Walers : Australian Horses Abroad
In Calcutta of 1846 the term 'Waler' was coined to describe a horse from New South Wales. A. T. Yarwood tells the story of these part-thoroughbred horses and of the men and women who rode, bought, sold and shipped Walers across the hemisphere. A lively and fascinating history.
- Electronic book text
- 01 Apr 2015
- Melbourne University Press
- The Miegunyah Press
About A. T. Yarwood
Professor A. T. Yarwood taught history at the universities of New South Wales and New England. He the author of many articles and was a regular book reviewer for the Australian and the Sydney Morning Herald. He is the author of Samuel Marsden.