Walers Australian Horses Abroad


FINE FIRST EDITION IN LIKE FINE DUST JACKET. Number Six in The Miegunyah Press Series. No inscriptions. Looks Unread. The term 'Walers' was coined in Calcutta to describes a horse from NSW. Most people know them as the horses ridden in the legendary charge by the Australian Light Horse at Beersheba in 1917. Here Yarwood recounts for the first time the rest of the story of the Walers; their use as army remounts in India, South Africe & The Middle East where they were renowned for being sure-footed in rough & challenging terrains. But this is also the tale of the men & women who rode the Walers..... a fascinating history. 226 pp protected byan archival sleeve. A highly collectible piece of Australiana.

By: Yarwood, A. T.
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Published: 1989 Melbourne University Press at The Miegunyah Press Melbourne, Australia
ISBN: 522843859
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