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Horse Training Basics. An Indispensable Guide for Beginning Trainiers

By: Britt, Deborah M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CO, Alpine Publications Inc.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43553

ISBN: 0931866634

Condition: Fine


As new 211 pp glossy hardcover without names, tears or soil. Perfect for the new owner whether English or Western tack is chosen. Chapters include: The Right Horse/ Getting to Know Each Other/ Horse Psychology/ Training Basics/ The Human Touch/ Pressure Points/ Tying and Haltering/ Leading and Ground Manners/ Lunging/ Trailering/ Saddle Safety/ Getting On/ Tough Stuff/ Appendix: Catalog List. View more info

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Horses In The Valley

By: Fairfax-Lucy, Brian

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1948

Seller Id: R46593

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing of the first edition in red cloth covered boards with black spine title. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, upper tips still sharp but there is some color loss or 'mottling' covering parts of the upper.75" down from head of boards as if something was adhered to it and pulled away, but there is no paper loss, only color missing. No names, tears or soil in the 224 pp text, it is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked, but does show foxing on the edges of the page block only. Not exlib, hinge papers are fine, book is straight and square. Original, un-clipped color illustrated ... View more info

Horses In The Valley

By: Fairfax-Lucy, Brian

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1948

Seller Id: R45693

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing of the first edition in red cloth covered boards with black spine title. Spine ends and lower tips bumped, upper tips still sharp but there is some color loss or 'mottling' covering parts of the upper.75" down from head of boards as if something was adhered to it and pulled away, but there is no paper loss, only color missing. No names, tears or soil in the 224 pp text, it is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked, but does show foxing on the edges of the page block only. Not exlib, hinge papers are fine, book is straight and square. Original, un-clipped color illustrated ... 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

Dressage by the Letter A Guide for the Novice

By: Harris, Moira C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46106

ISBN: 0876057261

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in yellow paper covered boards with black cloth spine. Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, small watermark at foot of spine 1/2 inch up from bottom of panel. Slight corresponding mark on black spine cloth. Remainder mark on foot of page block. 217 pp text is crisp, unmarked and profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Chapters include: Dressage, An Overview, Your Horse's Suitability, Getting Started, Finding the Right Instructor, Getting the Most Out of Lessons, Maintaining Your Schedule, Other Training Methods, Preparing for Your First Show, Succ... View more info

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The Saddle Horse. His Care, Training, and Riding

By: Taylor, W.G. Langworthy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44674

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on frt bd and lightly sunned back strip. Spine ends and lower tips bumped and brushed, upper tips fairly sharp showing color loss only. Front hinge paper cracked, foxing on prelims, tidy pencil note and former name on fep. Vint bookstore sticker on rear pastedn. 270 pp text tight and bright with some pencil underlining and margin arrows in early chapters. Illust with b/w photographs and a drawn blueprint of a stable and paddock area layout. A comprehensive volume for the beginner or novice owner/rider. View more info