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American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997 Rule Book

By: American Vaulting Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WA, American Vaulting Association: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38284


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. View more info

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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594


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 f... View more info

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Heads Up - Heels Down

By: Anderson, C.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45661


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 ti... View more info

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Equine Fitness A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse

By: Ballou, Jec Aristotle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44142


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... View more info

Riding in Motion A Three-Dimensional Guide to Horses for Young People

By: Biggs, Jonathan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Lippincott: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14326


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. View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Seller Id: 17695


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 E... View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33889


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 Exercise... View more info

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Riding. A Manual of Horsemanship for Beginners. The Barnes Sports Library

By: Boniface, Colonel J.J. Retired

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes: 1940

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 42307


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 J... View more info

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Understanding The Pony. Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

By: Briggs, Karen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42910


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. View more info

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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821


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 Traini... View more info

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The Horse, His Gaits, Points and Conformation

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45008


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. View more info

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Ponycraft

By: Bullen, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16024


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. View more info

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Transporting Horses By Road

By: Bullock, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15650


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/... View more info

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Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide

By: Burns, Deborah, Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38994


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 someon... View more info

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Horseback Riding In Action

By: Calder, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crabtree Publishing: 2001

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30663


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 oth... View more info

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War Department Basic Field Manual Animal Transport

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34895


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. View more info

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War Department Field Manual FM 2-5 Cavalry Drill Regulations, Horse

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller Id: 34896


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. View more info

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Riding for Everybody

By: Churchill, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 15659


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. View more info

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Build the Right Fencing For Horses. A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin # A-193

By: Clay, Jackie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MA, Storey Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32615


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 Fe... View more info

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Building or Renovating A Small Barn For Your Horse A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin # A-238

By: Clay, Jackie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Publications: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32614


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. View more info