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1 Anderson C.W. Horse Show
NY Harper & Brothers 1951 First Edition Quarter Bound Cloth Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Lovely copy in green tweedy paper covered boards and green cloth backstrip. Internally fine, no marks, inscriptions or tears. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction which has a faint sticker remnant on upper cover which is not an eyesore. Lovely art showing events and goings on in the hunter ring and what the judges are looking for with a twist of humor. Rare C.W. Anderson title. Suitable for collectors. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Anderson C.W. Horse Show
NY Harper & Brothers 1951 First Edition Quarter Bound Cloth Near Fine Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Lovely copy in green tweedy paper covered boards and green cloth backstrip. Internally fine with dedication on fep. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction which has a faint sticker remnant on upper cover which is not an eyesore. Lovely art showing events and goings on in the hunter ring and what the judges are looking for with a twist of humor. Rare C.W. Anderson title. Suitable for collectors. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Horse Motels International Worldwide Horse Motel Directory, Beck, Dick
3 Beck, Dick Horse Motels International Worldwide Horse Motel Directory
NV Dick Beck Three Ring Binder Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Maps 
No date, circa 1990s. Green hardcover ring binder. Few small ink spots on a couple of page margins which obscure nothing. 3 Ring spiral bound hardcover book provides information on farms which will put up your horse across the US and Canada. Un-paginated, approx 250 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Equestrian Sports in the Games of the XIX Olympiad / Los Deportes Ecuestres En Los Juegos De La XIX Olimpiada, Castro, Jose M. Editor
4 Castro, Jose M. Editor The Equestrian Sports in the Games of the XIX Olympiad / Los Deportes Ecuestres En Los Juegos De La XIX Olimpiada
Organizing Committee of the Games of the XIX Olympiad 1968 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Illustrated 
Spine creased, cover has few light creases and color loss at rubbed tips, glossy 245 pp text crisp and unmarked. A solid working copy of an exceedingly rare over sized book too large for flat rate envelope. Add'l postage required. Text in both English & Spanish. Profusely illustrated with photos, mostly b/w. Includes: Editorial, A Brotherhood Context, The Three Day Event, The Olympic Jumping Grand-Prix Individual Test, The Dressage Olympic Grand-Prix, The Olympic Jumping Grand-Prix for teams, Critical Moments, Cloister Ceremony. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Judging Horses and Mules, Dinsmore, Wayne. Secretary Horse and Mule Assoc. Of America: Secretary
5 Dinsmore, Wayne. Secretary Horse and Mule Assoc. Of America: Secretary Judging Horses and Mules
IL Horse and Mule Association of America 1935 First Edition Paperback Very Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Illustrated 
Very nice copy with light wear along stapled spine edge, 28pp well illust text tight and unmarked. Booklet published by the Horse and Mule Association of America 1937. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Young Horseman's Handbook Number Nine (9) STANDARDS AND TESTS, Disston, Harry
6 Disston, Harry Young Horseman's Handbook Number Nine (9) STANDARDS AND TESTS
VA The Jarman Press 1961 First Edition Paperback Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Gildea, R.E. Lee 
Very good condition with negligible color loss at lower tips. Bit of rust marks at staples. Former owner's name sticker on foot of title page. 22 pp text tight and bright. Great book for pony clubbers, 4-H or trail ride groups or anyone wanting to organize some fun on horseback. Very informative booklet includes Horsemanship Standards and Comprehensive Tests, Dismounted Test - Knowledge and Performance, Riding and Training Tests. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Young Horseman's Handbook Number Six (6) HORSE SHOWS, Disston, Harry
7 Disston, Harry Young Horseman's Handbook Number Six (6) HORSE SHOWS
VA The Jarman Press 1961 First Edition Paperback Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Gildea, R.E. Lee 
Solid condition with soiled cover and rub at head of stapled spine. Former owner's name sticker on foot of title page. Illustrated inside cover has some spotting, remainder of text tight and bright. 24 pp. Great book for pony clubbers, 4-H or trail ride groups or anyone wanting to organize some fun on horseback. Very informative booklet includes Organization of the A.H.S.A. Rule Book, Classification of Recognized Shows/ Show Official Duties, Restricted Classes, Medal Classes, F.E.I., Ties, Weight, Factors Considered in Judging, Protests and Charges, Cruelty, Prize List and Catalogue, Prize Money, What's Expected and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Hill, Cherry From The Center Of The Ring An Inside View of Horse Competition
VT Garden Way Publishing 1988 0882664948 / 9780882664941 First Thus Pictorial Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Wiley, N.J.; & Photographs 
One 1" taped tear at foot of front cover, light surface wear, internally fine. 179 pgs covering paperwork to protocol of horse competition. Including The pre-purchase exam of the animal, Safety, Working with Professionals, Minimizing the stress of showing, The roles of show officials, Winning and losing. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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A Week Down in Devon. A History of the Devon Horse Show. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ, Hyde, Christopher
9 Hyde, Christopher A Week Down in Devon. A History of the Devon Horse Show. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ
PA Chilton Book Company 1976 080196458X / 9780801964589 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Viesti, Joseph F. & Freedman, Alan D. Photographers 
Gift quality 1st edition red faux leather covered boards. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 148 pp text. Unclipped, glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears and displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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RV Parking at the Fair Edition 1 State and County Fairs Across The U.S., Kelly, Pat and Sylvia
10 Kelly, Pat and Sylvia RV Parking at the Fair Edition 1 State and County Fairs Across The U.S.
WA Pat & Sylvia Kelly 1st Edition Spiral Bound Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Maps 
No date, circa 1990s. Few small ink spots on rear pages which obscure nothing. 153 pp spiral bound soft cover book provides information on state fair addresses, phone number, number of RV parking spaces available, fee per night, the water, electricity and sewer hookup or if a dump site is available. Also shown are directions to the fair and times when RV parking is not available. Included are recipes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Photographing the Horse and Rider, Lewis, James K.
11 Lewis, James K. Photographing the Horse and Rider
NJ A. S. Barnes & Co. 1977 049802010X / 9780498020100 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs 
Stunning copy in black boards, internally as new save for tidy gift dedication on fep. 138 crisp pages. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows light surface wear at corners and light coffee ring on rear panel. The author is a devout 'Non-Rider' after a horse took off with him at a summer camp when he was a child. He is, however a wizard of a shutterbug and has a wealth of practical information useful to anyone wishing to improve their equine photography whether for the backyard beast or at the Olympic level. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 MacGregor-Morris, Pamela [edited by] Pelham Horse Year 2
London Pelham Books 1982 0720713927 / 9780720713923 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Edges lightly rubbed and bumped, with top of dj corners with one inch tears. This is an informative and readable account of the major equestrian events of 1981. Under the editorship of the author the coverage of the second edition of this valuable reference book is enhanced by the addition of contributions from other leading equestrian writers, including Alan Smith, Jane Pontifex, and Jane Kidd. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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In Service to the Horse Chronicles of a Labor of Love. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ, Nusser, Susan
13 Nusser, Susan In Service to the Horse Chronicles of a Labor of Love. NF 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Little, Brown & Co 2004 0316806315 / 9780316806312 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Crisp unread copy with slight bump at rear board lower fore edge in like dj. 273 pp. See image. Behind every winning horse is a groom, the person responsible for every nuance of the horse's care, health and spirit. In Service to the Horse explores a year in the life of three grooms, all working with champion Thoroughbreds. A stud groom in the most storied stable of Kentucky racehorses, of a show jumping groom struggling to square her desire to compete with the exacting demands of the rider she works for and at the book's heart, of Samantha Burton, a groom at the stables of Olympic gold medalist in the controversial and rarefied sport of Three-Day Eventing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Phillips, Alfred N Horse Shows How to Organize and Run Them. VG 1st ED/HB/DJ
IL The Interstate Printers and Publishers Inc 1956 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Tight and bright, lovely, clean pictorial blue cloth boards, text fine save for usual exlib markings. Card pocket and all 242 pages present. Unclipped DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction that displays very well. Text fine with tasteful bookplate on front pastedown. THE definitive and practical guide to the organization and presentation of that International favorite, The Horse Show. Written for the horse enthusiast who finds himself for the first time holding the reins as producer of a local show as well as for the experienced show manager. Contains info for beginner and seasoned expert on: recognized vs unrecognized shows, admission and fees, the propitious time for the shop, publicitiy, the show grounds, equipment and facilities, classification, scoring criteria, taxes and insurance, horse show attire, visitor's accomodations, and Olympic Team competition. 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: 16.00 USD
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15 Rosner, Lynn Let's Go to a Horse Show
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1974 0399609121 / 9780399609121 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Palmer, Heidi 
Bumped extremities, lightly shelf-worn boards, sticker pull on rear cover. Text tight, many duo-tone illustrations. A novel-style book for children which introduces them to the goings on at a horse show. It is the morning of Jody's first horse show, she and her friend Brenda prepare Jody's horse, Shaker for the day's events. As Brenda helps groom and saddle Shaker, she learns about the care and showing of horses. Throughout the show, she will share with Jody and her family all the excitement of competitive horsemanship. 48 pp with glossary. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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16 Rosner, Lynn Let's Go to a Horse Show
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1974 0399609121 / 9780399609121 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good + No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Palmer, Heidi 
Bumped extremities, few tiny ink car stamps on endpps. Text tight, many duo-tone illustrations. A novel-style book for children which introduces them to the goings on at a horse show. It is the morning of Jody's first horse show, she and her friend Brenda prepare Jody's horse, Shaker for the day's events. As Brenda helps groom and saddle Shaker, she learns about the care and showing of horses. Throughout the show, she will share with Jody and her family all the excitement of competitive horsemanship. 47 pgs with glossary. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The American Horse Show with the Official Rules and Regulations, Self, Margaret Cabell
17 Self, Margaret Cabell The American Horse Show with the Official Rules and Regulations
NY A.S. Barnes & Co. 1958 1st Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Black cloth moderately sunned at spine edge, tips bumped, inner hinge papers fine. Former owner's name 2x on fep. Text tight, crisp and unmarked but age-toned at edges. 92 pp. A foundation volume of the A.H.S.A. Contents: The American Horse Shows Association/ Types of Shows and Riding Competitions/ The Arabian Division/ The Cutting Horse Division/ The Dressage Division/ The Hackney Division/ The Equitation Division/ The Hunter Division/ Jumper Division/ The Morgan Division/ Palomino Division/ The Quarter Horse Division/ The Saddle Horse Division/ The Shetland Pony Division/ The Tennessee Walking Horse Division/ The Western Division/ Giving a Show/ Hints for the Exhibitor/ Hints for the Spectator/ Where Do We Go From Here?/ Appendix: Notes on Dressage, Suggestions for Gymkhana, Recognized Juddges, Regional Committees, Division Committees, High Schore Award Winners 1957, Medal Class Winners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Skelton, Elizabeth Ringcraft Nelson's Horsemaster Series
London Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1970 0171472020 / 9780171472028 First Thus Hard Cover Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Aqua colored boards look fab, pictorial, price clipped dj in mylar shows one closed tear at upper fore edge. Text as new. For many years the author was a judge of ridden classes and has run her own stables in Hampshire, England. Ringcraft contains full instructions on how to select and prepare horses and ponies for the show ring. Chapters include: INTO THE SHOW WORLD / THE HORSE AND PONY SOCIETIES / JUDGES AND JUDGING / THE RIDDEN CLASSES / TRAINING / STABLE MANAGEMENT / PREPARING THE SHOW PONY / SADDLERY AND CLOTHING FOR THE HORSE / CLOTHES AND THE EXHIBITOR / PREPARATION FOR THE SHOW / THE GREAT DAY / REFLECTIONS / INDEX. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Spector, David A. So You're Showing Your Horse
NY Arco Publishing Co. 1973 0668026502 / 9780668026505 First Edition Cloth Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cassidy, Custer 
Red cloth hardcover, 120 pgs as new inside and out. White background dj in mylar shows light surface wear and soil but displays well. Factual and comprehensive book with Cassidy's humours illustrations describe everything the novice will need to know about competing with their horse. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Spooner, Glenda Handbook of Showing
London Museum Press Ltd 1968 0273486705 / 9780273486701 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Red boards show negligible bumps to tips, dj rubbed along extremities, small pen doodle on lower edge, displays well in new mylar wrapper. This title has established itselkf as a standard work on the subject of horses in competition. Includes basic conformation with separate chapters on qualities and defects found in the show ring. Also features information on numerous horse and pony organizations, advice on practicalities of exhibiting ridden and in-hand specimens, judging, itemizing the pitfalls and guidelines on show organizations. 248 pages including index. B&W photos and illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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