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American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997  Rule Book, American Vaulting Association
1 American Vaulting Association American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997 Rule Book
WA American Vaulting Association 1996 First Edition Card Covers Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Diagrams 
Fine 1st edition white background card cover book with green titles. Stapled spine 90 pp. Crisp and unmarked. Explains the hows and whys of this exciting and challenging sport. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Heads Up - Heels Down, Anderson, C.W.
2 Anderson, C.W. Heads Up - Heels Down
NY Macmillan 1944 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Anderson, C. W. 
No edition stated, only wartime edition but book is in fab shape! Sharp tips and spine ends in Robin's egg blue cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. Original dj in new mylar is price clipped at lower frt dj flap, does have a price sticker on upper edge of same flap stating $3.75 (from F.A.O. Swhwarz) shows light even age toning, 1" closed tear at head of rear panel, small triangular shape chip at foot of rear panel, and two tiny closed tears on ends of frt palen. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous line drawings, it is a classic work on equitation and horsemanship for any new rider or Anderson fan. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid  In, Anderson, C.W.
3 Anderson, C.W. Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In
NY Macmillan 1944 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Anderson, C. W. Signed by Author(s)
An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous line drawings, it is a classic work on equitation and horsemanship for any new rider. Included is a hand-written Christmas card from C.W. Anderson of Mason, NY, to Miss Elizabeth Hughes of Jamaica Plain, MA, stamped and postmarked dated Sept 1944, in which he speaks of writing this book. The pretty card has color plate pasted on art of Thoroughbred mares and foals at lush spring pasture and it reads: Dear Elizabeth, I am very sorry to have had to be so late in answering your letter but I've been away and then I had to get to work on the outline of a new book. I'm very sorry to hear of your accident. Hope you feel fit again. You asked about my new book. It is "Heads Up, Heels Down". a book on riding and care of horses. It will be out late I'm afraid, on account of (sp?), probably not until October. The publisher sent me these cards the other day so I thought I'd be the first to wish you a Merry Christmas. Yours, CW Anderson. A splendid gift pairing for a very special recipient. You! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Equine Fitness  A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse, Ballou, Jec Aristotle
4 Ballou, Jec Aristotle Equine Fitness A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse
MA Storey Publishing 2010 1603424636 / 9781603424639 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Gift quality 1st edition book, no dj. Glossy color illustrated covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally flawless save for presentation label on inside cover, donating the book to the National Sporting Library. This is not a former 'library' copy, it was never entered, no call tags, pocket or any library stickers etc. 135 pp plus 48 perforated cards that describe the exercises, carry the cards in your pocket (laminate them first, our suggestion), refer to the cards while riding, try exercises designed by celebrity riders and trainers, including Jennifer Bryant, Jim Masterson, Betsy Steiner, Jessica Jahiel and more. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Biggs, Jonathan Riding in Motion A Three-Dimensional Guide to Horses for Young People
NY Lippincott 1988 0397322585 / 9780397322589 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Clifton-Dey, Richard 
1st edition hardcover, no dj as published. Lovely, interesting factual pop-up book about horses. 12 pp. Small poke through frt gutter paper, else fine. Starts with evolution, anatomy, lungeing, training, jumping, showing. Unique pop-up book. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre, Black, Harold
6 Black, Harold Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre
NY Dodd, Mead & Co. 1974 0396069169 / 9780396069164 Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
First edition in red cloth boards, name on frt pastedn. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing with 1 small chip and a closed tare but displays well. 226 pp clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and How to Deal with Them; Use of the Longe; Cavalletti; Gaits; Jumping; Dressage--High School; Combined Training; index. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre, Black, Harold
7 Black, Harold Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre
NY Dodd, Mead & Co. 1974 0396069169 / 9780396069164 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
1st edition in red cloth boards. Lower fore edge tip rubbed. Gift dedication fep. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing and loss at tips. 226 pp are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and How to Deal with Them; Use of the Longe; Cavalletti; Gaits; Jumping; Dressage--High School; Combined Training; index. Great all around reference book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Riding. A Manual of Horsemanship for Beginners. The Barnes Sports Library, Boniface, Colonel J.J. Retired
8 Boniface, Colonel J.J. Retired Riding. A Manual of Horsemanship for Beginners. The Barnes Sports Library
NY A.S. Barnes 1940 Possible First Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs & Drawings 
Spotted taupe cloth covered boards with brown titles. Lightly rubbed spine ends, tips fairly sharp. Age toned endpp with 1.5" x 2.5" clipping from front blank fep. Formerly paste down removed on same page. Remainder of 86 pp text tight and unmarked. Illust with b/w photos. Includes: Initial Training of Horse and Rider/ Riding at the Walk and Trot/ Riding at the Lope, Canter, Gallop and Run/ Riding on the Open Range/ Riding at the Artificial Gaits/ Riding Over Jumps and Riding Bucking Horses/ The Elements of Rough-Riding/ Polo Playing/ Endurance Riding, and Famous Rides/ Questions and Answers for the New Rider/ Index. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Understanding The Pony. Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management, Briggs, Karen
9 Briggs, Karen Understanding The Pony. Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management
KY The Blood-Horse, Inc. 2000 1581500556 / 9781581500554 First Edition Paperback Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Fine 1st edition illustrated glossy paperback with sharp tips and spine ends.. 117 pp text fine, crisp and unmarked. Gift quality. Author Karen Briggs covers all the essentials in a book every pony owner will find invaluable. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II, Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.
10 Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen. Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II
London Seeley Service & Co. 1953 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs & Drawings 
Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds & Injuries, Lameness & Unsoundness, Stable Tricks & Vices, Index to Veterinary Section, General Index. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Horse, His Gaits, Points and Conformation, Brown, Paul
11 Brown, Paul The Horse, His Gaits, Points and Conformation
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Reproduction Book Brown, Paul 
First edition. Very good beige paper covered boards with red titles have four light tape marks, tips fairly sharp, not rubbed. Tape marks and former name/date on fep. Text tight and bright. Price clipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows chips at the spine ends/corners of boards but displays well. This is not a former library book. It is a simple, direct explanation of the movements and points of the horse. Unpaginated 64 pp. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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Ponycraft, Bullen, Anne
12 Bullen, Anne Ponycraft
London Blandford Press 1972 0713701625 / 9780713701623 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Barely bumped tips, text fine save for tidy and small gift dedication on fep. 64 pp. Contents: The History of Our Horses/ Buying a Pony/ You and Your Young Pony/ The Health of Your Pony/ His Paces and Your Seat/ Jumping/ The Gymkhana Pony/ Showing/ Some Ponies of the British Isles/ In Conclusion. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Transporting Horses By Road, Bullock, John
13 Bullock, John Transporting Horses By Road
London Threshold Books Ltd 1986 0901366048 / 9780901366047 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
1st edition soft cover, 64 pp text tight and crisp but starting to age tone at periphery. No names, tears or soil. Nice gift for someone spooked by the thought of moving their horses by machine. Includes: Intro/ The Trailer and its Systems/ Repairs and Maintenance of Trailers/ The Towing Vehicle and its Driver/ Hitching and Unhitching, Loading and Unloading/ Techniques of Driving with Trailers/ Problems with Towing Trailers/ Loading Horseboxes/ Horseboxes and the Law/ Choosing a Horsebox/ Insurance/ Accident Procedure/ Index. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide, Burns, Deborah, Editor
14 Burns, Deborah, Editor Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide
VT Storey Communications 2001 1580173179 / 9781580173179 1st Edition Paperback Very Good + No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs & Illustrations 
Very good 1st edition glossy pictorial paper back covers showing bit of curl to frt cover, 471 pp text crisp and unmarked. Loaded with clear line drawings and spectacular photographs. Former owner's embossed ownership mark on FEP, pictorial frontis and title page; rear end paper removed. From A-Z, Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia is your information lifeline in the barn. A guide that will be equally useful to a seasoned professional, a novice equestrian, and someone who just wants to know everything there is to know about horses. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Horseback Riding In Action, Calder, Kate
15 Calder, Kate Horseback Riding In Action
NY Crabtree Publishing 2001 0778701670 / 9780778701675 Possible First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photos and Drawings 
Tight bright first edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Marker crossed out lib stamps on rear cover. Well illustrated in color. 32 pp This work is intended for ages 6-9. The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering. The other topics cover: practicing; preparing for competitions; competing in events such as show jumping and, equitation or form and appearance. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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War Department  Basic Field Manual  Animal Transport, Chief of Cavalry
16 Chief of Cavalry War Department Basic Field Manual Animal Transport
Washington, DC Government Printing Office 1938 Paperback Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover, starting at foot of spine. 223 pages unmarked, holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Horsemanship/ Remount Training/ Animal Management/ Wagon Transportation/ Pack Transportation/ Index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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War Department Field Manual FM 2-5 Cavalry Drill Regulations, Horse, Chief of Cavalry
17 Chief of Cavalry War Department Field Manual FM 2-5 Cavalry Drill Regulations, Horse
Washington, DC Government Printing Office 1944 Paperback Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Charts and Graphs 
Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with names on cover. 191 pp plus index watermarked at outer edge but holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Individual Instruction/ Drill/ Ceremonies and Inspections/ Appendix: Organizational charts/ Index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Riding for Everybody, Churchill, Peter
18 Churchill, Peter Riding for Everybody
London Blandford Press 1969 0713701773 / 9780713701777 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs & Drawings 
Near fine 3rd printing hardcover, no dj. Negligible surface wear, 78 pp text as new. Contents: A General Introduction/ Learning to Ride/ A History of Equitation and Horsemanship/ The Equipment of Horse and Rider/ Equitation/ Jumping/ Riding Manners/ Riding Activities/ Buying Your Own Horse/ Some Equestrian Terminology/ Acknowledgments. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Build the Right Fencing For Horses. A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin # A-193, Clay, Jackie
19 Clay, Jackie Build the Right Fencing For Horses. A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin # A-193
MA Storey Publications 1999 1580172709 / 9781580172707 First Edition Pictorial Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Lovely unused 1st edition soft cover with the lightest of color loss along stapled spine from storage. 32 pgs. Intro, Fencing Tools, Choosing the Right Fence Posts, Ancho Posts and Braces: The Backbone of Every Fence, Stringing Wire Fencing, Putting Up Woven-Wire Fencing, The Jackleg Fence, Post-and-Rail and Post-and-Plank Fences, Fencing the Larger Pasture, Fenging the Small Pasture, Fencing for Corrals and Paddocks, Training Pens (Round Pens), The Three Most Common Fencing Problems. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Building or Renovating A Small Barn For Your Horse  A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin # A-238, Clay, Jackie
20 Clay, Jackie Building or Renovating A Small Barn For Your Horse A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin # A-238
VT Storey Publications 1999 1580172717 / 9781580172714 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Near fine 1st edition paperback showing the lightest color loss at head of stapled spine. 32 pp crisp and unmarked. Includes: Intro, The Fundamentals of Building For Horses, Tips and Techniques for Remodeling, Building a Simple Run-in Shelter, Designing the Layout for a Small Barn Renovation, Roofing Your Horse Barn, Building a Stall, Providing Food and Water in the Barn, Finishes to Preserve Your Horse Shelter. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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