Saddle Up: A Guide to Equitation and Stable Management Including Hints to Instructors

By: Hitchcock, F.C., Lieut. Col.

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 2 available

Book Condition: Very Good +


Black paper covered boards with horse's head in gilt and title on back strip. Sharp tips and spine ends, dj frt flap glued to pastedn. 286 pp text mint. Professionally reproduced color photo dj has a small chip at very top edge of back strip and light wear at tips, soil on white background portion of rear panel, it has been placed in new mylar. Well illust with b/w photos and many line drawings. Chapters include: The Selection of a Horse/ Saddling and Bridling/ The Seat/ The Hands/ Setting the Horse in Motion/ The Advanced Aids/ Side-Saddle/ Jumping/ Care of the Horse/ Bitting/ Saddlery/ Hunting/ Riding for Children/ The Making of a Police Horse/ The History of Steeplechasing/ Making a Steeplechase Jockey. 12 Appendices including Glossary of Fox and Stag Hunting Terms, Map showing the Hunting Districts of Ireland/ The Hunting Seasons, Some Hints for Horsemen/ Winners of King George V Gold Cup International Horse Show/ Winners of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup, and much more. Fabulous fireside reading and a welcome addition for any horseman's library.

Title: Saddle Up: A Guide to Equitation and Stable Management Including Hints to Instructors

Author Name: Hitchcock, F.C., Lieut. Col.

Illustrator: Photographs & Drawings

Categories: HORSEMANSHIP & CARE,

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1959

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 38293

Keywords: Sidedaddle Riding, Side-Saddle, Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Horseback Riding, Steeplechasing, Horse Racing History.,