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On Horsemanship, also sometimes titled The Art of Horsemanship, is a treatise written about 350 BCE by the Athenian historian, soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon (c. 430-354 BC). The treatise is a "hands-on" manual which deals with the selection, care, and training of horses in general. 

Chapter titles include: Selecting a Young Horse, Breaking the Colt, Selecting an Older Horse, Caring for the Horse, Grooming the Horse, Training, Creating a Showy Horse, Grooming and Bridling the Horse Correctly, Safe Mounting, and The Rider's Position. Xenophon’s work is one of the earliest surviving texts on horse training.

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