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Tomorrow's Champion

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41174

Condition: Very Good +


VG 1st edition hardcover in medium brown cloth has wear at tips. Boards shaken. Unclipped professionally reproduced color illustrated dj has chips missing from head & foot of spine, lower tip has a 1 1/2" open tear, lower edge has two 1/2" closed tears and there is color fading along spine, upper & front edges. Unpaginated with crisp text and stunning lithographs. No tears, writing or soil. No matter how brilliant the performance of a fine horse may be, that is only part of the story. What bloodlines produced the speed and stamina, and what was the training that brought out the honest... View more info

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The Wild Arabian

By: Anderson, Marilyn D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Willowisp Press: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 23214

ISBN: 0874062071

Condition: Good


2nd printing paperback with light surface wear at tips from storage. Name and number on fep, else 94 pp text crisp and unmarked. Can Garnet tame this wild Arabian? Suddenly the Arabian's body filled with wildfire. His dark eyes haunted her. If Garnet could afford the horse, could she turn it into a winner? 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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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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Dressage For The New Age

By: Barbier, Dominique and Daniels, Mary

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice-Hall Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37021

ISBN: 0132195771

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hard cover in near fine just wrapper. Book is in lovely condition save for light sunning along head of front board. No marks, soil or other blemishes. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows light sunning along backstrip and a touch along head of frt panel, else fine. 176 pp. Includes: The Part of Riding No one Talks About; A Training Approach: Beginning A dialogue With Your Horse and The Movements."Every horseman interested in training would do well to read and study this book," counsels the eminent trainer and commentator Chuck Grant in his Foreword to what is certain to t... View more info

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Meditation For Two Searching For and Finding Communion with Your Horse

By: Barbier, Dominique; Williams, Kreon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: VT, Trafalgar Square Publishing: 2011

Seller Id: 45738

ISBN: 1570764972

Condition: New


Gorgeous new 2nd printing hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Unclipped dj with matching art as cover is mint, now in new mylar. 72 pp text is crisp and unmarked. More than suitable for gift giving. View more info

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Carriage Driving A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training

By: Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Howell Book House, Inc: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 33313

ISBN: 0876058985

Condition: Fine


Fine 4th printing hardcover in fine unclipped dj in new mylar. 269 pp. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. The philosophy is simple but remarkably effective: If driving is as much fun for your horse as it is for you, he will be a willing partner in the endeavor. With that in mind, Carriage Driving focuses on building a strong physical, mental, and emotional relationship with your horse. Equine mechanics, selecting the right bit and tack, harnessing, and ground tra... 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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Gentle Solutions Frank Bell's Seven Steps to a Safer Horse The Complete Guide to Frank Bell's Acclaimed 7-Step Safety System

By: Bell, Frank; With Sylvia Scott; Foreword By Bob Claymier: My Introduction to a Horse Whisperer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: ID, Dances With Horses, Inc: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30734

ISBN: 097634890X

Condition: Fine


Brilliant glossy 1st edition paperback with negligible wear at tips from storage. 151 well illustrated pages. Rare horse training book. Intro: The 7-Step System, In the Beginning, Bonding, Take and Give, Intimacy, The Dance Begins, Desensitizing, Ballet on the Ground, Ballet in the Saddle; In the End, Frank Bell Photo Gallery, Frank Bell Training Products, Afterword, Author Biographies, Photo Acknowledgments. View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33889

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in red cloth boards. Lower fore edge tip rubbed. Gift dedication fep. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing and loss at tips. 226 pp are clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and How to... View more info

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Manual of Horsemanship Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre

By: Black, Harold

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1974

Seller Id: 17695

ISBN: 0396069169

Condition: Very Good


First edition in red cloth boards, name on frt pastedn. Dj in new mylar shows rubbing with 1 small chip and a closed tare but displays well. 226 pp clean and tight. Extensively illustrated with 120 b/w photos and drawings/diagrams. Chapters are: Preliminary Exercises on the Ground for Suppling the Rider; Leading the Horse, Mounting and Dismounting; Psychological and Physical Characteristics of the Horse; Seat of the Mounted Rider; Natural and Artificial Aids; Mounted Exercises at Walk and Trot; Basic Dressage Exercises Performed in Group; Riding in Multiples; Faults the Horse May Acquire and... View more info

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The World of Dressage

By: Blake, Neil Ffrench

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday & Co. Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S Edition.

Seller Id: 28478

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st U.S. edition black cloth hardcover with sharp tips, gift dedication on fep, else crisp and unmarked. 190 pp including index of photographic data. Full color facsimile photo dj shows wear and color loss at tips from storage. Book is approx 11 1/2" x 8 1/2" x 3/4". With stunning photography and informative commentary the author shows how dressage is basic to the training of all horses, including the hunters, jumpers, the polo pony or the pleasure horse. By watching and interviewing famous international performers, and by sitting quietly listening to them analyze the... View more info

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How to Buy a Race Horse

By: Bower, Alex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: KY, Cromwell Bloodstock Agency: 1975

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 30078

Condition: Very Good


Tight and bright 5th printing soft cover w/lightly discolored cream colored wrappers, Internally crisp and bright w/adhered spine edge of first few pp which does not affect the read. 64 pp. Interesting and nostalgic look at how it went down at the track of yesteryear. Includes: Required Reading, Getting a Trainer (expect to pay from $15 to more than $30 per day!), Finding a Horse, The Screening Process, Conformation of the Race Horse, Race Horse Auctions, The Yearling Sales, The Sales Catalog, The Case of Blue Norther, How Much Will It Cost?, Claiming Races, Stake and Allowance Races, Taxes ... View more info

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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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BHS: Riding and Training VHS TAPE

By: British Horse Society

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NJ, Miller's Harness:

Seller Id: VHS34136

Condition: Very Good


VG VHS tape in original pictorial snap-lock hard plastic case. No date listed, circa 1980's? Scarce video covers 5 subjects on one video: Training the Young Horse 27 mins/ The Riding Position 17 mins/ The Rider's Aids 20 mins/ The Basic Paces 24 mins/ Dressage Movements 22 mins. View more info

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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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Training The Young Horse

By: Britton, Vanessa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16019

ISBN: 0713471832

Condition: Fine


Lovely red hardcover is tight, crisp and unmarked. Price clipped dj in in new mylar displays beautifully. More than presentable. 160 pp . Well illustrated, practical help for those about to handle, lunge, long-rein, and back horses, together with explanation of the reasoning behind the various methods and practices. 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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Alice & Combined Training A Tale of Two Horses

By: Brooke, Geoffrey, Major-General, C.B., D.S.O., M.C.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44935

Condition: Very Good


1st edition in rust cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Foxing on endpps, else crisp, bright and unmarked. 143 pp. Not exlib. Original illust dj shows chips but displays well in new mylar. True story of two horses owned by Major-General Geoffrey Brooke is a factual tale of how he brought these two along to be completely rounded hacks, show jumpers, fox hunters and even polo ponies. Inside is all the details one would need to do so to their own mounts. View more info