max", "How I got my Overcoat", "Two Scouts", "In the Gloaming", and "Fox-Hunting in England". Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the use of horses in sport. Originally published in 1897.