The Forgotten Horses

The Forgotten Horses

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When horses outlive their usefulness to humans, they are often treated as disposable -- auctioned off and sent to the slaughterhouse. But thanks to the work of rescue organizations and horse sanctuaries, many of these formerly unwanted horses are enjoying genuine appreciation and newfound freedom. The horses in this book were abused, neglected, abandoned, rejected. They are lame, old, blind, or just unattractive according to modern ideas of beauty. Some are crossbreeds with no clearly defined bloodline. Others are wild horses that have been forced off public lands. They are enjoying a second chance to live a meaningful and dignified life. They are here to teach us different measures of value, measures we have almost forgotten.

To document these remarkable creatures, acclaimed equine photographer Tony Stromberg traveled to sanctuaries across North America. While many horse books focus on exotic, flashy breeds or famous thoroughbreds, Tony chose to capture the soul of "working-class" equines -- many enjoying love and freedom for the first time. Through gorgeous photography, The Forgotten Horses reveals the profound spirit of these amazing animals and honors the people and sanctuaries that have offered them a well-deserved home.
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, c2008.
ISBN: 9781577316152
1577316150
9781577319498
1577319494
Branch Call Number: 636.1 Stromber 11/2008
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ;,32 cm.

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10000mefest
Jul 30, 2019

After a short forward by Robert Redford and an introduction by Tony Stromberg, the horse photography extraordinaire who created this amazing collection, this book is ALL big beautiful pages of gorgeous, incredibly captivating horses.

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