This book is beautifully illustrated with color photographs and laced with Welsh poetry. It traces the development of the breed from its origins and that of its ancestor, the Welsh Mountain Pony.
The Welsh Cob, a breed established in the fifteenth century, has become one of the most popular breeds in the world for riding and driving. The premium stallions and auction sales are described here with detailed figures and special attention is given to selected influential studs. The spread of the breed overseas is also described, and a chapter is devoted to the part-bred animal.
Dr. Wynne Davies has been a member of the Welsh Pony and Cob Society since 1948 and continues to maintain the famous Ceulen stud that his father started in 1904. Dr. Davies has judged in Britain and overseas plus is the author of numerous books and a regular contributor to many equestrian magazines.
Hardcover, 209 pages, numerous color photos, index, 9 1/4'' x 7 5/8''