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The Boy Who Talks to Horses

By: Banks, Ivy Jackson; As told to her by Joe Kelley Travelsted

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Vantage Press:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46362

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dark green shiny cloth covered boards with white illustration of a boy standing next to a horse head, with what looks like his thumb in the horses' nostrils that matches the art of fore and aft end papers. Both spine ends & lower corners lightly bumped, upper tips still sharp with a shallow 'ding' at head of rear board. 106 pp text is flawless, no names, tears or soil. Book is profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Un-clipped photo illustrated, lime green and cream background dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that displays beautifully ... View more info

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Legends Volume 4. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Boardman; Mike, Ciarloni, Diane; Gold, Alan; Goodhue, Jim; Harrison, Sally; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43367

ISBN: 091164749X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition paperback. 215 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 4 carries on the tradition of its predecessors, profiling great horses who have significantly influenced the Quarter Horse breed. Four mares and 13 stallions comprise this volume, which includes both tales that predate the 1940 formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, and contemporary stories whose ultimate conclusions may not be known for years to come. Each chapter is devoted to a specific stallion or mare, and includes a four-generation pedigree, a summar... View more info

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History Of The English Turf 1904-1930 Vol II Only

By: Browne, Captain T. H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co. Ltd.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG40714

Condition: Good


Brown leatherette with bright gilt titles. Some spotting to boards, color loss at tips (no major rubbing). Running pagination Vol II begins with pp 161-355. Heavy stock leaves, aqua end pp sunned at edges, a very presentable copy. Supplementary to History of The English Turf by Sir T. A. Cook. Heavy volume will not fit into a flat rate envelope and will incur extra postage. View more info

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Legends Volume 3. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Ciarlioni, Diane; Goodhue, Jim, Guenther, Kim; Holmes, Frank; Lynch, Betsy; Thornton, Edited By Kathy Swan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller Id: 43366

ISBN: 0911647406

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 2nd printing paperback. 207 pp text crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage. Few small rubs of color loss at head of spine edge. Just like the previous two Legends books, this one also profiles a number of stallions and several mares who gained fame in the American Quarter Horse Association. While some of them played roles in the formation of the breed, others are more contemporary. Some gained fame on the track while other carved their niche in the Quarter Horse industry because of their additional impact on the breed as ... View more info

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Stud Adventures In Breeding

By: Conley, Kevin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bloomsbury Books: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 30089

ISBN: 1582343322

Condition: Near Fine


Few light surface dents on upper cover corner, spot of white-out on inside rear cover, else as new. 209 pgs. Synopsis: Sex. Money. Horses. Every year, on Valentine's Day, the great Thoroughbred farms open their breeding sheds and begin their primary business. For the next one hundred and fifty days, the cries of stallions and the vigorous encouragement of their handlers echo through breeding country, from the gentle hills of Kentucky to the rich valleys of California. Stud takes us into this strange and seductive world of horse breeding. We meet the world's leading sire, Storm Cat, the Triple ... View more info

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A History Of The English Turf Vol II, Division I

By: Cook, Theodore Andrea, M.A., F.S.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co. Ltd.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG40717

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt embellishments & black ornate decorations. Boards rubbed at tips, some soil and spotting. Vol. II Division I (4) + pp225 - 348pp Plates & tissue guards show moderate foxing. Heavy stock leaves, aqua endpps sunned at edges, a very presentable copy. Heavy volume will not fit into a flat rate envelope and will incur extra postage. View more info

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A History Of The English Turf Vol I, Division II

By: Cook, Theodore Andrea, M.A., F.S.A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co. Ltd.: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: GG40716

Condition: Good


Green cloth boards with gilt embellishments & black ornate decorations. Boards rubbed at tips, some soil and spotting. Vol. 1. Division II (2) pp 125 - 224pp + xxvii (index to illus and preface. Fep and frontis loose and laid in. Plates & tissue guards show moderate foxing. Heavy stock leaves, aqua endpps sunned at edges, still a presentable copy. Heavy volume will not fit into a flat rate envelope and will incur extra postage. View more info

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Breeding Racehorses From Cluster Mares SIGNED

By: Craig, Dennis

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 47073

Condition: As New


First edition glossy 'time capsule' condition 1964 paperback SIGNED by author Dennis Craig on the title page. Not presented to anyone in particular, He crossed out his name that was printed as published, and wrote it underneath in black felt tip. Covers show no creases, corners are not bent. 183 crisp white, unmarked pages. More than suitable for gift giving. Ever since Bruce Lowe and the Figure System revolutionized ideas about the mating of Thoroughbreds, breeders have been preoccupied with the question: 'Which are the best Thoroughbred families?' Dennis Craig has reopened the whole... View more info

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Horse-Racing The Breeding of Thoroughbreds and a Short History of the English Turf

By: Craig, Dennis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: Third Revised Enlarged Edition

Seller Id: 31927

ISBN: 0851310869

Condition: Fine


Brilliant copy in red hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends, light brushes to tips of clean, white background, unclipped dj with b/w reproduction of 'Bay Middleton and Barbelle at the Stud', by J.F. Herring Sr. displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Collectible copy with original printed receipt from J. A. Allen laid in, dated Oct 11, 1965. 192 pp. Dennis Craig has given a complete, popular guide to horse breeding and racing which can serve both as a general reference book for the expert and as a simple textbook for the novice. Considered a classic by leading authorities of the Tu... View more info

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The Welsh Cob

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44549

ISBN: 0851317219

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition in unclipped original dust wrapper in new mylar. Book appears unread. Spine is sunned on jacket. 209 tight, crisp unmarked pages. No ownership marks, soil, tears or defects inside. The ultimate compendium on the breed. Includes: A History of the Breed/ The George Prince of Wales Cup/ Welsh Cob Premium Stallions/ Welsh Cob Auction Sales/ The Welsh Cob Overseas/ Performance/ Influential Studs/ The Welsh Cob Part Breed/ Index of Names. Wynne Davies was awarded the MBE in 1995 for almost half a century's dedication to Welsh ponies and cobs. Dr Davies joined the Welsh Pony an... View more info

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The Welsh Cob

By: Davies, Wynne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46972

ISBN: 0851317219

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality second printing of the first edition in unclipped original dust wrapper in new mylar. Book appears unread. Spine is lightly sunned on jacket. 209 tight, crisp unmarked pages. No ownership marks, soil, tears or defects inside. The ultimate compendium on the breed includes: A History of the Breed/ The George Prince of Wales Cup/ Welsh Cob Premium Stallions/ Welsh Cob Auction Sales/ The Welsh Cob Overseas/ Performance/ Influential Studs/ The Welsh Cob Part Breed/ Index of Names. Wynne Davies was awarded the MBE in 1995 for almost half a century's dedication to Welsh ponies and c... View more info

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Stallions Their Management and Handling

By: Dougall, Neil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1973

Edition: First Reprint Edition

Seller Id: 17501

ISBN: 0851311822

Condition: Fine


Lightly bumped tips of book and dj. Jacket lightly sunned along the backstrip. Text as new. 60 pp of text followed by approx 60 pp of b/w glossy breed type photos. This wide-sweeping yet meticulously-detailed work considers the many aspects of the management and handling of all types of serving entires, from Thoroughbreds on the most modern stud farms on one end of the scale, to Native Ponies living out at the other. View more info

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Beyond the Hay Days Refreshingly Simple Horse Nutrition

By: Ewing, Rex A.; Foreword By Cherry Hill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, Pixyjack Press, LLC: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 37081

ISBN: 096580982X

Condition: As New


As new updated & expanded second edition hard cover in like unclipped dj. 159 pp. An easy-to-read, common sense handbook for all horse owners, from greenhorns to old hands. BEYOND THE HAY DAYS covers everything from simple hay-and-grain basics, to vitamins, minerals and supplements, including the latest word on glucosamine, Omega fatty acids, bromelain and more. Learn how to meet the nutritional demands of horses at various ages and levels of activity, from pleasure horses to mares, foals and yearlings, to stallions and performance horses. Handy charts and tables put the information at your f... View more info

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Legends Volume 2 Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Goodhue, Jim; Holmes, Frank; Livingston, Phil, Simmons, Diane C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 1998

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller Id: 43365

ISBN: 0911647309

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 7th printing paperback. 190 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has few minor indentations and negligible color loss at tips from storage, and one micro rub of color loss at head of spine. This book profiles more of the horses who have gained fame in the Quarter Horse industry. Some of the featured stallions played key roles in the formation of the breed, before the American Quarter Horse Association was established in 1940. Other horses featured became household names during the early years of the association, and are still appreciated today for their contributions to contemporar... View more info

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The Thoroughbred Athlete and The Racing Industry An Overview of Thoroughbred Racing in North America

By: Hendershot, Peggy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Thoroughbred Racing Commuications Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25882

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear to extremities, internally as new. 82 pgs plus appendices. Chapters include: Thoroughbred Racin'g National and International Impact, Racing by the Numbers, Thoroughbred Ownership, Training the Equine Athlete, Ensuring the Safety of Racing, Two-Year-Old Racing, Equine Athletic Injuries, Equine Diseases, Equine Medical Research, Alternate Uses for the Thoroughbred, The Horse Slaughter Industry, Appendices: The Illustrated Thoroughbred. View more info

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White Stallion of Lipizza

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Rand McNally: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 38254

Condition: Very Good +


2nd printing hardcover with lovely color illustrations and b/w line drawings in every margin. No names, tears or soil in the crisp text. 116 p. Corners still sharp, spine ends bumped showing color loss only. Unclipped DJ in new mylar is a professional color reproduction that has a chip near the fold of the front flap but still displays beautifully. The story of Borina, one of the most famous stallions of the Lipizzaner breed. It was Borina who, at the height of his career, took a fling in the Viennese grand opera. And it was Borina who, as a mature school stallion, helped train young appr... View more info

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Legends Volume 6. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Campbell, Patti; Thorson, Juli S.; Magoteaux; et al

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43369

ISBN: 0911647732

Condition: Near Fine


Fine 1st edition soft cover, 235 pp crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 6 - offers the latest installment in series designed to capture and preserve the history of the American Quarter Horse by profiling the breeds most-influential stallions and mares. This volume - easily the most divers one in the series - features top halter, cutting, reining, western pleasure and barrel racing lines. As was the case with the previous volumes in the series, Legends 6 highlights the lives of the horses that built an industry - as told by the men and women who ... View more info

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Legends Volume 5. Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares

By: Holmes, Frank; Wyant, Ty; Gold, Alan; Harrison, Sally; Edited By Pat Close

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Western Horseman Inc: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43368

ISBN: 0911647589

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition paperback. 248 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Cover has negligible color loss at tips from storage. Legends 5 - profiles 18 outstanding Quarter Horse stallions and mares who have had a significant impact on the breed. This volume features 16 stallions and 2 mares, and starts with Little Joe, who pre-dated the formation of the American Quarter Horse Association, but whose influence on the breed continued for years after his death. This volume is the largest in the Legends series with 248 pages and about 300 photographs, some of which have rarely been seen. As with prev... View more info

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The Horse Book A Practical Treatise on the American Horse Breeding Industry As Allied To The Farm

By: Johnstone, J.H.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, The Breeder's Gazette: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25931

Condition: Fair


1914 1st edition hardcover in blue-green worn and rubbed cloth, rubbed at tips. Former owners names/dedications on endpps. National Sporting Library donation plaque on inside frt cover. Front hinge starting but page block tight and holding fine. All there but not pretty. 298 pp. Origins of the Horse, Heredity as a Force, The Stallion - Desirable Points and Faults, Embryology - Impregnation - Conception, Management of the Stallion, Management of Brood Mares and Foals, Fitting for Sale - Market Classes - Trade Terms, Fitting for Show and Showing, The Breeds, What is a Breed?, Draft Types, ... View more info

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The Horse Judging, Breeding, Feeding, Management, Selling

By: Kays, D.J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28759

Condition: Near Fine


NF first edition hard cover in VG professionally reproduced dj. Not exlib. 494 pp in cream linen boards w/name on dj flap. DJ has light chipping at extrems but displays well in new mylar. An exhaustive reference for training horses, various breeds and how they should be judged at shows, the art of breeding, management, tips for profitable selling and so much more. Contents: The Horse Business - Then and Now/ The Field of Horse Production/ Features in Horse Make-Up/ Utility the Basis for the Classification of the Horses/ The Classes of Horses for Market and Show/ Judging Livestock/ Horse Ju... View more info