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Heads Up - Heels Down with Signed Anderson Card Laid In

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45594

Condition: Very Good +


An amazing offering for the C.W. Anderson aficionado in your life. VG+ Pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show color loss at still sharp tips. First printing, so stated with tidy gift dedication on fep. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, 1.5" closed tear at head of rear panel, negligible wear at spine ends and a micro nic at foot of frt panel. displays well in brand new mylar sleeve. A handbook of horsemanship and riding filled with Anderson's fabulous l... View more info

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Heads Up-Heels Down A Handbook of Horsemanship and Riding

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1944

Seller Id: 46980

Condition: Very Good +


Eighth printing of the first edition hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with black titles show one bumped tip and bumped spine ends. A mark on the rear board from where a sticker was formerly adhered. 144 pg text flawless and filled with Anderson's lovely pencil art throughout. Original unclipped dust wrapper ($2.50 price) shows light even age toning, a 4" long chip at the head of the backstrip extends down the backstrip 1.5" and took the upper half of the word 'Head' with it. One can still figure out the title while the book is sitting on the shelf. Additional 1"... View more info

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Leopard The Story of my Horse.

By: Ansell, Col. Sir Michael, C.B.E., D.S.O., Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Clarles, Prince of Wales, K.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Quartilles International Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45436

ISBN: 090302117X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dk green leatherette boards with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 125 pp plus Epilogue & Glossary in rear. 29 illustrations. No names, tears or soil. Cover art from the painting "Cooling Streams" by the late Gilbert Holiday plus 28 b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Conveys in detail what it felt like to be a Cavalryman before the regiments were mechanized, and how that legendary life of hunting, steeplechasing, show-jumping and even trick riding, proved to be a perfect school for those who would soon have to lead their men in wa... View more info

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Equine Fitness A Conditioning Program of Exercises & Routines for Your Horse

By: Ballou, Jec Aristotle

Price: $15.00

Publisher: MA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44142

ISBN: 1603424636

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition book, no dj. Glossy color illustrated covers show negligible wear at tips from storage, internally flawless save for presentation label on inside cover, donating the book to the National Sporting Library. This is not a former 'library' copy, it was never entered, no call tags, pocket or any library stickers etc. 135 pp plus 48 perforated cards that describe the exercises, carry the cards in your pocket (laminate them first, our suggestion), refer to the cards while riding, try exercises designed by celebrity riders and trainers, including Jennifer Bryant, Jim Masterson... View more info

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Polo Author's Presentation Copy

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 46706

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, save for author's presentation to someone with the following words: " To Doris, with best wishes Susan Barrantes 1998. No tears or soil in the glossy 208 pp text. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has negligible color loss at rear board tips, and a 6/8" closed tear at head of rear flap fold which can be seen in the photo below, but is now not noticeable at all because of the clear, removable jacket mylar that is now on the dj. Profusely illustrat... View more info

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Polo

By: Barrantes, Susan; Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, Intro By Juan Carlos Harriot

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Argentina, Ediciones Lariviere: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46938

ISBN: 9879528085

Condition: Fine


Gift quality, true first edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold titles, sharp tips and spine ends. Book appears unread, no writing, tears or soil on the glossy 208 pp text. The unclipped Only one light crease on the gold colored, blank front endpaper is the only mark identifying this book as being opened before. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar has one micro and two small areas on the foot of the rear panel that shows 2 small chips of the outer color layer only (see image) and one micro one near the foot of the rear gutter. Profusely illustrated landscape format coffee ta... View more info

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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original 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 jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33889

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in red cloth boards. Lower fore edge tip rubbed. Gift dedication fep. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing and loss at tips. 226 pp are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and How to... View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Seller Id: 17695

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good


First edition in red cloth boards, name on frt pastedn. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing with 1 small chip and a closed tare but displays well. 226 pp clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and... View more info

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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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Introduction to Riding & Stablecraft Beaufort Library Vol. II

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Maj. Gen.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27821

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant red cloth with gilt emblem on cover, gilt titles on backstrip. Near fine 1st edition hard cover in red cloth. Corners sharp, name on fep, page block cracked at title page, else as new inside. DJ in new mylar shows light rubbing at tips, few light soil spots on rear panel. 160 pp, 14 photos & 19 illustrations. Wonderful compendium includes: Choice of a Mount, Points & Saddlery, Learning to Ride, Learning to Jump, Country Hacking, Riding to Hounds, School Training (Dressage), Show Jumping, Bad Habits, For Children, Care of the Horse in Health & Sickness, Diseases of the Horse, Wounds ... View more info

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Horse-Sense and Horsemanship of To-Day Economy and Method in Training Hunters and Polo Ponies

By: Brooke, Geoffrey; Intro By General The Earl of Cavan and Lord Wodehouse, M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27837

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in dark green cloth boards with gold titles show bumped corners and some light 'mottling on cloth at fore-edge of frt board, shows well on the gilt title spine. No dust wrapper. 180 tight and bright heavy stock pages without tears or soil. A wonderful read, profusely illustrated with 41 b/w photos. Clear, concise and current forward seat info within including polo, the galloping game. Chapters include: The Rider's Seat & Hands, Theory - Jumping Qualifications - Condition - Balance - Bits, First Lessons - Free Jumping - Schooling In Long Reins - Circular Manege - Sch... View more info

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Horsemanship The Way of a Man With a Horse Londsdale Library

By: Brooke, Maj.-Gen. Geoffrey, Todd, Col. A.G. (Veterinary Notes; Lieut.-Col. Arthur Brooke (Pigsticking)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1929

Seller Id: 46959

Condition: Near Fine


The Lonsdale Library Volume I. Gift quality, straight, sharp hardcover in beige cloth covered boards quarter-bound in taupe buckram cloth on backstrip & gutters with sharp tips, and barely bumped spine ends. Top edge of page block dyed brown, no names or tears. Photo illustrated DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction with surface soil and loss at tips still displays well. 288 pp. Frontis + 94 other b/w photo plates. Described as the most complete treatise on horses, ponies and horsemanship yet published with chapters on The Horse, Stable knowledge & Routine, Riding, Jumping lesson... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34229

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45037

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel... View more info

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Capital Horse Country

By: Burke, Jackie C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VA, EPM Publications: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45040

ISBN: 0939009803

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition unread soft cover with light wear on illustrated cover from storage. 294 pages without names, tears or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos, line illustrations and diagrams including course maps, regional hunt club buttons and so very much more. An indispensable guide to any savvy horse lover in the Piedmont area. Contents include: Horse Around Hunt Country - The Whys and Wherefores of this Book. Spring Steeplechases in Virginia - Bring out the Benz and the Flowered Hat. Racing Over Jumps in Maryland - Land of the Tall Timbers. Flat Racing and Parimutuel - Ho... 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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Dressage Test Technique Threshold Picture Guides Number 29

By: Cammaerts, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Kenilworth Press Ltd.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46144

ISBN: 1872082513

Condition: As New


Fine first edition, gift quality paperback in glossy illustrated card covers showing sharp tips and sharp stapled spine ends. 24 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Includes: Intro, Training, Homework and Preparation, Learning the Test, Paces and Rhythm, The Center Line, Halt and Salute, Circles and Turns, Transitions, Lengthening the Stride, Give and Retake the Reins, Rein-back, Counter-canter, Arriving at the Show, Riding-In, Final Preparation, Riding the Test, Analyzing the Judge's Comments, The Collective Marks, Ten Points to Remember. View more info

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Wandy the Wild Pony

By: Chaffee, Allen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 14034

Condition: Very Good


Revised hardcover in very good jacket. Not exlib. Blue boards with red illustration of Wandy are ever so lightly bumped at spine ends. Innards fine. Price clipped photo-reproduced dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Wandy, a Devon moor pony fended for himself until his capture by two children and an Irish groom. During his training many exciting and comic things happened, riding to hounds, the great Pony Show and yet, in spite of a growing pride in his accomplishments, and though he could not help but feel affection for his young master and mistress, he watched for a chance to regain his fre... View more info

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Winning With Frank Chapot

By: Chapot, Frank with Newman, Arlene J.; Foreword By Best, Greg

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Breakthrough Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46831

ISBN: 0914327453

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in slick green paper covered boards with sharp tips and barely bumped spine ends showing a pinch of color loss at tips. Text is tight, crisp and unmarked, no names, tears or soil. 180 pp. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar is mint. Chapot writes with the experience of a championship rider, international course designer, judge, trainer and horse breeder. Includes chapters on choosing a winning horse, horse shows, problem solving, team riding, courses, and a section on disputed "poling" method, and "bounce and stride" exercises. As Gr... View more info