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The Problem Pony (Original title: Meagan's Mare)

By: Hall, Lynn

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribners' Sons Weekly Reader: 1983

Seller Id: 4565

ISBN: 0684178745

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hardcover shows barely bumped tips and negligible surface soil. 56 pp text is age toned but not brittle. The first time Meg saw Berry, she said, "Ohhhh." Berry the problem pony Mr. Dodson agreed to train, was beautiful. The mare was small and reddish in color. Her mane and tail were silver. Then all of a sudden, the pony's nostrils flared. Her eyes widened with terror. Meg yelled, "What's wrong, Berry? View more info

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The Saturday Horse

By: Hardcastle, Michael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Mammoth: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10148

ISBN: 0749704411

Condition: Very Good


Nice revised paperback showing light edge wear, rear cover crease, barely visible yellow former name on sticker on inside cover, 128 pp text tight and bright with ghosting from erased pencil price on fep. When Ginny first sees a chestnut racehorse she is determined to become his groom and discover the reason behind his poor performance on the track. This novel by the author of "Fast From the Gate" and "The Switch Horse" provides insight into the daily l... View more info

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Harry Hoof an Easy Peasy Person from Easy Peasy Island in the Middle of the Terrific Ocean

By: Hargreaves, Roger

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8240

ISBN: 0679801235

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing edge wear, creased lower front cover and rear, small ink dedication on inside cover, and 1/2 inch soil dot on inside rear cover and last page of text, covering no words. The creators of "Wicked Willie" and "Mr Men" combine their talents here with a new collection of animal characters who live in Easy Peasy Island in the middle of the Terrific Ocean. Harry Hoof is a daft horse who doesn't know how horses are supposed to live. View more info

Flying Hoofs

By: Harper, Wilhelmina; Illust Paul Brown

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1939

Seller Id: 37796

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth hardcover with large illustration by brown on front board. Text tight and bright with two former addresses, one ink, one small address label on age-toned front end paper. 292 untrimmed pages of cheap stock. Professionally reproduced duo tone (red/black) illust dj has orig price on frt flap (2.00) and has clear cello tape repairs at spine ends but displays OK in new mylar. Three two-page spreads of Paul Brown illustrations along with numerous sketches througho... View more info

Flying Hoofs

By: Harper, Wilhelmina; Illust Paul Brown

Price: $28.00

Publisher: MA, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1939

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 39518

Condition: Fair


Well worn red illustrated cloth boards with large illustration by brown on front board matching the image on the professionally reproduced dust wrapper. 292 pp text tight and age toned with finger soil in margins and tape marks on reps but not exlib but dj has a call tag on spine. No stamps or missing pages. Price clipped duo tone (red/black) illust dj in new mylar shows wear at tips and a surface scratch on frt panel but displays well on the shelf. Three two-page spread... View more info

Riding Academy 3 Jina Rides to Win

By: Hart, Alison

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bullseye Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19194

ISBN: 0679856943

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback shows negligible surface wear, 124 p. text as new. Jina Williams is one of the best riders at Foxhall Academy. She even boards her own horse at the school stables. Jina knows she and Superstar can win the Junior Working Hunter Horse of the Year Award. But when she pushes herself and her horse too hard, disaster strikes. Now Jina never wants to ride again. Can Jina's roomates help bring back her fighting spirit? View more info

Riding Academy Super Special 1 Haunted Horseback Holiday

By: Hart, Alison

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bullseye Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 21409

ISBN: 0679880534

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with light color loss at tips, 212 p. text appears unread. During an exciting trip to Colorado, the Riding Academy youngsters discover a mysterious wild horse and run into a series of ghostly and spooky events. View more info

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Blue Ribbon Winner (Originally A Blue for Illi)

By: Hartwell, Nancy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Berkley Highland Books: 1966

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 15405

Condition: Near Fine


Name on fep and faint name on cover, 156 p. text is tight and unmarked. The tender story of a young Hungarian girl who wins happiness in a new land. A girl - a horse - and new found happiness. View more info

Top Horse of Crescent Ranch

By: Hastings, Howard L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Cupples & Leon Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44121

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with some spotting on backstrip. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, 248 p. text fine. Professionally reproduced, price clipped color illust dust wrapper in new mylar has wrap around art to backstrip, shows color loss at extremities and small chips at tips and spine ends. This is the former copy of Eve Douglas Prime with her tasteful owl bookplate on frt pastedn. Eve was former MFH of the Middleburg Beagles and an avid horse racing enthusi... View more info

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A Pony to Catch

By: Havers, Elinore

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Lutterworth Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10883

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover exlib in rust colored boards. 128 pp text tight and bright w/bit of faint sunning on front board, corners bumped, gift award bookplate on fep. Crown Pony Library Series No.3. Martin and Tessa are told if they can catch Stormalong the pony, they can keep him View more info

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Pony Sleuths

By: Havers, Elinore

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15612

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover exlib in blue boards with navy blue titles. No dj. Light surface wear, bumped extremities, 128 p. text bright, last few pages taped in. Still a solid reading copy. Janet Craig has no idea what adventures are in store when she agrees to look after the greengrocer's pony. View more info

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Only One Pony

By: Havers, Elinore

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1975

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 16182

Condition: Very Good


1st paperback edition. Cocked, moderately surface worn paperback with name and doodle on fep. 126 p. Carol and Jane are allowed to look for a pony, but they both buy one and bring it home. Their mother says they can keep only one, and gives them a week to make their minds up between Turpin and Toby. View more info

Pal O'Mine King Of The Turf

By: Hawkes, Clarence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, Milton Bradley Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44641

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing. Tan cloth boards with sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends, dk brn titles and jockey in silks on galloping horse in circle medallion on frt bd. Professionally reproduced color illust jacket shows open chips and loss at head of backstrip taking some of the word Pal but still legible, now in new mylar with bay horse head in front of fox hunting scene on frt panel. Unclipped 95c price on flap. 228 p. text browned but not brittle. Faint... View more info

Robert the Rose Horse

By: Heilbroner, Joan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 18952

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib in plain burgundy buckram boards with white title & call tag on spine. Corners bumped, 64 p. text with a few tiny tears from page-turning, couple of larger taped tears. All pages and pocket present. "Robert has terrible trouble with roses. Every time he smells one he sneezes. And every time he sneezes children all over America laugh. View more info

Jerry The Story of an Exmoor Pony

By: Helme, Eleanor & Paul, Nance

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 38170

Condition: Very Good


1st US edition in red cloth slight discoloration along spine edge, a tiny spot of gold ink on lower front cover, lower front tip rubbed. 138 p text yellowed but clear of markings. A wonderful English story full of adventure and fun, illustrated with twelve b/w plates by Cecil Aldin as well as mapped endpapers and will be enjoyed by horse lovers of all ages. View more info

Born to Trot

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1953

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 33232

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing exlib hardcover in lightly soiled yellow boards. All pages and pocket present. Light finger soil on some margins. Solid copy in prof reproduced dust wrapper with light edgewear, traces of a sticker pull on frt cover upper corner but displays very well in new mylar. A story about a boy, Gibson White, and his horse, Rosalind, a Standardbred trotting horse. View more info

Black Gold

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1969

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller Id: 33754

Condition: Very Good


8th printing paperback with small bit of cello tape and sticker pull on front cover, bottom tips of the last pages slightly bumped. 172 p. No one thinks much of Black Gold because he is so small. But Jaydee sees something special in his eyes. He knows Black Gold would be great if he was his rider! Finally, Jaydee gets his wish, and Black Gold grows strong and fast under his careful hands. Soon it would be time for the most important race in America. Did they really... View more info

White Stallion of Lipizza

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38254

Condition: Very Good +


2nd printing hardcover with lovely color illustrations and b/w line drawings in every margin. No names, tears or soil in the crisp text. 116 p. Corners still sharp, spine ends bumped showing color loss only. Unclipped DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction that has a chip near the fold of the front flap but still displays beautifully. The story of Borina, one of the most famous stallions of the Lipizzaner breed. It was Borina who, at the height of his c... View more info

Born to Trot

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Rand McNally: 1950

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 40299

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing hardcover in straight tight, brown cloth covered boards with gilt trotting horse on cover. Text tight and bright. Stated second printing with letter B on copyright page. Unclipped color dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows color loss at tips and small filled in sticker pull on lower left corner of ftt bd. A story about a boy, Gibson White, and his horse, Rosalind, a Standardbred trotting horse. View more info

Our First Pony

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Aladdin / Rand McNally: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 41520

ISBN: 0689810261

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing illustrated paperback with negligible color loss at tips from storage, 64 p. unmarked. Joseph and Justin may be twins, but they sure aren't much alike. Besides looking different, they live in very different worlds. Joseph loves the outdoors, the sky and the land, and all the animals, Justin, on the other hand, would rather be indoors, playing his piccolo or reading a book. The only thing they have in common is Midge, a pinto Shetland pony. They give he... View more info