horses

19835 Silver Snaffles by Cumming.

Silver Snaffles: a Story of a Shetland Pony.

Jenny, a little girl who longs for a pony, and Tattles, the son of an elegant hunter who pulls a junk cart, both walk through The Dark Corner of the stable to fulfill their dreams at the Extraordinary Riding School. (password: Silver Snaffles) This school is run by the ponies themselves, who are superb instructors: in one week Jenny is able to ride off on to rescue a pony from the snobbish Jostlepots and take part in a glorious hunt ! A classic, gentle fantasy, not just for pony book lovers.

$195.00

 

19447 Big Red Man O'War by C. W. Anderson.

Big Red.

The story of Man o' War, in retirement when this book was written, and his children and grandchildren. A lovely copy of this book, with a nice dustjacket of fragile wartime paper that is becoming hard to find in this condition

$65.00

 

21541 Another Man 0'War. Anderson

Another Man 0'War.

Katy's grandfather, a respected former trainer, found her a great grandson of the famous race horse. He was small as a colt, but together they worked with him and watched as "another Man O'War" developed. The explanation of gradual, gentle training, many interesting stories of famous horses, and Anderson's beautiful pictures of Banner growing from a gifted colt to a three year old.

this book has been SOLD

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$18.00

 

21428 Bonny's Big Day. Herriot

Bonny's Big Day.

We just love this one, $5 or not! Bonnie has not worked for 12 years and so she is truly a "Family Pet" when she enters the class at the Darroby Show and wins. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

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$5.00

 

20816 The Snowbird Calvert

The Snowbird.

A family story of an orphaned niece and an unusual horse set in the Dakota territory in 1883. Note: This book has been sold.

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$15.00

 

Thelwell Goes West by Norman Thelwell.

Thelwell Goes West.

What does the English rider need to know to explore the wild West? Lots of funny comparisons.Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$18.00

 

Hello, Irina by Dietlind Blech.

Hello, Irina.

Blocky gouache paintings tell the story of Irina, a chestnut Russian horse, who ran away with a French circus in search of the wild white horses of the Camargue. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

$20.00

 

Welcome Home! by Ludwig Bemelmans

Welcome Home!

After a poem by Beverley Boggert. An odd plot, the fox, on a sort of drag hunt, stops and washes his paws so that he can escape home, but the subject allows wonderful deep reds: horses streaming through the forest, confused hounds, and a cozy family den. Note: This book has been sold.

$90.00

 

Great Horse by Moffitt, illus by Dan Sweeney.

Great Horse.

How Tergo, the CroMagnon chief's son followed by his brave little sister went into the forest and learned to ride the wild horses, giving his people a way to defeat their enemies. The language is a little stilted, but the subject is fascinating. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$22.00

 

Jumping Jan by Kathleen Mackenzie.

Jumping Jan.

Kindhearted Jan's job with the Jervis family turns out to involve helping their unhappy children become more confident people and better riders. Her good efforts win her recognition from the local Pony Club. Quite a lovely brown horse on the jacket by M. T. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$18.00

 

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