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Image for Mastering The Basics with Dominique and Debra Barbier  A How-To Video for Riders of All Abilities and Disciplines

Mastering The Basics with Dominique and Debra Barbier A How-To Video for Riders of All Abilities and Disciplines

By: Barbier, Dominique & Debra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Metropolitain: 1999

Seller Id: VHS34881

Condition: Very Good


VHS with lightly bumped tips. Not a former rental. Includes: Communication/ Visualization/ Longeing/ Work in Hand/ Transitions/ Gaits/ Halt/ Direction. With Dominque and Debra Barbier, Mastering the Basics is an award-winning how-to video for riders of all abilities and disciplines. Dominique Barbier, the internationally acclaimed master trainer and horse breeder, invites you to master everything from longeing to gaits. Mr. Barbier's teachings are a proven mixture of ... View more info

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Schooling By The Natural Method

By: Becher, Rolf; Translated By Major and Mrs. Patrick Maxwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30643

Condition: Very Good +


First edition in black boards with red titles. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Internally crisp and bright w/tidy name on fep and vintage bookstore sticker on rep. 78 well illustrated pages. Includes: The Horse's Anatomy/ The Circulation and Nervous System/ Psychology of the Horse/ Schooling in the Open - The Terrain School/ Fundamental School Work/ The Forward Seat/ Riding Over Obstacles and Jumping/ Correction of the Spoiled Horse/ Subsidiary Reins/ Work on the Lunge a... View more info

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Gentle Solutions Frank Bell's Seven Steps to a Safer Horse The Complete Guide to Frank Bell's Acclaimed 7-Step Safety System

By: Bell, Frank; With Sylvia Scott; Foreword By Bob Claymier: My Introduction to a Horse Whisperer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: ID, Dances With Horses, Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30734

ISBN: 097634890X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant glossy 1st edition paperback with negligible wear at tips from storage. 151 well illustrated pages. Rare horse training book. Intro: The 7-Step System, In the Beginning, Bonding, Take and Give, Intimacy, The Dance Begins, Desensitizing, Ballet on the Ground, Ballet in the Saddle; In the End, Frank Bell Photo Gallery, Frank Bell Training Products, Afterword, Author Biographies, Photo Acknowledgments. View more info

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BHS: Riding and Training VHS TAPE

By: British Horse Society

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, Miller's Harness: 0

Seller Id: VHS34136

Condition: Very Good


VG VHS tape in original pictorial snap-lock hard plastic case. No date listed, circa 1980's? Scarce video covers 5 subjects on one video: Training the Young Horse 27 mins/ The Riding Position 17 mins/ The Rider's Aids 20 mins/ The Basic Paces 24 mins/ Dressage Movements 22 mins. View more info

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Horse Training Basics. An Indispensable Guide for Beginning Trainiers

By: Britt, Deborah M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CO, Alpine Publications Inc.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43553

ISBN: 0931866634

Condition: Fine


As new 211 pp glossy hardcover without names, tears or soil. Perfect for the new owner whether English or Western tack is chosen. Chapters include: The Right Horse/ Getting to Know Each Other/ Horse Psychology/ Training Basics/ The Human Touch/ Pressure Points/ Tying and Haltering/ Leading and Ground Manners/ Lunging/ Trailering/ Saddle Safety/ Getting On/ Tough Stuff/ Appendix: Catalog List. View more info

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Training The Young Horse

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16019

ISBN: 0713471832

Condition: Fine


Lovely red hardcover is tight, crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj in in new mylar displays beautifully. More than presentable. 160 pp . Well illustrated, practical help for those about to handle, lunge, long-rein, and back horses, together with explanation of the reasoning behind the various methods and practices. View more info

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Training Thoroughbred Horses

By: Burch, Preston M.; with Alex Bower

Price: $20.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1973

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller Id: 22120

Condition: Very Good


Solid 3rd printing hardcover in discolored taupe/green cloth boards w/black titles. Tips and spine ends sharp, illustrated endpapers, tasteful color bookplate from former owner on verso fep. 130 pp text clean. Includes: Foreword/ The Author/ Selection of Racing Material/ Breaking Yearlings/ Training 2-Year-Olds/ 3-Year-Olds and Older Horses/ Mud Horses, Grass Horses and Steeplechasers, The Condition Book/ Stable Management/ Feeding/ Care of the Feet/ Minor Injuries/ Mis... View more info

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Between Mare and Foal. The Mare Owner's Handbook. Farnam Horse Library #256

By: Coen, Sue

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farnam Horse Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39577

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in glossy photo illustrated heavy card covers, tips showing negligible color loss from storage, one minor pen doodle on foot of rear cover does not cover any of the text written there, else the 91 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Well illustrated in color photos, a handy volume in a compact size. First Edition, thus stated. Intro/ Should I Breed my Mare?/ The Broodmare: Considerations in Selection/ The Stallion: Considerations in Selection/ When Should the M... View more info

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Buying and Reschooling Ex-Racehorses

By: Coldrey, Chrisopher and Victoria

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 29266

ISBN: 1861260881

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright reprint hardcover in lightly soiled green boards with gilt title on spine. DJ in new mylar shows a chip at lower front panel fore edge and a taped tear on back panel but displays well. 112 pp. Much sought work from a dynamic British duo which draws on two case histories to demonstrate precisely what is involved in finding and choosing your project, what to look for and what to avoid. From assessing his potential and planning the training program through i... View more info

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Stud Managers Handbook Based on Lectures Given at the Stud Managers Courses at the University of KY, Lexington.

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, University of Kentucky: 1954

Seller Id: 42874

Condition: Very Good


Blue grained card covers with red plastic comb spine, silver gilt horse and titles on cover. Light color loss at tips, micro rub at upper cover fore edge, frt cover lifting along fore edge. Advisors: William Du Pont Jr./ Walter M. Jeffords/ George D. Widener, A.B. Hancock Jr., Dr. Richard E. Shope. General Chairman Dr. F.E. Hull. Based on lectures and other material presented at the various Stud Managers Courses held at the University of Kentucky in 1951-1952-1953-1954. ... View more info

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Stud Adventures In Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bloomsbury Books: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 30089

ISBN: 1582343322

Condition: Near Fine


Few light surface dents on upper cover corner, spot of white-out on inside rear cover, else as new. 209 pgs. Synopsis: Sex. Money. Horses. Every year, on Valentine's Day, the great Thoroughbred farms open their breeding sheds and begin their primary business. For the next one hundred and fifty days, the cries of stallions and the vigorous encouragement of their handlers echo through breeding country, from the gentle hills of Kentucky to the rich valleys of California. St... View more info

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Schooling And Riding The Sport Horse A Modern American Hunter/Jumper System SIGNED

By: Cronin, Paul D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, University of Virginia Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43433

ISBN: 0813922879

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. Author presentation copy signed/dated on title page: For Heidi Best wishes for a lifetime of good riding. Paul D. Cronin 12-3-04. 285 pp. View more info

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Horses and Ponies Their Breeding, Feeding & Management

By: de Beaumont, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15898

ISBN: 0851312209

Condition: Near Fine


1st Edition near fine hard cover with bumped spine ends, dedication on fep, 144 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illustrated orange dj shows a photo of a pretty dapple grey horse in a show ring is sunned on spine but displays well in new mylar. Well iIllustrated with b/w drawings, photos and line illustrations of fat show horses under saddle and in hand. Uncommon book covers Breeding/ Founding a Stud/ Handling Foals/ Weaning/ Health in Stables/ Stable Work and Staff/ The B... View more info

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Stallions Their Management and Handling

By: Dougall, Neil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1973

Edition: First Reprint Edition

Seller Id: 17501

ISBN: 0851311822

Condition: Fine


Lightly bumped tips of book and dj. Jacket lightly sunned along the backstrip. Text as new. 60 pp of text followed by approx 60 pp of b/w glossy breed type photos. This wide-sweeping yet meticulously-detailed work considers the many aspects of the management and handling of all types of serving entires, from Thoroughbreds on the most modern stud farms on one end of the scale, to Native Ponies living out at the other. View more info

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Equine Genetics & Selection Procedures

By: Equine Research Publications Staff; Wagoner, Don M., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: TX, Equine Research Inc: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45669

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black pebbled leather boards with bright gilt titles. 542 pp crisp and unmarked. Beautiful copy with former owners inkless, embossed name circle on upper fore-edge of first three pages and touch of age-toning on edge of page block. View more info

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Breeding Management & Foal Develpment

By: Equine Research Publications Staff; Wagoner, Don M., Editor

Price: $18.00

Publisher: TX, Equine Research Inc: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45671

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black pebbled leather boards with bright gilt titles. 700 pp crisp and unmarked. Beautiful copy with former owners inkless, embossed name circle on upper fore-edge of first three pages and touch of age-toning on edge of page block. View more info

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Horse Knowledge Practised & Proved

By: Faudel-Phillips, Major H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39871

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition in royal blue cloth boards with gilt titles. No names, tears or soil, crisp text fine save for very light foxing on endpps. 136 pp. Book is now placed in removable clear heavy mylar, bits of tape shown in image are not affixed to book, but there to keep protective cover in place. Opens with a quote from Jorrocks on title page: A master's eye is worth two pairs of 'ands. Contents include: Foreword/ Long Rein Driving/ Mouthing/ Bitting/ Breaking a... View more info

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The Athletic Horse His Selection, Work and Management

By: Foster, Carol

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 1986

Seller Id: 34878

ISBN: 0946284385

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine, unclipped (and unpriced) dust wrapper, now in new mylar. Displays beautifully, more than suitable for gifting. 143 pp of expertise to help you make the most of your sport horse on the flat, over fences and on the ground. View more info

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Young Horse Management

By: Hardman, A.C. Leighton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17497

ISBN: 0720709040

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid copy with negligible bumps to extremities of boards & dj. Begins with a chapter on establishing and running a stud, then covers every aspect of young horse management, from foals to three-year-olds. Required reading for anyone contemplating breeding or breaking their own horse. View more info

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Stallion Management A Practical Guide for Stud Owners

By: Hardman, A.C. Leighton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30094

ISBN: 0879802979

Condition: Very Good


Very light color loss at tips from storage, marked out name on title page, highlighting present. B/W Illustrations; 157 pages; Contents: Introduction to stallion ownership. Stallion Promotion. Management of the Visiting Mares. Foaling. The Care and Management of Young Foals. Mares, their Anatomy and Hormone Cycles. Anatomy and Function of the Stallion's Breeding Organs. Trying Mares. Covering Mares. The First Season Stallion. View more info