Title

Acrobatic circus horses: Military training to natural wildness

RIS ID

105973

Publication Details

Tait, P. Acrobatic circus horses: Military training to natural wildness. Performing Animality: Animals in Performance Practices. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 97-113.

Abstract

Astley's Circus in England was directly connected to the military through ex-soldier Phillip Astley's display of cavalry horse training, his published manuals, and hisconstimed identity in riding school performances.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137373137.0012