Golden Horse The Legendary Akhal-Teke
Golden Horse
The Legendary Akhal-Teke
By Aleksandr Klimuk
Photographer Artur Baboev
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: September 2, 2014
  • Price: $50.00
  • Trim Size: 12 x 12
  • ISBN: 1-4197-1391-4
  • EAN: 9781419713910
  • Page Count: 216
  • Illustrations: 200 color photographs
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World English ex Australia, NZ, S Africa

Hailing from central Asia, the home of fierce nomadic horsemen, the Akhal-Teke is a horse breed known for its speed, intelligence, and shimmering metallic coat. Featuring more than 150 remarkable images, Golden Horse captures the beauty of these ancient steeds. The photographs of Artur Baboev, a Russian photographer whose love for the breed sent him on a quest across the globe, are accompanied by an authoritative account of the history and qualities of the “golden horse.” This book is a must-have for all horse lovers, owners, breeders, and riders.

About the author

Artur Baboev is a Russian photographer specializing in horses and landscapes. He lives in Moscow. Aleksandr Klimuk is a renowned breeder of the Akhal-Teke and is the head of the Stavropol stud farm in the Caucasus.