Adolphe Guenon - l'Âme du cheval - 1901

Adolphe Guenon, a precursor of ethology

Adolphe Guenon is still known by donkey and mule lovers for trying to rehabilitate them with “The Intimate Mule” (Châlons-sur-Marne, 1899). This military veterinarian, in fact, has written more widely on animal intelligence and psychology. His first writings were acclaimed and rewarded by the Animal Protective Society. Guenon knew that each cavalry regiment had its […]

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Stendhal, a horseman?

Did you know? The author of The Charterhouse of Parma and of The Red and the Black would have been a great horse aficionado, if we believe the essay written by the Count De Comminges. This ancient French cavalry official and prolific author of books on horses devoted almost sixty pages to try to answer […]