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The Hunt Country of America Revisited

By: Slater, Kitty; Foreword by Paul Mellon

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cranbury, NJ, Cornwall Books: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46315

ISBN: 084534773X

Condition: Near Fine


Gorgeous first edition hardcover in glossy black paper covered boards with sharp tips and head of spine, spine foot bumped but no broken paper. Measures 12.25" x 9 .5" x 1" , 264 pp text is crisp, tight and unmarked and has several sections of glossy color photos. ISBN: 084534773X. Will require additional funds for priority mail or international destinations. Please email before placing your order. A full circle to the work that Kitty began in 1967 when she wrote 'The Hunt Country of America' which sold out in four months. Profusely illustrated with color and black & white... View more info

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A Community Of The Horse Stakes & Stakeholders SIGNED

By: Smart, Bruce

Price: $75.00

Publisher: VA, Lost Mountain Graphics: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32377

ISBN: 0974542415

Condition: Fine


A brilliant 1st edition hardcover in navy cloth boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends, internally unread. Glossy, unclipped dj in new mylar has a 1/2" closed tear at foot of front flap fold, else as new. Signed: Bruce Smart on title page, not to anybody in particular. Perfect for gift giving. "A Community of the Horse: Stakes and Stakeholders picks up where Bruce's first book: A Community of the Horse: Partnerships left off. It continues the exploration of the Virginia horse community, starting with breeding and flat racing, and using these to transition from the... View more info

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Racing For Keeneland SIGNED

By: Sutton, Elizabeth Henning

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Thomasson-Grant: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37781

ISBN: 156566051X

Condition: Fine


1st edition. Author's presentation copy, signed on illust half title pp: "For Andrew, Thanks so much for coming! Beth H. Sutton 10-13-94". Grey paper covered boards with burg cloth spine and bright gilt titles. Photo illust glossy dj shows few light surface scratches from storage, else as new. Glossy 112 pp text fine. Profusely illust w/color photos. "When young David Jackson witnesses his uncle's filly win a crucial race, he begins to understand the pride and the hard work behind a family tradition of thoroughbred racing. He becomes caught up in the exciting atmosphere of tra... View more info

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Westward Whoa!

By: Thayer, Bert Clark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Clayton Spicer Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33921

Condition: Good


Blue cloth with red titles soiled and marked, corners bumped and quite rubbed. Solid reading copy, not pretty outside but all there and priced accordingly. Previous owner's name printed on upside-down book plate on front paste down. 80 pp text is tight and bright w/two 1/2" closed tears at foot of two pages. Undated, circa 1949. Internals are very good, profusely illustrated with more than 100 black & white photographs taken at California racetracks that illustrate the owning, breeding and competing of thoroughbreds in racings' heyday. The suits, the dresses, the hats, or the guys in ... View more info

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Tote Investors' Who's Who in Racing

By: Tote Investors

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Tote Investors Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44457

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in beige cloth quite grubby. Vintage adverts in the first few pages, foxing on first and last few pp, internally pretty clean. 703 p. In producing Who's Who in Racing, Tote Investors, Ltd, have endeavored to provide a really up-to-date (as of 1939), and comprehensive reference book dealing with the social side of the sport. In addition to those racing and training on a big scale many smaller owners and trainers, as also club members, are brought to notice. Another feature is the section devoted to Studs which are approached from a new angle. The whole-hearted cooperation... View more info

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Equine Hoof Care The Horse Owner's Guide to Healthy Hoof Maintenance with Nearly 100 Drawings and Photos

By: Trapani, Jerry; Foreword By Anne Gribbons

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27014

ISBN: 0668053763

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover with negligible surface wear to very tips of glossy pictorial dj. and one small poke through dj backstrip and dented spine of book, probably from opening the publisher's box. 126 pp text is as new. Not intended to be a shoeing manual, rather it is a guide for horse owners and trainers who want to evaluate their horse's conformation and way of going and learn about appropriate hoof care and proper shoeing (which should be left to a professional). What Trapani does is give readers practical info they need to keep their horses sound. He discusses how the hoof works and t... View more info

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Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding The Story of The Sport and Background of the Horse Industry

By: Underwood, Tom R. Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29116

Condition: Very Good


Sharp straight copy in taupe linen cloth boards with blue titles and horse illustration on cover, spine slightly darkened but title legible. 245 pp, pictorial endpapers. A compilation of stories by various authors and trainers of the day. Chapters include: The Role of Racing by Tom R. Underwood/ Racing as a Sport by Robert F. Kelley/ Racing as a Business by Alexander M. Robb/ The Breeding Background by J. A. Estes/ The Horse Farms by Fred A Purner, Tom R. Underwood and Humphrey Finney/ The Yearling Sales by Nelson Dunstan/ Training the Horse by Joe H. Palmer/ Running of the Race by Neville Dun... View more info

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Stableizer Equine Restraint & Training System VHS New Sealed

By: Wheeler Enterprises

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MN, Wheeler Enterprises Inc: 1989

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS44098

Condition: Very Good


VHS only. No equipment included. 52 minute video. Invented and developed in USA by Mr. Buck Wheeler, the Stableizer is now used by top trainers and breeders around the world to restrain and calm any horse, in particular for vet or other procedures. Testimonials claim that the Stableizer is better than drugs to calm an animal. Ideal for use during veterinary procedures, breaking in, clipping, blood taking, dental work, scoping, shoeing and loading. Users claim the Stableizer creates an endorphin release, and calms the animal. The Stableizer can be used for short or extended times. Use in place ... 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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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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The Jeffery Method of Horse Handling VHS Tape

By: Wright, Maurice; Kell Jeffery

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NE, Farnam: 1987

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS40129

Condition: Very Good


77 Minutes of color instruction on the Kell Jeffery horse training method. Fine condition inside and out. Intutive knowledge is the foundation of the Jeffery Method of Horse Handling. This unique system evolved in Australia, where thousands of horses still run free on the open range until they are old enough to be ridden. Because of this, Australian horsemen need to take extra care to make sure they start and train their horses right, in a way that is effective, quick and without stress. They must build a solid rapport with their horses so that horse and rider work together in a spirit of ... View more info