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The Athletic Horse His Selection, Work and Management

By: Foster, Carol

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 1986

Seller Id: 34878

ISBN: 0946284385

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine, unclipped (and unpriced) dust wrapper, now in new mylar. Displays beautifully, more than suitable for gifting. 143 pp of expertise to help you make the most of your sport horse on the flat, over fences and on the ground. View more info

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Young Horse Management

By: Hardman, A.C. Leighton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17497

ISBN: 0720709040

Condition: Near Fine


Splendid copy with negligible bumps to extremities of boards & dj. Begins with a chapter on establishing and running a stud, then covers every aspect of young horse management, from foals to three-year-olds. Required reading for anyone contemplating breeding or breaking their own horse. View more info

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Stallion Management A Practical Guide for Stud Owners

By: Hardman, A.C. Leighton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30094

ISBN: 0879802979

Condition: Very Good


Very light color loss at tips from storage, marked out name on title page, highlighting present. B/W Illustrations; 157 pages; Contents: Introduction to stallion ownership. Stallion Promotion. Management of the Visiting Mares. Foaling. The Care and Management of Young Foals. Mares, their Anatomy and Hormone Cycles. Anatomy and Function of the Stallion's Breeding Organs. Trying Mares. Covering Mares. The First Season Stallion. View more info

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The Stud, For Practical Purposes and Practical Men

By: Hieover, Harry; (Frank Forester)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans: 1849

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG43102

Condition: Very Good


Roan cloth boards with bright gilt horse & handler on frt bd, green quarter bound leather spine with gilt title and 5 embossed spine boxes, color loss at edges, tips bumped but not rubbed through. Vintage embossed bookstore name and bookplate of Audley Farm, Berryville, VA on frt pastedn which is imprinted with other titles in Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopaedia. Several ink stamps of Audley in a few page margins within, obscuring nothing. Vintage catalog blurb of this title pasted to inside cov over bookplate. 205 pp plus 32 pp publishers catalog in rear. First edition, displays well on the shelf.... View more info

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The Formative Years. Raising and Training the Young Horse from Birth to Two Years. Proven Training Techniques and Management Practices Recommended By Today's Top Professionals

By: Hill, Cherry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Breakthrough: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40294

ISBN: 0914327194

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover in brown cloth with sharp tips and spine ends. White background dj with light age toning at edges, no tears or chips. No names. 240 pp comprehensive reference work on everything one would want to know about dealing with the youngster. View more info

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Break Your Own Pony

By: Holyoake, Janet

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15665

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in dj. Yellow boards with light bumps and touch of soil at spine foot, DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction and displays well despite some tiny chips and edge wear. 55 pp. A unique book written for youngsters who want to train their own ponies (usually not a very wise move) but under the instruction of Janet Holyoake, the steps are simple, well explained and profusely illustrated. View more info

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Horseman's Riding & Training Manual

By: Hunter, Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CA, Olympic Press: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 43753

Condition: Very Good


Very good stapled paperback with light surface soil on yellow background illustrated covers. Internally fine. 64 pp. Uncommon booklet includes: Conformation, History, Donal Adjustment & Fit, Halter Breaking, Leading, Sacking Out (Bomb-proofing), Longeing, Trailer Breaking, Raining, Backing, Barrel Racing, Roping, English Adaptation, Polo, Flexion & Collection, Gymkhana, Jumping Trail Riding, Sliding Stops, Horse Psychology, Grooming & General Care, Feeding. View more info

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A Foal Is Born

By: Isenbart, Hans-Heinrich; Translated By Catherine Edwards

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1976

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 40192

ISBN: 0399205179

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp copy in red paper covered boards, sharp tips and spine ends. Tidy gift ded on blank fep, else unmarked. Profusely illust with b/w photographs of an actual birth of a foal. Unclipped ($7.95) dj in new mylar has light age toning on white background extrems, faint pink dot near title, no loss or chips. Displays well. 38 pp. View more info

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A Glossary of French Bloodstock Terminology

By: Kearney, Mary-Louise

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27780

ISBN: 085131354X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback has one micro bit of wear near publisher name on frt cover, else appears as new. It is unread, has no names, tears or soil. 48 pp includes French-English translation of equine terms with the following chapters: Preface, Pedigree, Breeds, Description, Breeding, Identification, Head, Neck, Body, Fore Limbs, Hind Limbs, Coat Color, Marks, Commerce, Sales, Diseases, Racing Documents, Personnel, Racing Administration, The Rules of Racing, Racing Colors, Race Catagories, The Organization of a Race, The Going, The Betting System, Performance, The Gaits, Training Terms, The T... View more info

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The Little Foal

By: Lieberkind, Ingvald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10932

Condition: Good


Bumped and rubbed tips, pictorial cover of a b/w photo of a romping foal displays well. Text tight but a tad musty. Adorable black/white photo story of the life of a foal. 32 pp. View more info

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The Foal In The Womb

By: Marrable, A.W.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1979

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 31401

ISBN: 0903721007

Condition: Near Fine


Rare early printing of this well illustrated guide. Negligible surface wear from storage, 42 pg text appears unread. Chapters include: Sexual Biology of Mare and Stallion/ The Breeding Cycle/ The Potent Egg/ The Body-tube Appears/ We Recognize the Foetal Foal/ The Foetus Matures/ Structure of the Foetal Package/ How the Embryo gets Food and Oxygen/ Colt or Filly?/ Life in the Womb/ Is the Mare in Foal?/ Death in the Womb/ Twins/ The Foal is Set Free. Dr. A.W. Marrable has taught mammalian biology at the Royal Veterinary College, the University of Bristol, and the University of Pennsylvania. Af... View more info

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The Perfect Pony How to Care For and Train Your Pony.

By: McBane, Susan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 8874

ISBN: 158574302X

Condition: As New


Fine paperback. A 160 pp step-by-step introduction to ownership with advice on breeds, management, grooming, training and handling View more info

Reschooling the Thoroughbred

By: Pittenger, Peggy Jett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33922

ISBN: 0498064387

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in fine condition w/vintage H. Kauffman & Sons bookstore sticker on photo illustrated endpaper. Dj shows light surface wear, but no tears. It is now in new mylar and displays nicely. 172 pp. Provides a practical guide which the prospective buyer can successfully follow. Peggy's program for reschooling begins with an explanation of how and where to find likely prospects, and includes what to look for in a Thoroughbred, indications of soundness and unsoundness, previous training, etc. The program set forth shows how they can be retrained to give years of useful and plea... View more info

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The Complete Horse Tamer and Farrier ( and Horse Doctor) By a New and Improved Method, As Practiced with Great Success in The United States and All The Countries of Eurpoe. No Date, Circa 1800

By: Rarey, J. S. & Knowlseon

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, Dick & Fitzgerald:

Seller Id: 44338

Condition: Very Good


Rare 1800's undated edition. Yellow paper boards w/burgundy cloth spine. Boards rubbed at tips, all titles legible as well as fab b/w drawing of a man holding a rearing horses. Spine title dull but legible. Many pgs of adverts in front and rear of books.B/w illust throughout. James Rarey's first half of the book is 64 pp. Knowlseon's portion is also 64 pp. View more info

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Considering the Horse: Tales of Problems Solved and Lessons Learned

By: Rashid, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CO, Johnson Books: 1993

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 46204

ISBN: 1555661181

Condition: Fine


Fifth printing of the first edition paperback in glossy illustrated card covers with sharp tips and spine ends. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil. 212 pp. .... a Colorado clone of James Herriot reveals the evolution of his training skills through well-told quiet stories with compassionate solutions to horse training problems with insights so simple they are startling. Readers will be amazed at the ways horses communicate with humans beings in this unique horse owner's guide. View more info

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Understanding and Training Horses The Book About the Unity of Horse and Man

By: Ricci, A. James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PA, J. B. Lippincott Co.: 1964

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 27982

Condition: Good +


Good condition 4th printing in lightly soiled yellow cloth covered boards with bumped and lightly rubbed tips. Dust jacket w/creases and wear/loss at tips, spine shows scratches and color loss but title is still legible. Displays OK in new mylar. 145 pp. Loads of b/w photos demonstrating this talented riders' recommendations starting with ground working the foal to dressage movements on the ridden horse. Many Arabian horses featured. View more info

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The Horse From Conception to Maturity

By: Rossdale, Peter D., M.A., F.R.C.V.S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26437

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in rust cloth boards with gilt horse on frt are in fine shape. Internally crisp and unmarked. White background dj shows negligible rubs at tips from storage, very faint handling soil, no tears. Displays beautifully in new mylar. View more info

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Colt Starting English or Western Groundwork & Riding

By: Sanford, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26110

Condition: As New


15 pg pocket size booklet written by Foundation Quarter Horse breeder & Trainer John Sanford. Step by step instructions for careful starting of any equine for english or western riding. . View more info

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Beyond Green Broke English or Western Riding the Snaffle Bit Horse

By: Sanford, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26111

Condition: As New


50 pg pocket size booklet written by Foundation Quarter Horse breeder & Trainer John Sanford. Step by step instructions for careful starting of any equine for english or western riding. View more info

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Behavior, Development and Training of the Horse A Primer of Equine Psychology

By: Sautter, Frederick J.; Glover, John A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Arco: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46231

ISBN: 0668048093

Condition: As New


First edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with orange title spine. 149 pp text flawless, no names, tears or soil. Unclipped original photo illustrated dj sunned on backstrip but title remains totally legible. Gift quality offering for the new horse owner or one wanting to understand and train their own mount. A comparative psychologist and a behavior modification expert have teamed up to produce a work that shows how the forces of personality and ancestry interact and how you, the owner/trainer, can influence the horse and how it behaves. View more info