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Forgotten Horses: Discovering the Beauty of North America's Abandoned Equines

Art / Photobook

By: Tony Stromberg (Author), Robert Redford (Foreword By)

220 pages, colour photos

Fitzhenry and Whiteside

Paperback | Oct 2015 | #226002 | ISBN-13: 9781554553693
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

About this book

When horses outlive their usefulness to humans, they are often deemed disposable – auctioned off and sent to the slaughterhouse. But thanks to the work of rescue organizations and horse sanctuaries, many of these magnificent animals now enjoy newfound freedom. The horses in Forgotten Horses were abused, neglected, rejected, and abandoned. They are lame, blind, old, or just plain unattractive according to modern-day concepts of beauty. Some are crossbreeds, with no clearly defined pedigree or bloodline. Others are wild horses forced from public lands. All of them are enjoying a second chance to live meaningful and dignified lives...

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After more than a decade as one of San Francisco's top commercial photographers, Tony Stromberg followed an inner yearning for more space and stillness and moved to New Mexico to pursue his true passion in fine art photography of his favorite subject, the horse. Tony travels in search of the elusive and mysterious spirit of the wild horse, capturing the freedom and power of his subjects on film. His photographs appear in select galleries throughout the world. He also conducts workshops on equine photography.

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