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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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Team Roping Fundamentals & Fast Times A Western Horseman Book

By: Camarillo, Leo and Witte, Randy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33197

Condition: Good


1st edition magazine size paperback. Lower edge of photo-illust front cover has a minor ding, light wear and a crack along spine edge from a sideways bent. All 127 pages very clean and crisp with little sign of use. A Western Horseman Book includes: Preface/ Intro/ Equipment/ Heading/ Heeling/ Action/ Horses/ Cattle/ Profile/ Rules/ Terminology. View more info

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Western Rider's Handbook

By: Carden, Karen W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes and Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46719

ISBN: 0498016315

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in green paper covered boards super lightly sunned at upper edges from being stored near a window, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil within the crisp and unmarked 175 page text. This is a fabulous book to gift a new owner/rider with. Covers just about everything, *including* what clothes to wear, what breeds make good western horses, tack, markings, care, etc etc. Gift quality offering in an original, unclipped dust wrapper with green background showing a couple of light scratches and two small dots of color loss below author's name at bo... View more info

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Reining The Guide for Training & Showing Winning Reining Horses A Western Horseman Book

By: Dunning, Al with Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37388

ISBN: 0911647023

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing paperback in glossy illustrated cover with light wear at lower fore edge. 215 pp. No names, highlighting or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout. Intro/ Selecting the Horse/ Equipment/ Facilities/ Equitation/ Breaking/ Riding Outside/ Backing/ Body Control and Suppling/ Circles/ Picking Up Leads/ Changing Leads/ Stops/ Turn-Arounds/ Rollbacks/ Advancing to the Bridle/ Running at Pattern/ Psychology of Training/ Psychology of Showing/ Profile. View more info

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Reining The Guide for Training & Showing Winning Reining Horses A Western Horseman Book

By: Dunning, Al with Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37451

ISBN: 0911647392

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback with glossy illustrated cover showing slight curl on tips, some shelf wear along bottom edge and a 1/2 inch closed tear at head of spine. 215 pp. No names, highlighting or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout. Intro/ Selecting the Horse/ Equipment/ Facilities/ Equitation/ Breaking/ Riding Outside/ Backing/ Body Control and Suppling/ Circles/ Picking Up Leads/ Changing Leads/ Stops/ Turn-Arounds/ Rollbacks/ Advancing to the Bridle/ Running at Pattern/ Psychology of Training/ Psychology of Showing/ Profile. View more info

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Monte Forman's Horse-Training Science

By: Foreman, Monte; Wyse, Patrick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1984

Seller Id: MK46632

ISBN: 0806115831

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition. Gift quality hardcover in blue leatherette covered boards with silver gilt spine title on a 144 pp text. Color art drawn dj cover has one closed tear at head of frt panel, one at head of rear panel and light color loss at tips. No chips, no soil or marginal notes found. One former owner's name at head of solid blue endpaper, else crisp and unmarked. View more info

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All In The Day's Riding

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1948

Seller Id: MK46612

Condition: Very Good


Third reprint hardcover in red paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. Two tiny soil spots near rear board upper tip. Hint of soil on fore-edge of first blank endpaper, else no names or tears inside the crisp and bright 252 pp text. Full of 42 short stories and monographs, this fascinating book has more detail and more accurate cowboy lore than is in any other book anywhere! If you can't find answers to your cow and horse work questions here, they probably don't exist! View more info

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Flint Spears

By: James, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Seller Id: MK46613

Condition: Fair


Stated to be the second printing hardcover published the same year as the first edition; 1938. This solid exlib hardcover is a former library rebind now in patterned navy buckram cloth with lime green squiggle lines vertically on frt board. No call tags on book backstrip, displays well on the shelf with solid navy buckram and bright golden titles on the book's spine cloth. Book spine ends and tips are still sharp. Card pocket and all pages present. This book has had some professional repair work done on some of the pages due to loss at tips, sometimes in the center of a page fore-edge, etc... View more info

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Home Ranch

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1951

Seller Id: MK46616

Condition: Very Good


Second printing hardcover in rust paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. One tiny soil spot at spine backstrip, tidy former owner's name in ink at head of fep, else no soil or tears inside the 16 chapters of crisp and bright 346 pp text. There are 54 b&w drawings in this book plus a full-color painting, a drawing and a screened photo on the dust wrapper. Original un-clipped dust wrapper shows small chips at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and a large wrap around chip at head of spine that took the upper half of the first vertical line ... View more info

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Riding the Gymkhana Winner

By: Josey, Martha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Farnam Horse Library: 1972

Seller Id: 208

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with lower right front creased , light overall soil on white background covers, 64 pp fine. Owners name written first page. Covers all aspects of horse selection, training, trailering to and competing in the show. View more info

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Horses That Buck. The Story of Champion Bronc Rider Bill Smith

By: Kahn, Margot

Price: $28.00

Publisher: OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37921

ISBN: 0806139129

Condition: Fine


Beautiful bright red quarter bound hardcover with gilt spine title is straight and sharp. Unclipped dj shows beautifully in new mylar. 194 pages of tight & bright text with no tears, writing, soil or blemishes. The portrait of an extraordinary man who has lived the dream of the western frontier during a lifetime that has seen that dream redefined. View more info

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Ride Western Style A Guide For Young Riders. A Complete Training Program

By: Kirksmith, Tommie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42492

ISBN: 0876058950

Condition: Near Fine


For young riders, it has no equal and any aspiring horseman will be a better hand after studying its contents."--Jack Brainard: AQHA, Judge, Trainer, Horseman. This book is illustrated for the youngster who wants to lears to ride stock seat. Uncirculated hardcover without stamps or pockets but a withdrawn stamp on fep. 212 pp. View more info

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Lyons On Horses John Lyons' Proven Conditioned-Response Training Program

By: Lyons, John; with Sinclair Browning

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 30092

ISBN: 038541398X

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 1st printing hardcover is crisp and unread with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar looks great. 226 pp. "With emphasis on understanding and communicating with the horse, and on the application of gentle persuasion over force, John Lyons covers every critical aspect of training, from the first saddling and ride to ground training and trail work. Lyons on Horses offers practical and sound advice that is valuable to all riders and trainers, both English and Western style, who will benefit tremendously from using the revolutionary techniques offered i... View more info

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How to Ride and Train the Western Horse Berry School of Horsemanship. Book Four: Calf Roping

By: Moss, Pete

Price: $5.00

Publisher: OH, Berry School of Horsemanship: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25966

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid copy in white pebbled card covers with illustration of large lasso, cattle horns and two western horsemen on cover. 38 pp. Includes many b/w photos and a line drawing of a proper arena set up. All the basics of choosing tack, neck reining, how to flop the calf on the ground, how you can avoid being "robbed" of ten seconds and much more. View more info

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How to Ride and Train the Western Horse Berry School of Horsemanship. Book Five: Cutting Contests

By: Moss, Pete

Price: $5.00

Publisher: OH, Berry School of Horsemanship: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25967

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid copy in age-toned pebbled card covers with illustration of large lasso, cattle horns and two western horsemen on cover. 20 pp. Includes b/w photos and instructions on choosing your horse and teaching in to take and interest and think of cutting work as "play", the importance of learning how to "read' cattle, how riding the cutting horse differs from all other riding and much more. View more info

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The Buffalo Bill Cody Nite Rodeo - Souvenir Program

By: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WY, Rustler Printing: 1980

Seller Id: 38609

Condition: Good +


Stapled softcover Souvenir Program. Good condition, some wear on top half of stapled spine;, 1/2 inch closed tear at foot of cover gutter. If you're a rodeo enthusiast, this Souvenir Program, straight from Cody, Wyoming, the "Rodeo Capital of the World" could be the treasure you're looking for. There are 88 pgs. of bull riding, calf roping and steer wrestling excitement. View more info

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80th Annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Souvenir Program

By: Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association

Price: $35.00

Publisher: WY, Cheyenne Frontier Days: 1976

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38610

Condition: Very Good


Stapled softcover Souvenir Program. Good condition, slight bend along the front of stapled spine. If you're a rodeo enthusiast, this Souvenir Program, straight from Cheyenne, Wyoming, "The Daddy of 'em All" could be the treasure you're looking for. There are 88 pgs. of bull riding, calf roping and steer wrestling excitement. View more info

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Horseman's Scrapbook (#1)

By: Steffen, Randy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46625

Condition: Good


Solid light green stapled paper covers on a 48 pp well illustrated in b/w line drawings an has a clipping stapled to the first page and inside covers. Photo illustrated card covers show surface sil and some rubbing at extremities. 1/2" closed tear at head above top staple now covered with clear tape. Former owner's addy label and ink name on inside frt cover and first page. An amazing array of answers to horseman's most asked questions re: horse care, retraining horses of bad habits. These articles are all taken from the Horseman's Scrapbook sections that were published inside issues ... View more info

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Horseman's Scrapbook Volume 3

By: Steffen, Randy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46626

Condition: Very Good


Solid off white photo-illustrated stapled paper covers on a 48 pp text. Photo illustrated card covers are clean with a bit of rubbing at frt cover lower tips. One former owner's addy sticker on first page, text is crisp and clean. An amazing array of answers to horseman's most asked questions re: horse care, retraining horses of bad habits. These articles are all taken from the Horseman's Scrapbook sections that were published inside issues of The Western Horseman. Many of these remedies are suitable for english ridden horses as well. View more info

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Competing in Western Shows & Events

By: Strickland, Charlene; Foreword By Martha Josey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VT, Storey Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29264

ISBN: 1580170315

Condition: Near Fine


First printing paperback in glossy photo illustrated card covers showing light curl to tips. Negligible surface wear from storage, internally as new. 133 pp of descriptions, tips and insider information on playing and winning the game at Western shows. Chapters: Horse Show Basics/ The Show Game/ Showing for Intermediate Riders/ Showing Your Working Horse/ Timed Events/ Arena Contests/ Appendixes: The Western Horse, Glossary, Associations, References, Index. View more info