For further reading:

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Lippizaner stallion (Neapolitano line)
Simbata stud farm, Romania

Anthony, David - The Horse, the Wheel and Language (2007, Princeton University Press)
Barclay, Harold -The Role of the Horse in Man’s Culture (1980, J.A. Allen & Co.)
Budiansky, Stephen -The Nature of Horses (1997, Free Press)
Chevenix-Trench, Charles - A History of Horsemanship (1980, Doubleday)
Clutton-Brock, Juliet - Horse Power (1992, Harvard Univ. Press)
Davis, R.H.C. - The Medieval Warhorse (1989, Thames and Hudson)
Dent, Anthony - Horses in Shakespeare’s England (1987, J.A. Allen & Co.)
Dixon Karen, and Pat Southern - The Roman Cavalry (1992, Barnes & Noble)
Gianoli, Luigi - Horses and Horsemanship through the Ages (1969, Crown Publishers, Inc.)
Hyland, Ann -
   Equus: the Horse in the Roman World (1990, Yale University Press)
   The Medieval Warhorse (1994, Grange Books)
   The Warhorse, 1250-1600 (1998, Sutton Publishing Limited)
Keegan, John - A History of Warfare (1993, Knopf)
Kelly, Lawrence - War before Civilization (1996, Oxford University Press)
Kenrick, Vivienne - Horses in Japan (1964, J.A. Allen & Co.)
Maslow, Jonathan - Sacred Horses (1994, Random House, Inc.)
Olsen, Sandra L. (ed.) - Horses through Time (1996, Roberts Rinehart Publishers)
White, Lynn Jr. - Medieval Technology and Social Change (1964, Oxford University Press)

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