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Great Heart

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28486

Condition: Very Good +


Very good 1st edition in green cloth boards bumped at tips but not severely rubbed. Not a former library copy. Tight bright and crisp w/occasional finger spot or two here and there. DJ with white background yellowed over time is a professional reproduction and shows chips at lower edges, displays well in new mylar. 90 pp. Just when Dan and his father felt their luck with horses has run out, a black stallion dashed across the road, took two strides, and soared over a high barbed-wire fence. The farmer who owned him thought the horse nothing but trouble and sells them the horse for $50. They ... 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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Practical Jumping

By: Barrett, Major J.L.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Country Life LTD.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43423

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth hardcover with brown cloth spine. Corners bumped, boards sunned on periphery otherwise a clean, tight, unmarked first edition hardcover . 164 pp of jumping expertise conveyed with lovely pencil art by Charles Simpson. Chapters include: On the seat, over fences/ The first few fences/ Some jump practice/ Hunting fences/ Experience/ Buying Horses/ More on buying horses/ A Point-to-Point/ Show-Jumping/ Dublin Horse Show/ The Muckborough Horse Show/ Legs/ Hands/ Resistances and Evasions/ Various Remarks by Bellamy. View more info

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Taff and the Stolen Ponies

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46343

ISBN: 0340038772

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first printing hardcover in textured green paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, bright gilt title on backstrip. No names, tears or soil in the crisp, tight and bright 127 pp text which is peppered with line drawings by Helen Collins who also designed and drew the dust wrapper. This un-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows age-toning on the periphery of the solid cream rear panel, other than this, it shows no wear, no creases, no chips. Cute backstrip art of three pony faces and Taff the sheepdog on the top. When Emlyn Morg... View more info

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Bloodlines of Hunters & Jumpers in North America Books I, II, III

By: Birdsall, P. H., D.V.M.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46925

Condition: Very Good


Very nice trio of paperback in burgundy card covers showing a rider flying a horse over a wide oxer in show jumping. No names, tears or soil in the books. Covers show light color loss at periphery from storage. Text is tight, bright and solid. Highly sought and quite collectible reference set for anyone who wants to know their horse's "family tree". Does your horse have Nasrullah or Man O'War in its past? You can find out now. Book I: General Index/ Cross Reference Index 143 pp. Book II: Hunters/ Three Day Eventers/ Steeplechasers 231 pp. Book III: Jumpers 213 pp. View more info

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The Compendium of Sport Horse Bloodlines

By: Birdsall, P.H., D.V.M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Canada, Privately Published: 1987

Seller Id: 46880

Condition: Near Fine


Rare, gift quality three-ring binder has brown faux leather covered heavy boards that securely hold 534 crisp, clean pages and has title/author in gilt on frt cover and back strip of binder. No names, soil within or out, no splits on the binder anywhere. Looks like new. Some page holes have adhesive reinforcements over them, but it is a super tidy volume. Includes an exhaustive 534 pages of research particulars on the bloodlines on all types of sport horse or warmblood breeds. The general index section is 208 pp. following that are Sires of Major Winners 13 pp, Followed by 17 pages of s... 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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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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Alice & Combined Training A Tale of Two Horses

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Major-General, C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44935

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in rust cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Foxing on endpps, else crisp, bright and unmarked. 143 pp. Not exlib. Original illust dj shows chips but displays well in new mylar. True story of two horses owned by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke is a factual tale of how he brought these two along to be completely rounded hacks, show jumpers, fox hunters and even polo ponies. Inside is all the details one would need to do so to their own mounts. 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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Vicky The High Jumper A True Story Black Labrador Retriever

By: Burrows, Celia

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Australia, Mimosa Publications Pty Ltd.: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41303

ISBN: 0732704375

Condition: Fine


24 pp. A family who could not afford to buy a dog find a stray black Labrador which they keep and train to jump agility fences in a dog show. 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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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

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Courses For Horses

By: Coldrey, Christpher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43824

ISBN: 0851313051

Condition: Very Good


Lovely straight glossy hardcover with light sunning along spine edge. 112 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos an line drawings. Used by course designers, show officials, trainers, and instructors everywhere, this book is packed with practical advice on the basic principles of safe course building. Special chapters on Water Jumps and designing courses for ponies. View more info

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Junior Show Jumping

By: Crago, Judy; Intro by Bertalan de Nemethy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46160

ISBN: 0690014449

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in green cloth shows color loss at tips but remains sharp. Internally crisp and unmarked, 128 pp text is tight and bright. Original color photo illust dj shows negligible rubbing at edges but no tears or chips and displays well in new mylar. Discusses the basics of show jumping from buying and caring for a horse to competition domestically and overseas. View more info

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Junior Show Jumping

By: Crago, Judy; Intro by Bertalan de Nemethy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34708

ISBN: 0690014449

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in green cloth shows color loss at tips but remains sharp. Internally crisp and unmarked, 128 pp text is tight and bright. Original color photo illust dj has one closed tear at foot of frt panel, light color loss at tips but displays well in new mylar. Discusses the basics of show jumping from buying and caring for a horse to competing locally and overseas. View more info

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Give Your Horse A Chance. The Training of Horse & Rider for Three-Day Eventing and Show Jumping

By: d'Endrody, Lt.-Col. A.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45541

ISBN: 0851319017

Condition: Very Good


Straight, barely brushed navy blue reprint hardcover in brightly colored dj with b/w photos on frt panel. 544 pp of tight & bright text. Well illustrated with photos and drawings throughout. Representing a lifetime of experience, this book has long been regarded as a masterpiece and a source of information, inspiration, and wisdom for serious riders and competitors. View more info

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More Than Victory Alone

By: D'Inzeo, Piero; Corsini, Renato; Translated from the Italian by R. J. Guiliani

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43511

ISBN: 0720702003

Condition: Very Good


Xlib with pocket and all pgs present. 148 pp biography of the famous show jumper. View more info