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1 Association, Arabian Horse Arabian Horse in Australia, Vol. 2
Croydon, Nsw, Australia Arabian Horse Association of Australia, Ltd. 1984 0959036806 / 9780959036800 First Edition (?) Hardcover As New in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11 1/2; 263 pages; Hard cover is ivory colored with brown lettering on front. Slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing, bumping, scuffing; crinkling/creasing around edges; in a mylar cover. This is a NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with mostly color photographs, of the Arabian horse doing everything. From dressage to rodeo to jumping to carriage driving, and pretty much everything in between, the breed that can do it all. Book is in 3 sections: Arabian Horse in Australia and the Arabian Horse Society of Australia, Ltd. , An Historical Coverage; Australian Arabian Breeding--Present Day Perspective; Location and lisitng of Australian Studs, including Tasmania; Index; bibliography. Hard to find title; oversized/4#. 'Proudly printed in Australia'. This appears to be the true first printing of the book, dated 1984, not 1985, on the copyright page. 
Price: 65.75 USD
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2 Association, Arabian Horse Arabian Horse in Australia, Vol. 2
Croydon, Nsw, Australia Arabian Horse Association of Australia, Ltd. 1984 0959036806 / 9780959036800 First Edition (?) Hardcover As New in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B & W and Color; 8 1/2 x 11 1/2; 263 pages; Hard cover is ivory colored with brown lettering on front. Light bumping. DJ has light rubbing, bumping, scuffing; in a mylar cover. This is a NEW book, pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with mostly color photographs, of the Arabian horse doing everything. From dressage to rodeo to jumping to carriage driving, and pretty much everything in between, the breed that can do it all. Book is in 3 sections: Arabian Horse in Australia and the Arabian Horse Society of Australia, Ltd. , An Historical Coverage; Australian Arabian Breeding--Present Day Perspective; Location and lisitng of Australian Studs, including Tasmania; Index; bibliography. Hard to find title; oversized/4#. 'Proudly printed in Australia'. This appears to be the true first printing of the book, dated 1984, not 1985, on the copyright page. 
Price: 75.25 USD
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3 Belasik, Paul Dressage For The 21st Century: Special Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition
Paul Belasik 2009 Hardcover New in New dust jacket Illustrated by Karl Leck, Et Al 
THIS IS A SPECIAL, LIMITED, NUMBERED [1030 COPIES], SIGNED EDITION. SIGNED AND NUMBERED ON THE FRONT END PAPER. Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. DJ is in a mylar cover. Edited by Martin Diggle. Green endpapers. Stitched binding. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of color photos and b/w drawings. Paul is an exceptional writer, trainer and rider. The cover shows him doing the levade--had the opportunity to see him do it in person, about 10' away from me--the thrill was indescribable. The horse pictured on the cover, St. Graal [Eli] was the horse I saw him share his absolute mastery and joy of riding with [alas, Eli died a few months later]. He is considered one of the modern masters of dressage, included in Martin Diggle's series 'Masters of Dressage....' Sections are: Longeing and In-hand Work; Rider's Seat and Position--a Pure Form [his riding technique and form are pure and magnificent]; Straight, Forward Riding; Campaign School--Exercises of the Walk; Campaign School--Exercises of the Trot and Rein-back; Exercises of the Canter--the Modern Masterpiece; Haute Ecole; Airs Above the Ground. A must have for any serious student of dressage, modern and historic, classical in every respect. Oversized, 4#. ; Color & B/W illustrations; 10 1/4 x 10 1/4; ix, 182 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 105.00 USD
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Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding, Belasik, Paul
4 Belasik, Paul Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding
London J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd. 1997 0851315097 / 9780851315096 Softcover New 
Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Foreword by Erik Herbermann. The first book written by Belasik. Belasik is a wonderful writer, really pulling together aspects of the various dressage schools and making sense of seemingly disparate methods. Also an excellent clinician. The chapter where he talks about training with the late Portugese Master Nuno Oliveira is an absolute treasure. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9 1/4; 128 pages; Very slight edge wear. 
Price: 72.75 USD
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Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding, Belasik, Paul
5 Belasik, Paul Riding Towards The Light An Apprenticeship in the Art of Dressage Riding
London J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd. 1997 0851315097 / 9780851315096 Softcover New 
Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Foreword by Erik Herbermann. The first book written by Belasik. Belasik is a wonderful writer, really pulling together aspects of the various dressage schools and making sense of seemingly disparate methods. Also an excellent clinician. The chapter where he talks about training with the late Portugese Master Nuno Oliveira is an absolute treasure. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9 1/4; 128 pages; Very slight edge wear. 
Price: 72.75 USD
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6 Belasik, Paul The Essential Paul Belasik Riding Towards the Light; Exploring Dressage Technique; the Songs of Horses
North Pomfret, VT Trafalgar Square Publishing 2002 1570762120 / 9781570762123 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Inscribed on front end paper "TO ANNE, BEST WISHES, PAUL BELASICK". Cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, DJ in mylar cover. This is the first compilation of Paul's original three books, now bound together as one title. For anyone who rides dressage, wanting to know why, and how, and how to do it better, what should it feel like and look like, this is absolutely the most perfect book. In these three titles Paul takes you along on his journey, training with modern masters, reading and learning all he can about previous masters, always seeking the purest, best way to achieve the ultimate perfection of horse and rider as one, dancing partners, floating together in unison through the equestrian art of dressage. If you've had the privilege of watching Paul teach, and ride [I've luckily done so many times], you understand how he is truly to be considered a modern master. If you've had the even rarer privilege of seeing Paul and Eli [the late St. Graal], doing the levade about 10 feet away from you [as I have], creating equestrian art with every move, from living flesh, including tempis, passage, piaffe, pirouettes, and so forth, then the tingle going up your spine makes you realize that riding perfection isn't just a fantasy, it does exist here on earth; alas, a dream achieved by the few, but eternally sought by most dressage riders. Paul writes as well as he rides, bringing you along on his quest and into his thoughts. He is included in Martin Diggle's 'Masters of Equitation' series [those titles are also available]. With Dr. Hilary Clayton [McPhail Chair Emerita at Michigan State Univ] he has assisted in ground breaking studies of equine biomechanics and locomotion [Dr. Clayton's books are also available]. Excellent companion books to this title: Masters of Equitation on Trot; Masters of Equitation on Canter [both edited by Martin Diggle], and Conditioning Sport Horses, the classic by Dr. Hilary Clayton; all are available in my listings. Multiple copies of all of these books are available. ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2; 128, 144, 125 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 127.50 USD
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7 Boldt, Harry The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)
2011 3885427605 / 9783885427605 1st Revised edition First Printing; Hardcover As New 
Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover has a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressage history. This section has color photographs, and is broken down into the Eighties; the Nineties; the New Century. It concludes with the 2010 World Equestrian Games, held in Kentucky [USA]. Index; about the author. Translations by: Ben Gladwell, Dr. Selene Scarsi and Dr. Charlotte Goodall. Very oversized/overweight; 5#. 
Price: 83.75 USD
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8 Boldt, Harry The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)
2011 3885427605 / 9783885427605 1st Revised edition First Printing; Hardcover As New 
Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW ---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover ihas a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressage history. This section has color photographs, and is broken down into the Eighties; the Nineties; the New Century. It concludes with the 2010 World Equestrian Games, held in Kentucky [USA]. Index; about the author. Translations by: Ben Gladwell, Dr. Selene Scarsi and Dr. Charlotte Goodall. Very oversized/overweight; 5#. 
Price: 83.75 USD
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9 Boldt, Harry The Dressage Horse/das Dressurpferd (English And German Edition)
2011 3885427605 / 9783885427605 1st Revised edition First Printing; Hardcover As New 
Color & B/W photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4 x 1/1/4; 368 pages; NEW NEW NEW---still in publisher's shrinkwrap! Hardcover ihas a black background with a b/w photo of Herr Boldt on the cover. Black spine with white and blue lettering; no DJ, as issued. This is a dual language book; German on the left column, English on the right column. This new and expanded edition contains all of the hundreds of superb, original b/w photographs and diagrams, plus the text from the original 1978 German language book. Additionally, it contains a new section: From Goodwood to Kentucky and Rotterdam--33 years of dressage history. This section has color photographs, and is broken down into the Eighties; the Nineties; the New Century. It concludes with the 2010 World Equestrian Games, held in Kentucky [USA]. Index; about the author. Translations by: Ben Gladwell, Dr. Selene Scarsi and Dr. Charlotte Goodall. Very oversized/overweight; 5#. 
Price: 83.75 USD
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10 Boldt, Harry The Dressage Horse: English Translation Of Chapter III Of Das Dressurpferd [English Translation of Only One Chapter, Not the Entire Book]
Germany Edition Haberbeck 1978 3921879035 / 9783921879030 First Edition Softcover New 
PAPERBACK; COVER IS HEAVY WHITE, STAPLED, PAPER. This is a NEW book. Translated into English, from the original German, by Sabine Schmidt and Dane Rawlins. NOTE: this item consists of Chapter III, only, containing diagrams but no photos. Original German language book is 300+ pages; this book is the English translated, only. 110 pages of Chapter III. English translation covers only page numbers 112-222, Illustrated with b/w drawings/diagrams. In 1978 German Olympian Harry Boldt wrote 'Das Dressurpferd'. Chapter III was translated into English. A truly unique way of presenting the information, showing the aids for each move and transitions. Extremely difficult title to find. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 8; 110 pages; NEW. 
Price: 42.25 USD
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11 Boldt, Harry The Dressage Horse: English Translation Of Chapter III Of Das Dressurpferd [English Translation of Only One Chapter, Not the Entire Book]
Germany Edition Haberbeck 1978 3921879035 / 9783921879030 First Edition Softcover New 
PAPERBACK; COVER IS HEAVY WHITE, STAPLED, PAPER. This is a NEW book. Translated into English, from the original German, by Sabine Schmidt and Dane Rawlins. NOTE: this item consists of Chapter III, only, containing diagrams but no photos. Original German language book is 300+ pages; this book is the English translated, only. 110 pages of Chapter III. English translation covers only page numbers 112-222, Illustrated with b/w drawings/diagrams. In 1978 German Olympian Harry Boldt wrote 'Das Dressurpferd'. Chapter III was translated into English. A truly unique way of presenting the information, showing the aids for each move and transitions. Extremely difficult title to find. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 8; 110 pages; NEW. 
Price: 42.25 USD
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12 Boldt, Harry The Dressage Horse: English Translation Of Chapter III Of Das Dressurpferd [English Translation of Only One Chapter, Not the Entire Book]
Germany Edition Haberbeck 1978 3921879035 / 9783921879030 First Edition Softcover New 
PAPERBACK; COVER IS HEAVY WHITE, STAPLED, PAPER. This is a NEW book. Translated into English, from the original German, by Sabine Schmidt and Dane Rawlins. NOTE: this item consists of Chapter III, only, containing diagrams but no photos. Original German language book is 300+ pages; this book is the English translated, only. 110 pages of Chapter III. English translation covers only page numbers 112-222, Illustrated with b/w drawings/diagrams. In 1978 German Olympian Harry Boldt wrote 'Das Dressurpferd'. Chapter III was translated into English. A truly unique way of presenting the information, showing the aids for each move and transitions. Extremely difficult title to find. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/4 x 8; 110 pages; NEW. 
Price: 42.25 USD
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13 Bradley, Cuthbert The Foxhound Of The Twentieth Century: The Breeding and Work of the Kennels of England,....
London George Routledge & Sons, Limited 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Hardcover is red boards with faux red leather spine; faded gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if very lightly and lovingly used. Stitched binding. Bookstore plate/sticker inside back cover. Color frontispiece of Celebrated Sires of the Duke of Rutland's kennel during Sir Gilbert Greenall's Mastership between 1896 - 1912, with Ben Capell Huntsmen. Has two pieces of tissue between it and title page; first leaf numbers the figures, second leaf names them. Back of title page, stamped in purple ink, small lettering states 'made and printed in Great Britain'. Extensively illustrated, contains 16 full sized pages of color plates; 16 full sized pages of b/w plates; 83 various illustrations; and ten maps. Includes list of illustrations and maps; 15 chapters on the various hunts, kennels and packs located throughout England, and an index. Oversized, 5#. ; B & W and Color; 7 1/2 x 10 3/4; xi, 308 pages; Cover has some bumping, rubbing/scuffing, shelfwear, sunning. Several small spots inside covers and on end papers, of pinkish/red, probably bleeding from cover. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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14 Brooks, Patty (Ed.) Who's Who In New England Morgandom, Volume II
No Place New England Morgan Horse Association N.D. First Edition (?) Soft Cover Very Good 
Softcover is colorful, heavy paper. Overall pages are clean and tight. No date of publication, but last listed dates for any horses, awards, etc. , is 1984, so likely published in 1984 or 1985. Lavishly illustrated with 150+ b/w photographs. Overall, divided into sections by states, with each state outline divided into lettered regions. Covers Connecticut, Maine, Massachussetts, New Hampshire, Vermont [where the Morgan Horse is the official state animal]; Outside New England. Scarce and excellent reference book for those enchanted by this truly all American breed. ; Who's Who in New England Morgandom Series; B&W Photographs; 11 x 8 1/2; 244 pages; Cover has significant shelf wear, bumping, creasing, rubbing/scuffing,1.5" x 1.5" light oil/grease stain (? ) at top of back cover, some of it on back 60 pages or so. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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15 Burger, Udo The Way To Perfect Horsemanship Translated by Nicole Bartle
London J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd. 1998 0851317243 / 9780851317243 First English Edition Hardcover New 
Hard cover is glazed boards. Cream colored endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still crisp; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 37 b/w photos and drawings. Chapters are: Horsemanship; Fundamental Principles; Outline; Horseman's Tools; Elementary Biomechanics; A Horseman's Diagnosis; Conclusion. "...first published in German in 1959, it was immediately recognized as a classic work of equestrian literature. It gives the reader a clear insight into the psychology of the horse as well as examining its muscular system and mechanics of movement. It explains in detail the basic principles of training, the fundamentals of riding and the effect of the aids. Everyone, whether teacher, trainer, competitor, judge or occasional rider, will benefit enormously from the study of this book....Burger was one of Germany's most esteemed veterinary surgeons, an accomplished horseman, a learned and observant animal psychologist and a highly respected judge of horses and horsemanship. He died in 1985". Another great classic title for anyone's horse/dressage library. ; Allens Classic Series 1 Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 x 9; 254 pages; Very slight scuffing and minor bumping. 
Price: 64.50 USD
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16 Campbell, Mary E Music for Kur
No Place No Publisher Listed. 1985 First Edition Stapled wraps Very Good+ 
Soft cover is stapled wraps. White ground with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. Back cover states 'published June 1985'. One, full page b/w arena diagram. Ms. Campbell, from Michigan, was central to the establishment of dressage training and quality in the USA. "USDF Founding Organizers, 1973. These are the dedicated persons who came to Lincoln, Nebraska in 1973, at the call of Lowell Boomer and who founded The United States Dressage Federation. The “Founders’ Endowment Fund, ” established through The Dressage Foundation, is in their honor and will provide education and training for Dressage Instructors and Adult Amateurs". The “Founders’ Endowment Fund, ” established through The Dressage Foundation, is in their honor and will provide education and training for Dressage Instructors and Adult Amateurs". Source, The Dressage Foundation. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 21 pages; Cover has light sunning, shelf wear. 
Price: 23.50 USD
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17 Clarke, Stephen; Foreword by Eric Lette Dressage Dreams 10 Celebration of Perfection
Kent, England LewisHarding 2009 0956325904 / 9780956325907 First Edition First Printing; Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Illustrated, hard cover with white lettering on front and spine; same picture as on DJ. NEW book; multiple copies available. DJ in a mylar cover. Grey end papers. Illustrated with dozens of glorious color photographs. In dressage competition, '10' is the perfect, magic score on any movement, and rarely achieved. "Stephen Clarke, top FEI Dressage judge, tells you what is required to achieve the perfect score of 10. The world's top Dressage riders and trainers reveal their secrets on what it takes to reach the top. All the Grand Prix movements are illustrated. Breath taking photographs, by specialist equine photographers of the most talented Dressage horses illustrate what it take to obtain a score of 10. International Dressage ponies along with their riders and trainers are also included". There are 19 segments, written by top riders, with photographs of them riding their top, international partners. My absolute favorite is the section on 'Harmony' by Debbie McDonald, 2x American Olympian [USA team dressage medal, Athens 2004]. A glorious book for all dressage lovers. Includes glossary; picture credits; index. Oversized, 4#. ; Color Photographs; 9 3/4 x 11 1/4; 208 pages 
Price: 81.50 USD
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18 Crabtree, Helen K. Saddle Seat Equitation: The Definitive Guide Revised Edition
Sparks, NV Western International Inc. 1999 096651940X / 9780966519402 Revised Edition Soft Cover Near Fine 
Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Purple with white lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Illustrated with dozens of b/w photographs. "The importance of this book to every rider and the contribution it has made to those of the saddle horse industry cannot be stressed enough....is, in fact, the 'New Testament of Riding' and another outstanding accomplishment of a woman who has attained excellence in so many endeavors to the benefit of so many. From all of those who have read and all of those who will read your book, 'Thank you, Mrs. Crabtree." '. [Horse World]. Helen Crabtree (December 14, 1915-January 4, 2002) is perhaps the most important woman in the history of Saddle Seat Riding. She literally wrote the book on Saddle Seat Equitation as her 1970 book Saddle Seat Equitation, and later editions, continues to be "the Bible" to equitation instructors and would be equitation riders. For decades Crabtree Stables was a World Champion machine, churning out 75 world champion American Saddlebred horses and countless equitation champions including 22 winners of the National Equitation Championships. ; B & W photographs; 6 x 9 1/4; xi, 372 pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing; very faint, barely visible, couple of marks on sides of text block. 
Price: 45.25 USD
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19 De La Gueriniere, Francois Robichon, Foreword by Paul Belasik School Of Horsemanship
London J. A. Allen & Co. , Ltd. 2003 0851315755 / 9780851315751 Hardcover New in New dust jacket Illustrated by Charles Parrocel 
Cover is brown with gold lettering on the front and the spine. Yellow endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still crisp. This is a NEW book. Translated by Tracy Boucher. This is the 2003 reprint. De la Gueriniere was born in about 1688, and died in 1751. Extensively illustrated with b/w engravings by Charles Parrocel. This book first appeared in Paris in 1729, where Gueriniere had his famous ecuyer. Alois Podhajsky, late director of the Spanish Riding School: "the most revolutionary book on riding of all times"; Sylvia Loch: "If the word greatness is to be accorded to only one of the individual Masters whose work is reviewed in this book...Gueriniere must achieve this accolade. This committed equestrian inspired the world of classical dressage...has become the authoritative bible of the dressage world...It is a lucid compilation of all the methods and principles of the French Masters to that date...to this day, is is still widely quoted, and remains the source by which most, if not all, equestrian arguments may be settled". This tome is divided into a treatise on the nature and conformation of horses, including information on 18th century horse care, shoeing and tack; a section on veterinary medicine; and a glossary. The foreword by modern master Paul Belasik: as a single individual he transcended even his own France. He is mentioned in practically every book on dressage in one way or another. He is historically crucial to the development of dressage in his actions as a modernising arbitrator...his words are practical and still relevant. He also helped to develop the shoulder-in, along with William Cavendish, Duke of Newcastle [another notable equestrian authority]. The shoulder-in is one of the favorite moves for myself and my horse, a great base from which to move on to other work. A gorgeous, wonderful book, magnificently translated by a horseman, who brings the passion behind the words to life. I cherish my copy of this book, and any serious fan of dressage will need to include this volume in their collection. Very oversized, 6#. HVMM**. ; B&W Illustrations; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 330+ pages; DJ in a mylar cover. 
Price: 475.00 USD
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20 Disston, Harry Quiz Questions with Answers for the U. S. Pony Clubs
No Place United States Pony Clubs N.D. First revised edition Paperback Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; 6 X 9; 44 pages; Soft cover is yellow with stapled wraps. Shelf wear, bumping, serious rubbing on spine, some spotting to back. Pages are clean and tight, no markings. Illustrated with a b/w diagram of the horse. Laid in is 'Equestrian Instructors' Lecture Series' notes, Newark, Delaware, 30/31 March 1963. Also laid in are mimeographed sheets from 'Elkridge Harford Hunt Pony Club' hunt on 8 December, 1961. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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