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Riding and Driving For Women

By: Beach, Belle

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45578

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover rebound in beige linen with leather/gilt spine title label. First 24 page upper edges professionally repaired as well as some at foot and in rear of book. Not exlib. Stunning copy that displays beautifully. The foundation work on Sidesaddle Riding. View more info

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Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside

By: Brueckmann, Robin Miller

Price: $95.00

Publisher: DE, Privately Printed: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44639

Condition: Fine


Light blue card cover with illustration of sidesaddle rider on foot speaking to another who is on horseback. 87 pages. Tiny crease at head of upper cover tip. No marks inside. Very rare book, chapters include: Grade School and Homework, Midterm Exam: Competition, Final Exam: The Kur or Freestyle Ride, Finishing Touches, Tuition and Scholarship, Biography. Brueckmann is an active judge, instructor and competitor in dressage and combined training, working both astride and aside. She and her horses have earned many year end awards. She is an AHSA and ISSO Life member and has also been involved in... View more info

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Cross-Saddle & Side-Saddle Modern Riding for Men & Women

By: Christy, E.V.A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24321

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in dark green textured cloth quarter bound with dark green leather and gilt spine title. Boards bumped at extremities showing color loss.. 250 pp, heavyweight text tight and bright, hinges solid, spine slightly cocked. Glue residue from removed card pocket and few exlib stamps on frt pastedown and fep. Professionally reproduced dj shows loss at periphery but displays OK in new mylar. Wonderful, profusely illustrated compendium on both forms of riding with approx 1/3 of the text devoted to side saddle riding. The author was appointed Military Riding Instructor d... View more info

Side Saddle For Dandy

By: Faulkner, Nancy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46705

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in brown tweedy looking paper covered boards showing bumped spine ends, board tips fairly sharp with color loss only. Christmas gift presentation on fep from previous owner dated 1954. Book is now in a unclipped pictorial facsimile dj with light cup ring shaped paper pull on frt panel and wear/chips at corners. Book and jacket display well in new mylar sleeve. No tears or soil within the 214 page text, page block tight and bright. Fictional story for young and old. When Dandy's posh Aunt shows up and declares that she has no more manners than a mongrel puppy, t... View more info

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Comments On Hacks And Hunters

By: Fleitmann, Lida L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46297

Condition: Good


First edition, October 1921 in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on spine & cover along with a silhouette of a lady sidesaddle rider in a circular gold 'frame'. Cloth shows some irregularities in the hue, along with a few lighter colored spots on lower 1/3 of frt board. Corners fairly sharp showing color loss and light rubbing, spine ends bumped with the foot of front corner rubbed through upper layer of cloth only. Age toned front end paper has a tidy 1923 gift dedication, front hinge had cracked and now has a glued repair. Half title page is attached but delicately so, sam... View more info

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Side-Saddle

By: Houblon, Doreen Archer; Foreword By Brigadier-General C. C. Lucas, M.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen: 1973

Seller Id: 38292

ISBN: 0851311431

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper covered boards with bright gilt title spine clean with lightly bumped (not rubbed) extremities. Hinges tight, no names or tears. 114 pp. Negligible finger soil at edge of page block, else as new. Price-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional photo-reproduction, displays well with negligible soil and few micro chips along edges 1/16"?. Covers position, tack, how to maneuver through a gate, how to ride a buck, jumping with out an iron, flatwork and so much more. Essential reading for the rider or armchair enthusiast. View more info

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Side Saddle Riding Notes for Teachers and Pupils

By: Skelton, Betty

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27817

ISBN: 094825324X

Condition: Fine


Glossy pictorial boards show light color loss at very tips, internally as new. 57 pp. In this concise guide, Betty Skelton, who has taught side saddle riding for more than 50 years, explains her methods and sets out the principals of side saddle riding in an easy-to-read form which covers such aspects as instructing beginners; improving the rider; clothes and tradition; saddlery; choosing a horse for side saddle; advice for instructors; side saddle tests and the revival of side saddle in England and the USA. This book while being especially helpful for beginners, has much to offer accomplis... View more info

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Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle

By: Stanier, Sylvia

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38554

ISBN: 0851314090

Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover book and dj showing negligible color loss at still sharp tips. Blue cloth boards and pictorial dj. More than suitable for gift giving. Well illustrated in b/w with a color frontis. 79 pp. Mrs. Houblon's Side-Saddle brings Mrs. Archer Houblon's views to the modern side-saddle enthusiast. Based on the classic work, Side-Saddle, and now divided into five parts; Position, the Horse Paces, The Aids, Schooling, Jumping, plus several appendices which deal with such things as the care and fitting of the saddle and suppling exercises for the rider, it is a meticul... View more info

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The Young Horsewoman's Compendium of the Modern Art of Riding (Sidesaddle)

By: Stanley, Edward

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NH, Yesteryear Publishing Co: 1992

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller Id: 28515

Condition: Fine


122 pp frontis and 3 plates, A limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies this being number 289, first published in 1827 comprising a progressive course of lessons designed to give ladies a secure and graceful seat on horseback, this reprint was commissioned by The International Side-Saddle Organization in 1992 and is now out of print. Stunning copy with former owner's address label on the fep. Internally crisp and unread. Perfect for gift giving. Contents include: Approaching a Horse, Putting a Lady on Horseback, Assisting a Lady Off Her Horse, Of the Reins, Of the Position of the Body, Of t... View more info

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The Fair Lady Aside Her Saddles and Habits

By: Thomas, Mary L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 34842

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous crisp, blue card cover with black line illustration of a Victorian woman in a long flowing riding habit standing next to her saddled mount. Tiny white-out line at upper tip of first page, remainder unmarked. 58 pp well illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Dedicated to the author (as published, not hand written) on inside frt cover to Linda Bowlby for her information and leadership in the World Sidesaddle Federation in its first decade. The book gives general knowledge of sidesaddles and habits, provides info to rides wishing to ride in correct habits and sidesaddles of ... View more info