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Souvenir

By: Barbier, Dominique

Price: $150.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Privately Printed: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39738

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine dust wrapper. Brown cloth boards with bright gilt titles. White background dj in new mylar shows very light soil on rear panel and a half inch barely perceptible closed tear at the head of the frt panel. No names, tears or soil in the 90 pp text. "Souvenir" means "to remember" in French. It also carries the anglicized definition of "something that serves as a reminder - a memento," and thus seemed a doubly apt title. The second portion, which actually came first, gives you the actual phrases and thoughts that Ms. Kado-oka so di... View more info

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Dressage For The New Age

By: Barbier, Dominique and Daniels, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37021

ISBN: 0132195771

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine just wrapper. Book is in lovely condition save for light sunning along head of front board. No marks, soil or other blemishes. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows light sunning along backstrip and a touch along head of frt panel, else fine. 176 pp. Includes: The Part of Riding No one Talks About; A Training Approach: Beginning A dialogue With Your Horse and The Movements."Every horseman interested in training would do well to read and study this book," counsels the eminent trainer and commentator Chuck Grant in his Foreword to what is certain to t... View more info

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Prix St. Georges Intermediare I and II Dressage at Aachen 1992 VHS Tape

By: Baumert, Beth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: CT, Cloverlea Dressage Videotapes: 1992

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: VHS37402

Condition: Very Good


VHS tape is in good condition but the cassette case does have a crack on the rear corner. 1 hour, 45 minutes long. An excellent Prix St. Georges Dressage video containing interviews with Sabine Rueben, Nicole Uphoff & Sven Rothenberger. 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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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna

By: Bundesministerium, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vienna, Land- Und Forstwirtschaft: 1969

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38116

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful pictorial paperback has light shelf wear along bottom edge and tips have been lightly rubbed. 81 pages are tight & bright with no tears, writing or soil. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the last riding academy in the world where classical horsemanship is still cultivated in its purest form. View more info

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A General System of Horsemanship Facsimile of the London Edition of 1743 Limited Edition

By: Cavendish, William Duke of Newcastle; Foreword By W.C. Steinkraus, Technical Commentary By E. Schmit-Jensen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45828

ISBN: 0876910223

Condition: Very Good


First Limited edition hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt spine title. Cloth looks like leather, = faux leather or leatherette. Book tips and spine ends are sharp, book has a pair of 2" scratches and a ding at foot of frt cover, and a 2.5" x 4" partial paper pull to foot of inside cover on spicy mustard colored paper. Not an eyesore, barely noticeable and half of it is covered by the frt dj flap. Book is limited to 1450 copies. No names or tears or soil inside, and the inner hinges are fine. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautiful... View more info

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A General System of Horsemanship Facsimile of the London Edition of 1743 Limited Edition

By: Cavendish, William Duke of Newcastle; Foreword By W.C. Steinkraus, Technical Commentary By E. Schmit-Jensen

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 46312

ISBN: 0876910223

Condition: Near Fine


First Limited edition hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt spine title. tips and spine ends sharp. Limited to 1450 copies. No names, tears or soil, inner hinges fine. Original un-clipped dj in new mylar has a .75" chip at head of spine, a .75" closed tear at foot of frt and rear panels and two .50" closed tears at head of frt panel. Super light handling soil on plain ecru paper rear dj panel, but still displays beautifully and has kept this book in fine form. 241 pp text is fresh and bright. Massive tome requires extra postage, it is approx 1.25" x 13" x 9.75"... View more info

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Dressage Insights Excerpts from Experts

By: Connelly, Kathy; Whittlesey, Marietta

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37020

ISBN: 0939481383

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in like dust wrapper, as new inside and out. 164 pp. Imagine having the opportunity to pose your own riding questions to the most experience experts in the dressage community! Contributors include: Carol Lavell, Bent Jensen, Ann Guptill, Jessica Ransenhousen, Gary Rocketll, Carol Grant Oldford, Pam Goodrich/ Robert Dover/ Charlotte Bredahl, Jane Savoie, Anne Gribbons, Belinda Nairn, Gwen Blake and Kathy Connelly. View more info

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The Olympic Dressage Test in Pictures

By: de Romaszkan, Gregor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VT, The Stephen Greene Press: 1968

Edition: First US Edition

Seller Id: 46359

ISBN: 0720701651

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first U.S. edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Bright silver spine title, Profusely illustrated with 123 b/w photos and line drawings of the ring, letters and what to do where. Unclipped purple background photo illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction that displays well despite a bit of color loss along front flap fold and tips. Now in new mylar and will keep this book in fine form going forward. First published in Germany under the title: Das Olympische Viereck In Bildern. The object of this volume is to illustrate ... View more info

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The Literature of Equitation - One Man's Opinion

By: Felton, W. Sidney

Price: $17.00

Publisher: United States Pony Clubs, Inc. (The): 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45762

Condition: Very Good


Quite uncommon is this booklet on the written works of horse riding system and style = The Literature of Equitation - One Man's Opinion. Gray paper covers show light soil and wear at periphery, small sticker mark on upper tip of frt cover. 16 pp including the covers. Text is crisp and unmarked. Nice blue line drawing of a mounted rider on rear cover, no illustrations within. Before suggesting specific book titles and their attributes and shortcomings, Mr. Felton begins his humble work briefly describing the development of equitation as we know it today. He then goes on to describe some ... View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James, Ecuyer en Chef to the Central Cavalry School at Leningrad; Translated by M.H. Hayes, F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date commentaries By Major-General Geoffrey Brooke C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44706

Condition: Very Good


Very good reprint hard cover in brown cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. 70 illustrations. 113th Thousand printed on center of title page indicating this is an undated wartime reprint. Endpapers lightly foxed, as are margins of pp 50-60, rest of internals are crisp and unmarked. Includes a scarce, original "New and Revised Edition", un-clipped dust jacket with the 21' net price at foot of frt flap. Wrapper shows a small chip at head of spine and closed tear at head of frt panel, now protected in new mylar and displays well. The complete work ... View more info

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Breaking and Riding

By: Fillis, James; Translated By Hayes, M.H., F.R.C.V.S.; Revised with up-to-date Commentaries by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke, C.B., D.S.O., M.C. Applicable to Modern Horsemanship.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett, Ltd:

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller Id: 46183

Condition: Near Fine


6th edition hard cover in rust cloth covered boards with gilt titles. Spine ends bumped, tips remain sharp, no names, tears or soil in the 359 pp text. Price clipped dust jacket is complete save for the clip, and proper to the volume (6th ed) and displays beautifully in new mylar. The complete work of yesteryear applicable to modern horsemanship. This volume comprises in simple and well-chosen terms, the author's experiences during sixty years' serious study and hard practical work among horses. Mr. Fillis is acknowledged throughout Europe as the greatest rider of his time. His instructio... View more info

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Classical Horsemanship for Our Time

By: Froissard, Jean with Lily Powell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38445

ISBN: 0939481057

Condition: Near Fine


First printing hardcover in glossy paper covered boards with faint color loss/dulling at still sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Bright gilt spine title. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 134 pp text. B/w illustrated endpprs. Unclipped dj has color loss at spine ends, periphery and flap folds. Jean Froissard takes the reader through the development of a dressage horse; beginning with the criteria for selection, then describes fully the progress of early training which is basic for any horse, whatever its destination. View more info

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Classical Horsemanship for Our Time

By: Froissard, Jean with Lily Powell

Price: $17.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46194

ISBN: 0939481057

Condition: Near Fine


First edition hardcover in glossy black paper covered boards with bright gold spine title. Book has sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj is evenly sunned on back strip to a taupe hue and has a touch of color loss at tips. 134 tight, bright, and unmarked pages with pretty b/w illustrated endpapers. 2 near identical copies available (one with only a smidge of add'l sunning at upper gutter area of frt panel. Jean Froissard takes the reader through the development of a dressage horse; beginning with the criteria for selection, then describes fully the progress of early training which is basi... View more info

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A Guide to Basic Dressage Pelham Horsemaster Series

By: Froissard, Jean; Translated By Lily Powell Froissard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28961

ISBN: 0720710804

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous copy in aqua boards w/bright gilt titles. DJ in mylar shows yellowing on white background panels but no chips or tears, displays beautifully. 100 pp. To Dress a Horse/ Riding in Tune/ Understanding the Aids/ The Rider as Trainer and the First Commandment/ The Horse Turns by Both Ends/ The Question of Balance/ The Ramener/ The Half-Turn on the Haunches and The Halt/ The Rein Back and Rein Aids/ Changing Speeds and Gaits/ The Canter/ The Second and Third Commandments/ Work on Two Tracks/ General Impressions/ Index. View more info

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The Competitive Edge II: Moving Up The Levels

By: Gahwyler, Max

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MD, Half Halt Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29487

ISBN: 0939481308

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy with dedication gift bookplate on inside front paste down from the National Sporting Library, this was donated to, but not circulated by the NSL. 135 pp. Historical Background of Competitive Dressage, Of Horses, Humans and Centaurs, Understanding Moving Up, The Aids, The Big Step, The Movements, Understanding the Tests, Riding the Actual Test, Appendix: AHSA Tests, Second through Fifth Levels. View more info

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White Stallion of Lipizza

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38254

Condition: Very Good +


2nd printing hardcover with lovely color illustrations and b/w line drawings in every margin. No names, tears or soil in the crisp text. 116 p. Corners still sharp, spine ends bumped showing color loss only. Unclipped DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction that has a chip near the fold of the front flap but still displays beautifully. The story of Borina, one of the most famous stallions of the Lipizzaner breed. It was Borina who, at the height of his career, took a fling in the Viennese grand opera. And it was Borina who, as a mature school stallion, helped train young appr... 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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A Glossary of French Bloodstock Terminology

By: Kearney, Mary-Louise

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27779

ISBN: 085131354X

Condition: Fine


Perfect, crisp copy. Unread, no names, tears or soil showing negligible wear from storage. 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 Track Record. 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: 27777

ISBN: 085131354X

Condition: Fine


Crisp 1st edition paperback. Unread, no names, tears or soil showing negligible wear from storage. 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 Categories, The Organization of a Race, The Going, The Betting System, Performance, The Gaits, Training Terms, The Track Record. View more info