Sometimes you just have to take the leap
and build your wings on the way down.
Kobi Yamada

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Picture of Light Horses: A Manual for Riders and Drivers Light Horses: A Manual for Riders and Drivers, by Rooks, Cecil F.. Ziff-Davis Publishing: Chicago, 1946. Edition: Third Printing. Hardcover, 6.25 by 9.5 inches, 159 pages. Gray cloth with bronw lettering on spine and a brown horse's head on the cover. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Includes Index. $12.00

Picture of Saddlery: Modern Equipment for Horse and Stable Saddlery: Modern Equipment for Horse and Stable, by Edwards, E. Hartley. Arco: New York, 1973. Edition: Third printing. ISBN: 0668028157. Hardcover, 8vo, 5.75 by 8.5 inches, 200 pages. Blue cloth with brown lettering on spine. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Includes Index. $12.00

Picture of The Lame Horse: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment The Lame Horse: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment, by Rooney, James R.. A.S. Barnes & Co.: South Brunswick, New Jersey, 1979. Edition: Fourth printing. ISBN: 0498012786. Hardcover, 4to, 7 by 10.25 inches, 237 pages. Light olive colored cloth with black lettering on spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs (including X-ray images) and line drawings. $15.00

Picture of Show Jumping: Officers' Hobby Into International Sport Show Jumping: Officers' Hobby Into International Sport, by Macgregor-Morris, Pamela. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1976. Edition: First US edition. ISBN: 0715367633. Hardcover, 7 by 10 inches, 128 pages. Light tan or yellow cloth wth gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Includes Index. $15.00

Picture of Western Horsemanship Western Horsemanship, by Self, Charles R. Jr.. Winchester Press: New York, 1979. Edition: First edition with full number line. ISBN: 0876912919. Hardcover, 6.5 by 9.25 inches, 234 pages. Black cloth with silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Includes Index. $15.00

Picture of Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, Miami Beach Florida, December, 1979 Proceedings of the Twenty-Fifth Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, Miami Beach Florida, December, 1979, by Milne, F.J. [Editor]. American Association of Equine Practitioners: n.p., 1980. Edition: First Edition. Softcover, 6 by 9 inches, 502 pages. Twenty-fifth Anniversary edition. Silver wraps with black lettering and a figure of a running horse embossed on front cover. Extensive references are cited in many of the articles. $25.00

Picture of Commonsense Horsemanship: A distinct method of Riding and Schooling Horses and of Learning to Ride, Second Edition Commonsense Horsemanship: A distinct method of Riding and Schooling Horses and of Learning to Ride, Second Edition, by Littauer, Vladimir S. (Captain). Arco: New York, 1972. Edition: First ARCO printing of Second Edition. ISBN: 0668026022. Hardcover, 6.25 by 9.25 inches, 370 pages. Two chapters by Alexis Wrangel; Sketches by Berri Chamorel. Red cloth with silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Includes Index and two tipped-in charts, which are often missing from this book. $50.00

Picture of The Mind of the Horse The Mind of the Horse, by Smythe, R.H.. Stephen Greene Press: Brattleboro, Vermont, 1981. Edition: Fourteenth printing. ISBN: 0828900426. Hardcover, 5.75 by 8.5 inches, 123 pages. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with blackand white photographs and drawings. Includes Index. $15.00

Picture of Using the American Quarter Horse Using the American Quarter Horse, by Sikes, L.N. with Bob Gray. Saddlerock Corp: Dayton, Texas, 1960. Edition: Third printing. Hardcover, 7 by 9.25 inches, 159 pages. Brown faux-leather with brown lettering on cover and spine, and a horse head on cover; pictorial end papers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. $15.00

Picture of The American Thoroughbred The American Thoroughbred, by Trevathan, Charles E.. MacMillan: New York, 1905. Edition: First edition. Hardcover, 6 by 8.25 inches, 495, [2 ads] pages. American Sportsman's Library. Edited by Caspar Whitney. Green pictorial cloth with black lettering on cover and spine. Frontispiece and twelve other plates. $110.00