Equine History Collective Blog Seeks Reviewers

The Equine History Collective, EquineHistory.org, promotes the horse as a lens for trans-regional history, and serves as an interface for related historical research in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. We are seeking reviewers for books (run on Sundays) and sources (run on Saturdays). The themes for upcoming months are: Racing (December), Ancient (January), and Breeding (February). Proposals for other topics are also welcome, and will run in later months.

Equine History Collective Blog Seeks Reviewers

The Equine History Collective, EquineHistory.org, promotes the horse as a lens for trans-regional history, and serves as an interface for related historical research in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. We are seeking reviewers for books (run on Sundays) and sources (run on Saturdays). The themes for upcoming months are: Racing (December), Ancient (January), and Breeding (February). Proposals for other topics are also welcome, and will run in later months.

CFP - Edited Collection - Equine Breeds

In 1565 Thomas Blundeville mused that since ‘it is naturally given to every beast for the moste parte to engender hys lyke, as well as conditions as in shape of body, it is very requisite therefore for him that would have a good race, to be very circumspect in choosing the first stallions and mares from whom he would have his race decend, to the intent he may reape thereof both pleasure and profit, and not bestow his cost and labour in vain.’[1] According to Blundeville, breeders and horses both wish to perpetuate a lineage,

Sporting Conversations Lecture by Elizabeth Tobey on Federico Grisone's "The Rules of Riding" (Rescheduled for March 21)

The first Sporting Conversations lecture of 2015 features Elizabeth Tobey and will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 2:00 

pm at the National Sporting Library & Museum campus in Middleburg, VA. Admission is free for NSLM members and $5.00 for non-

members. The event is open to the public. (The lecture was re-scheduled from its original date of February 21 due to wintry 

weather).

 

Tobey, the first recipient of the John H. Daniels Fellowship in 2007, will discuss her research of Federico Grisone's "The Rules 

Sporting Conversations Lecture by Elizabeth Tobey on Federico Grisone’s “The Rules of Riding”

The first Sporting Conversations lecture of 2015 features Elizabeth Tobey and will take place on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the National Sporting Library & Museum campus in Middleburg, VA. Admission is free for NSLM members and $5.00 for non-members. The event is open to the public.

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