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The Crooked Colt

By: Anderson C.W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CT, Weekly Reader Books: 1954

Seller Id: 46704

Condition: Very Good


6th printing of the Weekly Reader 1981 edition, Originally published by Macmillan, NY in 1954. Much sought, collectible story written and illustrated by C.W. Anderson. 40 pp text is browned and there is a small watermark on the inside rear cover and the 16 pages that precede it. Super light rubbing at tips. The little colt was very small, and his little legs were so wobbly and weak that every time he tried to stand up, he would fall down. He saw the other colts on the farm running and playing, and he was very sad. No one paid much attention to the crooked little colt except his mother, a... 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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Between Mare and Foal. The Mare Owner's Handbook. Farnam Horse Library #256

By: Coen, Sue

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farnam Horse Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39577

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in glossy photo illustrated heavy card covers, tips showing negligible color loss from storage, one minor pen doodle on foot of rear cover does not cover any of the text written there, else the 91 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Well illustrated in color photos, a handy volume in a compact size. First Edition, thus stated. Intro/ Should I Breed my Mare?/ The Broodmare: Considerations in Selection/ The Stallion: Considerations in Selection/ When Should the Mare be Bred?/ Heredity and Environment/ Systems of Breeding/ Determination of Pregnancy/ Care of the Pregnant Mare/ Foaling/ ... View more info

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Wild Horse Country Amazing Animal Adventures

By: Diaz, Katacha

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CT, SoundPrints: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42947

ISBN: 1592491391

Condition: Very Good


Glossy paperback with french flaps, 36 pp colorfully illust text as new. A small brown foal is born into a band of wild horses. As each month passes, the foal grows bigger and stronger. 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 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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The Horse Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling

By: Kays, D.J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28759

Condition: Near Fine


NF first edition hard cover in VG professionally reproduced dj. Not exlib. 494 pp in cream linen boards w/name on dj flap. DJ has light chipping at extrems but displays well in new mylar. An exhaustive reference for training horses, various breeds and how they should be judged at shows, the art of breeding, management, tips for profitable selling and so much more. Contents: The Horse Business - Then and Now/ The Field of Horse Production/ Features in Horse Make-Up/ Utility the Basis for the Classification of the Horses/ The Classes of Horses for Market and Show/ Judging Livestock/ Horse Ju... View more info

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The Horse Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling

By: Kays, D.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes: 1953

Seller Id: 2974

Condition: Very Good


Very good reprint HB boards in VG+ shape with lightly bumped corners and spine ends. Text is tight and bright w/slightly foxed end papers. Profusely ills w/drawings and photos. Unclipped dust jacket in my mylar is a professional reproduction showing light wear at extremities, displays well in new mylar. Contents: The Horse Business - Then and Now/ The Field of Horse Production/ Features in Horse Make-Up/ Utility the Basis for the Classification of the Horses/ The Classes of Horses for Market and Show/ Judging Livestock/ Horse Judging/ Common Horse Unsoundnesses and Ailments/ Miscellaneous P... 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

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Veterinary Notebook An Elementary Guide for the Practical Horseman

By: McGee, William R. D.V.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28613

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright unmarked copy in brown boards with gilt title spine. 179 pp. Many B/w photos. A small book that is the perfect size to keep in a tack trunk. Chapters 1 - 5 cover breeding and care of foaling mares and foals. Chapters 6 - 8 cover parasite control, unsoundness and treatment of wounds. View more info

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The Sick Horse. Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

By: Rooney, James R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39556

ISBN: 049801827X

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant green 1st edition hardcover with bright gilt title on spine shows negligible sunning along very edges of boards, 170 pp text flawless. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illust dj in new mylar shows light color loss at extremities, but no loss, tears or marks. Much sought compendium for any horse owner or vet student. Chapters include: Breeding and Breeding Problems, Fetal Death and Abortion, Foaling, The Newborn Foal, Respiratory Disease, Heart, Liver and Pancreas, Urinary System, Worms, Gastrointestinal Tract, Nervous System, Blood, Skin, Head, Miscellany, Index. View more info

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Handling Horses Hints and Principles for The Training and Education of Horses and Their Riders

By: Stewart, LT.-Colonel P. D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: IL, Ziff-Davis Publishing Co: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 36564

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition hardcover in beige linen boards with olive green titles on backstrip. Light soil at head of spine and foot of boards. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped. 186 pp with foxing on outer leaves. DJ flaps laid in. Includes b/w photographic illustrations and 25 line drawing illustrations in text. Folding chart of "The Aids" at rear. Contents include: Foaling, First Handling of the Young Horse, First lessons Mounted, Some horses I Have Known, Stable Management, Hunting Pig-Sticking & Polo, The Art of Riding, War-Time Uses for Geldings, Cruel Practices, and so on. View more info

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Breeding & Training a Horse or Pony

By: Sutcliffe, Anne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45864

ISBN: 0715379534

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover in green paper covered boards has a small sticker pull on frt cover, Has general shelf wear, boards lightly bumped and rubbed. Text tight and bright. 165 pp. Contents include: First Considerations, Choosing Stud and Stallion, The In-Foal Mare and Preparing for Foaling, Foaling, The First Two Weeks, The Care of a Sick Foal, Babyhood, Weaning and the First Winter, Growing Up, Preparation for Further Training, Showing, A Riding Horse at Last, Riding On. Index. View more info

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The Horse-Breeding Farm

By: Willis, Larryann C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NJ, A.S. Barnes: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 44282

ISBN: 049801164X

Condition: Near Fine


Green paper covered hard boards faintly sunned at foot, tips sharp, foot of spine bumped. Internally fine save for former owner's inkless embossed stamp on fep. 426 pp. A comprehensive volume that begins at the beginning with choosing land for your breeding operation/ Buildings, Equipment & Pastures/ Restraints/ Vices/ Equine Health/ Nutrition/ Breeding/ Stallion & Mare Care/ Foaling/ Foal Care/ The Young Stock/ Transportation/ Paper Work/ Glossary/ Index. View more info