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Horse Show

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27867

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in green tweedy paper covered boards and green cloth backstrip. 84 pp text is clean, no marks, inscriptions or tears. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction which has a faint sticker remnant on upper cover that is not an eyesore. Lovely art showing events and goings on in the hunter ring and what the judges are looking for with a twist of humor. View more info

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Horse Motels International Worldwide Horse Motel Directory

By: Beck, Dick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NV, Dick Beck:

Seller Id: 43766

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1990s. Green hardcover ring binder. Few small ink spots on a couple of page margins which obscure nothing. 3 Ring spiral bound hardcover book provides information on farms which will put up your horse across the US and Canada. Un-paginated, approx 250 pp. View more info

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How to Put On a Horse Show

By: Carrithers, T.W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46717

ISBN: 0498075230

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering has sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped original dj is lightly soiled with ghosting from erased price tag glue and has a touch of color loss on lower tip but displays well in new mylar. 199 pages are tight & bright with crisp text has no tears, soil, writing or blemishes. A complete guide book on horse shows, from the management's point of view. Whether you are thinking of a large event or a simple one-day informal one, every minute detail must be carried out carefully and capably. View more info

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Judging Horses and Mules

By: Dinsmore, Wayne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Horse and Mule Association of America: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40933

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition paperback with light wear along stapled spine edge, 28 pp well illustrated text tight and unmarked. Booklet published by the Horse and Mule Association of America 1937. Dinsmore is the Secretary of the Horse and Mule Association of America. View more info

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Young Horseman's Handbook Number Six (6) Horse Shows

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, The Jarman Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40941

Condition: Good


Solid condition 1st edition soft cover with soiled cover and rub at head of stapled spine. Former owner's name sticker on foot of title page. Illustrated inside cover has some spotting, remainder of text tight and bright. 24 pp. Great book for pony clubbers, 4-H or trail ride groups or anyone wanting to organize some fun on horseback. Very informative booklet includes Organization of the A.H.S.A. Rule Book, Classification of Recognized Shows/ Show Official Duties, Restricted Classes, Medal Classes, F.E.I., Ties, Weight, Factors Considered in Judging, Protests and Charges, Cruelty, Prize List ... View more info

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Young Horseman's Handbook Number Seven (7) Mounted Games

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The Jarman Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43750

Condition: Good


Good condition 1st edition soft cover with lightly faded and soiled covers. Bit of rust marks at staples. Former owner's name sticker on foot of title page. 11 pp text tight and bright. Great book for pony clubbers, 4-H or trail ride groups or anyone wanting to organize some fun on horseback. Very informative booklet includes: Musical Chairs, Egg and Spoon Race, Water Race, Bun Eating Contest and more. View more info

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Young Horseman's Handbook Number Nine (9) Standards and Tests

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The Jarman Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43752

Condition: Very Good


Very good condition 1st edition soft cover with negligible color loss at lower tips. Bit of rust marks at staples. Former owner's name sticker on foot of title page. 22 pp text tight and bright. Great book for pony clubbers, 4-H or trail ride groups or anyone wanting to organize some fun on horseback. Very informative booklet includes Horsemanship Standards and Comprehensive Tests, Dismounted Test - Knowledge and Performance, Riding and Training Tests. View more info

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Drive On Training and Showing the Advanced Driving Horse

By: Ganton, Doris L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co.: 1982

Seller Id: 46340

ISBN: 0879803932

Condition: Very Good


Very nice paperback in photo illustrated glossy card covers with a touch of curl at cover tips, some color loss at periphery of frt cover, and two areas of abrasion on rear cover do not hinder the reading. No other dates listed, possible first printing. Training and showing two horse vehicles. Has a different chapter devoted to the more popular breeds for driving, The Arabian, The Hackney, The Standardbred, The Welsh Pony, The Morgan Horse. View more info

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From The Center Of The Ring An Inside View of Horse Competition

By: Hill, Cherry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VT, Garden Way Publishing: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 23534

ISBN: 0882664948

Condition: Very Good


One 1" taped tear at foot of front cover, light surface wear, internally fine. 179 pp covering paperwork to protocol of horse competition. Including The pre-purchase exam of the animal, Safety, Working with Professionals, Minimizing the stress of showing, The roles of show officials, Winning and losing. View more info

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RV Parking at the Fair Edition 1 State and County Fairs Across The U.S.

By: Kelly, Pat and Sylvia

Price: $15.00

Publisher: WA, Pat & Sylvia Kelly:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43765

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1990s. Few small ink spots on rear pages which obscure nothing. 153 pp spiral bound soft cover book provides information on state fair addresses, phone number, number of RV parking spaces available, fee per night, the water, electricity and sewer hookup or if a dump site is available. Also shown are directions to the fair and times when RV parking is not available. Included are recipes. View more info

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Photographing the Horse and Rider

By: Lewis, James K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28526

ISBN: 049802010X

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black boards, internally as new save for tidy gift dedication on fep. 138 crisp pages. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows light surface wear at corners and light coffee ring on rear panel. The author is a devout 'Non-Rider' after a horse took off with him at a summer camp when he was a child. He is, however a wizard of a shutterbug and has a wealth of practical information useful to anyone wishing to improve their equine photography whether for the backyard beast or at the Olympic level. View more info

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Pelham Horse Year 2

By: MacGregor-Morris, Pamela [edited by]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20274

ISBN: 0720713927

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with edges lightly rubbed and bumped, and top of dj corners with one inch tears. 268 pp. This is an informative and readable account of the major equestrian events of 1981. Under the editorship of the author the coverage of the second edition of this valuable reference book is enhanced by the addition of contributions from other leading equestrian writers, including Alan Smith, Jane Pontifex, and Jane Kidd. View more info

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U.S. Stabling Guide The Country's Comprehensive Guide for Horse Transportation in the United States and Canada

By: Maimone, Donella

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pembroke, MA, Balzotti Publications: 2000

Seller Id: 46320

ISBN: 0965527824

Condition: Good


Sixth edition. Surface worn, illustrated card covers and what looks like a coffee spill mark on the front fore-edge of the page block, else the 344 pp text is crisp, clean, tight and unmarked. Illustrated throughout with maps and advertisements in rear. The book you need when traveling with your horse. Contains over 1000 state-by-state listings of stables and B & B's that will board your horse after a long day on the road. View more info

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Horse Shows How to Organize and Run Them

By: Phillips, Alfred N

Price: $10.00

Publisher: IL, The Interstate Printers and Publishers Inc: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19807

Condition: Very Good


Tight and bright, clean pictorial blue cloth boards, 242 pp. text fine save for usual exlib markings. Card pocket and all pages present. Unclipped DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction that displays very well. Text fine with tasteful bookplate on front pastedown. The definitive and practical guide to the organization and presentation of that International favorite, The Horse Show. Written for the horse enthusiast who finds himself for the first time holding the reins as producer of a local show as well as for the experienced show manager. Contains info for beginner and seasone... View more info

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Horse Show Challenge The Rally Series

By: Radlauer, Edward and Ruth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Children's Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 3614

ISBN: 0516074067

Condition: Good


1st edition paperback with call tag to worn heel of spine, but no card pocket or other ex-lib marks within. 79 pp text clean with many photos showing preparation and competition in horse shows in general, and western trail classes in particular. When Jimmy breaks his foot riding, his sister Karen feels that she pushed him into riding and showing when he really didn't want to. View more info

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Let's Go to a Horse Show

By: Rosner, Lynn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 20864

ISBN: 0399609121

Condition: Very Good


Not exlib. Bumped extremities, few tiny ink car stamps on endpps. Text tight, many duo-tone illustrations. A novel-style book for children which introduces them to the goings on at a horse show. It is the morning of Jody's first horse show, she and her friend Brenda prepare Jody's horse, Shaker for the day's events. As Brenda helps groom and saddle Shaker, she learns about the care and showing of horses. Throughout the show, she will share with Jody and her family all the excitement of competitive horsemanship. 47 pp with glossary. View more info

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The American Horse Show with the Official Rules and Regulations

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29178

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black cloth shows bumped tips, inner hinge papers fine, former owner's name 2x on fep. 92 pp text tight, crisp and unmarked but age-toned at edges. A foundation volume of the A.H.S.A. Contents: The American Horse Shows Association/ Types of Shows and Riding Competitions/ The Arabian Division/ The Cutting Horse Division/ The Dressage Division/ The Hackney Division/ The Equitation Division/ The Hunter Division/ Jumper Division/ The Morgan Division/ Palomino Division/ The Quarter Horse Division/ The Saddle Horse Division/ The Shetland Pony Division/ The Tennessee Walkin... View more info

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Ringcraft Nelson's Horsemaster Series

By: Skelton, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17511

ISBN: 0171472020

Condition: Near Fine


Nice 1st edition hardcover in aqua colored boards show light discoloration at head and foot from storage, price clipped dj in mylar shows one closed tear at upper fore edge. 102 p text as new. For many years the author was a judge of ridden classes and has run her own stables in Hampshire, England. Ringcraft contains full instructions on how to select and prepare horses and ponies for the show ring. Chapters include: Into the Show World / The Horse and Pony Societies / Judges and Judging / The Ridden Classes / Training / Stable Management / Preparing the Show Pony / Saddlery and Clothing for... View more info

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So You're Showing Your Horse

By: Spector, David A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25594

ISBN: 0668026502

Condition: Fine


Red cloth hardcover, 120 pgs as new inside and out. White background dj in mylar shows light surface wear and soil but displays well. Factual and comprehensive book with Cassidy's humours illustrations describe everything the novice will need to know about competing with their horse. View more info

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Handbook of Showing

By: Spooner, Glenda

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Ltd: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17510

ISBN: 0273486705

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in red boards show negligible bumps to tips, dj rubbed along extremities, small pen doodle on lower edge, displays well in new mylar wrapper. 248 pages including index. B&W photos and illustrations. This title has established its self as a standard work on the subject of horses in competition. Includes basic conformation with separate chapters on qualities and defects found in the show ring. Also features information on numerous horse and pony organizations, advice on practicalities of exhibiting ridden and in-hand specimens, judging, itemizing the pitfalls and guidelin... View more info