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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

The Boy Who Talks to Horses

By: Banks, Ivy Jackson; As told to her by Joe Kelley Travelsted

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vantage Press:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46362

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dark green shiny cloth covered boards with white illustration of a boy standing next to a horse head, with what looks like his thumb in the horses' nostrils that matches the art of fore and aft end papers. Both spine ends & lower corners lightly bumped, upper tips still sharp with a shallow 'ding' at head of rear board. 106 pp text is flawless, no names, tears or soil. Book is profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Un-clipped photo illustrated, lime green and cream background dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully ... View more info

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Practical Jumping

By: Barrett, Major J.L.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Country Life LTD.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43423

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth hardcover with brown cloth spine. Corners bumped, boards sunned on periphery otherwise a clean, tight, unmarked first edition hardcover . 164 pp of jumping expertise conveyed with lovely pencil art by Charles Simpson. Chapters include: On the seat, over fences/ The first few fences/ Some jump practice/ Hunting fences/ Experience/ Buying Horses/ More on buying horses/ A Point-to-Point/ Show-Jumping/ Dublin Horse Show/ The Muckborough Horse Show/ Legs/ Hands/ Resistances and Evasions/ Various Remarks by Bellamy. View more info

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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

Riding in Motion A Three-Dimensional Guide to Horses for Young People

By: Biggs, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Lippincott: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14326

ISBN: 0397322585

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover, no dj as published. Lovely, interesting factual pop-up book about horses. 12 pp. Small poke through frt gutter paper, else fine. Starts with evolution, anatomy, lungeing, training, jumping, showing. Unique pop-up book. View more info

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The World of Dressage

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 28478

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st U.S. edition black cloth hardcover with sharp tips, gift dedication on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 190 pp including index of photographic data. Full color facsimile photo dj shows wear and color loss at tips from storage. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary the author shows how dressage is basic to the training of all horses, including the hunters, jumpers, the polo pony or the pleasure horse. By watching and interviewing famous international performers, and by sitting quietly listening to them analyze the... View more info

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The Pony Club World

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 46228

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first US edition hardcover in black cloth covered boards with bright gilt title to spine. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 191 pp text. Profusely illustrated in b/w photography, it is a charming, visual treat for any pony lover. Unclipped dj shows a couple of 1/4 inch closed tears at head of spine, and a touch of curl at head of rear dj panel, now in new mylar and displays well. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary The Pony Club World is captured in a beautiful and highly instructive volume. From ... View more info

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BHS: Riding and Training VHS TAPE

By: British Horse Society

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, Miller's Harness:

Seller Id: VHS34136

Condition: Very Good


VG VHS tape in original pictorial snap-lock hard plastic case. No date listed, circa 1980's? Scarce video covers 5 subjects on one video: Training the Young Horse 27 mins/ The Riding Position 17 mins/ The Rider's Aids 20 mins/ The Basic Paces 24 mins/ Dressage Movements 22 mins. View more info

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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds ... 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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Horseback Riding In Action

By: Calder, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crabtree Publishing: 2001

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30663

ISBN: 0778701670

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright first edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Marker crossed out lib stamps on rear cover. Well illustrated in color. 32 pp This work is intended for ages 6-9. The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering. The other topics cover: practicing; preparing for competitions; competing in events such as show jumping and, equitation or form and... View more info

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Dressage Test Technique Threshold Picture Guides Number 29

By: Cammaerts, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Kenilworth Press Ltd.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46144

ISBN: 1872082513

Condition: As New


Fine first edition, gift quality paperback in glossy illustrated card covers showing sharp tips and sharp stapled spine ends. 24 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Includes: Intro, Training, Homework and Preparation, Learning the Test, Paces and Rhythm, The Center Line, Halt and Salute, Circles and Turns, Transitions, Lengthening the Stride, Give and Retake the Reins, Rein-back, Counter-canter, Arriving at the Show, Riding-In, Final Preparation, Riding the Test, Analyzing the Judge's Comments, The Collective Marks, Ten Points to Remember. View more info

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A History of Horsemanship. The Story of Man's Ways and Means of Riding Horses From Ancient Times to The Present

By: Chenevix-Trench, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45949

ISBN: 0385031092

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with bright gilt title spine. Lower tips & foot of spine bumped but not rubbed, upper tips still sharp. DJ art is a wrap around oil painting fox hunting scene: Full Cry by John Nost Sartorious and shows some creasing at spine ends, a micro bit of color loss at lower frt board tip, else fine. No names tears or soil. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. 10" along spine, 320 pp. This is not a book on how to ride, it is the story of how men and women have ridden over four thousand years and why they have ridden so. From the times of th... 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

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Riding for Everybody

By: Churchill, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1969

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 15659

ISBN: 0713701773

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 3rd printing hardcover, no dj. Negligible surface wear, 78 pp text as new. Contents: A General Introduction/ Learning to Ride/ A History of Equitation and Horsemanship/ The Equipment of Horse and Rider/ Equitation/ Jumping/ Riding Manners/ Riding Activities/ Buying Your Own Horse/ Some Equestrian Terminology/ Acknowledgments. View more info

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Courses For Horses

By: Coldrey, Christpher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43824

ISBN: 0851313051

Condition: Very Good


Lovely straight glossy hardcover with light sunning along spine edge. 112 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos an line drawings. Used by course designers, show officials, trainers, and instructors everywhere, this book is packed with practical advice on the basic principles of safe course building. Special chapters on Water Jumps and designing courses for ponies. View more info

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Riding Silver Star

By: Cole, Joanna

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Morrow Junior Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30765

ISBN: 0688138969

Condition: Fine


Fine condition 1st edition hardcover in glossy illustrated boards showing young girl cantering grey pony on cover and matching unclipped dj. Internally as new save for The End written on blank endpaper. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 48 pp. Meet Abby, She and her pony Star have lots of fun together. Go with them to a horse show, riding through the woods and fields and see what is involved in caring for the pony back at the barn. View more info

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Horse Sense & Sensibility

By: Crascredo

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46342

Condition: Good +


First edition in irregularly sunned, ruled frame, green cloth covered boards with bright gilt title on cover, backstrip darkened with title barely legible, board tips fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and lightly rubbed. The 125 page text is tight and crisp with quite a bit of foxing and age-toning on end papers fore & aft, title page and in margins mostly in later chapters, pp 97- end of book. No illustrations affected. Priced accordingly. Dj in mylar is a professional reproduction which shows a 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and color loss at upper tip, rear panel is solid ye... View more info

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Schooling And Riding The Sport Horse A Modern American Hunter/Jumper System SIGNED

By: Cronin, Paul D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, University of Virginia Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43433

ISBN: 0813922879

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. Author presentation copy signed/dated on title page: For Heidi Best wishes for a lifetime of good riding. Paul D. Cronin 12-3-04. 285 pp. View more info