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Saddlery and Horse Clothing A Practical Horse Guide

By: Baker, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 22558

ISBN: 0706361989

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover. Covers buying, fitting, using and caring for all types of riding and horse equipment from basic tack for everyday riding to specialized equipment for training and optimum performance in competitions. 96 pp. Bumped spine ends, else fine. View more info

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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... 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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L'Annee Hippique 1986/1987 The International Equestrian Year

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Federation Equestre Internationale:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31946

Condition: Very Good


Huge volume, over-sized post required. Corners bumped, backstrip and front board near hinge sunned to a grey color, spine titles remain legible. Innards tight and bright w/cello taped photo cut from a magazine of Harro Goudsmit on compliments page, else as new inside. The articles and ads are in English, German and French and the captions of all photographs are in English. Book has glossy pictorial hard covers, 13 inches by 9 1/2 wide, 528 pages with copious color and black and white photos. Book has hundreds of photographs and covers all sorts of equestrian competitions and horse shows in tho... View more info

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L'Annee Hippique 1985 1986 The International Equestrian Year

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Federation Equestre Internationale: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28562

ISBN: 0001683608

Condition: Very Good


Huge volume, over-sized post required. Corners bumped, spine ends show a touch of white under paper from being bumped. innards as new. The articles and ads are in English, German and French and the captions of all photographs are in English. Book has glossy pictorial hard covers, 13 inches by 9 1/2 wide, 526 pages with copious color and black and white photos. Book has hundreds of photographs and covers all sorts of equestrian competitions and horse shows in those 2 years all over the world , including Europe, Canada, U.S., New Zealand, Australia, Egypt, Morocco, etc. The text is informative a... View more info

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The Complete Horse Book

By: Edwards, Elwyn Hartley; Geddes, Candida

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1991

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller Id: 16040

ISBN: 0706370546

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st paperback edition with light rubs to cover corners, 334 pp text tight, bright and unmarked. An authoritative survey of all aspects of both horses, and horsemanship, combining a wealth of practical and technical guidance with a wide variety of historical and general background information. Topics covered include horse breeds throughout the world, managing, training and riding horses, and horse sports and competitions. View more info

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Bred in the Bone

By: Faulkner-Horne, Shirley; Foreword By Capt. L.E. Hance

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43111

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with some spotting and color loss at fairly sharp tips, spine ends bumped but not rubbed. Professionally reproduced unclipped dj in new mylar displays well. 128 pp, age toned endpps, text tight and bright. The teen-age author here writes her first tale for children. By it she shows that she is just as much at home writing of the adventures of a little girl and her pony as she is imparting advice and instruction about riding. Throughout the book one follows the exciting career of "Cheery" and her pony "Brownie" with an interest that never f... View more info

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Understanding Fitness and Training

By: Hamer, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1993

Seller Id: 17171

ISBN: 0706371240

Condition: Very Good


Very good glossy hard cover with lighly bumped tips. Fep and title page neatly excised, remainder of 96 pp text as new. David Hamer explains how to get the best performance from your horse via feeding, nutrition, early training and a general conditioning program. For each of the disciplines of dressage, show jumping, eventing and hunting, the author outlines the work and fitness program required to ensure that you and your horse are ready for Novice level competitions. View more info

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Successful Endurance Riding The Ultimate Test of Horsemanship

By: Ingram, Patricia; Hollander, Jr. Lewis; Foreword by Sharon Saare

Price: $14.00

Publisher: VT, The Stephen Greene Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46188

ISBN: 0828904235

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in light green paper covered boards with black textured paper covered spine with bright gilt title. Stated first edition on copyright page. Board is straight, tips are sharp, spine ends lightly bumped and there is a small light soil spot on foot of frt board and just a touch of sunning at periphery. Original, un-clipped glossy, photo-illustrated dust jacket has a bit of light soil at head of white background dj panels and spine. There is some neatly executed highlighting in chapters 1-5, remainder of 191 pp text is flawless. Short author bios along with b/w photo o... View more info

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Riding For The Rest of Us A Practical Guide for Adult Riders

By: Jahiel, Jessica; Foreword By Jane Savoie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30963

ISBN: 0876059094

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in beige paper covered boards quarter bound with navy blue cloth and bright gilt title. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows no faults. Chapters: The Advantages of Maturity/ Reasons for Riding/ Rider Fitness/ Finding the Right Instructor/ The Art of Taking Lessons/ A Stable Environment/ Successful Horse Hunting/ Equipment for Horse and Rider/ Riding and Schooling Alone/ The Owner's Role in Health Care/ Competitions and Clinics/ Horse Sense and Horsemanship. Appendices: Books & Tapes/ Instructor Programs Offering Certification. 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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Schooling Your Horse

By: Littauer, Capt. Vladimir S.; Chapter By Colonel F.F. Wing, Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1974

Seller Id: 25114

ISBN: 0668025360

Condition: Near Fine


2nd Arco printing hardcover in navy cloth with lime green titles. Negligible surface wear, internally 177 p. appears unread. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj displays well in new mylar. This book is written for the average rider. It describes in words and pictures a practical, simplified system of schooling which the average rider can successfully accomplish with an average horse. Book includes a concluding chapter about a conditioning schedule for a three day event. View more info

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Care of the Competition Horse

By: Pilliner, Sarah

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1994

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 24325

ISBN: 0713470909

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine dj. No problems, just not as fresh as brand new, light surface wear. 181 pp. Any experience competitor will agree that competitions are really won at home, and in this book, Sarah Pilliner explains every aspect of management, training and care to help the amateur rider to produce a horse capable of performing to its best ability. Explores every possible aspect of competitive riding: preparation of the horse, vaccination, shoeing and clipping, development and fitness work and feeding. The book helps develop horse management detecting injury and illness... View more info

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Candy Goes to the Gymkhana

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Paperbird: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 14826

ISBN: 072141172X

Condition: Near Fine


43 pp. 1st edition soft cover with negligible wear at tips, internally fine. When they hear that there is to be a local gymkhana, the Fraser children decide to enter their pony, Candy. They spend the next few weeks preparing for their events. on the great day they set out with high hopes of winning. But they soon find out that winning isn't everything. View more info

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Show Jumping Secret

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: R46910

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover in medium blue paper covered boards with silver seagull on frt board and silver title spine. No inscriptions, 192 pp text tight and clean. Not exlib. Unclipped professionally reproduced color dj in new mylar has about 1/4" of loss at head of spine, half of that at spine foot. Super small rubs at tips. Secret is a young grey pony owned by a boy called Charles. Charlie's great ambition is to win show jumping competitions. He schools himself and Secret, jumps at many different shows, and gradually learns the finer points of horsemanship so that he is fit to compete wit... View more info

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Horse Show Challenge The Rally Series

By: Radlauer, Edward and Ruth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Children's Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 3614

ISBN: 0516074067

Condition: Good


1st edition paperback with call tag to worn heel of spine, but no card pocket or other ex-lib marks within. 79 pp text clean with many photos showing preparation and competition in horse shows in general, and western trail classes in particular. When Jimmy breaks his foot riding, his sister Karen feels that she pushed him into riding and showing when he really didn't want to. View more info

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Riding An Exeter Leisure Guide

By: Richardson, Julie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Exeter Books: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39578

ISBN: 0896730549

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover with color loss at still sharp tips from storage. No dj as issued. 125 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated. A handy and comprehensive volume that covers everything a beginner would need to know about horsemanship, horse care, beginning jumping, breaking and schooling, tack, points of the horse, and more. View more info

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On The Box Seat A Manual Of Driving

By: Ryder, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NJ, Swiveltrees: 1983

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller Id: 46346

Condition: Fine


Gift quality paperback in color photo illustrated glossy card covers showing no wear, no creases, no faults. 180 pp text is crisp, clean and loaded with b/w photography and line drawings on glossy stock. Author, Tom Ryder was editor of The Carriage Journal for fifteen years. Chapters include: Index/ Schooling the Horse to Harness/ Single Harness, A Description of the Parts and Their Uses/ Driving in Single Harness/ Double Harness/ Four-in-Hand, with Notes on the Unicorn, Six-in-Hand and Five-in-Hand/ Handling the Reins/ Tandem Driving/ The Whip and Its Use/ Correct Appointments/ ... View more info

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The American Horse Show with the Official Rules and Regulations

By: Self, Margaret Cabell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, A.S. Barnes & Co.: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29178

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in black cloth shows bumped tips, inner hinge papers fine, former owner's name 2x on fep. 92 pp text tight, crisp and unmarked but age-toned at edges. A foundation volume of the A.H.S.A. Contents: The American Horse Shows Association/ Types of Shows and Riding Competitions/ The Arabian Division/ The Cutting Horse Division/ The Dressage Division/ The Hackney Division/ The Equitation Division/ The Hunter Division/ Jumper Division/ The Morgan Division/ Palomino Division/ The Quarter Horse Division/ The Saddle Horse Division/ The Shetland Pony Division/ The Tennessee Walkin... View more info

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Horse Shows The Judges: Stewards: Organisers

By: Summerhays, R.S.; Hope, C.E.G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13725

ISBN: 072070152X

Condition: Fair


1st edition ex-lib in pictorial boards with pocket pulled but all pages present. Dust jacket has been laminated, frt flap glued to frt paste down, no rear flap. B/w photos within include some shots of the royal family enjoying the events as well as plenty sausage shaped ponies in hand and other class photos. 160 pp with soil on edge of page block. Thousands of horse shows of various kinds from the big Agricultural show to the back garden Gymkhana, take place in the British Isles every year, attended by anything from a few hundred to many thousands. In every case their enjoyment depends... View more info