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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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Mares, Foals and Foaling A Handbook for the Small Breeder

By: Andrist, Friedrich; Translated By Anthony Dent; Foreword By Professor J. McCunn, Into By Phyllis Hinton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Seller Id: 46089

ISBN: 0851310532

Condition: Near Fine


14th printing paperback in photo-illustrated card covers with one small rub with bit of color loss on frt, negligible surface soil on rear cover, else fine. No names or tears. Well illustrated 56 pp stapled booklet which addresses all one would need to know about the female side of the breeding process. Includes The Automatic Almanac which is a rotating tool that gives an estimate of the date the foal will arrive based on the last day the mare was covered. View more info

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Rosina and Son

By: Barne, Kitty

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46742

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with black title spine. 216 pp text is crisp and bright. Very good color illustrated, un-clipped jacket lightly sunned on spine but displays very well in new mylar. Owner's neat ink Christmas presentation note written on front endpaper dated 1956. Rosina Copper was a real polo pony and show champion in 1920s-30s Britain. This children's/young adult novel imagines her life and her colt's in a circus during the ten missing years in her history. View more info

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Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

By: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28632

Condition: Good +


An exhaustive 1st edition compendium, much pertaining to horse health and ailments. A rare volume in green pictorial cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips. Book is approx 6" x 8.5" x 3" thick. Titles worn on cover, appears as if something has spilled at one time taking some of the layers of white letting with it but it is still legible (see pic). Inner hinges fine, page block sound and tight but occasionally wavy from past moisture but there is no musty smell. Contents include: The Shire and the Cart Horse, The Clydesdale Horse, The Suffolk, Remarks on Van and Cross-Bred Horses... View more info

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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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Training The Young Horse

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16019

ISBN: 0713471832

Condition: Fine


Lovely red hardcover is tight, crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj in in new mylar displays beautifully. More than presentable. 160 pp . Well illustrated, practical help for those about to handle, lunge, long-rein, and back horses, together with explanation of the reasoning behind the various methods and practices. View more info

Chica A Horse Angel Special

By: Chase, Bobbie: Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CT, Stabenfeldt, Inc: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45950

ISBN: 1933343486

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp unmarked realistic style horse comic book style story based on a real-life tale. Negligible surface wear from storage. 24 pp. Beautiful Chica lived a life as a happy and carefree as any horse could wish. She thought her world would always be good, but then one day everything changes. The nice old man who cared for her is gone. In his place is a man who doesn't know anything about horses and who cares about only one thing - having Chica make him rich! But things don't go his way, and soon he neglects Chica completely. Starving and ill from the many wounds on her body, the lovely, g... View more info

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Stud Managers Handbook Based on Lectures Given at the Stud Managers Courses at the University of KY, Lexington.

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, University of Kentucky: 1954

Seller Id: 42874

Condition: Very Good


Blue grained card covers with red plastic comb spine, silver gilt horse and titles on cover. Light color loss at tips, micro rub at upper cover fore edge, frt cover lifting along fore edge. Advisors: William Du Pont Jr./ Walter M. Jeffords/ George D. Widener, A.B. Hancock Jr., Dr. Richard E. Shope. General Chairman Dr. F.E. Hull. Based on lectures and other material presented at the various Stud Managers Courses held at the University of Kentucky in 1951-1952-1953-1954. 213 pp. View more info

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Horses and Ponies Their Breeding, Feeding & Management

By: de Beaumont, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15898

ISBN: 0851312209

Condition: Near Fine


1st Edition near fine hard cover with bumped spine ends, dedication on fep, 144 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illustrated orange dj shows a photo of a pretty dapple grey horse in a show ring is sunned on spine but displays well in new mylar. Well iIllustrated with b/w drawings, photos and line illustrations of fat show horses under saddle and in hand. Uncommon book covers Breeding/ Founding a Stud/ Handling Foals/ Weaning/ Health in Stables/ Stable Work and Staff/ The Brood Mare/ The Stallion/ Horse Care in Winter and many more. View more info

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Flip

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1966

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller Id: 44566

Condition: Good


Light color loss at tips, two tiny bits of cello tape, one at foot of spine, one on a closed tear at head of rear panel. internally crisp and bright. No names tears or soil. 64 pp. This is Flip. He wants to jump over that brook. But he can't. Every time he tries to jump, he falls in--S-P-L-A-S-H! Flip tries so hard, he gets tired. He falls asleep -and then guess what happens? View more info

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Flip

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1969

Edition: 20th Printing

Seller Id: 41737

Condition: Very Good


Light color loss at tips, internally crisp and bright w/tidy name on inside cover. 64 pp. This is Flip. He wants to jump over that brook. But he can't. Every time he tries to jump, he falls in--S-P-L-A-S-H! Flip tries so hard, he gets tired. He falls asleep----and then guess what happens? View more info

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Flip

By: Dennis, Wesley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Book Services: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46677

Condition: Near Fine


1962 First printing paperback shows lightly rubbed frt cover fore-edge, slight wave to entire book from storage, else crisp and bright. No names tears or soil. 64 pp. This is Flip. He wants to jump over that brook. But he can't. Every time he tries to jump, he falls in--S-P-L-A-S-H! Flip tries so hard, he gets tired. He falls asleep -and then guess what happens? View more info

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Beyond the Hay Days Refreshingly Simple Horse Nutrition

By: Ewing, Rex A.; Foreword By Cherry Hill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, Pixyjack Press, LLC: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 37081

ISBN: 096580982X

Condition: As New


As new updated & expanded second edition hard cover in like unclipped dj. 159 pp. An easy-to-read, common sense handbook for all horse owners, from greenhorns to old hands. BEYOND THE HAY DAYS covers everything from simple hay-and-grain basics, to vitamins, minerals and supplements, including the latest word on glucosamine, Omega fatty acids, bromelain and more. Learn how to meet the nutritional demands of horses at various ages and levels of activity, from pleasure horses to mares, foals and yearlings, to stallions and performance horses. Handy charts and tables put the information at your f... View more info

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Michael The Colt

By: Garbutt, Katharine K.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company - The Riverside Press: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46389

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with brown title on cover along with a circle that shows a girl laying on her tummy reading and the words Nursery Books. There are peach colored spots and speckles more on the head of boards, and less towards the board feet. Darling illustrated endpapers, fore and aft show a pasture of broodmares watching their foals, frolicking and bouncing around. There is a hint of finger soil on a few of the preliminary pages, and a spot of lighter blue sky and ghosting from an erased pencil mark on the rear end paper, the rest of the 38 pp text bloc... View more info

1956 The Sheshoon, Ballymanny, Gilltown, Ongar and Sallymount Studs: Ireland

By: H.H. Aga Khan, Cyril Hall Mgr Turf Lodge, The Curragh Stud, Co. Kildare

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Privately Published: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46310

Condition: Very Good


Very nice former library hardcover in hunter green grosgrain type cloth with British tan diagonal stripe ruled in gilt with gilt titles and 1956 date. No sunning on the cloth anywhere, book was properly stored. This is a very tidy exlib without any call tags (or markings whatsoever, no title) on the backstrip, one bumped corner and other three still sharp and barely brushed (no broken cloth), and bumped spine ends. Has a California Polytechnic State University Library ink stamped on 3 sides of page block and head of slightly age-toned fep along with library sticker placed there. Opposing f... 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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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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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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The Horse Book A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry As Allied To The Farm

By: Johnstone, J.H.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, The Breeder's Gazette: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25931

Condition: Fair


1914 1st edition hardcover in blue-green worn and rubbed cloth, rubbed at tips. Former owners names/dedications on endpps. National Sporting Library donation plaque on inside frt cover. Front hinge starting but page block tight and holding fine. All there but not pretty. 298 pp. Origins of the Horse, Heredity as a Force, The Stallion - Desirable Points and Faults, Embryology - Impregnation - Conception, Management of the Stallion, Management of Brood Mares and Foals, Fitting for Sale - Market Classes - Trade Terms, Fitting for Show and Showing, The Breeds, What is a Breed?, Draft Types, ... View more info

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The Assateague Ponies

By: Keiper, Ronald R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MD, Tidewater Publishers: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25595

ISBN: 0870333305

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition glossy paperback. 100 pp text appears unread. A comprehensive guide to the wild ponies of Assaategue with many b/w photos. Includes: Intro to the Ponies and the Research, Maintenance Behaviors, Activity Patterns, Interaction With Other Animals, Social Organization, Threats to the Harem Stallion, Dispersing the Young and Forming the Band, Comminicatory Behavior, Sexual Behavior, Foaling Characteristics, Nursing Behavior, How Foals Behave and Interact, Population Dynamics, Impact of the Ponies on the Island, Glossary, Selected References, Index. View more info