STABLES

STABLES
Publication Date: 
April 6, 2010
Format: 
Hardcover
Trim Size: 
10.78in. x 9.76in. x 1.14in.
ISBN: 
9780847833146
About This Item: 
From the private to the historic to the state-of-the-art, a lavish tour of some of the most notable stables in the country A celebration of horses and their "lodgings, " this exquisite book covers horse country across the United States--from the East Coast to the Bluegrass, the prairie and mountain ranches, and to the Pacific Coast--and traces the origins of twenty-five stunning stables, from their vernacular beginnings in the early nineteenth century to the contemporary designs of today Included are a farm in the countryside near Saratoga Springs, New York, which bears an 1830s-constructed main barn that originally housed draft horses and now accommodates retired race horses turned polo ponies, and a world-renowned Arabian horse-breeding farm in Santa Ynez Valley, California, that resembles a spa and country club with Mediterranean-style architecture and landscaping and has in the stable courtyard a stone fountain reminiscent of the ubiquitous waterworks in Moorish palaces Uniquely spectacular, each selection is a reflection of its regional heritage Featuring all-new color photography, Stables showcases the best of America's diverse equine homes--a must-have for any horse or architecture enthusiast
$60.00
field_in_binding: 
HC

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