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ISBN: 9781841145600
My Life With Horses
My Life With Horses
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This delightful book provides the reader with the life story of a man and his association with horses. Jack Juby (born 1920) had a remarkable gift, an ability to work with heavy horses that was almost uncanny. So much so that he was recognised as a national figure in the horse world, renowned not only for his knowledge of the working horse but instrumental in helping to save the endangered Percheron breed.

Set in Norfolk the book is told largely in Jack’s own words, transcribed form a series of taped interviews taken by his daughter, and co-editor of this book, Alison Downes. Many aspects of country lore and farming life are covered, particularly in the years when horses were still commonly used on farms, and when the farm labourer’s life was hard. Yet Jack’s sense of humour, wisdom and kindness shines through on every page.

Here is a book for horse lovers and people who love the countryside as it used to be.

Alison Downes and Alan Childs both live in Norfolk. Alison is the daughter of Jack Juby and brings to this book many personal memories of her father. Alan Childs is an established writer having co-authored two other books for Halsgrove, Face to Face (based on Sheringham and the photographs of Olive Edis), and Discover the North Norfolk Coast.

ISBN 9781841145600, hardback, 210x297mm, 160 pages. Published November 2006. Reprinted December 2006. Reprinted Novembver 2007

Suffolk Coast from the AirSuffolk Coast from the Air - £14.99
Readers will enjoy Mike Page's outstanding bird’s eye views of Suffolk’s fine coastline and Pauline Young’s excellent accompanying text notes.
The Suffolk PunchThe Suffolk Punch - £24.99
It is almost a hundred years since the last comprehensive history of the Suffolk Punch was written. The principal aim of this book by Edward Hart is to provide an up to date illustrated study of these handsome animals and to bring to the attention of the wider public an appreciation of the breed, its historic importance as a working horse, and the current work being done to ensure its survival.
 
 
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