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Cover Collection: Handsome Horses

Published: April 11, 2018

Our sister publication, The Country Gentleman, has featured dozens of elegant equines. If you’re a horse person, these covers are for you.

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June 29, 1912

 

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May 9, 1914

 

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Wildfire
F.T. Johnson
April 8, 1916

 

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College Joe Tries to Harness a Horse
Charles A. MacLellan
September 1, 1917

 

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Bucking Bronco
J.C. Allen
October 4, 1919

 

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Alcatraz — The Story of a Horse
Harvey Dunn
June 17, 1922

 

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Fox Hunter
Robert Keareote
November 1, 1932

 

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Horses and Tree Blossoms
Paul Bransom
May 1, 1940

 

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Herding in Winter Storm
Matt Clark
March 1, 1944

 

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Mares and Foals
Francis Chase
May 1947

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  • Amazing, beautiful covers. Dogs and horses are my two favorite animals. I know some people that have horses and get to visit them a few times per month. It’s very calming and therapeutic. Dog sitting the two Dobermans as needed is also. The more things change, the more THEY stay the same! :)

    The horse on the 1916 cover almost has a 3-D quality in that he’s riding OFF of the cover and comin’ at ya, literally! ‘Bucking Bronco’ is beautiful. I hope she isn’t thrown off!

    The ‘Alcatraz’ horse is very majestic on that hill or mountain top. ‘Fox Hunter’ has horses and hounds—splendid pose and colors. ‘Horses and Tree Blossoms’ is wonderful as is ‘Mares and Foals’. Love the soothing simplicity.
    ‘Herding in Winter Storm’ is really brutal, but beautifully dynamic and dramatic. Hopefully they’re close to their destination.