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Saddlery and Horse Clothing A Practical Horse Guide

By: Baker, Jennifer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 22558

ISBN: 0706361989

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover. Covers buying, fitting, using and caring for all types of riding and horse equipment from basic tack for everyday riding to specialized equipment for training and optimum performance in competitions. 96 pp. Bumped spine ends, else fine. View more info

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Basic Tack Crowood Equestrian Guides

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: England, The Crowood Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 22557

ISBN: 1852238003

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback in near fine shape w/faint age toning on white background portion of cover. Excellent introductory guide which demystifies the vast and much misunderstood subject of horse tack. 96 pp. Crisp, unmarked, lovely copy. 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

Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46110

ISBN: 0851311512

Condition: Fine


First edition hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. 200 pp. without names, tears or soil. Only one vintage bookstore sticker on foot of rear pastedn. Price clipped dj is complete with only a trace of spine sunning, negligible wear at spine ends, now in new mylar and displays well. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions ... View more info

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Saddlery

By: Edwards, E. Hartley; Foreword By Lieut.-Colonel Frank Weldon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1977

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 25118

Condition: Very Good


Fab orange hardcover in VG dj with sunned spine. Embossed name on fep. 200 pp. Essential reference including: Leather/ Metals/ The Bridle/ The Principals and Mechanics of Bitting/ Auxiliaries to the Action of the Bit/ Some Snaffles/ The Double Bridle/ The Pelham/ The Gag/ The Bitless Bridle or Hackamore/ Curb Chains and Other Bit Accessories/ Common Evasions and Some Remedies/ Schooling Martinagales/ Saddle Trees, Construction and Panels/ Saddle Fitting/ The Modern English Saddle and Its Evolution/ Other Types of Saddles/ Girths and Breastplates/ Stirrup Leathers and Stirrup Irons/ Boots and ... View more info

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Horse Knowledge Practised & Proved

By: Faudel-Phillips, Major H.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39871

Condition: Very Good +


Very nice 1st edition in royal blue cloth boards with gilt titles. No names, tears or soil, crisp text fine save for very light foxing on endpps. 136 pp. Book is now placed in removable clear heavy mylar, bits of tape shown in image are not affixed to book, but there to keep protective cover in place. Opens with a quote from Jorrocks on title page: A master's eye is worth two pairs of 'ands. Contents include: Foreword/ Long Rein Driving/ Mouthing/ Bitting/ Breaking and Training, up to Three Years Old/ Backing and Riding a Colt, and Re-Training Other Horses/ Stable Management/ Saddlery/ Sho... View more info

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Gibby Recollections of a Horsey Man

By: Gibson, Francis M.B.E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1978

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 17424

Condition: Fine


Fine paperback with pictorial cover, 126 crisp unmarked pages. 126 pages including index. Author was one of the best known saddle makers in Britain. He spent his life working with horses and in the company of what he liked to call, 'horsey' types. Though best known for his advances in harness and tack design, he has also been a stable rider, owner and successful businessman. Splendid fireside company for any horse lover. View more info

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The Natural Aid For Horse-Related Problems SIGNED

By: Godson, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canada, Godsen Publishing: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 43362

ISBN: 0969143516

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine condition crisp unread paperback with authors name on title page, not signed to anyone in particular. 236 pp. Over 350 typical horse problems and their solutions have been presented in a sensible, easily understood form. Approx 200 illustrations add to the large equine material covered. Divided into 11 chapters which include: Flat Riding, Training/ Care, Breeding, Health, Saddlery, Instructing, Emergencies, Feeding, Trailering, Positional and Jumping Problems. Also are over 400 helpful hints and home-remedies to make life easier in and around the barn. View more info

Saddle Up: A Guide to Equitation and Stable Management Including Hints to Instructors

By: Hitchcock, F.C., Lieut. Col.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Arco Publishing Co.: 1959

Seller Id: 38293

Condition: Very Good +


Black paper covered boards with horse's head in gilt and title on back strip. Sharp tips and spine ends, dj frt flap glued to pastedn. 286 pp text mint. Professionally reproduced color photo dj has a small chip at very top edge of back strip and light wear at tips, soil on white background portion of rear panel, it has been placed in new mylar. Well illust with b/w photos and many line drawings. Chapters include: The Selection of a Horse/ Saddling and Bridling/ The Seat/ The Hands/ Setting the Horse in Motion/ The Advanced Aids/ Side-Saddle/ Jumping/ Care of the Horse/ Bitting/ Saddlery/ Hu... View more info

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Riding in a Point-To-Point

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15901

ISBN: 0851315542

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj. 110 pp. Millions of people in England enjoy the point-to-point season, which is a highlight of the sporting and equestrian year. Starting with buying and managing the horse, the author of this book explains how to qualify and train both horse and rider, how to make sense of the rules and regulations, and offers advise on clothing, saddlery, and equipment. Every aspect of the race itself is covered including considerations such as objections and dope testing, and how to care for the horse after the race. View more info

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Pipe Dreams About Leather and Saddles (Riding, Cycling, Driving and Pack) Dry Facts Realated in a Carefree Manner

By: Mason, Leonard K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: England, Walsall Lithographic Co. Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 14151

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in jacket. A very important work published in and by the Heart of the English Leather industry: Walsall Lithographic LTD, Walsall, England 1950. Presentation copy signed from author on fep "To Rotarian S.S. Darby with best wishes from Leonard K. Mason July 13th 1956" with additional photo illustrated publisher's promo pamphlet laid in. A rare collectible in professionally photo-reproduced dj showing color loss and rubbing but no major loss. Displays well in new mylar. 7 3/4" tall at spine. 84 pp with some great engravings of old leather tanning machines, vin... View more info

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Horsemanship for Boys and Girls

By: Mctaggart, Lt.-Col. M.F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17656

Condition: Good +


Good 1st edition hard cover in green cloth boards with bumped and lightly rubbed tips and faint cup ring on cover. Embossed title on frt board legible but almost invisible. Text tight and bright with one tiny vignette outlined in pencil, slightly abraded with eraser, erased pencil doodle on rear paste down, endpps age toned. Chapters include: Intro letter/ How to treat your pony/ The start of the ride/ The trot/ The canter/ The rein-back and the turns/ Jumping: Fences, How to Jump, The Approach and Ditch-Jumping/ Styles of Riding/ Balance/ Your legs and hands/ Uses and abuses of the whip/ The... 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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A Hunting Catechism

By: Meysey-Thompson, Colonel R.F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44481

Condition: Good


1st edition in red cloth showing white fox mask on shield mount and white hunt whip under black title on frt bd. Back strip sunned but gilt title clear & legible. Rubs at head of spine. First edition with 1907 at foot of title pp. Frt board slightly bowed, tips bumped with color loss but no show-through, spine ends slightly bumped. No former owner's names, tears or soil.. No dj. 268 pp plus a dozen or so beautifully illust publisher's adverts w/several on ladies saddlery and custom dress. Chapters include: Intro/ Etiquette/ Accessories/ Hunting/ Stags/ Hares/ Hounds/ Hunters/ Riding to H... View more info

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The Young Rider's Handbook

By: Owen, Robert; Bullock, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Treasure Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19711

ISBN: 1850514372

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj as issued. Illustrated glossy boards straight and sharp, bar code sticker on frt pastedown. 144 pp text as new. Originally published by Country Life Books, this is the first printing by Treasure Press. An invaluable guide for any new owner or horse lover. Chapters include: About Buying / The Stable-kept Horse or Pony / Keeping a Horse or Pony at Grass / Bringing the Horse or Pony in from Grass / The Principals of Correct Feeding / Grooming / Saddlery and Equipment / Saddling and Unsaddling / Mounting and Dismounting / The Seat / The 'aids' - the Rider... View more info

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The Young Rider's Handbook

By: Owen, Robert; Bullock, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Treasure Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17665

ISBN: 1850514372

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition hardcover in illustrated glossy boards lightly bumped at extremities have a couple light surface scratches on rear cover. 144 pp. text as new. Originally published by Country Life Books, this is the first printing by Treasure Press. An invaluable guide for any new owner or horse lover. Chapters include: About Buying / The Stable-kept Horse or Pony / Keeping a Horse or Pony at Grass / Bringing the Horse or Pony in from Grass / The Principals of Correct Feeding / Grooming / Saddlery and Equipment / Saddling and Unsaddling / Mounting and Dismounting / The Seat / The 'aids'... View more info

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The Horseman's Companion A Guide to Riding & Horses

By: Rayner, Judy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15643

ISBN: 0856642053

Condition: Very Good


Very good 1st edition paperback with color loss on covers from storage. 221 pp text crisp and unmarked. Not a how-to book, but a directory of where to go , primarily in Britain, for various horse sports and pastimes written by a myriad of authors. Includes: 1. RIDING: The History and Work of the British Horse Society/ Riding Schools/ Choosing a Career with Horses/ Pony Clubs/ On Buying a Horse/ Riding Clubs/ Superstitions and the Horse/ Hunting/ Riding for the Disabled. 2. HOLIDAYS AND TREKKING: Holidays on Horseback/ The Pleasures and Pitfalls of Trekking/ Notes on Footpaths and Bridlew... 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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Ringcraft Nelson's Horsemaster Series

By: Skelton, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 17511

ISBN: 0171472020

Condition: Near Fine


Nice 1st edition hardcover in aqua colored boards show light discoloration at head and foot from storage, price clipped dj in mylar shows one closed tear at upper fore edge. 102 p text as new. For many years the author was a judge of ridden classes and has run her own stables in Hampshire, England. Ringcraft contains full instructions on how to select and prepare horses and ponies for the show ring. Chapters include: Into the Show World / The Horse and Pony Societies / Judges and Judging / The Ridden Classes / Training / Stable Management / Preparing the Show Pony / Saddlery and Clothing for... View more info

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The Fair Lady Aside Her Saddles and Habits

By: Thomas, Mary L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1993

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 34842

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous crisp, blue card cover with black line illustration of a Victorian woman in a long flowing riding habit standing next to her saddled mount. Tiny white-out line at upper tip of first page, remainder unmarked. 58 pp well illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. Dedicated to the author (as published, not hand written) on inside frt cover to Linda Bowlby for her information and leadership in the World Sidesaddle Federation in its first decade. The book gives general knowledge of sidesaddles and habits, provides info to rides wishing to ride in correct habits and sidesaddles of ... View more info