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Classical Horsemanship for Our Time: from Basic Training to the Highest Levels of Dressage

By: Froissard, Jean; Powell, Lily

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Lyons Press: 2001

Edition: First Publishers Edition

Seller ID: 003073

ISBN: 1585744980

Condition: New with no dust jacket

This book presents the heritage of classical theories of riding in a modern, highly readable format. Jean Froissard, one of the world's maters of horsemanship, takes the reader through the development of a dressage horse, dressage in its truest sense, the training of a riding horse. He begins with criteria for selection, then describes fully the progress or early training that is basic for any horse. Building upon what has been learned, there is an emphasis on rewards for even the slightest improvement, over punishment; he then takes the reader through the training progression up to the highes... View more info

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Fitting Tack

By: Holderness-Roddam, Jane

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Addington, Buckingham, Kenilworth Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003171

ISBN: 0901366439

Condition: Fine

This is a step-by-step guide to the important subject of fitting tack. Includes information on headcollars and halters, bridles and bits, nosebands, saddles, girths, and numnahs, martingales, breastplates, breast girths and cruppers, lungeing equipment, and the care of tack. Includes 95 full-color illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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By: McBane, Susan

Price: $5.52

Publisher: Addington, Buckingham, The Kenilworth Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003169

ISBN: 1872082297

Condition: Fine

This is a complete full-color guide on grooming your horse or pony, and how it can help keep them healthy and looking their best. Includes reasons for grooming, basic and full grooming kit details, care of the feet, quartering and full grooming, wisping and banging, cleaning the sheath, dealing with a muddy horse or pony, shampooing and hot towelling, and setting fair for the night. Includes over 70 full-color illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

So Your Kids Want a Pony!

By: Forbes, Joanne

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Battleboro, VT, S. Greene Press: 1972

Seller ID: 001810

ISBN: 0828901619

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

This book is written for non-horsey parents trying to decide if a real, live pony is within the realm of possibility for their child. Should you buy a horse or a pony? How old should your child be? Where do you find a reliable pony? How much will it cost? What equipment is best - for safety's sake? How do you take care of a pony? Against the involvment of horse/pony ownership some solid benefits to children should be carefully evaluated. Mrs. Forbes' book tells everything needful for parents to know, not only to make their decision by what to expect if the decision is "yes. " Her guida... View more info

The Fundamentals of Riding

By: Rees, Lucy

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, NY, St Martins Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003618

ISBN: 031206750X

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket

The fundamentals of riding are not contained in a simple list of steps, like the rules for using a computer or fixing a car. The basis of riding is the symbiosis of two living creatures, horse and human. Riding is too often taught as though the horse was a piece of machinery, with the result that riders, especially as they advance, have little understanding of the subtly different requirements for each riding style, or why the horse responds as it does. This is a visual guide for both the beginner and advanced rider that shows you how a horse without a rider moves naturally; you feel the horse... View more info

The Manual of Horsemanship

By: Cooper, Barbara (General editor)

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Kenilworth, Warwickshire, British Horse Society Pony Club: 1993

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 003173

ISBN: 0900226390

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

The 10th Edition is comprehensively revised and updated, with many new features. This is a complete basic guide to horsemanship and horse care, and a worldwide bestseller that over the years has helped countless riders attain enjoyment and success in dressage, horse trials, show jumping and other equestrian pursuits. No other book contains so much expert information on such a wide range of subjects, from how to hold the reins to the internal systems of the horse, to how stables should be built. 434 pages with index; inside boards diagram each part of the horse and what problems can happen wher... View more info

The New Book of Saddlery and Tack

By: Henderson, Carolyn (Consulting editor)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 2002

Seller ID: 002357

ISBN: 0806988932

Condition: New in New dust jacket

STILL IN PUBLISHERS WRAPS - With a foreword by Charles de Kunffy, this is the most comprehensive, detailed source of information on all the equipment anyone who works with or handles horses needs. Not only will you find out about the range of saddles, tacks, and other horse-related equipment available today, but you'll also learn the fascinating story of how they developed throughout history. No horse-lover will want to be without this lavishly-illustrated guide. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info