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Feeding to Win

By: Wagoner, Don M. Editor/Publisher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TX, Equine Research Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46107

Condition: Near Fine


Fine condition 1st edition in dark green leatherette boards with bright gilt lettering shows negligible wear. Tips and spine ends sharp, No names, tears or soil in the 314 pages of tight & bright text. Feeding To Win is the most complete and current reference on the subjects of equine health and nutrition; this book was intended to provide both a solid foundation for the student of equine nutrition, and the means by which all serious horsemen may improve their competitive edge. View more info

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The Young Sporsman's Guide to Horseback Riding

By: Wall, Sheila

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24126

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine dj. 94 pp. Gift dedication on fep. Tiny chips at dj spine ends. List of contents reads like a poem: Riding is fun/ from grooming/ to taking up / and mounting, dismounting/ walking, turning and backing/ leads to / the canter and gallop / understanding your horse / helps you with your first jumps / and in advanced jumping/ the care of your horse/ leads to hunting, showing and pony clubs/ and makes you a horseman. View more info

The Natural Rider A Right Brain Approach To Riding

By: Wanless, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46104

ISBN: 0671507664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with yellow cloth backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp, 320 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a tiny grey spot on green fep. Wanless states: "Almost all riders struggle more than is necessary. The excitement of success need not be reserved for the 'talented.'" A method of teaching which is based on training the rider to make use of the right side of the brain and which is producing remarkable results - Horse And Rider Magazine. View more info

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Threshold Picture Guides #1 Manes and Tails

By: Watson, Valerie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Threshold Books Ltd: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27101

ISBN: 0901366323

Condition: Fine


24 pgs. Negligible surface wear, internally as new. Details how to pull & braid horse manes and tails. View more info

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Riding for All An Introduction to Horses and Riding

By: Webber, Toni

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, World International Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14328

ISBN: 0723509298

Condition: Very Good +


Slightly cocked, glossy hardcover with a bright, richly-color illustrated 61 pp text. No dj. View more info

Safety Threshold Picture Guides Number 14

By: Webber, Toni

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Kenilworth Press: 1993

Seller Id: 46070

ISBN: 0901366897

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy uncreased paperback with lightly brushed tips of cover, else as new. 1st revised edition 1993, orig published 1989, 2nd printing was 1991. No names, tears or soil. Well illustrated in color. Safety on horseback and around the barn. Intro, Rules & Liabilities, Clothing, Handling Horses, Tack, Road Safety, Traveling, Tying Up, Safety in Competition, Safety in the Field, Safety in the Stable, Safety from Theft. View more info

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Keep Your Own Pony

By: Wheatley, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17660

ISBN: 0090638212

Condition: Very Good +


VG reprint hardcover in black paper boards with lightly bumped spine ends & tips. 224 pg text tight and bright w/name on frt pastedn. No dj. Includes: History of the horse / Points of a horse / Height, color, markings, sex / How a pony moves / Native pony breeds / Other breeds of horse / Keeping a pony at grass / The stabled horse / Stable equipment / Tack / Hiring or buying / Handling, Saddling up / Psychology of the horse and rider / First rides / Lunging and exercises / The paces of a horse / Elementary training (Dressage) / Hacking / Traveling / Showing / Jumping / Refractory Horses / F... View more info

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Ups and Downs A First Guide to Riding and Horse Care

By: Wilding, Suzanne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2181

Condition: Very Good


First edition exlib hardcover w/expected imperfections, dust jacket rear panel and front flap glued to paste downs. Touch of tape remnants on boards, No call tags on spine. 120 pp. Landscape format, approx 9" long x 6" tall with so many wonderful Sam Savitt illustrations throughout this useful reference. This book is for the rank beginner, of all ages, with no knowledge of his/her own to fall back on, containing good, basic advice about horses and horsemanship. Covers: Style of Riding/ Clothing/ Saddles/ Stirrups/ Bridles/ The Balanced Seat/ Mounting, Dismounting, Walking, Trotting... View more info

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Learning to Ride Collins Nutshell Library

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17675

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid reprint hardcover in tweedy paper covered boards with brown saddle, hard hat and crop illustration on cover. Book is now in heavy plastic sleeve for protection. Bit of soil on fore edge of page block. 128 pp text as new. A compact size to take traveling, measures only 4 x 6 inches, the size of a large postcard. First published 1964, this is the 1967 reprint. An exhaustive little compendium including: Background to riding, From the beginning, Psychology of riding, Position in the saddle, Hands and contact, At the Walk, Trot, and Canter, Hacking and using the road, Correct turn-out, J... View more info

The Girls' Book of Horses and Riding

By: Williams, Jennifer and Dorian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Co.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45990

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red paper covered boards with repaired head of spine that had 1" crack in gutters from pulling off the shelf improperly. Smells a tad musty but no water damage, mold, etc. Professionally reproduced dj is complete and displays well. Has a myriad of stories, and topics. Starts with great riders of the world and includes first steps in jumping, the working horse, the ceremonial horse, the circus horse. the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, dressage and equestrian terms. Profusely illustrated in b/w. ISBN: 000798521 View more info

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Riding Is My Hobby

By: Williams, Moyra

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Wheaton: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17684

Condition: Good


Good solid 1st edition hardcover in green paper covered boards bumped at extremities, no dj, 180 pp text tight bright and unmarked. This book doesn't sound like much from the title but what a lot of info and superb illustrations within! The Whys and wherefores of riding and horse care. Includes: About horses in general/ Learning to ride/ Equipment/ Looking after a pony/ First Aid in the stables/ Buying a horse or pony/ Riding today/ Appendices including Cost to keep a horse at grass and in a stable (as of 1962, nostalgia)/ Equipment, Clothes, Saddlery/ Basic requirements for the First Aid... View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series in DJ

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27861

Condition: Very Good


Rare first edition in buff colored hardcover boards with lightly rubbed tips. Ever so slight insect damage on front board fore edge (few specs), No names tears or soil on the crisp text. Original dust wrapper in new mylar is very lightly sunned along top edge and shows bits of loss at extremites, but remains bright in brown and primary yellow colors. 126 pg collectible volume of equestrian horsemanship: Contents: First Principles, Paces of the Horse, Equipment, Care of the Horse, Recreation and Sport, More Advanced Horsemanship. View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series Published for the British Horse Society

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.; Foreword By M. P. Ansell, Chairman British Horse Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 39078

ISBN: 071580152X

Condition: Good


Very good 3rd edition hardcover with yellow paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Front end pp neatly excised, light glue marks on endpps. Unclipped original peach background DJ in new mylar with wrap-around art shows color loss and light wear at tips, sunned on spine, still displays ok. 134 pg very well illustrated complete compendium on all aspects of horse care and horsemanship. View more info

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Learning to Ride, Hunt and Show

By: Wright, Gordon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1960

Seller Id: 40000

Condition: Good


Solid beige cloth with bright gilt horse and rider on front cover. 124 pp. Slight watermark on front board lower edge and foot of spine, slight watermarks (barely noticeable) on illustrated endpapers, text unaffected. Professionally reproduced color dj in new mylar shows the early image of two riders jumping side by side over a coop, pairs class style. Has a light watermark on backstrip and tiny chips but displays well. Originally published in 1950, this is dated 1960 on title pp. Landscape format: about 8.5 inches tall by 11.25 wide. Practical information on how to choose a horse/ How to... View more info

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Horsemanship. A Primer for the Novice; A Guidepost for the More Advanced, A Source of Review for the Expert

By: Wright, Gordon; and The United States Equestrian Team

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VT, Privately Published; Printed By The Vermont Printing Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44478

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in white/blue striped paper covered boards with faux burgundy leather spine and bright gilt title. Edges of boards and page block foxed. Endpps lightly aged toned, 148 glossy pages are crisp and unmarked Includes near very good gray slipcase with two glossy illustrated moderately foxed plates on each side. Spine end sunned, no splits on slipcase, only light shelf wear. A very collectible foundation volume on horsemanship from one of the most solid trainers to ever sit on a horse. Mr. Wright was born in Goshen, Utah, Feb 28th 1902. He started his career as a horseman pu... View more info

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The Horse in Action A Unique and Exact Portrayal of the Movements of the Horse

By: Wynmalen, Henry In Cooperation with Michael Lyne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co. Inc: 2004

Edition: First Arco Edition

Seller Id: 44577

ISBN: 0668033134

Condition: Near Fine


1st American edition. No names, or soil. Not exlib. Near fine green paper covered boards showing light color loss at still sharp tips. Unclipped original illust dj in new mylar displays beautifully 58 crisp heavy stock pages loaded with stride by stride art by Michael Lyne. Henry Wynmalen, acknowledged among the foremost equestrian authorities, and Michael Lyne, to produce between them a true picture, which clearly defines and illustrates for the first time the sequence of movements made by a horse in his various gaits. Their record is an achievement that will appeal to, and is essential t... View more info

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About Horsemanship by Xenophon the Athenian SIGNED

By: Xenophon, Translated by Denison B. Hull, M.F.H.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Translator & Illustrator

Seller Id: 44834

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition blue cloth hard cover with gilt titles and horse head on frt cover. 70 pp text crisp and unmarked. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper displays beautifully in new mylar. Gift quality volume with ribbon marker bound in by publisher. Translated, illustrated and gift dedicated by publisher Denison, B. Hull, M.F.H. "To Marguerite & Howie from Denny" on fep. Though written in ancient Greece circa 365 B.C., the text is most accessible to the modern reader and is one of the earliest treatises on horsemanship in the Western world. It details the principles of classical... View more info