450 Years Spanish Riding School
by Elisabeth Gurtler, Rene van Bakel, and Arnim Basche
Glorious photographic tribute to the Spanish Riding School and their magnificent Lipizzaner horses. 112 color photos capture the beauty and rich traditions of this prestigious institution, from foals at the Piber Federal Stud to gala performances at the Winter Riding School in Vienna. This is the only authorized anniversary volume and includes both English and German translations. HB w/slipcase 208 pp.
All About Manes & Tails
by Carolyn Henderson
A step-by-step guide to making the most of your horse's appearance for the show ring. Learn how to pull and trim manes and tails. Various braiding techniques are well described and illustrated. PB 24 pp.
Better Than Bombproof
by Sgt. Rick Pelicano
More common-sense strate- gies to help your horse deal with scary situations. In his second book, Sgt. Pelicano shows new ways to desensi- tize your horse through long- lining exercises as well as under saddle. Includes tips on becoming a more effective rider, how to prepare for a parade, and valuable trailer loading techniques. PB 170 pp.
by Perry Wood
Take the time to train your horse to accept the unexpected. This booklet explains the tools you need to develop a more trusting relationship with your equine partner. By using distance, repetition, and positive reinforcement, you can teach your horse to think more and to react less. PB 24 pp.
British Horse and Pony Breeds - and Their Future
by Clive Richardson
Explains how climate, conquests, and changing needs produced the many distinct horse breeds of the British Isles. From Shetlands to Shires, Dartmoors to Dales, Cleveland Bays to Connemaras, and Hackney Horses to Highland Ponies, the diversity of British breeds is remarkable. Also discusses the old breeds that have been lost and what must be done to preserve the remaining breeds for future generations to enjoy. HB 222 pp.
by Carolyn & John Henderson
In order for a horse to work more comfortably in the winter, a body clip may be considered. Various styles of clips are explained and tips are given to make the job easier. Trimming of the head, mane, and legs is also discussed. PB 24 pp.
Draft Horses Today
by Robert Mischka
American draft horse breeds are discussed as well as the vehicles and equipment used to do farm chores today. Draft horses can also be used for recreation, showing, horsepulls, parades, and just for fun. Plenty of color photos accompany this informative text. HB 166 pp.
Draft Horses: an Owner's Manual
by Beth Valentine and Michael Wildenstein
The increasing popularity of many different draft breeds has given rise to the need for more information on how to properly care for them. This practical manual covers the basic care, feeding, and health management of heavy horses. It is geared toward all draft breeds, including heavy pony breeds such as the Haflinger and Norwegian Fjord. A great resource for treating and preventing problems that are specific to draft horses. PB 229 pp.
Fell Pony (The)
by Clive Richardson
An overview of this established, versatile, performance breed from England. A calm disposition and active gaits make these ponies excellent in harness. They excel at riding disciplines as well. Care and feeding of this low-maintenance breed is discussed. PB 24 pp.
For the Love of the Horse - Volume III
by Ann Jamieson
Amazing horses with amazing stories. Read about legendary horses like the eventing super pony Theodore O'Connor, the unforgettable Barbaro, and Chester Weber's four-in-hand driving star Jamaica. Others are less famous but no less remarkable. A treasure of true stories about the bond between horses and humans. PB 244 pp.
Little Falabella: The Magical Horse
by Lowell Feldman
A delightful children's book about very special miniature horses who drive. Read about their journey from being bred by a royal family in Argentina to being rescued by a caring couple in America. A heartwarming story to be shared by all. Well illustrated. HB 89pp.
Massage for Horses
by Mary Bromiley
A useful tool in preparing a horse for competition and to aid in recovery after a hard workout. Learn techniques to promote relaxation and improve blood flow. Identifies stress areas for various disciplines, including the specific needs of the driving horse. PB 24 pp.
Sport Horse Conformation
by Christian Schacht
Learn how to evaluate the athletic potential of the modern sport horse. Useful tools are outlined to show the strengths and weaknesses of each horse's individual conformation. A valuable guide to assessing the potential career and future soundness of a horse. HB 136 pp.
Stables: Beautiful Paddocks, Horse Barns, and Tack Rooms
by Kathryn Masson
An illustrated collection of 25 spectacular horse farms from across the US. The diverse history and architecture of these American sporting stables is captured in this beautiful tribute to the equestrian lifestyle. HB 256 pp.
Straightening the Crooked Horse
by Gabriele Rachen-Schoneich and Klaus Schoneich
A highly technical analysis of German research done on equine imbalance and the advanced training needed to correct a horse's way of going. Straightness training will encourage a horse to use both sides of his body equally and will improve his balance, rhythm, and impulsion. PB 160 pp.
The Big Book of Miniature Horses
by Kendra Gale
A valuable resource for the first-time mini owner. Covers general care, health, grooming, breeding, training, and showing these versatile horses. A complete section is devoted to driving outside the show ring. This book will inspire you to share your life with a miniature horse. PB 198pp.
The Big Book of Small Equine
by Johnny Robb and Jan Westmark
Miniature horses and Shetland ponies in America are celebrated for their versatility and tremendous popularity. From wonderful family pets to fancy show animals, they all have a unique personality that makes them truly special. Over 150 photos highlight the best small equines in this country. HB 192pp.
The Book of Miniature Horses
by Donna Campbell Smith
An introduction to the buying, caring for, training, and breeding of miniature horses. Offers tips on competing minis in hand and in harness. HB 136pp.
The Percheron Horse in America
by Joseph Mischka
A look at "the horse that powered America", its history, many uses over the years, and enduring appeal. HB 162 pp.
The Royal Horse of Europe
by Sylvia Loch
A magnificent look at the great war-horse of Spain and Portugal who changed the history of Europe and influenced many modern horse breeds. The Iberian breeds of Andalusian and Lusitano horses are true aristocrats in the art of driving as well as classical dressage. HB 256pp.
The Welsh Cob
By Wynne Davies
Established as a breed in the fifteenth century, this strong and agile horse has become popular for riding and driving. This book examines the origins, influential studs, auction sales records, and performance of the athletic Welsh Cob. HB 209 pp.
They Did it with Horses
by Philip Weber
Before there were trucks and tractors, horses did it all. This scrapbook of over 400 old photos from the Philip Weber collection shows fascinating street scenes and horses at work. These include farming, delivering, logging, fire fighting, and more. HB 255pp.
World-Class Grooming for Horses
by Cat Hill and Emma Ford
Learn to turn out a horse to international standards with expert guidance from two professional eventing grooms. But it is much more than a grooming guide. Daily management skills are shown to keep all horses in peak condition so that these athletes can perform at their very best. Valuable information is given on properly preparing the top-level horse for daily training and at competitions. Tips on domestic and international travel are also included. Over 1200 color photos. Spiral bound 232 pp.