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The Fox-Hound Of The Future

By: Acton, C.R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: England, Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44460

Condition: Good


VG+ non-exlib hardcover in blue paper covered boards with sunned spot on head of backstrip. DJ panels pasted to rear endpps. Former copy of sporting author J. Stanley Reeve with his tasteful armorial bookplate on frt pastdn (see images). 125 pp. A very uncommon title and a worthy addition for any fox hunters bookshelf. Chapters include: Preface/ Evolution of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Types of the Fox-Hound of Today/ Speed and Stamina/ Breeding Theories/ The Fox-Hound Kennel Stud Book/ Hound Shows/ Racial Fatigue/ The Dosage System/ Cross-Breeding/ Conclusions. View more info

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Tomorrow's Champion

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41174

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in medium brown cloth has wear at tips. Boards shaken. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illustrated dj has chips missing from head & foot of spine, lower tip has a 1 1/2" open tear, lower edge has two 1/2" closed tears and there is color fading along spine, upper & front edges. Unpaginated with crisp text and stunning lithographs. No tears, writing or soil. No matter how brilliant the performance of a fine horse may be, that is only part of the story. What bloodlines produced the speed and stamina, and what was the training that brought out the honest... 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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A Horse Called Dragon

By: Hall, Lynn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Follett Publishing Co.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46405

ISBN: 0695401343

Condition: Very Good


Tidy third printing of the first edition exlib hardcover in illustrated 'Titan' buckram library binding showing a large drawing of the head of the leopard appaloosa 'Dragon'. Pocket and all pages present. Library stamps on edges of 96 page block. Call tag on backstrip. Tight bright offering without a dust wrapper. Again and again the two horses collided. Each time, the collision was more one-sided. Finally, the pounding stopped, the dust settled, and the old stallion moved slowly away. Dragon was master of the herd. So began Dragon's leadership of a herd of Mexican mustangs, the smal... View more info

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New Day for Dragon

By: Hall, Lynn

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Follett Publishing Co.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46406

ISBN: 0695405152

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing, tidy exlib hardcover in illustrated 'Titan' buckram library binding showing a large drawing of a boy riding Dragon bareback in bare feet. Pocket and all pages present. Library stamps on edges of 123 page block. Occasional light finger soil in margins, no text obscured. Call tag on backstrip. Tight bright offering without a dust wrapper. Once he had roamed the mountains of Mexico, a small but high-hearted stallion, proud leader of a herd of wild mustangs. Then man had shattered his life, driving him from his mountain freedom into the prisons of stock pen and... View more info

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Riding the International Way Number 3

By: Roberts, Peter Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27051

ISBN: 0498079554

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition hardcover in VG dust wrapper in new mylar. Red boards with sharp tips and spine ends, lovely condition inside and out. 120 pp of compilation authored articles including: Riding The World Over/ Elements of Hunting/ Horse of the Sun and Sea; The Golden Palomino/ Polo/ Punch, The Horse and The Motorcar/ Fit to Ride?/ Riding in Scotland/ Pony Club Spectacular. View more info

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Riding the International Way Number 1

By: Roberts, Peter Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27012

ISBN: 0498074676

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition hardcover in vg original dust wrapper in new mylar. Red boards with sharp tips and spine ends, lovely condition inside and out. 120 pp of compilation authored articles including: Ponies of Britain, Jumping Jitters at the Olympics, 30 Points for the Ring, Schooling a Young Horse, First Show, Functional Fashion, Starting Combined Training, Three Days in Mexico, This is Dressage and much more. View more info

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Riding the International Way Number 2

By: Roberts, Peter Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27013

ISBN: 0498076822

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition hardcover in VG dust wrapper in new mylar. Blue boards with sharp tips and spine ends, lovely condition inside and out. 120 pp of compilation authored articles including:The Changing World of Show Jumping, Pony Trekking, Trials of a Show Jumping Commentator, The Australian Scene, Riding at School, Vienna Comes to London, To Tell The Age of Any Horse, Canada's Vital Horse World, The Girl Who Creates Horses, Canadian Mounties Ride to Music, Shoot Those Jumps (with your camera) and much more. View more info

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Breeding Thoroughbreds

By: Wall, Colonel John F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33797

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp 1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards with bright white titles. Former owner's tidy name on fep, text crisp and unmarked. Faint foxing on first few leaves. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows small-moderate chips and few closed tears but displays ok in new mylar. 180 pp. with 61 black-and-white illustrations many photos plus a folding pedigree of Family No. 8 (The Bustler Mare) which is often missing. John F. Wall, retired Colonel in the U.S. Cavalry, was a leading American authority on the horse, and as the author of "Thoroughbred Bloodlines" and other books, had a large fol... View more info

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Training The Three-Day Event Horse and Rider SIGNED

By: Wofford, James C

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1995

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 26811

ISBN: 0385425201

Condition: Fine


Brand new copy in new dj. Signed by Jim Wofford on title page. 257 pp. Using the same down-to-earth style that has made his eventing clinics so popular, Wofford uses his book to instruct you on what to look for when selecting a mount to compete in the three-day event, and shares his thoughts on the usefulness of various equipment and tack. He then goes on to give a detailed explanation of how to train for the three segments of competition: Dressage, Cross Country, and Show Jumping. Conditioning, of course, is of the utmost importance in this sport. Wofford conditioning program and his adv... View more info