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1 Allison, K. A guide to plants poisonous to horses
J.A. Allen & Co. 2011 0851319580 / 9780851319582 Revised edition Paper covers New No Jacket 
A popular guide to poisonous plants, emphasising those for which horse are most at risk. Curiously, no mention is made of sycamore seeds which can cause myopathy if ingested in large quantities. 95 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 Apsley, Lady [Violet Meeking Bathurst] Bridleways through history
Hutchinson & Co. 1936 1st edition Hard covers, no dust jacket Good No Jacket 
Title page with slight foxing; hinge of spine split for about an inch. The book is nicely illustrated by 45 sketches and 14 full-page drawings by Lionel Edwards. Despite the reference to bridleways in the title, this is a broad-ranging work which focuses on the history of horse ownership and use throughout the ages. Dedicated to Henry, 10th Duke of Beaufort. 398, (16) pp. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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3 Barton, Frank Townend Light horses and light horse keeping
Jarrolds, London 1937 Hard covers, no dust jacket Good No Jacket 
Some spotting to fore-edge, spine sl. faded, internally a tidy copy. 336, (16) pp. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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4 Benson, S. Vere The Observer's book of birds
Frederick Warne 1972 0 7232 1513 8 / 9780723215134 Reprint of 1960 edition Hard covers, dust jacket Good Fair 
Jacket frayed. 222 pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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5 British Horse Society / Pony Club The instructors' handbook
British Horse Society, Kenilworth 1968 4th edition Hard covers, no wrapper (as issued) V.g. No Jacket 
V.g. (sl. wear to extremities of spine, cover protected with self-adhesive plastic film; owner's signature). Standard work for aspiring riding instructors, subsequently updated. vii, 152 pp. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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6 British Horse Society / Pony Club The instructors' handbook
British Horse Society, Kenilworth 1968 4th edition Hard covers, no wrapper (as issued) Fine No Jacket 
Fine (former owner's crossed-out inscription on e.p., price sticker on rear cover). Standard work for aspiring riding instructors; since superseded, this copy is in almost pristine condition, save for the inscription. vii, 152 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 Brock, D.W.E. Stablecraft
H.F. & G. Witherby 1937 1st edition Hard covers, no dust jacket V.g. No Jacket 
Slight edge wear to cover. 287 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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8 Burridge, Richard The grey horse: the true story of Desert Orchid
Pelham Books 1992 0 7207 1923 2 / 9780720719239 1st edition, 3rd impression Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
V.g./v.g., owner's name on half title page, lower front corner bumped. A well illustrated 'biography' of the famous racehorse; photographs of his front and rear racing plates on front and rear end papers. The author is best known as a film scriptwriter; racy style. xiv, 274 pp., 48 monochrome photographs. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 Clayton, Michael (ed.) Cross country riding
Country Life Books 1977 0 600 37594 3 / 9780600375944 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. v.g. 
V.g/v.g. (sl. shelf-wear to extremities of spine), wrapper price-clipped. A well-illustrated anthology of articles on hunting, steeplechasing and eventing by a range of authoritative writers including Michael Clayton, John Oaksey, Ann Martin and Sally O'Connor. Contains some striking 'action' pictures, and has a concluding chapter on 'choosing and training a cross country horse' by Frank Weldon. 224 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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10 Davies, Wynne Welsh ponies and cobs
J.A. Allen 1997 0 85131 361 2 / 9780851313610 Reprint of 1990 edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
Jacket sl sunned along spine. No inscriptions. A survey of the progenitors of the modern Welsh cobs, covering all four sections. Refers to 15th and 16th century Welsh poetry in support of ancestral reconstruction. xi, 516 pp. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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11 Dunning, Pam & Lionel Riding school: an illustrated course in all aspects of horsemanship
Quantum Books 2003 1 86160 498 X / 9781861604989 Reissue of 1989 edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
A pictorial guide to riding techniques, horse management and showing. 192 pp. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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12 Elliman, Sons Horses, dogs, birds, cattle: accidents and ailments, first aid
Elliman Sons & Co., Slough 1906 5th edition Hard covers, no dust jacket Good No Jacket 
Spine frayed, with loss at top; front hinge starting. 202, (8) pp. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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13 Evans, Sian Field management for horses and ponies
J.A. Allen 2001 0 85131 818 5 / 9780851318189 Allen Photographic Guides no. 41 Paper covers As new No Jacket 
24 pp. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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14 FitzGerald, I. Dales ponies
Whittet Books 2005 1 873580 49 5 / 9781873580493 Reprint of 2000 edition Pictorial hard covers Fine No Jacket 
Scarcely used. 206 pp. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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15 Fitzwygram, Sir F. Horses and stables
Longmans, Green & Co. 1894 4th ed. Hard covers, corners bumped Good Fair 
This edition was revised by Major Matthews, Royal Horse Guards. A few of the signatures have been inexpertly cut, and odd corners folded.Spine labelled with title, author and original price (2s 6d); top part rubbed. Published immediately prior to the dawn of the motor car age, this book marks the apogee of the horse as an essential adjunct to civilisation. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 Goldschmidt, S.G. Stable wise
Christophers 1934 Reprint of 1st edition Hard covers, no dust jacket V.g. No Jacket 
Sl. corner wear, faint foxing to t.p. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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17 Harvey, Judy; illustrated by Carole Vincer Dressage test technique
Kenilworth Press 2002 1 872082 51 3 / 9781872082516 Reprint of 1994 edition Paper covers As new No Jacket 
Helpful tips for beginners and improvers alike. 24 pp. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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18 Holderness-Roddam, Jane Practical cross-country
Ward Lock 1994 0 70063 7134 8 1st edition Hard covers, dust jacket V.g. V.g. 
Little used. 176 pp. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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19 Lewis, C.A. Origins and development of the Irish draught horse
Geography Publications 2004 0 906602 47 5 / 9780906602478 1st edition Paper covers, wrap-around flaps Fine No Jacket 
A comprehensive account of the history of the breed, with pedigrees. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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20 McBane, Susan Behaviour problems in horses
David & Charles 1994 0 7153 0262 0 / 9780715302620 Paperback edition, first published in 1987 Paper covers Fine No Jacket 
An informative guide to behavioural problems. 304 pp. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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