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The Natural Rider A Right Brain Approach To Riding

By: Wanless, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46104

ISBN: 0671507664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with yellow cloth backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp, 320 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a tiny grey spot on green fep. Wanless states: "Almost all riders struggle more than is necessary. The excitement of success need not be reserved for the 'talented.'" A method of teaching which is based on training the rider to make use of the right side of the brain and which is producing remarkable results - Horse And Rider Magazine. View more info

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Washington International Horse Show Program October 24-31, 1999

By: Washington International Horse Show Committee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MD, HBP, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44109

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine huge paperback catalog of 288 pp. Magnificent collectible copy with negligible wear at tips from storage. Lovely original color cover art by Jane W. Gaston. View more info

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The Course Builder's Handbook for Shows and Gymkhanas

By: Watts, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37240

ISBN: 0214204820

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover, lovely inside and out in black hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. No names, tears or soil. Photo-illust glossy dj displays beautifully with grey horse going over a sizeable oxer. Original price on frt flap. 119 pgs. Much sought book in collectible condition. A comprehensive guide to all the particulars of setting up a safe yet challenging course for horse shows. Chapters include: How to Use this Book/ The Mechanics of Jumping/ Course Planning/ Some Course Plans/ A Plan of Action for the Course Designer/ Colour on the Course/ Flags/ Possibilities with Fe... View more info

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Keep Your Own Pony

By: Wheatley, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17660

ISBN: 0090638212

Condition: Very Good +


VG reprint hardcover in black paper boards with lightly bumped spine ends & tips. 224 pg text tight and bright w/name on frt pastedn. No dj. Includes: History of the horse / Points of a horse / Height, color, markings, sex / How a pony moves / Native pony breeds / Other breeds of horse / Keeping a pony at grass / The stabled horse / Stable equipment / Tack / Hiring or buying / Handling, Saddling up / Psychology of the horse and rider / First rides / Lunging and exercises / The paces of a horse / Elementary training (Dressage) / Hacking / Traveling / Showing / Jumping / Refractory Horses / F... View more info

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The Perfect Distance

By: Whitney, Kim Ablon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 39721

ISBN: 0375832432

Condition: Fine


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in mint shape. 256 p. text as well. Seventeen-year-old Francie Martinez rides with one of the best equitation trainers in the country, and works as a groom to pay her way. She's dreamed of winning the Maclay finals, and now that it's her last year to compete the pressure is really on. But just when Francie needs to focus more than ever, everything turns upside down, and soon she's not so sure if winning is really all that important, much less the point. In this fast-paced coming-of-age story, brimming with fascinating details about the competitive horse ... View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series in DJ

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27861

Condition: Very Good


Rare first edition in buff colored hardcover boards with lightly rubbed tips. Ever so slight insect damage on front board fore edge (few specs), No names tears or soil on the crisp text. Original dust wrapper in new mylar is very lightly sunned along top edge and shows bits of loss at extremites, but remains bright in brown and primary yellow colors. 126 pg collectible volume of equestrian horsemanship: Contents: First Principles, Paces of the Horse, Equipment, Care of the Horse, Recreation and Sport, More Advanced Horsemanship. View more info

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Riding "Play the Game" Series Published for the British Horse Society

By: Williams, Mrs. V.D.S.; Foreword By M. P. Ansell, Chairman British Horse Society

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Educational Productions Ltd: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 39078

ISBN: 071580152X

Condition: Good


Very good 3rd edition hardcover with yellow paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Front end pp neatly excised, light glue marks on endpps. Unclipped original peach background DJ in new mylar with wrap-around art shows color loss and light wear at tips, sunned on spine, still displays ok. 134 pg very well illustrated complete compendium on all aspects of horse care and horsemanship. View more info

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Horsemanship. A Primer for the Novice; A Guidepost for the More Advanced, A Source of Review for the Expert

By: Wright, Gordon; and The United States Equestrian Team

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VT, Privately Published; Printed By The Vermont Printing Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44478

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in white/blue striped paper covered boards with faux burgundy leather spine and bright gilt title. Edges of boards and page block foxed. Endpps lightly aged toned, 148 glossy pages are crisp and unmarked Includes near very good gray slipcase with two glossy illustrated moderately foxed plates on each side. Spine end sunned, no splits on slipcase, only light shelf wear. A very collectible foundation volume on horsemanship from one of the most solid trainers to ever sit on a horse. Mr. Wright was born in Goshen, Utah, Feb 28th 1902. He started his career as a horseman pu... View more info

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About Horsemanship by Xenophon the Athenian SIGNED

By: Xenophon, Translated by Denison B. Hull, M.F.H.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Translator & Illustrator

Seller Id: 44834

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition blue cloth hard cover with gilt titles and horse head on frt cover. 70 pp text crisp and unmarked. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper displays beautifully in new mylar. Gift quality volume with ribbon marker bound in by publisher. Translated, illustrated and gift dedicated by publisher Denison, B. Hull, M.F.H. "To Marguerite & Howie from Denny" on fep. Though written in ancient Greece circa 365 B.C., the text is most accessible to the modern reader and is one of the earliest treatises on horsemanship in the Western world. It details the principles of classical... View more info