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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41484

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition hardcover in rust cloth boards showing light color loss but no major rubs. No names, tears or soil. 124 pp. Price clipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that has a sunned spine but still displays beautifully. Jane and Penny Brooke were thrilled with their father bought them, on a trial bases, a pony called Freckles. The important condition Mr. Brooke insisted upon was that the girls had to prove they knew how to care for it. For all their enthusiasm, Jane and Penny had to learn the hard way, especially since Freckles seemed to have a knack for getting into tr... View more info

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A Pony In The Family

By: Berrisford, Judith M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, Knight Books: 1975

Edition: First Knight Books Edition

Seller Id: 46728

ISBN: 0340195266

Condition: Good +


Solid paperback in color illustrated card covers with a couple of cover creases and a bit of forward lean. 128 pp shows some foxing and age-toning at periphery. Jane and Penny wanted to have a pony of their very own. When their father buys Freckles for them, they learn - often the hard way - how to feed, groom, and look after her, as well as cope with a variety of pony emergencies. They also learn about the cost of keeping a pony and prepare for their first gymkhana. A good book for all kids and parents who are wanting their own pony and are unsure what it involves. View more info

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Understanding The Pony. Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

By: Briggs, Karen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42910

ISBN: 1581500556

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition illustrated glossy paperback with sharp tips and spine ends.. 117 pp text fine, crisp and unmarked. Gift quality. Author Karen Briggs covers all the essentials in a book every pony owner will find invaluable. View more info

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Equine Injury & Therapy

By: Bromiley, Mary; Foreword By Captain Mark Phillips

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26631

ISBN: 0876058640

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover with watermark on lower board tips and rear dj panel. No musty smell or wavy pages. 159 pp. text tight and bright, The author explains basic anatomy linked to common sites of injury and then describes the machines available to adequately rehabilitate the horse, much of it through her own experience as a physiotherapist. Chapters include: The musculoskeletal system explained/ Injury-effects and repair/ Examine to help your vet/ Common sites of injury in the horse/ The machines and their uses/ Rehabilitation/ The back-horse and human/ Common rider injuries/ Append... 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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Horses

By: Budd, Jackie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Kingfisher Books: 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 24129

ISBN: 1856975665

Condition: Very Good


Very good 5th printing over-sized hardcover with lightly rubbed tips. 12.25" tall x 9.75". 64 well illustrated pages with info on horse history, behavior, breeds, riding and jumping. 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

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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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The Horse Diseases Of His Feet Care, Treatment & Cure of Same

By: Campbell, Jas. B.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: IL, Campbell's Horse Foot Remedy: 1891

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 44669

Condition: Very Good


5 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in green paper covers with elaborate titles and horse head in horse shoe on cover. Stapled spine ends and tips rubbed, tiny chip in outer edge of frt cover. Cover holding securely but a fragile item. 48 pages browned. Copyright 1891 on cover, inside cover has preface to the second edition. Only other dates found are in rear recommendations of the product from various users including the Dallas Fire Dept, Darlingtons & Co. Brewing Co and various other outfits that delivered their products by horse and carriage. Inside rear cover is a black illustration of a harnessed horse ... 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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A Horse in Your Backyard A First-Time Owner's Primer of Horse Keeping

By: Clemens, Virginia Phelps

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice Hall Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 20268

ISBN: 0133950883

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine unclipped dust wrapper in new mylar. 212 pp compendium on all manner of horse care for the beginner owner. Contents: Intro/ Pros and Cons of Backyard Horse Keeping/ Backyard to Barnyard/ Pinto, Paint or Palomino?/ Snaffle to Saddle/ Room and Board for Horses/ Grooming Steed and Stall/ Horse Etiquette/ Horse Sense on the Trails/ Is There a Horse Doctor in the House?? Gymkhanas, Events and Shows/ Bibliography/ Index. View more info

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Between Mare and Foal. The Mare Owner's Handbook. Farnam Horse Library #256

By: Coen, Sue

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farnam Horse Library: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39577

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant copy in glossy photo illustrated heavy card covers, tips showing negligible color loss from storage, one minor pen doodle on foot of rear cover does not cover any of the text written there, else the 91 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Well illustrated in color photos, a handy volume in a compact size. First Edition, thus stated. Intro/ Should I Breed my Mare?/ The Broodmare: Considerations in Selection/ The Stallion: Considerations in Selection/ When Should the Mare be Bred?/ Heredity and Environment/ Systems of Breeding/ Determination of Pregnancy/ Care of the Pregnant Mare/ Foaling/ ... View more info

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Stud Managers Handbook Based on Lectures Given at the Stud Managers Courses at the University of KY, Lexington.

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, University of Kentucky: 1954

Seller Id: 42874

Condition: Very Good


Blue grained card covers with red plastic comb spine, silver gilt horse and titles on cover. Light color loss at tips, micro rub at upper cover fore edge, frt cover lifting along fore edge. Advisors: William Du Pont Jr./ Walter M. Jeffords/ George D. Widener, A.B. Hancock Jr., Dr. Richard E. Shope. General Chairman Dr. F.E. Hull. Based on lectures and other material presented at the various Stud Managers Courses held at the University of Kentucky in 1951-1952-1953-1954. 213 pp. View more info

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Letters to the Pony Club

By: Corbet, Mrs. Hugh

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, The Shrewsbury Chronicle: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12542

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback. No illustrations, but a clean, but age toned at cover periphery, piece of early Pony Club ephemera. These instructive letters were originally written for the North Shropshire Hunt and South Shropshire Hunt Branches by Kathleen Corbet, Central Committee, Pony Club, District Commissioner, Institute of the Horse, Ltd., North and South Shropshire Hunt Branches of the Pony Club. Foreword by Major V. D. S. Williams, M.F.H., Chairman of the Pony Club and Introduction by Major H. Faudel Phillips, Central Committee, Pony Club. Letter I. Choosing a Pony; Saddles and ... View more info

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The Foot and Shoeing A Pony Club Book Film Strip Book No. 6.

By: Davenport, Major C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The National Equestrian Centre, UK, The Pony Club: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44957

Condition: Fine


Fine card cover paperback with small crease at upper corner of cover tip. Very light surface soil on white background covers. 55 pp. Profusely illustrated with two illustrations on nearly every other pg. Gift quality volume, suitable for any collectors library. No names, tears or soil. Includes step-by-step instructions for assessing the hoof, choosing and shaping a shoe and fitting it properly. View more info

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The Foot and Shoeing A Pony Club Book Film Strip Book No. 6.

By: Davenport, Major C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The National Equestrian Centre, UK, The Pony Club: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44913

Condition: Fine


Fine card cover paperback with negligible rub at head of spine. 55 pp. Profusely illustrated with two illustrations on nearly every other pg. Gift quality volume, suitable for any collectors library. No names, tears or soil. Includes step-by-step instructions for assessing the hoof, choosing and shaping a shoe and fitting it properly. View more info

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The Foot and Shoeing

By: Davenport, Major C., OBE, FRCVS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, The British Horse Society: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33568

Condition: Good +


1st edition paperback with water marks on the front cover, pages rippled from past moisture exposure, not musty or moldy. Solid reading copy. 55 pp well illust in color and b/w drawings and photos. View more info

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Horsemen's Veterinary Adviser

By: Davidson, Joseph B., D.V.M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OH, Horse Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34639

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with light soil and surface wear, former price stamp on fep w/sticker rems and small glue mark opposite on inside cover. 250 pp text fine. Index, photos and drawings of the muscular and skeletal structure of the horse, detailed introduction to veterinary care, including common ailments and injuries, care and treatment, etc. A useful guide. 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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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