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The R.O.T.C. Manual Cavalry 1st Year Basic

By: U.S. Army

Price: $50.00

Publisher: PA, The Military Service Publishing Company: 1941

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller Id: 33870

Condition: Good


12th edition hardcover in grubby yellow cloth boards with title and crossed sabres in brown on front board. Book is straight and square, tips are lightly bumped but not rubbed, , three small breaks in cloth at head of spine. Front and rear paste downs and both endpps have three small soil marks. Previous owner's name, "Capt James S. Worthington, Asst Military Attache - Caracus, Venezula on fep and rep. 648 p. text is very good with some light browning on page edges, complete with 3 leather tabbed dividers separating the various sections 1st & last tabs each have a small tear but all is... View more info

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Rules For Rallies Including Rules For The Pony Club Cup. Revised 1965

By: U.S.P.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U.S.P.C.: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 43754

Condition: Very Good


Very good stapled paperback with name on upper edge of cover. Internally fine save for2 ink stars in margin of one page. 24 pp. Uncommon booklet includes: General Rules, Dressage, Cross Country, Stadium Jumping, Stable Management and Horse Care, Written Tests, Conformation and Judging, Teaching, Breaking and Training, D Level Competition, National Rally, Appendix, The Pony Club Cup View more info

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Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding The Story of The Sport and Background of the Horse Industry

By: Underwood, Tom R. Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29116

Condition: Very Good


Sharp straight copy in taupe linen cloth boards with blue titles and horse illustration on cover, spine slightly darkened but title legible. 245 pp, pictorial endpapers. A compilation of stories by various authors and trainers of the day. Chapters include: The Role of Racing by Tom R. Underwood/ Racing as a Sport by Robert F. Kelley/ Racing as a Business by Alexander M. Robb/ The Breeding Background by J. A. Estes/ The Horse Farms by Fred A Purner, Tom R. Underwood and Humphrey Finney/ The Yearling Sales by Nelson Dunstan/ Training the Horse by Joe H. Palmer/ Running of the Race by Neville Dun... View more info

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USCTA Combined Traning Manual Incorporating the Rules, Regulations and Notes of The United States Combined Training Association, American Horse Shows Association, Federation Equestre Internationale, Together with a Comprehensive Index

By: United States Combined Training Association

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United States Combined Training Association: 1965

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 37232

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in grey/green paperback illustrated covers with very light age-toning along back strirp. The page block is held in with a metal slide/clamp as published, text tight and bright. Comprehensive review of the why's and wherefores, what to do and what not of the USCTA. Laid in is a leaflet, Extract from U.S.C.T.A. Manual - Section 19 the 1966 Dressage Tests for Approved Horse Trials. For training Division A.H.S.A. First Level Test 2, For Preliminary Division A.H.S.A. First Level Test 2/ For Intermediate Division A.H.S.A. Second Level Test 2/ For Open Division A.H.S.A. Third Level Tes... View more info

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The Midwife's Pronouncing Dictionary

By: Unknown

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45477

Condition: Good


Darling 1st edition hardcover in grey cloth boards with black titles measures 5 x 4 inches. 87 pp text age toned with soil noted in one margin. Page block a bit wobbly but no loose signatures. Author not stated but a very useful gift for the midwife or OBGYN in training. A few nicely illustrated ads in rear of book along with other titles to consider in this field of interest. View more info

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Pet Owner's Guide To Jack Russell Terriers

By: Valentine, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Ringpress Books Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13953

ISBN: 1860540074

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover, no jacket. Glossy pictorial boards lightly bumped at tips, 80 pp text crisp and unmarked. An exhaustive compendium of the JRT. Many sub-chapters within each heading listed herein, basic chapter titles are: Introducing the JRT, / Choosing a JRT / Caring for your JRT / Training your JRT / Showing your JRT / Breeding JRTs / Health Care. View more info

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First Steps

By: Van Lennep, Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17496

ISBN: 0851316190

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition green hardcover with very light bumps to spine ends, glossy, profusely illustrated 177 pp. text as new. Dj in mylar lightly sunned at spine edge. In this delightful and informative book, the author guides the amateur horse owner through the vital formative years from weaning to three year old. View more info

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A Plea for Sanity in Thoroughbred Racing

By: Vickers, Captain Reginald J., M.C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27830

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in beige boards with b/w photo of TB yearling on cover. Original onion skin sleeve present and in VG shape showing light foxing and only light wear at tips. Spine ends and board tips still sharp. Internally fine save for light finger soil on title page and light foxing on endpapers. 55 pgp. A plea to eliminate early training of horses so that they are not broken down at an early age. Includes: They Deserve Better Treatment, Early Days of a Thoroughbred, The Significance of Early Female Racing on Future Reproduction, Early Racing of Colts, The Incentive for Racing Immature Thorough... View more info

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The Training and Handling of Hounds in The Field

By: Wadsworth, William P.; Moderator

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Seller Id: 41594

Condition: Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened spine edge and head of frt cover, text tight and bright. 8 pages. A panel discussion organized by The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at the Union Club, New York City January 28, 1971. View more info

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The Training and Handling of Hounds in The Field

By: Wadsworth, William P.; Moderator

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The American Foxhound Club: 1971

Seller Id: 40837

Condition: Very Good


Cream card cover paperback with smoke darkened head and fore edge of frt cover, text tight and bright. 8 pp. A panel discussion organized by The Masters of Foxhounds Association of America Held at the Union Club, New York City January 28, 1971. View more info

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A Guide to Driving Horses

By: Walrond, Sallie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CA, Wilshire Book Co.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46350

ISBN: 0879802421

Condition: Very Good


First edition paperback in glossy color photo illustrated card covers with a smidge of sticker glue mark on foot of inside cover and some color loss at periphery from storage. 136 pp text is crisp, clean and unmarked. Chapters include: A Brief History of Driving in England/ Single Horse/ Driving a Pair/ Tandem Driving/ Training- The Early Stages/ Further Training/ Showing Considered/ Preparing for and Going to a Show/ Vehicles for Private Driving/ Care of the Vehicle/ Index. View more info

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Walt Disney's Stormy

By: Walt Disney Productions

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Juvenile Productions Ltd:

Seller Id: 45643

Condition: Very Good


Undated hardcover in nice shape with color loss at tips and spine ends, 3/4" closed split in gutter paper at head and foot of frt board. illustrated board covers; contents well illustrated; no inscriptions or writing but some foxing present. Measures approx 10.5" x 8.5" . 26 pp. Very good authorized edition based upon the Walt Disney motion picture Stormy. A true story of a thoroughbred colt who grows up to be a polo pony. View more info

The Natural Rider A Right Brain Approach To Riding

By: Wanless, Mary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46104

ISBN: 0671507664

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition, first printing hardcover in dark green paper covered boards with yellow cloth backstrip. Tips and spine ends sharp, 320 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a tiny grey spot on green fep. Wanless states: "Almost all riders struggle more than is necessary. The excitement of success need not be reserved for the 'talented.'" A method of teaching which is based on training the rider to make use of the right side of the brain and which is producing remarkable results - Horse And Rider Magazine. View more info

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Combined Operations The Official Story of the Commandos

By: Waugh, Evelyn (Anonymous Author); Mountbatten, Vice-Admiral Lord Louis; Chief of Combined Operations

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1943

Seller Id: 46149

Condition: Very Good


First printing hardcover in blue cloth boards with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Armorial bookplate on fep, rest of 155 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj chipped and sunned on backstrip, tiny chips at dj tips. Anonymous author named on rear dj panel. This record contains some account of combined operations in general and also of the exploits of the Command bearing that name. Its growth, considerable in 1942, will be still greater in 1943. The term "Combined Operations" is vague and does not convey more than a general meaning: but their scope is defini... View more info

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Schooling a Young Horse

By: Wheatley, George

Price: $8.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes: 1972

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 2185

Condition: Very Good


2nd Edition hardcover in beige cloth boards w/lettering on spine have barely bumped corners and spine ends. Surface worn dust jacket shows tiny closed tears (2) on top ends and a small chip out of upper spine dj edge. Text tight and bright without names but does have a small coffee spill on the edge of the 114 page block. Chapters include: The Foal / Handling: The First Year/ Discipline/ Stable Manners/ The Colt/ Fourth Year/ Backing/ Importance of Short Lessons/ Introduction to Jumping/ Getting A Horse Fit/ Dressage/ Elementary Dressage Con't / Work On Two Tracks/ Boxing A Horse/ Summary of... View more info

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Keep Your Own Pony

By: Wheatley, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17660

ISBN: 0090638212

Condition: Very Good +


VG reprint hardcover in black paper boards with lightly bumped spine ends & tips. 224 pg text tight and bright w/name on frt pastedn. No dj. Includes: History of the horse / Points of a horse / Height, color, markings, sex / How a pony moves / Native pony breeds / Other breeds of horse / Keeping a pony at grass / The stabled horse / Stable equipment / Tack / Hiring or buying / Handling, Saddling up / Psychology of the horse and rider / First rides / Lunging and exercises / The paces of a horse / Elementary training (Dressage) / Hacking / Traveling / Showing / Jumping / Refractory Horses / F... View more info

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Stableizer Equine Restraint & Training System VHS New Sealed

By: Wheeler Enterprises

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MN, Wheeler Enterprises Inc: 1989

Edition: VHS Tape

Seller Id: VHS44098

Condition: Very Good


VHS only. No equipment included. 52 minute video. Invented and developed in USA by Mr. Buck Wheeler, the Stableizer is now used by top trainers and breeders around the world to restrain and calm any horse, in particular for vet or other procedures. Testimonials claim that the Stableizer is better than drugs to calm an animal. Ideal for use during veterinary procedures, breaking in, clipping, blood taking, dental work, scoping, shoeing and loading. Users claim the Stableizer creates an endorphin release, and calms the animal. The Stableizer can be used for short or extended times. Use in place ... View more info

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Elementary Training of a Pony Film Strip Book No. 3

By: Williams, Col. And Mrs. V.D.S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The British Horse Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15897

Condition: Very Good -


1st edition soft cover. Light wear at tips from storage, text tight and bright. Superb book of photographs detailing step-by-step how to break and ride a young pony. Hard to find volume. View more info

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Pony to Jump

By: Williams, Dorian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: VT, The Stephen Greene Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38747

Condition: Very Good


Aqua hardcover with gilt lettering has owner name printed on front cover, is lightly soiled and foot of spine has been bumped hard. Unclipped, professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well. 115 pages with crisp text have previous owner name on front paste down other wise no markings or tears. This is a wonderful book that is clear and simple in its instructions, starts right at the beginning, and allows no short cuts. The Norman Thelwell illustrations are priceless! View more info

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Adventures Unbridled: The Story of a Courageous Woman's Experiments in Training Horses Without a Bit

By: Williams, Moyra

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, A. S. Barnes and Company Inc.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46250

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in tan cloth covered boards, tips and spine ends barely bumped but not rubbed, one small faint soil spot on frt cover. Former owners Quarter Horse farm ink stamp and one line of white-out on fep. 199 pp crisp and clean with b/w photographs. Professionally reproduced photo illust dj in new mylar shows light wear at tips and some abrading at dj flap folds but still displays well. Interesting work on bitless training. Chapters include: Teething Troubles, Early Tragedy, Portia Presents the Challenge, Alarms and Excursions, First Rounds, In the Main Ring... View more info