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Image for In Service to the Horse  Chronicles of a Labor of Love

In Service to the Horse Chronicles of a Labor of Love

By: Nusser, Susan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Little Brown & Co: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44000

ISBN: 0316806315

Condition: As New


As new book in ecru paper covered boards with tan paper covered back strip with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears, soil, marks or defects whatsoever. Not remaindered or ex-lib. 273 pg text is flawless, crisp and unmarked, appears unread. Unclipped dj in brand new mylar shows negligible wear from storage on rear panel, otherwise mint, displays beautifully. More than suitable for gift giving or the collector's shelf. A groom to a horse is "what the combined services of physical therapist, manager, counselor, assistant, and chaperon would be to an NBA star," says Nusser, formerly... View more info

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Practical Eventing Revised Edition SIGNED

By: O'Connor, Sally; Foreword By David O'Connor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 42531

Condition: Fine


Brilliant square, sharp hardcover in fine unclipped glossy dj in new mylar. Signed by Sally O'Connor on title page. 166 pp revised edition. Gift quality book with 17 chapters covering everything the eventer needs to know from a true authority on the sport. View more info

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Practical Eventing

By: O'Connor, Sally; Foreword by J. Michael Plumb USET Captain

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1990

Edition: Revised and Corrected

Seller Id: 43440

ISBN: 0961782617

Condition: Very Good


Author's corrections through text, includes two b/w snapshots of author riding laid in. 165 pp of eventing wisdom. View more info

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Practical Eventing

By: O'Connor, Sally; Foreword by J. Michael Plumb USET Captain

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46203

ISBN: 0961782617

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing of the second edition paperback in color photo illustrated card covers showing some color loss in green background top portion of frt panel, tips and spine ends still sharp. No names, tears or soil in the well illustrated text, one corner crease at upper tip of rear cover. 165 pp of wisdom aimed at horse riding eventers from the lower levels through preliminary, this guide covers the choice of horse, the daily schedule, lungeing, the use of cavaletti and gymnastics, training over all types of fences, and the actual riding and preparations for competition. I especially like th... View more info

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Common Sense Dressage An Illustrated Guide

By: O'Connor, Sally; Foreword by Robert Dover

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press, Inc: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46161

ISBN: 0939481219

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in glossy black paper covered boards with bright gilt title spine. Spine ends bumped, tips remain sharp. No names, tears or soil in the 170 pp profusely illustrated text. Illustrated end papers show a myriad of flatwork patterns, volte, serpentine, turns on haunches, side-pass, half-track, shoulder-in etc. With over 200 photos and illustrations, this book is one of the most useful books on dressage ever offered. Written by MY dressage instructor, Sally O'Connor has devoted her entire life to the equestrian world with particular emphasis... View more info

Image for The Horse Rampant  How to Learn to Train and Ride  A New and Simple Method for the Education and Training of Horses and Riders

The Horse Rampant How to Learn to Train and Ride A New and Simple Method for the Education and Training of Horses and Riders

By: Pearce, Captain James J.; Foreword By Col. Malcolm Borwick, D.S.O., M.F.H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30530

Condition: Very Good


Maize cloth boards with gilt dressage rider in Levade on cover, gilt title on backstrip. No dj, Not exlib. 145 pgs of glossy text well illustrated with b/w photos. Book opens with a quote from Zenophon 430 - 354 B.C. "Fair things by toil are won". As true today as when it was first written. Includes complete training of horse and rider including photos of the gentleman author riding side saddle as well. Much ado pertaining to the art of dressage throughout including manual flexions, long lining, and more. Many sketches and diagrams throughout but no illustrator credited. View more info

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Grooming for Ginny

By: Pickworth, Elaine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Books Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16016

ISBN: 0901366862

Condition: Fine


As new, 1st edition book and glossy pictorial dj. 144 pp. In Grooming for Ginny Elaine Pickworth provides a professional groom's-eye-view of the life behind the scenes in Virginia Leng's prestigious and highly successful Ivyleaze yard. Drawing on the personal diaries and tapes which she has kept during her five-year stay at the yard, Elaine records the ups and downs of being part of a team whose exceptional rider has managed to claim practically every major title that the sport of three-day eventing has to offer. View more info

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The White Stallions of Vienna

By: Podhajsky, Alois; Translated By Frances Hogarth-Gaute

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1963

Edition: First English Edition

Seller Id: 38160

Condition: Fine


Beautiful brown hardcover with blind stamped horse has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has been professionally reproduced and shows wonderfully. FEP has owner name & date. Text is unpaginated but illustrations are numbered otherwise pages are tight & bright with no tears, writing or blemishes. Here in over 200 illustrations is a unique record of the most famous Riding School in the world - a book to delight everyone who loves horses and the noble art of horsemanship. View more info

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My Dancing White Horses The Autobiography of Alois Podhajsky

By: Podhajsky, Alois; Translated by Frances Hogarth-Gaute

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1966

Seller Id: 46958

ISBN: 0871260115

Condition: Very Good


Second printing of the first edition, published one year after the first. A straight square hardcover in white leatherette boards with bumped extremities, one light rub to foot of frt board and a 1" crack in the outer paper of the lower front gutter only. Fep removed, vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep, no names, tears or soil in the 302 pp text that has the top edge dyed black. Book is well illustrated with a glossy color frontis portrait of Alois and his beloved Lipizzaners in the background and 54 b/w photograph reproductions. Price-clipped glossy, original black background il... View more info

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The Spanish Riding Academy Vienna Austria

By: Podhajsky, Colonel A.; Chief of the Spanish Riding School; Translated Into English By Nelly Radinger-Muir

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Vienna, Druder Rosenbaum: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44004

Condition: Very Good


Age-toned beige card covers have several small closed tears at head of both panels, one small chip at head of spine. Lovely embossed rider in Piaffer on cover. Foxing on endpps and preliminaries, few spots within the text, as well as a bit on the edge of the 64 page block. One small paper pull on inside rear cover. Edges bumped but not chipped. This is a fragile item but page block is secure, no loose leaves, has weathered well since it's publication in 1947. Discusses the move from Spain to the new Austria after the second World War, the hall, the horses, the movements, the stables, and more... View more info

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Dressage Begin the Right Way

By: Richards, Lockie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28798

ISBN: 0715369261

Condition: Near Fine


Black hardcover boards bumped at spine ends, no names or marks inside. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows a touch of soil on white background rear panel, still displays very well. 92 p. Chapters: The Aims of Training, The Ideal Horse and Rider, Position of the Rider, Training the Young Horse, Basic Foundation, Cavalletti, Second Stage of Training, Arena Technique, Judging, Index. View more info

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Badminton

By: Rippon, Angela; Foreword By Virginia Leng

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17412

ISBN: 1851450823

Condition: Fine


Splendid 1st edition hardcover book packed with fabulous b/w & color photos. A comprehensive pictorial resource for the sport. Book and glossy, unclipped dj in fine condition. No inscriptions. 192 pp. Contents include: EARLY DAYS / THE SPORT GROWS / THE COURSE (INCLUDES COURSE DESIGNS) / THE DIRECTOR / MONEY MATTERS / AS SEEN ON TELEVISION / BEHIND THE SCENES / THE EVENT / THE WINNER / BADMINTON HIGHLIGHTS / APPENDICES / LIST OF WINNERS SINCE 1949 / DRESSAGE / SPEED AND ENDURANCE / JUMPING. Angela Rippon tells the story of The Badminton Horse Trials from their inception by the Duke of Beaufor... View more info

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Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event 2002 VHS Tape

By: Rolex Kentucky

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, Equestrian Events Inc: 2002

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS38565

Condition: Very Good +


Original tape in original snap lock box. Not a former rental. No running time listed on box, most of these tapes are approx 60-70 min long. Watch as the world's greatest riders and horses tackle the ultimate equestrian challenge - the Rolex Kentucky 3-Day Event. Action featured from all three eventing disciplines including the grace of the Dressage, the excitement of Cross Country and the elegance of Stadium Jumping. View more info

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That Winning Feeling! A New Approach to Riding Using Psychocybernetics. Dressage, Eventing, Jumping

By: Savoe, Jane; Foreword By Robert Dover

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 42857

ISBN: 0943955572

Condition: Fine


Fine 4th printing hardcover with negligible wrinkle (not a tear or rub) at lower fore edge of frt dj panel fold, else as new inside and out. 146 pp. Jane Savoie's acclaimed approach to mentally positive riding will train your mind and shape your attitudes for peak performance. View more info

Image for That Winning Feeling! A New Approach to Riding Using Psychocybernetics. Dressage, Eventing, Jumping

That Winning Feeling! A New Approach to Riding Using Psychocybernetics. Dressage, Eventing, Jumping

By: Savoe, Jane; Foreword By Robert Dover

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46146

ISBN: 0943955572

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st printing hardcover in original unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar. 146 pp text as new. Jane Savoie's acclaimed approach to mentally positive riding will train your mind and shape your attitudes for peak performance. View more info

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Horsemanship A Comprehensive Book On Training The Horse And Rider

By: Seunig, Waldemar; Tralslated from the German by Leonard Mins

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28470

Condition: Fine


Beige hardcover boards with lightly bumped spine ends, corners still sharp. Back strip with red box surrounding bright gilt titles looks fine. 352 pp text is tight, bright and crisp with former owner's name stamp on frt pasted own hidden behind frt dj flap. Original DJ in new mylar shows surface wear and small chips at tips but displays well. A comprehensive book on training the horse and the rider translated from the original German edition. Discuss the physical and psychological requirements of the rider as well as basic instruction for the green to advanced horse and rider. Chapters include... View more info

Image for Horsemanship A Comprehensive Book On Training The Horse And Rider

Horsemanship A Comprehensive Book On Training The Horse And Rider

By: Seunig, Waldemar; Tralslated from the German by Leonard Mins

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 34241

Condition: Near Fine


Light green hardcover boards somewhat splotchy with lightly bumped spine ends, corners still sharp. Back strip with red box surrounding bright gilt titles looks fine. 352 pg text is tight, bright and crisp without formers marks. Original DJ in new mylar shows surface wear and small chips at tips but displays well. A comprehensive book on training the horse and the rider translated from the original German edition. Discuss the physical and psychological requirements of the rider as well as basic instruction for the green to advanced horse and rider. Chapters include elementary field school, sec... View more info

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Eventing. The Book of The Three-Day Event

By: Silver, Caroline; Lucinda Prior-Palmer

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41235

ISBN: 0002167808

Condition: Near Fine


A photo illustrated look at the sport. The author, Equestrian correspondent of the Sunday Times, together with Akhtar Hussein, Royal Photographer of the Year in 1975, and with the expert advice of Lucinda Prior-Palmer, Badminton and European Champion, have written as complete a book as is likely to appear. It covers all aspects of the sport, how to approach the technical problems involved in dressage, cross-country and show jumping, the equipment needed, how eventing evolved and much more. A near fine copy showing negligible wear at tips in a like, unclipped dj in new mylar. Former owner's nam... View more info

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Walking A Cross-Country Course Allen Photographic Guides #32

By: Stark, Iam; Smith, Tim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42540

ISBN: 0851317936

Condition: Fine


24pp crisp and unmarked. Brief, concise, and filled with helpful color photos, this introductory guide provides essential information about walking a cross-country course. View more info

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Practical Schooling Improving the Horse and Rider

By: Stevens, Michael J.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Kenilworth Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15660

ISBN: 1872082769

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. 128 pp text crisp and unmarked. Using classical techniques and first-hand experience, Michael Stevens offers sound advice on: EQUIPMENT / SCHOOLING OBJECTIVES / IMPROVING RIDING ABILITY / ACHIEVING A GOOD CONTACT / RIDING SIMPLE AND DIRECT TRANSITIONS / STARTING LATERAL WORK / RIDING SCHOOL PATTERNS AND EXERCISES. There is also a large section dealing with common training problems and how to overcome them. Highly recommended! View more info