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Saddlery and Horse Clothing A Practical Horse Guide

By: Baker, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 22558

ISBN: 0706361989

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover. Covers buying, fitting, using and caring for all types of riding and horse equipment from basic tack for everyday riding to specialized equipment for training and optimum performance in competitions. 96 pp. Bumped spine ends, else fine. View more info

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Carriage Driving A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training

By: Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 33313

ISBN: 0876058985

Condition: Fine


Fine 4th printing hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. 269 pp. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, Carriage Driving focuses on building a strong physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground tra... View more info

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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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Basic Tack Crowood Equestrian Guides

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 22557

ISBN: 1852238003

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback in near fine shape w/faint age toning on white background portion of cover. Excellent introductory guide which demystifies the vast and much misunderstood subject of horse tack. 96 pp. Crisp, unmarked, lovely copy. View more info

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Ladies of the Chase

By: Buxton, Meriel; Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northhampton, Q.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsman's Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46934

ISBN: 0948253142

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in original, price-clipped dj. 184 pp with 1" x 2" tack shop sticker at foot of rep. No marks, tears or soil. Meriel Buxton paints a memorable picture, not only of famous women in the hunting field, but also of the many changes in the style of dress and the design of saddles, which finally enabled women to make their full contribution to foxhunting as we know it today. Chapters include: Foreword by The Lord Paget of Northampton, Q.C., Illustrations, Acknowledgments, Mostly Royal Ladies, Some Early Lady Masters, That Spitter... View more info

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Western Rider's Handbook

By: Carden, Karen W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes and Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46719

ISBN: 0498016315

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in green paper covered boards super lightly sunned at upper edges from being stored near a window, spine ends bumped, tips still sharp. No names, tears or soil within the crisp and unmarked 175 page text. This is a fabulous book to gift a new owner/rider with. Covers just about everything, *including* what clothes to wear, what breeds make good western horses, tack, markings, care, etc etc. Gift quality offering in an original, unclipped dust wrapper with green background showing a couple of light scratches and two small dots of color loss below author's name at bo... View more info

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The Wonder Book of Horses

By: Dell, Catherine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, Grisewood and Dempsey Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10375

ISBN: 9997779568

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition glossy hardcover 38 pg info book with LOTS of color photos. Pictorial endpps, Light surface scratches on glossy boards, corners pointed, text as new. Includes: About Horses: Ancestors, Horse Talk, The Specialists, Living Wild. Horses for Sport: Racing, Jumping and Eventing, A Sporting Life. Work Horses: Going Places, War Horses, In the City, In the Country, The Entertainers. A Horse of Your Own: Learning to Ride, Looking After a Horse, Tack, Index. View more info

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Beginning Polo

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46852

ISBN: 049801214X

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition hardcover in dust wrapper. Tight, bright first US printing gift quality black cloth hardcover. 200 pp. Tips sharp, spine ends lightly bumped. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a small sticker mark on backstrip, still displays well. No names, tears or soil. Chapters include: The Game, History, The Ball, The Mallet, The Field, What You Need to Start, Your Mount, The Strokes and Hitting, Handicaps, The Rules and Penalties, Team Play, Practice: Stick and Ball, Tack, Stable Routine, Dress, Umpiring, Arena Polo, Moving Up, Having Fun, Competition, Index. View more info

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Young Horseman's Handbook Number One (1) Care of Tack, Saddling & Bridling

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The Jarman Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43747

Condition: Near Fine


Very good condition with negligible color loss at lower tips and trace of soil on white background rear cover. 23 pp text tight and bright. Great book for pony clubbers, 4-H or trail ride groups or anyone wanting to organize some fun on horseback. Very informative booklet includes: Why Clean Tack?, The Tools, Parts of the Saddle & Bridle, Order of Cleaning, Bridling & Saddling, Running up Stirrups, Securing the Loose Girth, Instructor's Outline, Test. View more info

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Quiz Questions with Answers for the U.S. Pony Clubs

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Pony Club:

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller Id: 41648

Condition: Good +


Good paperback, 1st revised edition without a publisher or date listed. Soiled soft cover with some check marks inside, name on frt cover. 44 pp. A question & answer booklet for the pony club members, 4-Hers or any riding camp devoted to training the all-around rider. Topics include: Parts of the Horse (includes a conformation diagram, the only illust in the book)/ The United States Pony Club/ Rules for Rallies/ Anatomy and Characteristics/ Stable Management and Ailments/ Tack/ Equitation/ Foxhunting View more info

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Quiz Questions with Answers for the U.S. Pony Clubs

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Pony Club:

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller Id: 40099

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st revised edition paperback, no publisher or date listed. Guessing circa 1960. Soft cover with clean frt cover and lightly spotted rear cover. Stapled 44 pp text tight & bright with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. A question & answer booklet for the pony club members, 4-Hers or any riding camp devoted to training the all-around rider. Topics include: Parts of the Horse (includes a conformation diagram, the only illust in the book)/ The United States Pony Club/ Rules for Rallies/ Anatomy and Characteristics/ Stable Management and Ailments/ Tack/ Equitation/ Foxhunting View more info

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Quiz Questions with Answers for the U.S. Pony Clubs

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Pony Club:

Edition: First Revised Edition

Seller Id: 37474

Condition: Very Good


Nice revised (but undated) soft cover with 1/2" of smoke damage along stapled spine and back edges otherwise shows well. Stapled 44 pp text tight & bright with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. A question & answer booklet for the pony club members, 4-Hers or any riding camp devoted to training the all-around rider. Topics include: Parts of the Horse (includes a conformation diagram, the only illust in the book)/ The United States Pony Club/ Rules for Rallies/ Anatomy and Characteristics/ Stable Management and Ailments/ Tack/ Equitation/ Foxhunting View more info

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Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bramhal House: 1961

Seller Id: 33957

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing hardcover in light grey cloth boards with red spine title and drawing of a snaffle bit in red on frt board. 216 pp text shows very slight age toning, no names, tears or soil. Dj has small triangular chip at upper fore edge 1' x 1/2", few tiny closed tears at extrems. 216 pp. Covers all aspects of riding. Some nice ink illustrations by noted artist, Jean Bowman. View more info

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Quiz Questions for the U.S. Pony Clubs

By: Disston, Harry; Bontecou, Mrs. Frederick; Mackay-Smith, Alexander

Price: $12.00

Publisher: VA, The Blue Ridge Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 43438

Condition: Very Good


Nice early reprint paperback with former owner name on head of frt cover otherwise shows well. 27 pp text with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. A question booklet (with answers) for the pony club members, 4-Hers or any riding camp devoted to training the all-around rider. Topics include: Parts of the Horse (includes a conformation diagram, the only illust in the book)/ The United States Pony Club/ Rules for Rallies/ Anatomy and Characteristics/ Stable Management and Ailments/ Tack/ Equitation/ Foxhunting View more info

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Riding School An Illustrated Course in All Aspects of Horsemanship

By: Dunning, Pam & Lionel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19710

ISBN: 0356158241

Condition: Very Good


Very good glossy 1st edition paperback shows light surface wear and creases. 192 pp text as new. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos. Chapters: Getting Started / The First Lessons / Out for a Ride / Learning to Jump (includes grid and gymnastic work) / Advanced Riding and Schooling / Preparing for Competition / Competition Show-Jumping View more info

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Riding School An Illustrated Course in All Aspects of Horsemanship

By: Dunning, Pam & Lionel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, MacDonald Queen Anne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17691

ISBN: 0356158241

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine, glossy 1st edition paperback shows light surface wear, 192 pp text as new. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos. Chapters: Getting Started / The First Lessons / Out for a Ride / Learning to Jump (includes grid and gymnastic work) / Advanced Riding and Schooling / Preparing for Competition / Competition Show-Jumping View more info

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On Seats and Saddles Bits and Bitting and The Prevention and Cure of Resiveness In Horses 1977 Reprint of the 1879 Edition

By: Dwyer, Francis (Major of Hussars in The Imperial Austrian Service

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Croton-on-Hudson, NY, North River Press: 1977

Seller Id: 46893

ISBN: 0884270211

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in black cloth with gilt spine title. An exact re-issue of the 1879 edition published by J. B. Lippincott & Co., PA. Cloth is clean, tips and spine ends are sharp, no marks inside, appears unread. 255 pp text crisp and illustrated with 7 plates. Chapters include: Introductory. Part I. 1: The Framework of the Horse Considered from a Mechanical Point of View. 2: The Saddle and Its Influence on the Seat. 3: Seats. 4: The Military Seat. Part II. 1. General Principles. 2. The Neck - The Head - The Mouth - The Tongue - Carriage - Feeling. 3. The Cavesson - Snaffle ... View more info

Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46110

ISBN: 0851311512

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 200 pp. without names, tears or soil. Only one vintage bookstore sticker on foot of rear pastedn. Price clipped dj is complete with only a trace of spine sunning, negligible wear at spine ends, now in new mylar and displays well. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions ... View more info

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Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 25118

Condition: Very Good


Fab orange hardcover in VG dj with sunned spine. Embossed name on fep. 200 pp. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions and Some Remedies/ Schooling Martinagales/ Saddle Trees, Construction and Panels/ Saddle Fitting/ The Modern English Saddle and Its Evolution/ Other Types of Saddles/ Girths and Breastplates/ Stirrup Leathers and Stirrup Irons/ Boots and ... View more info

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Horses & Tack A Complete One-Volume Reference on Horses and Their Care

By: Ensminger, M.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Hughton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37468

ISBN: 0395544130

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st printing of the revised and updated hardcover. A complete one-volume reference on horses and their care. Olive green cloth boards with brown mare and colt on frt cov, brown title spine. Book has a touch of crinkling at head and foot of back strip, no fraying. Unclipped, professionally reproduced, photo-illustrated dust jacket has matching light curling along head & foot. 499 pp text with no writing, tears, or soil. Originally published in 1977 by Houghton Mifflin/ Boston, this is the 1991 Houghton printing, also with a complete number line. A comprehensive volume that will p... View more info