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Souvenir Program 35th Youngstown Charity Horse Show 1978 Canfield Fairgrounds (Includes Smaller Guide)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canfield, Ohio, Youngstown Charity Horse Show Committee: 1978

Seller ID: 18824

Condition: Very Good


This offering consists of two books, one of which is a small guide to the show measuring 4"x9" and sporting 34 pages, plus ads. This one was mailed to recipient as per addresses and stamp at back. The larger book, which is the souvenir program, measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 144 pages. Both books shows the same handsome cover design with a shadow print of horses and riders beneath bold black printing. Show was held at the Canfield Fairgrounds, Canfield Ohio with the Main Ring activities taking place June 18, 29, 30 and July, 1 and 2, 1978 and the Hunt Course, July, 1, 1978. View more info

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Healing Power of Horses: Lessons from the Lakota Indians

By: Baker, Wendy Beth

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Irvine, California, Bowtie Press: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 23760

ISBN: 1889540897

Condition: Fine


Crisp and dean inside and out. Book is bound in paper over boards with lamination which matches the dustjacket. There are no names or writing and no tears tor chips on jacket which will arrive in a brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. Book measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 143 pages printed on qualiy coated paper. There are also many color photographs, including stunning two page, full page scenes. The book tells the story of the author's injuries in a horse accident. Though doctors told her to give up ridding, but instead she learned from the Lakotas of the healing powr of horses... View more info

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Masters of the Turf: Ten Trainers Who Dominated Horse Racing's Golden Age

By: Bowen, Edward L.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A., Eclipse Press: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24857

ISBN: 1581501498

Condition: New


Ctisp, BRAND new book. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. The author, a racing historian, shines a bright light on the early 20th century and the Golden Age of Sport, its horses and its trainers, including James "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, Sam Hildreth, E. Guy Bedwell and more.Includes black and white photographs at center of the book. 320 pages. View more info

HORSES ARE FOLKS

By: C. W. ANDERSON

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, HARPER & BROTHERS: 1950

Inscription: NONE

Seller ID: 7062

Condition: FINE


A LOOK AT THE NATURE AND PERSONALITYS OF HORSES AND THE PARLLELS WITH PEOPLE RICHLY ILLUSTRATED WITH ANDERSON WONDERFUL B&W DRAWINGS OF BOTH MAN & HORSE View more info

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Son of the Black Stallion (SIGNED)

By: Farley, Walter

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1947

Edition: Eighth Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 28127

Condition: Very Good


Very nice book -- no names or writing other than the AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE which was written without inscription.Book has no defect of note and jacket just a few tiny edge tears and small chips to front corners. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover.Has not been price-clipped. Book is part of a series about the Black Stallion. 330 pages. View more info

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Hair Colour in the Horse

By: Guerts, R.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J.A. Allen: 1977

Seller ID: 17943

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no spine crease or creasing of any kind to cover. Former owner's name written inside front cover for which we will provide a brand new book plate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. Pages pristine. First published in Holland and here revised. Translated into English by Anthony Dent, a well established writer in the equestrian field. Of interest to both breeders and scientists interested in genetics as applicable to the color of various horse breeds.108 pages. View more info

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Broadway Bill

By: Hallinger, Mark

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Saalfield: 1935

Seller ID: 27772

Condition: Very Good


Saalfield published many books and paper tiems about Hollywood movies and atars which is why this one is typical. They also published LOTS of Shirley Temple books, paper dolls etc. This book was tied to the Columbia film of the same name starring Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Helen Vinson and Walter Connolly. The book is illustrated throughout with black and white stills from the movie. It's a small book measuring just 4-3/4" wide and 5-1/4" tall and part of Saalfield's Little Big Books. Book is tightly bound with no names or writing and clean pages which have toned -- almost of the Big L... View more info

The Byerley Turk: Three Centuries of the Tail Male Racing Lines

By: Haralambos, K.M.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Threshold Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18894

ISBN: 0901366196

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no bumping to boards. Only fault is former owner's expansive signature to front free endpaper. Dustjacket without tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Measures 7-1/2"x10". An informative account of the breed illustrated throughout with black and whiee photos, as well as color photos at front. 168 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Born To Trot

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally: 1966

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: 23797

Condition: Very Good


The book itself is wonderful with pictorial boards which match the exact painting on the dustjacket. The jacket shows a few tiny tears, one to lower front edge and another at upper back where there is also a chip and a loss of paper along the spine (see photo. ) There is no priceclip and all pages are clean and without dog-ears. There also also no names or writing and dthe ustjacket is very handsome in a brand new mylar cover. The art of Wesley Dennis is charming throughout this novel about harnes racing and a boy and his father's shared love of the horses. Book measures 7" x 10" and has 21... View more info

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For Three Decades One Man Was Known As the Wizard of the Turf: John E. Madden of Hamburg Place

By: Hollingworth, Kent

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky, Self-published: 1965

Seller ID: 28126

Condition: Very Good


A handsome book bound in cranberry colored cloth and ornamented with giult border and printing to face board. No names or writing and pristine inside and out. The book is printed on quality coated paper and is illustrated throughout with black and white photographs.Book measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" with 138 pages including index. Many stories of fine horses and fine races. View more info

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BIOMECHANICS OF LAMENESS IN HORSES

By: JAMES R. ROONEY D.V.M.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: BALTIMORE MD., WILLIAMS & WILKINS: 1969

Seller ID: 7145

Condition: VERY GOOD


A SERIOUS SIENTIFIC LOOK AT A SERIOUS PROBLEM IN HORSES WRITTEN TO APPEAL TO VETERINARIANS , HORSEMEN ,ENGENEERS , BIOLOGISTS , PHYSICIANS AND OTHERS BOOK IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION NO MARKS HINGES STRONG AND TIGHT PAGES CLEAN AND BRIGHT View more info

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The Bit and the Reins: Developing Good Contact and Sensitive Hands

By: Kapitzke, Gerhard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: North Pomfret, Vermont, U.S.A., Trafalgar Square Pub: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 25145

ISBN: 1570762759

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and clean with no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Jacket is likewise clean, has not been price-clipped and shows no tears or chips. Most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book is printed on quality coated paper and includes many drawings and over 100 color photographs. Presents various beidles and bits along with their adjustment and correct use and offers a basic training outline for developing a young horse's head carriage and rein contact. Book measures 7"x9-1/2" and has 160 pages. View more info

Touching Horses: Communication, Health and Healing Through Shiatsu (Acupressure)

By: Kaselle, Marion;Hannay, Pamela

Price: $68.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, J A Allen & Co Ltd: 1999

Seller ID: 18853

ISBN: 0851315798

Condition: Fine


Book iitself is as new. Crisp and clean with snow white pages and page edges. Dustjacket shows only light shelf wear, mostly at corners, and is most handsome in brand new mylar. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. An in-depth manual which instructs the reader in a self-help system for healing and maintaining horses through the use of therapeutic touch. View more info

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Racing in America, 1937-1959

By: Kelley, Robert F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, The Jockey Club: 1960

Seller ID: 25071

Condition: Fine


Exquisite book printed on very fine paper. Brown boards are pristine, as is cream-colored title box affixed to spine. Title and author's name crisp and bright. Deckled pages at side edge. Measures 10-3/4"x13-1/4".Illustrated throughout with full page, high quality black and white photographs of the horses who made racing history. Text is presented chronologically, year by year. 264 pages. View more info

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Horses' Teeth and Their Problems: Prevention RecognitionTreatment

By: Kreiling, Dr. Kai

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Lyons Press: 2005

Seller ID: 24863

ISBN: 1592286968

Condition: NEW


Crisp NEW book still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. The horse owner's guide to an important part of equine care. Covers the anatomy of a horse's mouth and teeth structure; determining age by looking at the teeth; first aid for mouth injuries; diseases and disorders of the teeth; the when, where & why of teeth examinations; alternative treatments; an overview of dental euipment, and case studies. Also includes a reference chart to identify the causes of common symptoms. Measures 7"x9-3/4" View more info

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THE LITERARY HORSE

By: LILLY GOLDEN - EDITOR

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, AYLANTIC MONTHLY PRESS: 1995

Edition: 1ST.

Seller ID: 7368

ISBN: 0871135957

Condition: FINE


22 STORIES SELECTED FROM MODERN LIT FOR THEIR LITERARY EXCELANCE AND ABILITY TO IMPART THE NATURE OF RIDING AND THE BOND BETWEEN PEOPLE AND HORSES 303PGS FINE BOOK FINE D.J. IN MYLAR CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT View more info

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Modern Dosage Theory

By: Lochner, Dan H., DVM

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Privately Published: 1992

Seller ID: 24902

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no spine crease and just minor toning to white cover. Measures 8-3/4";x11-3/4; and has 103 pages. Errata slip laid-in. The author, a veterinarian, explains dosage theory, the analyzation of thoroughbred pedigree and its relationship to thoroughbred racing. He writes from the standpoint of one who believes it is not without value, but also does not accept it with blind faith. View more info

Preparacion Clasico (English Language)

By: Lucas y Lucena, Roberto

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Encinitas, California, Valentine Publishing: 1990

Edition: No Edition Stated

Seller ID: 19204K

Condition: Good-plus


Scarce book in good, overall clean, solid condition. Spiral bound to lie flat.Former owner's name written expansively inside front cover. Small bit of soiling to outer side edge near top. Principles taught in book originated with Francisco Diego Lucena y Angel El Conde de Villa Lucena and were taught to the author. Discusses classical training as a discipline that can be used for mind and body for all equestrian disciplines. Topics include: the language of classical training, seat school, acceptance, the walk to engaged halt transition, the engaged halt to walk transition, position and bending... View more info

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The Horse in the West

By: Smith, Bradley

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cleveland,. Ohio, World Publishing: 1969

Edition: Limited First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 24825

Condition: Fine in VG Slipcase


What a beautiful book this is! The boards are covered in suede leather - pristine and soft to the touch, but still with a beveled edge. The book also nestles into its original slipcase. This limited first edition was confined to only 250 copies of which this is number 50. It is SIGNED legibly by the author on aspecial parchment page which describes the book and how it was made.If you love horses there are many full color photographs here to augment a detailed text which also includes drawings and a few black and white photos. In addition to two photo essays: the Horse In Art From Europe and As... View more info

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Breeding the Racehorse

By: Tesio, Frederico

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, J.A. Allen & Company: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 24951

ISBN: 0851310281

Condition: Very Good


Book is crisp and clean with no bumps to black boards and no names or writing. Jacket is without tears or chips, has not been price-clipped and will arrive in brand new mylar. Originally published in 1958 -- this is a reprint from 1978. Illustrated throughout with black and white pohotographs and art. Mreasures 6-1/2"x8-1/4". 130 pages. View more info