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Saddle Up: A Guide to Equitation and Stable Management Including Hints to Instructors

By: Hitchcock, F.C., Lieut. Col.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1959

Seller Id: 38293

Condition: Very Good +


Black paper covered boards with horse's head in gilt and title on back strip. Sharp tips and spine ends, dj frt flap glued to pastedn. 286 pp text mint. Professionally reproduced color photo dj has a small chip at very top edge of back strip and light wear at tips, soil on white background portion of rear panel, it has been placed in new mylar. Well illust with b/w photos and many line drawings. Chapters include: The Selection of a Horse/ Saddling and Bridling/ The Seat/ The Hands/ Setting the Horse in Motion/ The Advanced Aids/ Side-Saddle/ Jumping/ Care of the Horse/ Bitting/ Saddlery/ Hu... View more info

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Riding in a Point-To-Point

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15901

ISBN: 0851315542

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj. 110 pp. Millions of people in England enjoy the point-to-point season, which is a highlight of the sporting and equestrian year. Starting with buying and managing the horse, the author of this book explains how to qualify and train both horse and rider, how to make sense of the rules and regulations, and offers advise on clothing, saddlery, and equipment. Every aspect of the race itself is covered including considerations such as objections and dope testing, and how to care for the horse after the race. View more info

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Horses For Courses An Irish Racing Year

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29092

ISBN: 184018910X

Condition: Fine


First Edition. gift quality hardcover in solid blue textured paper covered boards with gilt title spine. No names, tears, soil anywhere. Positively unread, the199 page text is crisp, the board tips are sharp and the glossy photo illustrated dj frt panel shows four horses racing on the beach. Dust wrapper has been placed in a new, removable archival mylar sleeve. This book is not just for racegoers and horse lovers, but for *anybody* in love with the Emerald Isle. This meticulously researched book, for which author Anne Holland visited every Irish racecourse and met many of Ireland's top ... View more info

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The Archjockey of Canterbury and Other Tales

By: Hollingsworth, Kent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28745

ISBN: 0939049104

Condition: Fine


A book about various horse racing articles that ran in the Blood-Horse including Thoroughbred Racing, Racing Places, Famous Horses (Northern Dancer, Mill Reef and more). Terrific fireside company for any race fan. Unclipped professional reproduction dj displays well. 313 pp. View more info

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Sires And Dams of Stakes Winners 1925-74

By: Hollingsworth, Kent Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31942

Condition: Fine


Fine collectible copy. Unmarked, no names, notes, tears or soil. First Edition. Top edge of tabbed page block in gilt. 1553 pp. Dark green leather boards lettered in gilt on the spine within a black title box. Acknowledgment of source material is made to Daily Racing Form.and to The Jockey Club". View more info

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Legends Volume 6. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Campbell, Patti; Thorson, Juli S.; Magoteaux; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43369

ISBN: 0911647732

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition soft cover, 235 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 6 - offers the latest installment in series designed to capture and preserve the history of the American Quarter Horse by profiling the breeds most-influential stallions and mares. This volume - easily the most divers one in the series - features top halter, cutting, reining, western pleasure and barrel racing lines. As was the case with the previous volumes in the series, Legends 6 highlights the lives of the horses that built an industry - as told by the men and women who ... View more info

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Wink The Incredible Life and Epic Journey of Jimmy Winkfield

By: Hotaling, Ed

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 2005

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 41889

ISBN: 0071418628

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright exlib with rep neatly removed. 336 well illustrated pages. Unclipped dj flaps glued down. Ed Hotaling has a marvelous tale to tell. This is the stuff of great nonfiction. "--Douglas Brinkley, author of "Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War" "In this fine book, Ed Hotaling adds the texture of a rich individual life to what his previous work has already told us about the great black jockeys of a century ago. View more info

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The Automagic Horse. An Adventure Story with a Touch of Magic

By: Hubbard, L. Ron

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CA, Bridge Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43191

ISBN: 088404906X

Condition: Fine


Illust glossy hardcover with light color loss at still sharp tips, text tight and bright. 83 p. The Automatic Horse is a colorful blend of high adventure and boisterous fun -- with a tantalizing touch of mystery -- fashioned by one of the world's master storytellers to excite and delight young imaginations everywhere. View more info

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The Hambletonian 1926-1975

By: Huff, Fred Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hayes Fair Acres Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34872

Condition: Good


Colorful 1st edition hardcover boards show surface wear and rubbed extremities. Internally as new. 184 pp. A commemorative publication recognizing the 50th Hambletonian, a famous harness horse race. Loaded with vintage adverts, and horse news of the day including front pages from The Horseman and Fair World magazine. View more info

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The Steeplechase Horse. How to Select, Train, and Ride Him

By: Humfrey, Captain J.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink & Co: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29914

Condition: Very Good


1st edition limp covers in burgundy cloth lightly bumped at tips, red cloth along backstrip rubbed and showing a tiny 1/4" split in the cloth but not frayed at ends, title still legible, although the spine title reads "The Steeplechaser". Lovely illustration of man jumping horse on frt cover. Black endpapers w/former vintage bookplate on frt pastedown, bit of faint glue residue on black fep. Inner front hinge paper starting at head 1", remainder along with rear inner hinge fine, vintage bookstore sticker on rear pastedown. 179 pp. Exceedingly rare work in any edition, this i... View more info

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Horseman's Riding & Training Manual

By: Hunter, Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: CA, Olympic Press: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 43753

Condition: Very Good


Very good stapled paperback with light surface soil on yellow background illustrated covers. Internally fine. 64 pp. Uncommon booklet includes: Conformation, History, Donal Adjustment & Fit, Halter Breaking, Leading, Sacking Out (Bomb-proofing), Longeing, Trailer Breaking, Raining, Backing, Barrel Racing, Roping, English Adaptation, Polo, Flexion & Collection, Gymkhana, Jumping Trail Riding, Sliding Stops, Horse Psychology, Grooming & General Care, Feeding. View more info

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Sport In Silhouette

By: Jelf, Wilfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28521

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover shows minor wear all round. No inscriptions. Professionally reproduced color dust-jacket unclipped, shows moderate wear and light soiling w/loss to head of backstrip. Introduction by Major General Geoffrey White. 110 pages including black & white illustrations. A collection of short stories surrounding famous horse racing and show venues (Ascot, Aintree, Tattersalls, National Hunt, Point-to-Point etc). View more info

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From Here To The Bugle SIGNED

By: Jennings, Frank G; Calitri, Charles J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Host Communications: 1949

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 33055

Condition: As New


Presentation copy, signed by "Arthur" to recipient on frt pastedown. Arthur was either Arthur B Hancock, or Arthur B. Hancock Jr. who are two of three generations of thoroughbred breeders illustrated on an early page. Black-and-white illustrations by Milton Menasco. This is the Second edition reissued in 1986. Brown leather boards w/bright gilt titles, 330 pg text as new. View more info

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The Museum Of The Horse Domaine de Chantilly

By: Jodidio, Philip

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Munich, London, NY, Prestel: 2013

Edition: 1st English Trade Edition

Seller Id: 46305

ISBN: 3791352989

Condition: New


Brand new, gift quality, oversized hardcover in smooth merlot colored paper over hard boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Measures 11.25" x 9.75" x 7/8" . 176 pp text is flawless, crisp, unmarked, unread book in gorgeous, unc-clipped, full color glossy photo dj of 8 race horses on grass, coming around the final turn, with the Museum in the background. DJ protected in new mylar to keep it looking like new always. Published to commemorate the reopening of an equestrian museum, this book celebrates the grandeur of the horse. One of France's most visited monuments, the Chate... View more info

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A Racing and Breeding Tradition The Horses of the Aga Khan New in Shrink Wrap

By: Jodidio, Philp

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Prestel: 2011

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 46304

ISBN: 3791350722

Condition: New


Brand new in shrink wrap. Gift quality offering landscape 8vo measuring 9.5" tall x 12.75" long x 1 1/8" long. 288 pages. ISBN: 3791350722 or 9783791350721. Mint condition hardcover in cream colored cloth with stunning pasted on color photo showing a mare and her foal looking left with a sunny blue sky and puffy cloud backdrop. Second edition published January 17th, 2011. This lavishly illustrated volume highlights fifty years of the horse racing and breeding activities of His Highness the Aga Khan. In addition to his well-known presence in the areas of world affairs and cult... View more info

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Dixie Dobie A Sable Island Pony

By: Johnson, Margaret S. & Helen Lossing

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46414

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with yellow titles on spine and cover. Tips and spine ends bumped showing color loss only, no rub through. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil inside the tight and bright 90 pp text. Unclipped color illustrated dust wrapper displays well with tiny chips at spine ends, and two at head of rear panel, affecting no text. Three short (1/2") closed tears on rear flap panel which lists six other animal stories by this Johnson duo. Dixie Dobie was a wild pony who lived on bare and stormy Sable Island near the coa... View more info

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The Derby A Celebration of The World's Most Famous Horse Race

By: Jones, Michael Wynn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29115

ISBN: 0856648841

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Dj in new mylar shows lightly sunned spine, trace of wear on top edge of frt panel. Name/date on fep. 205 pg history of the most famous horse race in the world. Over 90 illustrations. Intro/ Epsom and the Downs/ The Early Classic/ The Victorian Derby/ Modern Times/ The Derby Today/ Select Bibliography/ The Winners. View more info

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Riding the Gymkhana Winner

By: Josey, Martha

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Farnam Horse Library: 1972

Seller Id: 208

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with lower right front creased , light overall soil on white background covers, 64 pp fine. Owners name written first page. Covers all aspects of horse selection, training, trailering to and competing in the show. 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