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SIDESADDLE RIDING

SIDESADDLE RIDING

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Riding and Driving For Women  VG 1912 1st ED HB, Beach, Belle
1 Beach, Belle Riding and Driving For Women VG 1912 1st ED HB
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1912 1st Edition Linen Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Photographs & Drawings 
Very good 1st edition hardcover rebound in beige linen with leather/gilt spine title label. First 24 page upper edges professionally repaired as well as some at foot and in rear of book. Not exlib. Stunning copy that displays beautifully. The foundation work on Sidesaddle Riding. 
Price: 235.00 USD
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The Saddle of Queens The Story of the Side-Saddle. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ, Bloodgood, Lida Fleitmann
2 Bloodgood, Lida Fleitmann The Saddle of Queens The Story of the Side-Saddle. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ
London J. A. Allen 1959 First Edition Cloth Boards Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
A lovely copy in rare original dj in new mylar showing loss at head of spine and weird rectangle shape chip that carries round at head of rear dj panel. Displays very well. 8 3/4 inches at spine, illustrated endpps. One color frontis (same as on dj) by John Leech circa 1861 entitled: Unknown Lady in Rotten Row, 24 monochrome plates and 25 black & white illustrations with darling buxom babes on the illustrated endpps as well. A tight and bright green cloth hardcover with gilt title on spine, and gilt medallion on cover depicting the Great Seal of Queen Anne (riding sidesaddle, of course). 68 like new pages, no tears or soil with tidy former owner's name at head of fep. So many fab photos of medieval saddles, reproductions of famous works depicting side saddle riders (including some very unique ones showing the equestrian mounted on the 'off' side). A wealth of information, chapters include: PERSPECTIVE/ THE BEGINNINGS/ SECOND HORN/ FACING FORWARD/ EBB AND FLOW/ THE BALANCE STRAP/ THE GREAT INVENTION/ ILL-FATED EMPRESSES/ THE WITHERING POMMEL/ BIBLIOGRAPHY/ INDEX . Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside. Fine 1st ED PB, Brueckmann, Robin Miller
3 Brueckmann, Robin Miller Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside. Fine 1st ED PB
DE Privately Printed 1991 1st Edition Paperback Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Light blue card cover with illustration of sidesaddle rider on foot speaking to another who is on horseback. 87 pages. Tiny crease at head of upper cover tip. No marks inside. Very rare book, chapters include: Grade School and Homework, Midterm Exam: Competition, Final Exam: The Kur or Freestyle Ride, Finishing Touches, Tuition and Scholarship, Biography. Brueckmann is an active judge, instructor and competitor in dressage and combined training, working both astride and aside. She and her horses have earned many year end awards. She is an AHSA and ISSO Life member and has also been involved in training students in therapy riding programs. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Cross-Saddle & Side-Saddle Modern Riding for Men & Women, Christy, E.V.A.
4 Christy, E.V.A. Cross-Saddle & Side-Saddle Modern Riding for Men & Women
London Seely, Service & Co. Ltd 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good + Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Green cloth exlibrary copy bumped at extremities.Text tight and bright, hinges solid, 250 pgs, spine slightly cocked. Scarce, professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows small bits of loss at tips but displays well nonetheless. Wonderful, profusely illustrated compendium on all forms of riding with approx 1/3 of the text devoted to side saddle riding. The author was appointed Military Riding Instructor during World War I. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Side Saddle For Dandy. VG 1st ED/HB/DJ, Faulkner, Nancy
5 Faulkner, Nancy Side Saddle For Dandy. VG 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Doubleday & Co. Inc. 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall de Angeli, Marguerite 
Lovely copy in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards in VG pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring pull on cover and wear/chips at corner. Displays well in mylar sleeve. No names, tears or soil within, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, the young Clark's fear for the worst. And sure enough, Papa declares that it is time for Dandy to stop acting like one of the Clark boys and learn to take her place as mistress of the plantation household. Side Saddle and long skirts for dandy who had ridden like a buckskinned frontiersman ever since she could remember! Dainty Cousin Polly Smythe to come from Williamsburg and teach the steps of the minuet, the fingering of the spinet. Bemba, the stately housekeeper to instruct the slippery-fingered Dandy in the use of herbs and poultices. Small wonder she nearly decided to join the militia with her brother Chris. How events conspired to change her mind is a delightful story. A Shawnee raid and a secret cave provide excitement and a handsome young Bill Rutherford lends the final impetus for Dandy's transformation. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Comments On Hacks And Hunters. VG 1926 HB, Fleitmann, Lida L.
6 Fleitmann, Lida L. Comments On Hacks And Hunters. VG 1926 HB
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Red cloth with gilt titles & sidesaddle rider on cover. Corners and spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. No names, page tears or soil. Small crack at frt hinge paper. 264 deckle-edge pgs. Hinges fine. Tissue-guarded photo frontis and 25 other b/w glossy photo plates. More than suitable for gift-giving. Chapters include: Buying/ The Model Saddle Horse/ The Thoroughbred Verses The Kentucky Saddle Horse/ The Hunter/ The Side-Saddle Versus The Cross-Saddle/ Hints On Riding/ Jumping/ Hunting/ Hunting Abroad/ Showing Saddle Horses/ Showing Hunters and Jumpers/ Suggestions To Horse-Show Managements/ Showing Abroad/ Saddles, Bridles and Other Tack/ Dress/ Reference List of Appointments. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Side-Saddle. VG+ 3rd Prt HB/DJ, Houblon, Doreen Archer; Foreword By Brigadier-General C. C. Lucas, M.C.
7 Houblon, Doreen Archer; Foreword By Brigadier-General C. C. Lucas, M.C. Side-Saddle. VG+ 3rd Prt HB/DJ
London J.A. Allen 1973 0851311431 / 9780851311432 Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs & Drawings 
Brown paper covered boards with bright gilt title spine clean with lightly bumped (not rubbed) extremities, Hinges tight, no names or tears, 114 pp. Negligible finger soil at edge of page block, else as new. Price-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional photo-reproduction, displays well with negligible soil and few micro chips along edges 1/16"? . A much sought foundation work on riding aside. Covers positiion, tack, how to maneuver through a gate, how to ride a buck, jumping with out an iron, flatwork and so much more. Essential reading for the rider or armchair enthusiast. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Side-Saddle Riding For Beginners, Kneeland, Charlotte, Brailey
8 Kneeland, Charlotte, Brailey Side-Saddle Riding For Beginners
NH Yesteryear Publishing Company 1994 0964135914 / 9780964135918 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Floyd, Jan Olson 
Light color loss and curling to cover tips, internally as new. 64 well illustrated pages. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Riding For Ladies The Common Sense of Riding with Hints on the Stable. 1887 1st US ED/HB, O'Donoghue, Mrs. Power
9 O'Donoghue, Mrs. Power Riding For Ladies The Common Sense of Riding with Hints on the Stable. 1887 1st US ED/HB
MA Roberts Brothers 1887 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Corbould, A. Chantrey 
Beveled navy boards with bright gilt sidesaddle rider and floral embellishments on front board and back strip. Corners rubbed, shelf worn cloth at spine ends has several small 1/4" tears. Innards browned and brittle. One plate detached and laid in, title page almost detached. 378 pp, profusely illustrated in b/w. Comprehensive manual on riding aside. Chapters include: Intro/ Ought Children to Ride/ For Mothers and Children/ First Hints to a Learner/ Selecting a Mount/ The Lady's Dress on Horseback (ch 1 + 2)/ Bitting/ Saddling/ "Learning To Ride" How to Sit, To Walk, To Canter, and To Trot/ Reins, Voice and Whip/ Riding On The Road/ Paces, Vices and Faults/ A Lesson in Leaping/ Managing Refusers/ Falling/ Hunting Outfit Considered/ Economy in Riding Dress/ Hacks and Hunters/ In The Hunting-Field/ Shoeing/ Feeding/ Stabling/ Doctoring/ Breeding/ Training/ A Budget of "Tips"/ Index. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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The Art of Side-Saddle History, Etiquette, Showing. NF HB/DJ, Owen, Rosamund
10 Owen, Rosamund The Art of Side-Saddle History, Etiquette, Showing. NF HB/DJ
England Trematon Press 1986 0950966304 / 9780950966304 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Save for lightly bumped spine ends, book is fine inside and out. Glossy unclipped illust dj with the famous Munnings painting of himself and his second wife on the front panel displays beautifully. 165 profusely illustrated pages. A foundation volume for any side saddle library. Chapters include: Foreword by the Countess of March/ Intro/ The Approach/ History of the Side-Saddle/ Selecting your Side-Saddle/ The Side-Saddle Horse/ The Bridle and Girths/ Saddling/ Mounting/ The Right Position/ The First Lesson/ Experiences of a Beginner/ Jumping/ Turn-out/ Women in the Hunting Field/ Preparing for the Show ring/ Judging/ Professional Production/ Memories/ Glossary. Our books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Side Saddle Riding Notes for Teachers and Pupils. Fine 1992 HB, Skelton, Betty
11 Skelton, Betty Side Saddle Riding Notes for Teachers and Pupils. Fine 1992 HB
London The Sportsmans Press 1992 094825324X / 9780948253249 Reprint Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Glossy pictorial boards show light color loss at very tips, internally as new. 57 pp. In this concise guide, Betty Skelton, who has taught side saddle riding for more than 50 years, explains her methods and sets out the principals of side saddle riding in an easy-to-read form which covers such aspects as instructing beginners; improving the rider; clothes and tradition; saddlery; choosing a horse for side saddle; advice for instructors; side saddle tests and the revival of side saddle in England and the USA. This book while being especially helpful for beginners, has much to offer accomplished riders and teachers of this elegant form of riding which is once again growing in popularity in a number of countries. Chapters include: The Beginner, Improving the Rider, Clothes and Tradition, Saddlery, Choice of Horse for SideSaddle, Advice to Instructors, Side Saddle Instructor's Examination and Tests, The Revival of SideSaddle in England and America, Bibliography. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle, Stanier, Sylvia
12 Stanier, Sylvia Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle
London J. A. Allen 1986 0851314090 / 9780851314099 First Edition Cloth Boards Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photo Frontis 
Stunning book and dj showing negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Well illustrated in b/w with a color frontis 79 pgs. Blue cloth boards and pictorial dj. More than suitable for gift giving. Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle brings Mrs. Archer Houblon's views to the modern side-saddle enthusiast. Based on the classic work, Side-Saddle, and now divided into five parts; Position, the Horse Paces, The Aids, Schooling, Jumping, plus several appendices which deal with such things as the care and fitting of the saddle and suppling exercises for the rider, it is a meticulous study of the art of side-saddle. Chapter subjects range from basic and specific instructions on how to sit on a side-saddle through to dressage movements such as lateral work and flying changes. There is important coverage of jumping and a chapter devoted to rein aids. Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle shows how all the advantages of the balanced seat may be applied in side-saddle riding, explaining this with a detailed analysis of the horse's movement both on the flat and when jumping. It is a clear and thoughtful guide to the whole art of side-saddle horsemanship and is especially relevant to today's equestrian requirements. The text is vividly supported by many original photographs with the addition of new ones which have been especially commissioned for this edition. We gift wrap every book at no charge and place dust wrappers in new mylar whenever possible. Book images available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. We love what we do and it shows! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Stanley, Edward The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle)
NH Yesteryear Publishing Co 1992 First Edition Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Published in a limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies this being number 320. Damp staining to fore edge of boards and slightly rippled page margins. Not musty smelling. Not pretty but all there and a sound reading copy. 8x5, 122 pp, B/w frontis and 3 plates. First published in 1827 comprising a progressive course of lessons designed to give ladies a secure and graceful seat on horseback, this reprint was commissioned by The International Side-Saddle Organization in 1992 and is now out of print. Contents include: Approaching a Horse, Putting a Lady on Horseback, Assisting a Lady Off Her Horse, Of the Reins, Of the Position of the Body, Of the Bridle Hand, Of the Walk, Of the Stop, Of the Turn, Reining Back, Of the Trot, Of the Canter, or Short Gallop, Leaping, Riding on the Wrong Side, Rules to be Observed on the Road, Other Remarks, Of Saddling and Bridling Ladies Horses. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle). FINE LIMITED, NUMBERED HB, Stanley, Edward
14 Stanley, Edward The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle). FINE LIMITED, NUMBERED HB
NH Yesteryear Publishing Co 1992 Limited/Numbered Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
122 pp, frontis and 3 plates, A limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies this being number 269, first published in 1827 comprising a progressive course of lessons designed to give ladies a secure and graceful seat on horseback, this reprint was commissioned by The International Side-Saddle Organization in 1992 and is now out of print, vg clean copy with one name on fep, internally crisp, clean and unread. Perfect for gift giving. Contents include: Approaching a Horse, Putting a Lady on Horseback, Assisting a Lady Off Her Horse, Of the Reins, Of the Position of the Body, Of the Bridle Hand, Of the Walk, Of the Stop, Of the Turn, Reining Back, Of the Trot, Of the Canter, or Short Gallop, Leaping, Riding on the Wrong Side, Rules to be Observed on the Road, Other Remarks, Of Saddling and Bridling Ladies Horses. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle). FINE LIMITED/NUMBERED HB, Stanley, Edward
15 Stanley, Edward The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle). FINE LIMITED/NUMBERED HB
NH Yesteryear Publishing Co 1992 Limited/Numbered Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
122 pp frontis and 3 plates, A limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies this being number 289, first published in 1827 comprising a progressive course of lessons designed to give ladies a secure and graceful seat on horseback, this reprint was commissioned by The International Side-Saddle Organization in 1992 and is now out of print. Stunning copy with former owner's address label on the fep. Internally crisp and unread. Perfect for gift giving. Contents include: Approaching a Horse, Putting a Lady on Horseback, Assisting a Lady Off Her Horse, Of the Reins, Of the Position of the Body, Of the Bridle Hand, Of the Walk, Of the Stop, Of the Turn, Reining Back, Of the Trot, Of the Canter, or Short Gallop, Leaping, Riding on the Wrong Side, Rules to be Observed on the Road, Other Remarks, Of Saddling and Bridling Ladies Horses. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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The Fair Lady Aside Her Saddles and Habits. Fine 2nd ED PB, Thomas, Mary L.
16 Thomas, Mary L. The Fair Lady Aside Her Saddles and Habits. Fine 2nd ED PB
Privately Printed 1993 Revised Edition Pictorial Paperback Covers Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Knudsen, Linda 
Gorgeous crisp, blue card cover with black line illustration of a Victorian woman in a long flowing riding habit standing next to her saddled mount. In stapled royal blue paper covers. Tiny white-out line at upper tip of first page, remainder unmarked. 58 pp well illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Dedicated to the author (as published, not hand written) on inside frt cover to Linda Bowlby for her information and leadership in the World Sidesaddle Federation in its first decade. The book gives general knowledge of sidesaddles and habits, provides info to rides wishing to ride in correct habits and sidesaddles of a distinct time period and familiarize judges with appropriate attire and sidesaddles for various historical periods. Rare book, much sought. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Side-Saddle's Greatest Ideas Contributions from Side-Saddle Enthusiasts and Friends. Fine 1st ED PB, Watts, Rhonda C.
17 Watts, Rhonda C. Side-Saddle's Greatest Ideas Contributions from Side-Saddle Enthusiasts and Friends. Fine 1st ED PB
ISSO/ WSFI 2004 First Edition Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
40 pg book of wonderful advice, short-cuts, make-do's and tips and tricks for sidesaddle riders and astride riders alike. Grouped together in one volume, topics include Hats & Veils, Hair, Boots, Apron, Coat/Jacket, Breeches/Trousers, Ties, Period Habits, Miscellaneios Attire & Equipment, Saddles, Bridles & Leather Goods, Horse, Riding, Showing/Competing/ Miscellaneouis (Including Non-Side-Saddle Items). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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