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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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The Young Rider

By: Golden Gorse

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39053

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hard cover in beige boards with matching beige cloth spine show a few small abrasions and light soil, spine ends bumped but tips fairly sharp. Tasteful engraved bookplate on illustrated frt pastedn: Torrence Hunt, His Book. Pencil 1931 Christmas gift ded on half title: Torrence Hunt from Uncle Ned? Page block tight, hinges fine. Heavy stock leaves crisp and slightly age toned with some light foxing on preliminaries. 143 pp. Unclipped pictorial color dust jacket is a professional reproduction showing a 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" chip at foot of frt panel, rubbing and small c... View more info

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The Young Rider

By: Golden Gorse

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1935

Edition: Third Edition

Seller Id: 33719

Condition: Good


Good 3rd edition hard cover in green cloth boards sunned on back strip and spotted on panels. Spine cracked at title page and photo frontis. Page block tight and holding fine. Tidy gift dedication on illust fep. Foxing on illustrated end papers. 165 pp. Unclipped pictorial color dust jacket is a professional reproduction showing a 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" chip at foot of frt panel, rubbing and small chips at extremities. The word "The" on title on backstrip is worn but legible, displays ok in new mylar. Illustrations and diagrams. Contents include: My Ponies; How To Make Your Pony Qu... View more info

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The Art Of Riding. Concise Handbook For Beginners and Advanced Horsemen

By: McTaggart, Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1951

Edition: First Bonanza Books Edition

Seller Id: 38804

Condition: Near Fine


1st Bonanza Books edition. Mustard cloth hardcover is lightly soiled otherwise shows well. Red unclipped professionally reproduced dj has a 1/4" tear near head of spine which has a diagonal crease with color loss and several small spots with color loss. 127 tight pages with crisp text and no blemishes. A comprehensive, authoritative textbook for all beginning and advanced riders. Organized in two parts, the first explains the various aspects of riding and the second part deals with the care and training of horses. with 76 b/w illustrations and easy to understand text, it is a suitable gi... View more info

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A Hunting Catechism

By: Meysey-Thompson, Colonel R.F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44705

Condition: Good


Tight bright hardcover in soiled peach cloth showing white fox mask on shield mount and white hunt whip under black title on frt bd. Back strip sunned & soiled but gilt title clear & legible. First edition with 1907 at foot of title pp. Boards slightly bowed towards page block, tips fairly sharp with color loss but no major rubbing, spine ends bumped. Not ex-library. Tidy former owner's name at head of soiled frt pastedown. 268 pp plus a dozen or so beautifully illust publisher's adverts w/several on ladies saddlery and custom dress. Uncommon volume intended for beginner fox hunters. Chapte... View more info

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Side Saddle Riding Notes for Teachers and Pupils

By: Skelton, Betty

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 27817

ISBN: 094825324X

Condition: Fine


Glossy pictorial boards show light color loss at very tips, internally as new. 57 pp. In this concise guide, Betty Skelton, who has taught side saddle riding for more than 50 years, explains her methods and sets out the principals of side saddle riding in an easy-to-read form which covers such aspects as instructing beginners; improving the rider; clothes and tradition; saddlery; choosing a horse for side saddle; advice for instructors; side saddle tests and the revival of side saddle in England and the USA. This book while being especially helpful for beginners, has much to offer accomplis... View more info

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Horsemanship for Young Riders

By: Slaughter, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1954

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 38821

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in light green cloth has some light spotting on spine edge otherwise shows very well. Both panels and info from jacket clipped and applied to frt and rear endpps, the 125 pages are tight & bright with crisp text and no tears or writing. This book presents the basic rules of good horsemanship and the reasons behind them. Addressed to beginners and novice riders of any age, this manual is a result of the many questions which arose while Miss Slaughter was teaching young riders. View more info

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Horsemanship For Beginners Riding, Jumping and Schooling

By: Slaughter, Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1952

Seller Id: 44737

ISBN: 0394812565

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine red cloth hardcover with sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Illust endpps, profusely illust with b/w photos. Unclipped original dj in new mylar has owners name on frt flap, bit of cello tape at head of sunned spine (title still more than legible), and a tiny bit of glue remnants on frt panel. 118 pp plus index. Essential reading for the new rider of any age. Chapters include: Is Good Horsemanship Important?/ The Forward Seat/ Starting Your Ride/ Bits And Martingales/ Kindness And Discipline/ Mounting And Dismounting/ The Importance Of Balance/ The Walk/ Backing/ The Trot/ The Canter... View more info

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Teaching Riding Step-by-Step Schooling for Horse and Rider

By: Solomon, Diane S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 31574

ISBN: 0806115807

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition, second printing hardcover in very good, unclipped dj. Corners barely bumped, no tears or soil in the 160 pp text. Original unclipped dj in new mylar shows light color loss at lightly brushed tips, bit of soil on powder blue background dj, Photographs by Robert C. Harvey and Kris Illenberger. A thorough treatise on horse handling and riding for beginners and upward. View more info

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The Saddle Horse. His Care, Training, and Riding

By: Taylor, W.G. Langworthy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Holt and Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44674

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles on frt bd and lightly sunned back strip. Spine ends and lower tips bumped and brushed, upper tips fairly sharp showing color loss only. Front hinge paper cracked, foxing on prelims, tidy pencil note and former name on fep. Vint bookstore sticker on rear pastedn. 270 pp text tight and bright with some pencil underlining and margin arrows in early chapters. Illust with b/w photographs and a drawn blueprint of a stable and paddock area layout. A comprehensive volume for the beginner or novice owner/rider. View more info

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Learning to Ride, Hunt and Show

By: Wright, Gordon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday: 1960

Seller Id: 40000

Condition: Good


Solid beige cloth with bright gilt horse and rider on front cover. 124 pp. Slight watermark on front board lower edge and foot of spine, slight watermarks (barely noticeable) on illustrated endpapers, text unaffected. Professionally reproduced color dj in new mylar shows the early image of two riders jumping side by side over a coop, pairs class style. Has a light watermark on backstrip and tiny chips but displays well. Originally published in 1950, this is dated 1960 on title pp. Landscape format: about 8.5 inches tall by 11.25 wide. Practical information on how to choose a horse/ How to... View more info