Kentucky Horse Country
Images of the Bluegrass
By (author) James Archambeault
Foreword by Steve Cauthen
Introduction by Edward L. Bowen
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Kentucky Horse Country by James Archambeault
Book DescriptionIn "Kentucky Horse Country", renowned photographer James Archambeault captures the natural beauty of Kentucky's Bluegrass region and the thoroughbred industry for which it is famous. "Kentucky Horse Country" contains 165 full-color images, from tender scenes of mares and foals grazing, to the excitement of race day at Keeneland, to gorgeous landscapes of white fences enclosing lush rolling hills. The book also includes rare photographs of some of the legendary horses that have made horse racing so exciting and popular: Affirmed, Spectacular Bid, Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and others.The photographs in "Kentucky Horse Country" are accompanied by captions and narrative descriptions by Archambeault, as well as an informative introduction to the history of thoroughbreds in the Bluegrass by preeminent racing historian Edward L. Bowen. The book also includes a foreword by Kentucky native Steve Cauthen, the youngest jockey ever to win the Triple Crown. Archambeault's latest work is a Kentucky treasure, for both fans of horses and horse racing and for lovers of the beauty of the Bluegrass.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813125053
(318mm x 279mm x 27mm)
Imprint: The University Press of Kentucky
Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James Archambeault
James Archambeault's Historic Kentucky, Hardback (October 2006)» View all books by James Archambeault
Features the photographs of the landscapes, buildings, and sights of old Kentucky as many of them fall into neglect, become irreversibly altered, or disappear completely. This work explains the historic and cultural significance of the scene. It also captures the friction between the historic and future Kentucky.
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Author Biography - James Archambeault
James Archambeault has been an independent photographer for over twenty-five years. He has published five books: James Archambeault's Historic Kentucky, Kentucky, Kentucky II, Kentucky III, and The Gift of Pleasant Hill. His work has appeared in several national publications, including Architectural Digest, National Geographic, and The Smithsonian Guides to Natural America.
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