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Image for American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997  Rule Book

American Vaulting Association 1996 - 1997 Rule Book

By: American Vaulting Association

Price: $8.00

Publisher: WA, American Vaulting Association: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38284

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition white background card cover book with green titles. Stapled spine 90 pp. Crisp and unmarked. Explains the hows and whys of this exciting and challenging sport. View more info

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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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Heads Up-Heels Down A Handbook of Horsemanship and Riding

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Seller Id: 46980

Condition: Very Good +


Eighth printing of the first edition hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show one bumped tip and bumped spine ends. A mark on the rear board from where a sticker was formerly adhered. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, a 4" long chip at the head of the backstrip extends down the backstrip 1.5" and took the upper half of the word 'Head' with it. One can still figure out the title while the book is sitting on the shelf. Additional 1"... View more info

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Equine Fitness A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse

By: Ballou, Jec Aristotle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44142

ISBN: 1603424636

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition book, no dj. Glossy color illustrated covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally flawless save for presentation label on inside cover, donating the book to the National Sporting Library. This is not a former 'library' copy, it was never entered, no call tags, pocket or any library stickers etc. 135 pp plus 48 perforated cards that describe the exercises, carry the cards in your pocket (laminate them first, our suggestion), refer to the cards while riding, try exercises designed by celebrity riders and trainers, including Jennifer Bryant, Jim Masterson... View more info

Riding in Motion A Three-Dimensional Guide to Horses for Young People

By: Biggs, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Lippincott: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14326

ISBN: 0397322585

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj as published. Lovely, interesting factual pop-up book about horses. 12 pp. Small poke through frt gutter paper, else fine. Starts with evolution, anatomy, lungeing, training, jumping, showing. Unique pop-up book. View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Seller Id: 17695

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good


First edition in red cloth boards, name on frt pastedn. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing with 1 small chip and a closed tare but displays well. 226 pp clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and... View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33889

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in red cloth boards. Lower fore edge tip rubbed. Gift dedication fep. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing and loss at tips. 226 pp are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and How to... View more info

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The Pony Club World

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 46228

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first US edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt title to spine. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 191 pp text. Profusely illustrated in b/w photography, it is a charming, visual treat for any pony lover. Unclipped dj shows a couple of 1/4 inch closed tears at head of spine, and a touch of curl at head of rear dj panel, now in new mylar and displays well. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary The Pony Club World is captured in a beautiful and highly instructive volume. From ... View more info

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Understanding The Pony. Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

By: Briggs, Karen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42910

ISBN: 1581500556

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition illustrated glossy paperback with sharp tips and spine ends.. 117 pp text fine, crisp and unmarked. Gift quality. Author Karen Briggs covers all the essentials in a book every pony owner will find invaluable. View more info

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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds ... View more info

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Horsemanship The Way of a Man With a Horse Londsdale Library

By: Brooke, Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey, Todd, Col. A.G. (Veterinary Notes; Lieut.-Col. Arthur Brooke (Pigsticking)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1929

Seller Id: 46959

Condition: Near Fine


The Lonsdale Library Volume I. Gift quality, straight, sharp hardcover in beige cloth covered boards quarter-bound in taupe buckram cloth on backstrip & gutters with sharp tips, and barely bumped spine ends. Top edge of page block dyed brown, no names or tears. Photo illustrated DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction with surface soil and loss at tips still displays well. 288 pp. Frontis + 94 other b/w photo plates. Described as the most complete treatise on horses, ponies and horsemanship yet published with chapters on The Horse, Stable knowledge & Routine, Riding, Jumping lesson... View more info

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The Horse, His Gaits, Points and Conformation

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45008

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good beige paper covered boards with red titles have four light tape marks, tips fairly sharp, not rubbed. Tape marks and former name/date on fep. Text tight and bright. Price clipped dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that shows chips at the spine ends/corners of boards but displays well. This is not a former library book. It is a simple, direct explanation of the movements and points of the horse. Unpaginated 64 pp. View more info

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Ponycraft

By: Bullen, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16024

ISBN: 0713701625

Condition: Near Fine


Barely bumped tips, text fine save for tidy and small gift dedication on fep. 64 pp. Contents: The History of Our Horses/ Buying a Pony/ You and Your Young Pony/ The Health of Your Pony/ His Paces and Your Seat/ Jumping/ The Gymkhana Pony/ Showing/ Some Ponies of the British Isles/ In Conclusion. View more info

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Transporting Horses By Road

By: Bullock, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15650

ISBN: 0901366048

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition soft cover, 64 pp text tight and crisp but starting to age tone at periphery. No names, tears or soil. Nice gift for someone spooked by the thought of moving their horses by machine. Includes: Intro/ The Trailer and its Systems/ Repairs and Maintenance of Trailers/ The Towing Vehicle and its Driver/ Hitching and Unhitching, Loading and Unloading/ Techniques of Driving with Trailers/ Problems with Towing Trailers/ Loading Horseboxes/ Horseboxes and the Law/ Choosing a Horsebox/ Insurance/ Accident Procedure/ Index. View more info

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Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia - An English & Western A-to-Z Guide

By: Burns, Deborah, Editor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Communications: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38994

ISBN: 1580173179

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition glossy pictorial paper back covers showing bit of curl to frt cover, 471 pp text crisp and unmarked. Loaded with clear line drawings and spectacular photographs. Former owner's embossed ownership mark on FEP, pictorial frontis and title page; rear end paper removed. From A-Z, Storey's Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia is your information lifeline in the barn. A guide that will be equally useful to a seasoned professional, a novice equestrian, and someone who just wants to know everything there is to know about horses. View more info

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Horseback Riding In Action

By: Calder, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crabtree Publishing: 2001

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30663

ISBN: 0778701670

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright first edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Marker crossed out lib stamps on rear cover. Well illustrated in color. 32 pp This work is intended for ages 6-9. The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering. The other topics cover: practicing; preparing for competitions; competing in events such as show jumping and, equitation or form and... View more info

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A History of Horsemanship. The Story of Man's Ways and Means of Riding Horses From Ancient Times to The Present

By: Chenevix-Trench, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45949

ISBN: 0385031092

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title spine. Lower tips & foot of spine bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. DJ art is a wrap around oil painting fox hunting scene: Full Cry by John Nost Sartorious and shows some creasing at spine ends, a micro bit of color loss at lower frt board tip, else fine. No names tears or soil. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. 10" along spine, 320 pp. This is not a book on how to ride, it is the story of how men and women have ridden over four thousand years and why they have ridden so. From the times of th... View more info

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War Department Basic Field Manual Animal Transport

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34895

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover, starting at foot of spine. 223 pages unmarked, holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Horsemanship/ Remount Training/ Animal Management/ Wagon Transportation/ Pack Transportation/ Index. View more info

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War Department Field Manual FM 2-5 Cavalry Drill Regulations, Horse

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller Id: 34896

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with names on cover. 191 pp plus index watermarked at outer edge but holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Individual Instruction/ Drill/ Ceremonies and Inspections/ Appendix: Organizational charts/ Index. View more info

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Riding for Everybody

By: Churchill, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 15659

ISBN: 0713701773

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 3rd printing hardcover, no dj. Negligible surface wear, 78 pp text as new. Contents: A General Introduction/ Learning to Ride/ A History of Equitation and Horsemanship/ The Equipment of Horse and Rider/ Equitation/ Jumping/ Riding Manners/ Riding Activities/ Buying Your Own Horse/ Some Equestrian Terminology/ Acknowledgments. View more info