Walers

Walers : Australian Horses Abroad

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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.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Melbourne University Press
  • The Miegunyah Press
  • Australia
  • 0522868908
  • 9780522868906

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.show more