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Bridleways Through History

By: Apsley, Lady

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45517

Condition: Good


1st edition, 2nd printing hardcover in dark green cloth covered boards with bright gilt lettering on spine, some wear to outer edge of spine, small break in the fabric. Text tight and bright 389 pages with 45 b/w sketches and 14 full page drawings by Lionel Edwards. Price clipped Dj with edge wear and few open tears is a professional reproduction that displays well in new mylar. Spine cracked in a few places from poor handling, pages firmly attached. Apsley's famous book which has been acclaimed as the most remarkable work on the history of hunting ever written by a woman. A extraordinar... View more info

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Schooling for Everyone Make the Most of Any Horse

By: Austin, Kate Editor A Horse & Rider Magazine Handbook

Price: $12.00

Publisher: England, D J Murphy Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16152

Condition: Fine


Crisp and unmarked 1st edition paperback, clean inside and out. A veritable FAQ on schooling horses. 63 pp. Quick-fix plans to improve your horse's flat work. Leading experts make schooling simple and enjoyable. View more info

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Over The Sticks. The Sport of National Hunt Racing

By: Ayres, Michael; and Gary Newbon. Foreword by Lord Wigg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: England, Great Albion Books: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29043

ISBN: 0715353918

Condition: Fine


Near fine/near fine dj. 216 pp text as new save for light curl to top of front dj panel. DJ not price clipped. Green hardcover boards straight and sharp. Includes a directory of National Hunt Organizations, a list of winners of major races, a chart of official scale of weight-for-age in rear. An exhaustive work on the sport of steeplechasing. After tracing the stormy history of steeplechasing from the first race over jumps - a three-horse event in Leicestershire in 1792 - to its gradual development into the spectacular attraction that it is today, the book takes the reader behind the scenes at... View more info

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Mastering The Basics with Dominique and Debra Barbier A How-To Video for Riders of All Abilities and Disciplines

By: Barbier, Dominique & Debra

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Metropolitain: 1999

Seller Id: VHS34881

Condition: Very Good


VHS with lightly bumped tips. Not a former rental. Includes: Communication/ Visualization/ Longeing/ Work in Hand/ Transitions/ Gaits/ Halt/ Direction. With Dominque and Debra Barbier, Mastering the Basics is an award-winning how-to video for riders of all abilities and disciplines. Dominique Barbier, the internationally acclaimed master trainer and horse breeder, invites you to master everything from longeing to gaits. Mr. Barbier's teachings are a proven mixture of the classical past and today's modern techniques. This video will give you a set of skills that will make such techniques as ... View more info

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Horses and Heather

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & CO. LTD.: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46577

ISBN: 0723203938

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards with red spine and frt board titles shows lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips & spine ends. Price-clipped, original dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated jacket has wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of panels, and color loss at dj flap folds, a hint of rubbing at tips but still displays beautifully in ... View more info

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Schooling By The Natural Method

By: Becher, Rolf; Translated By Major and Mrs. Patrick Maxwell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30643

Condition: Very Good +


First edition in black boards with red titles. Corners bumped but not rubbed. Internally crisp and bright w/tidy name on fep and vintage bookstore sticker on rep. 78 well illustrated pages. Includes: The Horse's Anatomy/ The Circulation and Nervous System/ Psychology of the Horse/ Schooling in the Open - The Terrain School/ Fundamental School Work/ The Forward Seat/ Riding Over Obstacles and Jumping/ Correction of the Spoiled Horse/ Subsidiary Reins/ Work on the Lunge and Long Reins/ Conclusion/ Appendix. View more info

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The Foxhunter's Week-End Book

By: Brock, D.W.E., M.F.H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47002

Condition: Very Good


Undated first edition hardcover in yellow cloth covered boards with brown cloth covered backstrip and 1" over gutters and boards. Paper spine title label is complete, boards show even handling soil, tips and spine ends bumped but not rubbed, illustrated endpps, 374 pp text has it's top edge dyed brown, rest is tight, bright and unmarked save for a few tiny soil dots on edge of page block. No date, circa 1945. Compact size: 7 1/4" By 5" . Original, lightly and evenly surface soiled cream background illustrated dj in new mylar shows a few small chips at head of spine and a half... View more info

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Piper's Pony The Story of Patchwork

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44312

Condition: Very Good


True 1st Ed with Scribner's letter A on copyright page. Illust green background boards with green cloth spine. Rubbing and age-toning at extremities, text clean, no marks, coloring, dog eared pages. Not exlib. Hinges tight, 6 closed lower page edge tears measuring 1/2 in to 1in. No loss, not taped. Book now in clear mylar wrap and displays well. Landscape format book is 8 3/4 in tall by 11 1/4 in long by about one inch thick. Unpaginated text. 78 pp. Born to a coal mining pony and sold at a horse fair when he was a weanling to some gypsies. Over the years Patchwork was sold or traded ... View more info

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Horseback Riding In Action

By: Calder, Kate

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Crabtree Publishing: 2001

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 30663

ISBN: 0778701670

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright first edition exlib with all pages present, no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. Marker crossed out lib stamps on rear cover. Well illustrated in color. 32 pp This work is intended for ages 6-9. The competitive world of horseback riding starts with caring for horses. Children will learn about the daily care of horses and the basics of horseback riding including equipment, mounting and dismounting, turning, stopping, trotting, and cantering. The other topics cover: practicing; preparing for competitions; competing in events such as show jumping and, equitation or form and... View more info

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Training Hunters, Jumpers and Hacks. Limited, Numbered, Illust by Paul Brown

By: Chamberlin, Lt-Col. Harry D.; Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1937

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Seller Id: 46255

Condition: Very Good +


Limited, numbered Derrydale edition of 1250, of which this is copy number: 297. No former names or writing. Bright gilt hunter and titles on green cloth frt board with black composition spine covering that is infamous for chipping along gutters and becoming dull or cloudy has done just that. Spine title barely there, however, the inner hinges and the 329 pp text block on this volume are tight and going nowhere, board tips are all sharp, spine ends are bumped, inner hinge papers as new. Professionally reproduced, rare dj in new mylar shows chips and watermarks still displays ok from the fro... View more info

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Foxhunting on the Lakeland Fells

By: Clapham, Richard

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46964

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards showing bumped spine ends and one lower tip, 3 others remain sharp. Backstrip a bit 'smoked', cloth a little darker than that covering the boards, gilt titles still bright. One small (1/8") soil dot on frt board and lacking the dj. Former owner's partial name plate on frt pastedown, otherwise the 113 pp text is crisp, bright and without tears, foxing or markings. Tissue-guarded frontis and 42 other b/w glossy plates from the author's own photographs tipped in on brown card stock. A rare work, the most comprehensive ever publishe... View more info

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A Look At Cecil Aldin's Dogs and Hounds

By: Collens, Rupert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1990

Edition: First Trade Edition

Seller Id: 37739

ISBN: 1872708005

Condition: Fine


Stunning as new brown hardcover with bright gilt titles. Mint condition, unclipped color illust dj in new mylar has Cecil's dogs on front and rear. 112 pp. Oblong 8vo measuring 9 1/2" tall x 11 5/8" long x 3/4" thick. This absolutely gorgeous coffee table book that everyone will enjoy details the life's work of one of our very favorite artists. Profusely illustrated with b/w sketches, b/w photographs and color plates throughout. Chapter One: The First Thirty Years (1870 to 1900), Chapter Two: The Golden Years (1901 to 1914), Chapter Three: The World War (1914 to 1918), Chapter Four... View more info

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Race Horse Training

By: Collins, Robert W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood Horse: 1958

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 34847

Condition: Fine


Fine navy pebbled boards with bright gilt spine title. This is the reprint of the work published in 1938. 312 pp + 5 pages of illustrations not included in the original edition. More than suitable for gift giving. View more info

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Keeneland A Thoroughbred Legacy Celebrating 75 Years of Tradition

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $95.00

Publisher: KY, Blood-Horse Publications: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46307

ISBN: 1581503342

Condition: New


Gift quality, rare stated first edition HARDCOVER in brand new, unread, unmarked, uncreased condition with hunter green and khaki colored cloth over hard boards showing sharp tips and spine ends. 231 pp Mapped endpapers showing the grounds at Keeneland. A stunner of a book profusely illustrated with fascinating black & white, and color photos of yesteryear through the twenty-first century. A compilation work with many authors including 3 forewords by Nick Nicholson, William Greely, and James E. Bassett III. Followed by twelve chapters that speak to the Keene family legacy, The Turf Club... View more info

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Horses and Ponies Their Breeding, Feeding & Management

By: de Beaumont, Marguerite

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15898

ISBN: 0851312209

Condition: Near Fine


1st Edition near fine hard cover with bumped spine ends, dedication on fep, 144 pp text crisp and unmarked. Illustrated orange dj shows a photo of a pretty dapple grey horse in a show ring is sunned on spine but displays well in new mylar. Well iIllustrated with b/w drawings, photos and line illustrations of fat show horses under saddle and in hand. Uncommon book covers Breeding/ Founding a Stud/ Handling Foals/ Weaning/ Health in Stables/ Stable Work and Staff/ The Brood Mare/ The Stallion/ Horse Care in Winter and many more. View more info

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Cross Country Horses SIGNED

By: de Martelly, Margaret M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: IL, Finch & McCullough: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 39943

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback with 121 pp text, stiff at spine, no loose pages. Aqua colored illust card covers have some cellophane peeling, tips and fore edge of backstrip bumped and rubbed, very rare first edition of this valuable work even more special because it has Margaret M. deMartelly on the half title page. Not signed to anyone in particular, just first/last name. This book came from the library of Dr. William Lay, former MFH of the Oakbrook Hounds. The author has ten years' instruction by United States Cavalry officers, all of whom were internationally known horsemen, she then ... 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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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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My Life with Horses The Story of Jack Juby MBE Master of the Heavy Horse

By: Downes, Alison; Childs, Alan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Halsgrove: 2007

Seller Id: 46140

ISBN: 1841145602

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing of the first edition with lightly bumped tips and spine ends. One former owner's name at head of title page with a few ink specs on opposing blank white page. Rest of 160 pp text is crisp and unmarked. The full life story of Jack Juby (1920-2004) who had an uncanny gift working with draft horses. This book will be enjoyed by all who love the heavy horse and the countryside as it used to be. Includes: Early Years (in Norfolk), Starting Work, A Family Man, A Young Stallion Man, Moving On, The Marshes, Lime Tree Farm, France and Beyond, The Story of a Foal, Ponies & Gymkha... View more info

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The Most Glorious Crown - The Story of America's Triple Crown Thoroughbreds from Sir Barton to Secretariat

By: Drager, Marvin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1975

Seller Id: 38993

ISBN: 0876911599

Condition: Near Fine


Slate blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine; negligible rubbing on extremities. Unclipped dj pictorial front and rear panels, 1/2 in. x 1/4 in. chip on lower front edge, 1-1/4 in. closed tear on upper gutter. Shows well in new mylar. 216 pp. of clean & crisp text with the most complete collection of photographs of the Triple Crown champions ever assembled in a single book. Includes bibliographical references, glossary and index. The Most Glorious Crown is the indisputable work on the entire history of the rarest of horse racing events, detailing each of the 9 Triple Crown champion... View more info