Previous owner's brief notation, faint spots to the front board and small spots of foxing to the top edge of the text block, otherwise Very Good in dustjacket with minor chipping and wear at the top of the spine and back panel, still quite nice. Publisher's black cloth covered boards lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover. From the dustjacket flap: "Between the covers of this book will be found stories of some of the great professionals of the Saddle Horse World; who broke, trained and made champion, grand champion and World Champion Saddle Horses, which made their Indelible imprints upon the stage- The Horse Show. Great stallions, which not only made impressive show records but went on in prepotency to give to their offspring much of what they had. Such professionals as Grland Bradshaw, Bonnie Byrne, George Gwinn, Owen Hailey, Julius Johnston, the Neils of Blythewood, Earl Teater, Forrest Ward, Thad Williams, Miles Wright, Irene Zabe and Sunnyslope Farm, Della Large, The Crocketts, Oscar Smith and Carolanne Farm. There are over three hundred illustrations of the great Saddle Horse Champions- from Gaines' Denmark and Bourbon Chief to those of the present day. Includes illustrations from photos and art by George Ford Morris amongst others.