My Privileged Life
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My Privileged Life : With the Scarteen Black and Tans

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The Ryans of Scarteen have been hunting their distinctive "Black and Tan" hounds for over three hundred years. The author, a universally loved sportsman, was Master and huntsman of this world-famous pack for a half century. In this warmly personal autobiography, he introduces his ancestors -a who's who of Ireland's great families- and recounts his own sporting life.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 184.9 x 264.2 x 27.4mm | 870.91g
  • Derrydale Press
  • Missoula, United States
  • English
  • 16
  • 1586670964
  • 9781586670962
  • 866,740

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My privileged life is not just about foxhunting. It is a very personal memoir, full of ancestral pride and familial love, told in a vivid and engaging manner. New England Horse Talk His (Thady Ryan) memoirs, fueled by his love of horses and hounds are more than an ode to hunting. They concern the importance of family, faith and sport, pride in one's work and play, dedication to the balance of nature, and a bottomless enthusiasm for living. In and Around Horse Country "Derrydale Press published his deeply personal and charming autobiography, My Privileged Life, which has been enthusiastically received around the world." -- NMF Covertsideshow more

About Thady Ryan

Thadeus "Thady" Ryan is Master of Foxhounds of the Scarteen in County Limerick, Ireland. He served as Chef d'Equipe of the Irish 3-day Olympic teams and served his government as its designated sporting ambassador. He has retired to his wife's homeland of New Zealand.show more

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