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The Parent's Pony Book

By: Henderson, Carolyn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15864

ISBN: 0851314953

Condition: Very Good


1st edition soft cover in very good showing very light wear from storage, and one spot of rippled paper from removed sticker (not a paper pull). 160 pp crisp and unmarked. A complete reference for any parent with a pony obsessed child. Gives full instruction and support from choosing a mount to shipping it to the show. View more info

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The Allen Book of Ponies

By: Henderson, Carolyn; Bell, Jennifer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 16143

ISBN: 0851315623

Condition: As New


Near fine glossy paperback is beautifully illustrated and is the perfect guide to all aspects of looking after and riding ponies. Sections on feeding, tack, buying a pony and stabling, pony breeds, how to ride safely, and getting ready for shows, problems and emergencies. 64 pp. Nice book for new pony parents. View more info

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Horsekeeping On a Small Acreage Facilities Design and Management

By: Hill, Cherry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46164

ISBN: 0882665960

Condition: Near Fine


18th printing paperback of the first edition in photo illustrated card covers. Near fine condition with negligible color loss at periphery from storage. 179 pp text is well illustrated, clean, crisp and unmarked. Author Cherry Hill draws on her more than fifteen years experience as a horse trainer and manager to discuss the essentials for designing safe and functional facilities. Her advice applies whether you have one acre or on hundred. Hill stresses the importance of considering the behavior, needs, and safety of horses in the planning of horse facilities. She describes the entire proc... View more info

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Becomming an Effective Rider Developing Your Mind and Body for Balance and Unity

By: Hill, Cherry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 1992

Seller Id: MK46628

ISBN: 0882666886

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 3rd printing of the first edition in color photo illustrated card covers. Near fine condition with negligible rubs at cover tips. 183 pp text is well illustrated in B&W, it is clean, crisp and unmarked. Author Cherry Hill draws on her more than fifteen years experience as a horse trainer to offer a range of techniques to help you reach full potential as a rider whether your interest is in recreational riding or formal dressage. Learn to: Evaluate your own skills, Plan a work-session, make maximum use of lesson time, set goals and achieve them and protect yourself from injury. View more info

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It's Fun to Have a Pony

By: Hinton, Phyllis 'Curlew' of 'Horse and Hound

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16858

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in orange cloth covered boards showing barely brushed tips, spine ends bumped and discolored from previous dj that had loss at spine ends, exposing the cloth underneath that had darkened. Book is thoroughly protected now and will stay like this going forward. No names, tears or soil in the 128 pp (heavy stock) text. Fep removed, home-make paper card pocket on frt paste down but no stamps, call tags or other exlib markings. Lovely, complete, un-clipped, color illustrated, professionally reproduced dj in new mylar shows two kids riding ponies, while a third one leads... View more info

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It's Fun to Have a Pony

By: Hinton, Phyllis 'Curlew' of 'Horse and Hound

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46331

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in clean orange cloth covered boards showing a hint of shelf wear at lower tips. Navy blue title on backstrip. Tips still sharp, spine ends bumped. No names, tears or soil. 128 pp text is of heavy stock and remains crisp and tight. Original, un-clipped color illustrated dust jacket has light rubbing/color loss at tips and spine ends and some light soil on white background rear panel. Looks fabulous on the shelf with bay horsehead on backstrip. Frt panel illustration features two kids riding ponies, while a third one in the fore-ground leads hers whi... View more info

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It's Fun to Have a Pony

By: Hinton, Phyllis 'Curlew' of 'Horse and Hound

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1958

Seller Id: R46466

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality reprint hardcover in clean green cloth covered boards showing a slightly sunned backstrip and edges of both boards (upper and lower edges) and a hint of shelf wear at lower tips. White title on backstrip. Tips still sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. No names, tears or soil. 128 pp text is crisp and tight. Professionally reproduced, price-clipped color illustrated dust jacket in new mylar looks fabulous on the shelf with bay horsehead on backstrip, two pair of micro chips at each side corner of dj spine ends. It displays three children in a field with their ponies. A girl ... View more info

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To Horse! A Treatise on Horses and their Management, Including Chapters on the Training of the Young Horse, Equitation, Hints for Instructors, Bitting and First-Aid Treatment

By: Hitchcock, Captain F.C., M.C.; Foreword By Liet.-Colonel Sir Percy Laurie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 31851

Condition: Good


Bright 1st US edition in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles and horse head on backstrip. Dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional reproduction from the Hurst & Blackett UK edition. Cloth on frt board rippled but no water damage inside. Small poke through cloth on backstrip near rear gutter. There is also a poke in the text that appears to have been made by the book binders needle because it migrates into the sewn signatures in the rear of the book, not affecting any text. Corners bumped but not severely rubbed, Cloth slightly rippled. Page block tight w/foxing on endpapers and on ... View more info

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To Horse! A Treatise on Horses and their Management, Including Chapters on the Training of the Young Horse, Equitation, Hints for Instructors, Bitting and First-Aid Treatment

By: Hitchcock, Captain F.C., M.C.; Foreword By Liet.-Colonel Sir Percy Laurie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, LTD.: 1948

Seller Id: 34723

Condition: Very Good


Good condition undated hard cover in green cloth boards with bright gilt titles and horse head on backstrip. (Circa 1948) Corners bumped but not severely rubbed, page block tight w/foxing on edge of page block and on a couple of endpapers, title page and dedication page but not within the remaining text. 360 pages plus 16 pp of adverts in rear. Former owner's tidy name on fep ( J. L. Dalryuple). Unclipped original dust jacket shows loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. Illust w/reproductions by Munnings, b/w photos and line drawings from unnamed artist. Chapters Include: Foreword... View more info

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

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

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1959

Seller Id: 38293

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/ Hu... View more info

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To Love A Horse

By: Holcomb, Clare

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27898

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine condition 1st edition paperback with plastic comb binding. Self published and illustrated, author's presentation copy, signed on inside frt cover. 92 pp. A tongue-in-cheek book about horse ownership from an experienced horsewoman. Good chapter on dealing with the retired horse. Scarce volume in fab shape with only a hint of surface soil on rear card cover from storage. . Chapters: Foreword: Speaking Equinese Part 1: The Decision. Would You, Should You, Could You?/ What Would You do with It?/ How to Find It (Nobody's Perfect)/ Where to Put It. Part II: Getting Down to Business... View more info

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Fitness For Horse & Rider

By: Holderness-Roddam, Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17697

ISBN: 0715399950

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in vg dust wrapper with a 1 inch closed tear at head of backstrip and super light edgewear on boards. 192 pp text tight, bright and unmarked. Profusely illustrated. More than presentable. Essential reference for any serious riders' library Gain more from your riding by improving your horse's fitness and condition - and your own. View more info

Boots And Bandages Threshold Picture Guide #3.

By: Holderness-Roddam, Jane

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46071

ISBN: 0901366331

Condition: Fine


First printing glossy uncreased paperback, 24 pp text as new. Over 100 color illustrations, all types of exercise boots, shipping boots, fastenings, four types of bandages, how to bandage legs, sewing/taping competition bandages, bandaging a tail, bandaging injuries, care and storage of equipment. View more info

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Improving Your Riding

By: Holyoake, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10878

Condition: Very Good


Bumped and shelf worn extremities with 1/2 inch chip at foot of spine. Innards tight and bright but fep neatly removed. Professionally reproduced dust jacket has a 1 inch rub through at backstrip with 1/2" chip at head of spine, 1/4" chip at foot and bit of loss in center near (but not deleting) authors' name. 100 pp. 30 plates and 7 line drawings. A classic work to help polish novice riders into greater confidence and competence. Includes: Intro/ Peace of Mind/ Mounting Lightly/ Sitting in Better Position/ Practising a Better Position Mounted/ Re-making a Hard Mouth/ Work at the W... View more info

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The Perfect Pony Owner

By: Hope, Lieut.-Colonel C.E.G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Museum Press Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17658

ISBN: 0273401653

Condition: Very Good


VG 1st edition hard cover in rust colored boards bumped and lightly rubbed at foot of spine, 128 pp text as new. Must read volume for the new or pending pony-owner. Chapters include: Before You Actually Become an Owner / What You are Going to Own / Preparation and Purchase / Stable Management / Feeding Exercise, Work and Sports / Health and Sickness Problem Ponies and Horses / Schooling and Suppling / Reading list/ Auctioneers for Sales of Horses and Ponies. View more info

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Riding

By: Hunloke, Lady O.B.E. & Aldin, Cecil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Ltd: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31847

Condition: Good


Solid 1st edition hard cover in red cloth boards, no dj. Both covers show spotting and soil, tips sharp, spine ends lightly bumped, spine somewhat faded, titles legible. Internally crisp and clean Private library ownership bookplate on fep, Gift dedication on frt pastedown. Faded backstrip where call tag was removed. 154 pp. The Aldin Series. Introductory guide to horse riding with characteristic illustrations by Aldin. Contents include: Things You Ought to Know, On Learning to Ride Your Pony, On "Sticking on" and "Falling Off" All Children's Pony Shows and Gymkhanas, O... View more info

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The Keys to Good Horsemanship SIGNED

By: Hunt, Clifford J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VA, The Hunting Box Inc: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33388

Condition: As New


Author's presentation copy. charmingly signed on fep "To Gilda, Fondly Cliff Hunt. Most People Learn to Ride in Spite of Their Instructors. Myself Included." Fine condition reprint hard cover in dark grey cloth boards with bright gilt titles on spine and frt board. Tips sharp, spine ends not bumped. 111 pg text crisp and unmarked. Chapters: The Horse; Gaits and Movement; The Rider; The Emotional Union of Horse & Rider; The Physical Union of Horse & Rider; Riding in Balance; Yielding; Aids and Application; Timing "The Feel"; Riding in Enclosures; Riding Over Obstacles; Riding... View more info

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Lungeing The Horse & Rider

By: Inderwick, Sheila

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Redwood Press for David & Charles: 1992

Seller Id: 46344

ISBN: 0715373706

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in black textured paper covered boards with bright gilt title on backstrip, tips and spine ends sharp. One micro divot on center or rear panel, tigy generic gift presentation on fep, Merry Christmas! Love Mom & Dad 1992. This 94 pp volume has stood the test of time and demand, originally printed in 1977, this is the 13th printing of 1992. It has some very neatly executed pink highlighter through chapter 6. Unclipped, glossy color photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears, just a smidge of soil on the rear panel, now in new mylar that will keep it in fine form g... View more info

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Effective Horsemanship For Dressage, Three-Day Event, Jumping and Polo

By: Jackson, Noel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, Arco: 1976

Seller Id: 41662

ISBN: 0668026138

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st Arco publishers edition hard cover in butternut colored cloth with gilt lettering shows sharp tips and lightly bumped foot of spine ends. Unclipped dj has ink price over original on frt flap and slightly sunned spine, else as new. 328 pp of crisp text with no tears or writing. A thorough, systematic and unusually readable explanation of the modern continental principles of horsemanship and their application to training for dressage, three-day events and polo as well as ordinary riding and jumping. View more info

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Riding For The Rest of Us A Practical Guide for Adult Riders

By: Jahiel, Jessica; Foreword By Jane Savoie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30963

ISBN: 0876059094

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in beige paper covered boards quarter bound with navy blue cloth and bright gilt title. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows no faults. Chapters: The Advantages of Maturity/ Reasons for Riding/ Rider Fitness/ Finding the Right Instructor/ The Art of Taking Lessons/ A Stable Environment/ Successful Horse Hunting/ Equipment for Horse and Rider/ Riding and Schooling Alone/ The Owner's Role in Health Care/ Competitions and Clinics/ Horse Sense and Horsemanship. Appendices: Books & Tapes/ Instructor Programs Offering Certification. View more info