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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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The World of Dressage

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 28478

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st U.S. edition black cloth hardcover with sharp tips, gift dedication on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 190 pp including index of photographic data. Full color facsimile photo dj shows wear and color loss at tips from storage. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary the author shows how dressage is basic to the training of all horses, including the hunters, jumpers, the polo pony or the pleasure horse. By watching and interviewing famous international performers, and by sitting quietly listening to them analyze the... View more info

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How to Buy a Race Horse

By: Bower, Alex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: KY, Cromwell Bloodstock Agency: 1975

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 30078

Condition: Very Good


Tight and bright 5th printing soft cover w/lightly discolored cream colored wrappers, Internally crisp and bright w/adhered spine edge of first few pp which does not affect the read. 64 pp. Interesting and nostalgic look at how it went down at the track of yesteryear. Includes: Required Reading, Getting a Trainer (expect to pay from $15 to more than $30 per day!), Finding a Horse, The Screening Process, Conformation of the Race Horse, Race Horse Auctions, The Yearling Sales, The Sales Catalog, The Case of Blue Norther, How Much Will It Cost?, Claiming Races, Stake and Allowance Races, Taxes ... View more info

The Pumpkin Fairy

By: Boyd, William T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: KS, Privately Printed: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32737

ISBN: 0971816107

Condition: New


Brand new 1st edition glossy landscape format hardcover in matching unclipped dj. 32 pp text flawless. Measures approx 11 x 9 inches. Children's story describes the good deed a new fairy does in order to gain her magic and become the Pumpkin Fairy. View more info

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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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The Making of a PARA

By: Bridson, Rory

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, Blitz Editions: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17364

ISBN: 185605313X

Condition: As New


Perfectly square, straight boards, glossy cover and dj are fab. 192 p. text unread. This book goes behind the scenes of one of the the worlds crack fighting regiments, covers the history and the selection procedure and training of todays Maroon machine. View more info

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BHS: Riding and Training VHS TAPE

By: British Horse Society

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, Miller's Harness:

Seller Id: VHS34136

Condition: Very Good


VG VHS tape in original pictorial snap-lock hard plastic case. No date listed, circa 1980's? Scarce video covers 5 subjects on one video: Training the Young Horse 27 mins/ The Riding Position 17 mins/ The Rider's Aids 20 mins/ The Basic Paces 24 mins/ Dressage Movements 22 mins. 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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Training The Young Horse

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16019

ISBN: 0713471832

Condition: Fine


Lovely red hardcover is tight, crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj in in new mylar displays beautifully. More than presentable. 160 pp . Well illustrated, practical help for those about to handle, lunge, long-rein, and back horses, together with explanation of the reasoning behind the various methods and practices. 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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Intervals, Chords and Ear Training for Young Pianoforte Students

By: Brown, Jean Parkman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Oliver Ditson Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 2529

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth covered HB boards in VG+ cond w/bumped corners and spine ends. Gilt lettered cover and spine it bright. 110 pp text is tight and bright. The book opens with a quote by Robert Schumann: The most important thing is to cultivate the sense of hearing. Take pains early to distinguish tones and keys by the ear. The bell, the window-pane, the cuckoo - seek to find what tones they each give out. View more info

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Dressage in a Sidesaddle Training You To Train Your Horse Aside

By: Brueckmann, Robin Miller

Price: $95.00

Publisher: DE, Privately Printed: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44639

Condition: Fine


Light blue card cover with illustration of sidesaddle rider on foot speaking to another who is on horseback. 87 pages. Tiny crease at head of upper cover tip. No marks inside. Very rare book, chapters include: Grade School and Homework, Midterm Exam: Competition, Final Exam: The Kur or Freestyle Ride, Finishing Touches, Tuition and Scholarship, Biography. Brueckmann is an active judge, instructor and competitor in dressage and combined training, working both astride and aside. She and her horses have earned many year end awards. She is an AHSA and ISSO Life member and has also been involved in... View more info

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The Hunter - 'Chaser: An Authoritative Guide to Breeding, Making and Training

By: Brush, Peter, Lieut. Colonel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 33845

Condition: Very Good +


Front board has small bit of bleached cloth near lower fore edge. Foxing on title page, age toning on end pps. No names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color photo illust DJ shows wear and loss at extremities but displays well in new mylar. 192 pp. A well-written and authoritative book on breeding, making and training of the hunter-'chaser. The sound instruction and information given in this book make it a particularly valuable one for the amateur owner and would-be trainer, for whom primarily it is designed. View more info

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Phari The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony

By: Buckingham, M. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1936

Seller Id: 46326

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in bright mustard yellow cloth bds with bumped (not rubbed) extrems, text tight and bright w/out names or soil, fep removed, front hinge cracked. 135 pp holding tight and going nowhere. Professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar shows small chips at tips and spine ends, slight overall surface soil, still displays well. B/w vignettes throughout and 8 wonderful b/w full page pencil drawings by K.F. Barker. Story of Phari, told in third person bu the author of a pony who lived in India, his hardships, early life on the wind-swept table land of Tibet, through his life wi... View more info

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Ponycraft

By: Bullen, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 16024

ISBN: 0713701625

Condition: Near Fine


Barely bumped tips, text fine save for tidy and small gift dedication on fep. 64 pp. Contents: The History of Our Horses/ Buying a Pony/ You and Your Young Pony/ The Health of Your Pony/ His Paces and Your Seat/ Jumping/ The Gymkhana Pony/ Showing/ Some Ponies of the British Isles/ In Conclusion. View more info

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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna

By: Bundesministerium, Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vienna, Land- Und Forstwirtschaft: 1969

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38116

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful pictorial paperback has light shelf wear along bottom edge and tips have been lightly rubbed. 81 pages are tight & bright with no tears, writing or soil. The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the last riding academy in the world where classical horsemanship is still cultivated in its purest form. View more info

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Training Thoroughbred Horses

By: Burch, Preston M.; with Alex Bower

Price: $20.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1973

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller Id: 22120

Condition: Very Good


Solid 3rd printing hardcover in discolored taupe/green cloth boards w/black titles. Tips and spine ends sharp, illustrated endpapers, tasteful color bookplate from former owner on verso fep. 130 pp text clean. Includes: Foreword/ The Author/ Selection of Racing Material/ Breaking Yearlings/ Training 2-Year-Olds/ 3-Year-Olds and Older Horses/ Mud Horses, Grass Horses and Steeplechasers, The Condition Book/ Stable Management/ Feeding/ Care of the Feet/ Minor Injuries/ Miscellaneous Ailments/ Racing Strategy/ Owner-Trainer Relationships. View more info