MARWARI

The Horse Of India
by Paula Da Silva
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Project Description

This art book is the perfect gift for your loved ones, for photographers and horse lovers.

A book of renowned equine photographer Paula da Silva www.pauladasilva.com  photos of Rajasthan highlighting the Marwari horse.

This coffee table book celebrates the historical heritage of Marwari horses, the indigenous breed of India.

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The images in this book are different from what you will usually find: they are dynamic and often timeless.They explore the exotic and timeless rural India, and the heritage of the bravest of all war horses, the Marwari. Human and horse portraits express exoticism, and story telling is often used in Paula’s photos. They portray the Marwari horse in its environment and cultural background.
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In addition to more than 120 of Paula’s artistic photos, the book contains 20 original illustrations from the book Shaliotra, a manuscript attributed to the wisdom of Rajput ancestors and their horse-dependent lifestyle. Dating back to somewhere in the 1500s, the Shaliotra is widely recognized as one of the first war-horse treatises in the world. Originating as a source of fundamental veterinary knowledge, it was transmitted orally by the Vedic sage Shaliotra and written down by one of his disciples.

Marwari, The Horse Of India - Paula Da Silva - CrowdbooksIn these wonderful texts you will know the origins and current situation of Marwari breed, highlighting the context in which horses took part in the rich history of India.
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Marwari is the original desert horse breed of Marwari region of Rajasthan State of India. This breed is known for its elegance, beauty, vigor, endurance, intelligence, alertness, animated gait and peculiar ear tips touching each other.

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The ancient origins of the Marwari breed are rooted in the lands of Marwar (or Malani), the arid region of western Rajasthan, in the North of India. Much of what can be said about the Marwari breed today comes to us through ancestral legends, traditions and literature that have traversed the centuries, mingling “fact” and “fiction” which come together through threads that, one way or another, make it clear why the horse has remained at the heart of current identities and identifications. Legend and historical record also merge as we flesh out the significance of the horse in Indian cultures of war and conquest.

This is a book like no other: precious, prestigious and even emotional at times.

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Book Specifications

Width:26.5cm
Height:31.5cm
Pages:160
Cover:Hardcover with canvas and custom diecut shape
Language:English, Hindi

Author Informations

NamePaula Da Silva
Country Italy
Websitehttps://www.pauladasilva.eu/

Biography

Paula has been an International photo-journalist for many years and she is known around the Globe for her stunning photographs and the ability to portray horses at their best. She can capture that special moment which will keep your horses’s images close to your heart and their memories alive forever.
Arabian and Iberian horses are her speciality but she shoots other breeds as well, as you can see in the galleries. She is based in Italy, and travels all over the world on assignment for magazines and breeding farms, and also to hold seminars about Equine Photography and Marketing.
Paula also writes articles for magazines and her photos have graced the covers of magazines in many countries.
Her stocksite is an extensive library of images which includes endangered breeds, veterinary subjects, horse management, scenics, portraits, liberty shots, etc.
Passion, beauty and uniqueness are the passwords for her photography, whatever her subjects may be…

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If the author is not able to reach the number of preorders within the timeframe you’ll be refunded entirely without any charge.

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