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Tschiffely's Ride

By A F Tschiffely

Geneva: Heron Books, 1970. The most famous book for long-distance riders! New Foreword to this edition by W A Chislett. 442pp. Gilt decoration to front board and spine. Black and white illustrations. Pale blue ribbon page marker. Title page printed in red and black, patterned endpapers. Minimal bumping to corners and gilt decoration slightly dulled, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Dark Blue Leatherette Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.70

Dressage From All Angles
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Dressage From All Angles

By Barry Marshall

London: J A Allen, 1996. Analysis of every aspect of dressage training, from the viewpoint of judge, trainer and rider. 276pp illustrated in black and white and colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Cream Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.85

Equus Caballus - On Horses and Handling
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Equus Caballus - On Horses and Handling

By Jan May

London: J A Allen, 1995. Techniques for helping the horse to gain trust and confidence in his handler. 122pp, illustrated throughout with monochrome drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to lower corners and minor lean to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Square 8vo.

$4.33

Lessons on the Lunge for Horse and Rider
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Lessons on the Lunge for Horse and Rider

By Molly Sivewright

London: Ward Lock, 1998. Expert advice on using the lunge-rein and long-reining. 146pp with index, illustrated throughoutwith black and white photographs. Minimal creasing to corners and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions.. First Paperback Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$6.30

Ride With Your Mind Masterclass - An Illustrated Guide to Right Brain Riding
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Ride With Your Mind Masterclass - An Illustrated Guide to Right Brain Riding

By Mary Wanless

London: Methuen, 1994. Eleven illustrated lessons in an equitation system influenced by Zen, martial arts, sports psychology, etc. 262pp plus index, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs. Silver title. Minor bumping to base of spine and some marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight wear to edges and minor marking, otherwise very good.. Reprint. Blue Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Kit Houghton (Photographs), Christine Bousfield (Diagrams). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

The Art of Western Riding
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The Art of Western Riding

By Bob Mayhew with John Birdsall

Marlborough, Wiltshire: The Crowood Press Ltd, 1989. Complete guide to the relaxed art of western riding. 159pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. Slight bumping to spine, corners and edges, otherwise lovely clean copy. DJ is price-clipped with minor surface scuffing, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.91

Curious and Instructive Stories About Wild Animals and Birds
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Curious and Instructive Stories About Wild Animals and Birds

Edinburgh: William P Nimmo, 1873. Anonymous collection of anecdotes about animals and birds, including a chapter devoted to the history of man's relationship with the horse. 340pp illustrated with black and white drawings. Black and gilt design to front board and spine, all edges gilt. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, some marking and scrathing to boards, tape repair to left hinge and internal hinge starting, else fair.. Presumed First Edition. Green Decorated Boards. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Wolf. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$9.85

Harvey - the Story of Britain's Most Colourful Sporting Personality
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Harvey - the Story of Britain's Most Colourful Sporting Personality

By Harvey Smith with Victor Green

London, Sydney & Toronto: White Lion Publishers Ltd, 1977. Autobiography of the British international showjumper. 160pp with index, illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to corners, otherwise very good copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight sunning, otherwise very good indeed.. First Thus. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.85

Fitness, Performance and the Female Equestrian
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Fitness, Performance and the Female Equestrian

By Mary D Midkiff

Lydney, Gloucestershire: Ringpress Books Ltd, 1997. All-discipline approach to improving the performance of the horse and rider team, including advice on nutrition and bio-mechanics. 206pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal marking to boards and top edges, otherwise very goodcopy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight marking and edgewear, otherwise very good.. First UK Edition, First Printing. Blue Boards/Black Sprine. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.91

The Moss Bros Anthology of Riding

By Phyllis Hinton (Editor)

London: Moss Bros & Co Ltd, 1954. Collection of verse and prose writing about horses, riding and hunting. 63pp. Bumping to spine and corners and foxing to endpapers and edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Decorated Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.74

A Standard Guide to Horse and Pony Breeds

By Elwyn Hartley Edwards

London: Macmillan, 1980. Descriptions for over 150 breeds and types of horse and pony, illustrated by 350 photographs, 100 in colour, plus line illustrations. Gilt lettering to spine. Some marking to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some fading to spine and edges, minor edgewear and a 1/4" tear to top edge, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$4.73

Pat Smythe's World of Horses

By Pat Smythe

London: Cassell & Co Ltd, 1955. Survey of a wide range of equestrian subjects by the show jumper, including the story of Tschiffely's ride and the author's stories of her own famous horses. Slight damage and fading to spine, some bowing and slanting to boards, darkened endpapers and owner's name inside, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ has some rubbing and marking and has been repaired internally, otherwise good.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$3.74

The Spanish Riding School of Vienna
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The Spanish Riding School of Vienna

By Bundesministerium Fur Land - Und Forstwirtschaft (Editor)

Vienna: Bundesministerium Fur Land, 1970. Illustrated history of the Spanish Riding School. 81pp with notes and bibliography, illustrated with colour and black and white photographs throughout. Slight bumping to corners, one 1/2" tear to base of spine and former owner's name to title page, otherwise good clean copy.. Card Covers. Good/No Jacket. 6.5" Tall x 9.4" Wide.

$3.74

The Art of Lungeing
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The Art of Lungeing

By Sylvia Stanier

London: J A Allen, 1993. Standard work on horse training, first published in 1976, revised and extended. 74pp illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. 74pp. Slight fading to spine, otherwise near fine copy.. Revised Enlarged Edition. Laminated Boards. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.94

Wild Horses

By Hope Ryden

London: Secker & Warburg, 1972. Lovely study of wild mustangs in Western Nevada, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Usual library markings and remains of date stamp label to front endpaper. DJ has been laminated to boards. Corners bumped, otherwise very good copy.. First Edition. Laminated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Landscape 8.6" Tall x 9.7" Wide. Ex-Library.

$35.46

The Manual of Stable Management, Book 2: Care of the Horse
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The Manual of Stable Management, Book 2: Care of the Horse

By British Horse Society

London: Threshold Books, 1988. Part of a comprehensive reference library, essential reading for students taking British Horse Society examinations, 158pp. Very minor shelf wear and slight foxing to top edges, otherwise very good copy,. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$3.94