163 books (9 pages) in this category
by MIKE SMITH
Stressing the benefits of preparation, Mike Smith helps you retain and even improve your riding skills in between lessons. Brushing up on the basics of horsemanship, identifying key goals, and conditioning riding muscles are all part of Smith's ...
by Martin Diggle
<p>Horseracing is the second-biggest spectator sport in Britain but, while it is widely viewed as 'a good day out', many people who enjoy the experience also admit to being rather baffled by much of what goes on. A Guide to Race-Going offers a ...eBook
A Practical Guide to Horse Shoeing in its Different Varieties Including Preparation of the Foot, Choice and Preparation of Shoes, Fitting, Filing, Nailing, Etc. To Which is Added Youatt's Treatise on the Diseases of the Horses Foot
<p>This book contains a detailed and comprehensive guide to horseshoeing, first published in 1883. Profusely illustrated and full of timeless, practical information information, "Haney's Horse Shoers' Manual" will appeal to modern ...eBook
by M. C. Henley
<p>This vintage book contains a detailed guide to the game of polo, first published in the late nineteenth century. It includes a fascinating history of the game as well as rules, tips, detailed explanations, and information on the various ...eBook
by Angela Williams
<b>From her Grey Lynn apartment to one of New Zealand's most historic homesteads and horse studs, this is an inspirational journey from a corporate life working with Louis Vuitton back to the golden hills of rural Wairarapa.</b> It's the middle ...eBook
by Philip Hichborn
<p>This vintage book is highly recommend for those with an interest in historical fox hunting in America, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "The Marquis", ...eBook
by GILLIAN HIGGINS
The horse's body can be organised into 11 complex interrelated systems that function efficiently to maintain life. Divided into 11 chapters, this book explains the importance and relevance of each anatomical system. It uses high quality ...
by Helen Thomas
Might and Power was a giant in a golden era of exceptional racehorses- the horse of a lifetime for owner Nick Moraitis, the horse of hope for trainer Jack Denham, and the horse of redemption for jockey Jim Cassidy.<br><br>Despite his awkward ...
by HEATHER SMITH THOMAS
Horses with good conformation move fluidly, experience less wear and tear on joints, and are more apt to stay fit. Explaining how conformation relates to structure and function, Heather Smith Thomas shows you how to identify a horse's desirable ...
The natural mechanics of movement common to all breeds
by Susan E. Harris
<p>Based on decades of practical experience, as well as classic horsemanship theory, this book will teach anyone (from novices to experienced riders) the essentials of a horse's structure, natural balance and way of moving.</p> <p>Horses may beeBook
by BOB THOMPSON
From the buzhashi horsemen in Afghanistan and Mongolia, to the dancing horses of Mali and the mounted Oromo spearmen of Ethiopia, Bob Thompson has spent decades travelling to the most difficult outreaches of the world to discover the last ...
by T. S. Paterson
<p>This text contains a historical article on the mechanics of equine movement and locomotion. Complete with interesting, practicable information and a wealth of useful tips, this timeless text will appeal to the modern equestrian or ...eBook
by ROSEMARY COATES
Each racing term has a witty illustration by Rosemary Coates. The facing page explains in simple terms exactly what those mysterious racing terms mean. No longer will you be out of the loop when the talk turns to: Steeplechasers Weighing ...
by Andrew Ward
<p>Extraordinary but true stories from over 150 years of racing. This hilarious, sideways look at horse racing vividly recounts many of the strangest moments and oddest incidents from over 150 years of the sport's history. Andrew Ward recalls ...eBook
by Patrick Robinson & Nick Robinson
<p>During the boom years of the 1980s, the massed oil wealth of the princes of Dubai and Saudi Arabia were pitted against British millionaire Robert Sangster in a battle for control of one of the world’s rarest, most precious and most ...eBook
by William Douglas
<p>This vintage book contains a detailed treatise on farriery, being an exploration of contemporary methods with instructions and ideas concerning improved techniques. "Horse-Shoeing As It Is and As It Should Be" will appeal to those ...eBook
by Andrew Ward
A fascinating collection of bizarre tales from horse-racing's illustrious history This hilarious, sideways look at horse racing vividly recounts many of the strangest moments and oddest incidents from over 150 years of the sport's history. ...
by Free Lance
<p>First published in 1880, this vintage book contains a series of papers on the subject of riding horses on roads, with chapters on avoiding accidents, proper care and maintenance of both horse and carriage, trips for horse control, notes on ...eBook
An Irish Racing Year
by Anne Holland
<p>There can be no better way of getting to know Ireland than by visiting its racecourses: from the glamour of Leopardstown and the class of The Curragh to the majestic mountains around Killarney; from the warm welcome at Gowran Park and ClonmeleBook
by MARK RASHID
In "Horses Never Lie," acclaimed horse trainer Mark Rashid breaks new ground by challenging the longstanding belief that a person must become the "alpa leader" in order to work with horses. Instead, "Horses Never Lie" teaches you how to become a