The Young Horseman The Young Sportsman's Library

By: Fawcett, William

Price: $10.00

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Book Condition: Very Good +


A wonderful addition for your collection of vintage riding guides from the Young Sportsman's Library. A very good 3rd edition in beige paper covered boards with foxed page block. 224 pp text in lightly soiled beige boards with brown lettering and riding cap/ stirrups logo on front. No former owner's markings found. Photo-reproduced dj is unclipped, shows a small chip at head of frt board but still displays nicely. Well illustrated in black and white with 15 plates and 6 line illustrations including some vintage etchings of tack etc. This is a book about horses and horsemanship that takes the young rider by easy steps from the most elementary questions when first thinking of riding, up to the heights of hunting and show-jumping. The author is one of britain's ablest instructors and writers on horsemanship. Contents include: Stable Sense: First Steps to the saddle/ Know thy horse/ Stables and stable ways/ On the command feed!/ A day in a horseman's life/ Every horseman his own vet/ The girl rider and some saddle wisdom/ Spur, whip and stick/ Riding clothes and how to wear them/ Mind of a horse and rider/ Saddle sense/ Influences of hand and seat/ the aids of horsemanship/ Early rides for the novice/ In school and paddocks/ Early jumping lessons/ Early hunting for the novice/ Some hunting rules and lessons/ Showing and the show ring/ Index.

Title: The Young Horseman The Young Sportsman's Library

Author Name: Fawcett, William

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSEMANSHIP & CARE,

Edition: Third Edition

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 18108