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Dogs of Today

By: Cox, Harding

Price: $27.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 44496

Condition: Good


2nd Edition, same year as the first, moderate/heavy foxing, fairly musty smelling but no visible mold. Professionally reproduced, price clipped dj shows chips and tears but displays OK with the nice old art drawings on frt panel. 127 pp. Sixty photographs of famous breeds, posted by one of the best known dog photographers of the day. Facing each picture is a short historic and descriptive note by Major Harding Cox, who in his interesting intro, states his views as to the probable origin of the dog as known today, and traces the evolution from a common ancestor of the numerous breeds which t... View more info

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Schooling And Riding The Sport Horse A Modern American Hunter/Jumper System SIGNED

By: Cronin, Paul D.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: VA, University of Virginia Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43433

ISBN: 0813922879

Condition: Fine


Fine hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. Author presentation copy signed/dated on title page: For Heidi Best wishes for a lifetime of good riding. Paul D. Cronin 12-3-04. 285 pp. View more info

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Beau Dare American Saddle Colt

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Whittlesey House: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31623

Condition: Good


10-3/4 x 8-3/4", beige cloth with paste-on art of mother and colt on front board, front hinge cracked, text shaken but not going anywhere. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. Lovely color endpapers showing multiple images of the colt romping and playing on a green background. 10 full pages of illustrations in four colors, many smaller vignette drawings through the text. "Beau Dare, a golden chestnut colt, is pictured and described from the time he is a newborn, gangly legged colt, to that age between his first and second years when he is rapidly growing into a strong, beau... View more info

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Give Your Horse A Chance. The Training of Horse & Rider for Three-Day Eventing and Show Jumping

By: d'Endrody, Lt.-Col. A.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45541

ISBN: 0851319017

Condition: Very Good


Straight, barely brushed navy blue reprint hardcover in brightly colored dj with b/w photos on frt panel. 544 pp of tight & bright text. Well illustrated with photos and drawings throughout. Representing a lifetime of experience, this book has long been regarded as a masterpiece and a source of information, inspiration, and wisdom for serious riders and competitors. View more info

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Baldy of Nome

By: Darling, Esther Birdsall

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc.: 1956

Seller Id: 45800

Condition: Fair


Slightly cocked exlib hardcover reading copy with borrowing slip pulled but pocket and all pages present. Color loss, tape rems and shelf wear on periphery of light green cloth covered boards that have a brown spine title and brown line drawing of a Husky dog on cover. Hinge papers are good, spine cracked at last page with 1" separated from spine at foot of last page. Unclipped dj has no chips or tears, but does have 2 call tags on spine, displays well in new mylar. Solid working copy, not pretty but all there. This story of a real Alaska dog, and of how he met his test and made good... View more info

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Dressage Priority Points

By: Davison, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Regency House Publishing Ltd.: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17408

ISBN: 1853614173

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning 1st edition hard cover in fine dust wrapper. This photo-illustrated tome has a tidy dedication on fep, corners lightly bumped but not rubbed. Glossy 80 pp text as new. Dressage, simply put, is the training of the horse in order to make him more controllable, safe, and pleasurable to ride. There is a point, however, where this basic riding requirement is replaced by sophisticated and more demanding techniques. This is where the sport of dressage begins. At each stage of training, certain priorities must be addressed and met in order to progress. View more info

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The Racehorse in Training

By: Day, William and Alfred J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co. Ltd: 1925

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 33620

Condition: Good


Boards tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Backstrip slightly sunned with bumped ends showing color loss but no major rubbing. Rear board watermarked but text is fine, tight and unmarked. 213 pp with 16 b/w full page plates. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Coventry. Original work published 1880. Much sought volume with the following chapters: The Training Stable/ Breakdown, Roaring, Etc./ Condition/ The Training Ground/ Hints on Purchasing/ Purchase of Yearlings/ Trials/ Jockeys/ The Race and it's Responsibilities/ Starting and Weights/ Professional Hardships/ The Racehorse as He Was and Is... View more info

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Emily Wet The Bed!

By: de Pressense, Domitille

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Checkerboard Press 1992 First English Translation printing.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17159

ISBN: 1562882104

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover with bumped tips and barely brushed corners/no dj. 28 pp text tight and bright with charming illustrations. First two pages have some creases. Little Emily had an accident in her bed. View more info

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Sweepstakes Colt

By: Dent, Cecil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, John Hamilton Limited:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46568

Condition: Good


Straight sharp probable first edition hardcover in buff colored cloth covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Board fore edges are discolored ecru color but there is no musty smells, no mold, etc. 256 page block unaffected and has no names, tears, writing or soil. Price-clipped dust wrapper in new mylar displays beautifully from the front, spine panel is sunned but shows well the wrap around b/w drawing of two race horses, who are neck and neck with the pack behind them. Title still legible on this sunned spine. Few short chips at spine ends, color loss at tips and along flap fold... View more info

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Horsemanship and Horsemastership. Volume III Part Five - Horse Shows, Race Meetings, Hunter Trials, Mounted Sports, Exhibition Rides

By: Department of Horsemanship

Price: $20.00

Publisher: KS, The Cavalry School: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38451

Condition: Very Good


Yellow reprint paperback with black fabric spine has name at head of cover, is soiled and discolored. 107 pages with crisp text and no tears but pages are lightly soiled a few have water stains along lower edge. A continuation of the previous volumes on Horsemanship and Horsemastership part five is the compilation of your desired work - the show or meet. The purpose of which is to give the horsemen an opportunity to compare the quality and ability of their horses with those of other competitors. View more info

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Horsemanship and Horsemastership. Part Three Animal Management

By: Department of Horsemanship

Price: $20.00

Publisher: KS, The Cavalry School: 1944

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38450

Condition: Very Good +


Yellow paperback with red spine edge is lightly soiled, has owner name on upper edge, and lower rear tip has a diagonal crease. 387 pages with crisp text and no tears but pages are lightly discolored with age. A wonderful volume with detailed descriptions of the many areas of horse care and management, including anatomy, conformation, feeding, stable management and disease. View more info

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Young Horseman's Handbook Number Nine (9) Standards and Tests

By: Disston, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, The Jarman Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43752

Condition: Very Good


Very good condition 1st edition soft cover with negligible color loss at lower tips. Bit of rust marks at staples. Former owner's name sticker on foot of title page. 22 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 Horsemanship Standards and Comprehensive Tests, Dismounted Test - Knowledge and Performance, Riding and Training Tests. 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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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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Horses and Ponies

By: Dougall, Neil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Octopus Books Limited: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 210

ISBN: 0904644154

Condition: Near Fine


NF 1st edition hardcover in NF dust wrapper illustrated in color throughout. Green boards starting to rub at corners. Unclipped dj in new mylar looks fab. A wonderful coffee-table book full of art, wit, history and lore. 192 pp. Includes: The Horse in Europe/ The Horse in the Americas/ The Horse in Australia/ The Art of Riding/ Thoroughbred Racing in Europe and America/ Show jumping and Eventing/ Ponies/ Care and Training/ Index. View more info

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Training Your Donkey A Guide to Basic Training and In-Hand Work

By: Dunkels, Marjorie

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen & Co. Ltd.: 1979

Seller Id: 45600

ISBN: 0851310486

Condition: Very Good


Pink soft cover with moderate surface wear and color loss, no names, tears or soil within the 52 pp text. Orig published in 1970, this is the 3rd printing of 1979. A really cute little book includes: Before Anything Else/ Getting To Know Each Other/ Lessons Proper/ General Points/ Donkey Chat/ After All That. This handbook attempts to set out, simply and clearly, a method of the basic training necessary to produce a well-mannered donkey. Beginning with the initial relationship between the donkey and trainer, it goes on to cover general handling, and treats in detail the in-hand work which... View more info

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Reining The Guide for Training & Showing Winning Reining Horses A Western Horseman Book

By: Dunning, Al with Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37451

ISBN: 0911647392

Condition: Very Good


1st printing paperback with glossy illustrated cover showing slight curl on tips, some shelf wear along bottom edge and a 1/2 inch closed tear at head of spine. 215 pp. No names, highlighting or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout. Intro/ Selecting the Horse/ Equipment/ Facilities/ Equitation/ Breaking/ Riding Outside/ Backing/ Body Control and Suppling/ Circles/ Picking Up Leads/ Changing Leads/ Stops/ Turn-Arounds/ Rollbacks/ Advancing to the Bridle/ Running at Pattern/ Psychology of Training/ Psychology of Showing/ Profile. View more info

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Reining The Guide for Training & Showing Winning Reining Horses A Western Horseman Book

By: Dunning, Al with Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 37388

ISBN: 0911647023

Condition: Very Good +


1st printing paperback in glossy illustrated cover with light wear at lower fore edge. 215 pp. No names, highlighting or soil. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos throughout. Intro/ Selecting the Horse/ Equipment/ Facilities/ Equitation/ Breaking/ Riding Outside/ Backing/ Body Control and Suppling/ Circles/ Picking Up Leads/ Changing Leads/ Stops/ Turn-Arounds/ Rollbacks/ Advancing to the Bridle/ Running at Pattern/ Psychology of Training/ Psychology of Showing/ Profile. View more info