159 books (8 pages) in this category
by Jim Cassidy
<p><strong>'Just what you'd expect from the master horseman they called Pumper: cheeky, funny, brash, unrepentant...a rollicking good read.' Les Carlyon</strong></p> <p>Champion Jockey Jim Cassidy is the ultimate 'colourful racing ...eBook
The Scams, Scandals and Gambles of Horse Racing in Wales
by Brian Lee
<p>Horse racing may be famously known as the ‘sport of kings’ but, in the pursuit of prize money and getting one over the bookies, it also has attained a notoriety for some underhand, corrupt and downright illegal practices. Horse racing in ...eBook
by Emma Martin
<p>This book looks at the path of two individuals who decide to change their destiny, their journey around the glamour of the British Race courses where insatiable appetites for sex, lust, greed and jealousy are growing within the turf proves toeBook
<p>"Rational Horse-Shoeing" is a detailed handbook on farriery first published in 1912. Within in, all aspects of horse shoeing are covered, including common ailments and their cure and prevention. The information is laid out in an ...eBook
How to Ride in Harmony with Horses
by Perry Wood
<p><em>Real Riding</em> offers exciting new ways to approach traditional and natural principles of horsemanship. The emphasis throughout is on employing empathy and understanding and looking at things from the horse's point of view. It sheds neweBook
by YVONNE BARTEAU
A good personality is the single most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than conformation or gait. Describing the four basic equine personality types ? social, fearful, aloof, and challenging ? and their various ...
An Illustrated Guide
by Mary Wanless, BSc BHSI
<p>Through Rider Biomechanics one gains a complete understanding of the biomechanics of the rider via a new understanding of fascia, the fabric of the body that links muscles into functional chains, rather like strings of sausages. Within both ...eBook
by DENNIS / MCCULLY
Get in top riding shape! Designed to strengthen the muscles commonly used by equestrians while improving overall balance, flexibility, and coordination, this six-week fitness program includes clear instructions and step-by-step photographs for ...
by JESSICA JAHIEL
From the best way to break in a pair of stiff new boots to mastering a difficult jumping routine, Jessica Jahiel addresses hundreds of common problems facing amateur horse-riders. Offering helpful tips and plenty of encouragement, this ...
by Patrick Bartley
Everyone loved Roy Higgins. A warm and genuine character with a great sense of humour, the boy from the bush was known as 'The Professor' for his freakish ability to read the track and his easy eloquence.<br><br> Higgins' racing record was ...
by Wiliam Russell
<p>This is a detailed handbook on horseshoeing, with a specific focus on the various diseases and ailments common to horse's feet. A profusely-illustrated volume that contains a wealth of timeless, practical information related, "Russell oneBook
Riding from Ottoman Hills to Offa's Dyke
by Jeremy James
<p>In the depths of winter, Jeremy James began a horseback ride from central Turkey to his hometown in Wales, a journey which was to take him eight and a half months. First he had to find his horse, an unlikely old and weary Arab stallion who ...eBook
Science and Art in Riding
by Paul Belasik
<p>At the core of this book is a series of 'state of the art' experiments in which the author participated, designed to establish whether certain classical ideas about true collection could be scientifically proved. Discussion of the results ...eBook
by Jessica Owers
"<B><B>Before Black Caviar, So You Think or Takeover Target, There Was Shannon.</B> </B> Wartime Sydney, a small and weedy racehorse was kicking his way through the top tier of Australian racing. He was Shannon, one of the fastest horses the ...
by Jessica Owers
<p><strong>The Extraordinary Life of Australia's First International Racehorse.</strong></p> <p>Wartime Sydney, a small and weedy racehorse was kicking his way through the top tier of Australian racing. He was Shannon, one of the fastest horseseBook
by Kelly Wilson
<b>In the third Showtym Adventure, Vicki takes on a dangerously bad-tempered Arabian. Will she be able to uncover his potential?</b><br><br>When Vicki hears about a difficult Arabian that no one wants, she will stop at nothing to save him. Years
by Kelly Wilson
<p><strong>In the third Showtym Adventure, Vicki takes on a dangerously bad-tempered Arabian. Will she be able to uncover his potential?</strong></p> <p>When Vicki hears about a difficult Arabian that no one wants, she will stop at nothing to ...eBook
by Kelly Wilson
<b><b>In the fourth Showtym Adventure, Amanda must earn the trust of a beautiful but wild Welsh stallion. Will Chessy ever be safe enough to ride?</b><BR><BR></b><BR>Seven-year-old Amanda Wilson dreams of training her own wild pony, just as her ...
by Jennifer S. Kelly
<p>He was always destined to be a champion. Royally bred, with English and American classic winners in his pedigree, Sir Barton shone from birth, dubbed the "king of them all." But after a winless two-year-old season and a near-fatal ...eBook
From Arkle to McCoy
by Robin Oakley
<p>Robin Oakley brings alive the colourful world of those who ride and train jumping horses. With elegant production and gripping images <em>The History of Jump Racing</em> chronicles the social and economic changes which have brought the ...eBook