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- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
Did you know that the fastest speed of a horse ever recorded was at more than fifty miles per hour? Or that horses use their tales to tell each other what theyre feeling? This fantastic quick-read eBook features 101 amazing facts split into categories such as record breakers, famous horses, breeds, medical knowledge and many more. So if you want... more...
- Icon Books 2013; US$ 11.65
Top 100 Racehorses of All Time author Robin Oakley takes us on a canter through the colourful world of horseracing. Join him as he shares evocative personal stories of being there at racing legends? key moments, such as Frankie Dettori riding seven winners in a day at Ascot. He debates whether jockeys are sportsmen or masochists ? jump jockeys can... more...
- Random House Australia 2013; US$ 28.95
The Extraordinary Life of Australia’s First International Racehorse. 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 nation had ever seen. Between 1943 and 1947, Shannon broke record after record with his garrulous jockey Darby Munro. When... more...
- Random House Australia 2013; US$ 28.95
Four decades of tales from the turf from Australia's leading writer on history and horses, Les Carlyon. Every outrage that occurs on any racecourse anywhere can be explained by one line from Damon Runyon: 'Well, it is horse racing.' Les Carlyon's acclaimed collection of feature stories and vignettes from Australian racing now spans forty years.... more...
- The O'Brien Press 2013; US$ 24.78
In 1964 Arkle's first-place finish in the Cheltenham Gold Cup was the first big win by Ireland's most celebrated racehorse: the horse by which all others are measured. Fifty years on from the start of his incredible career - which included wins in the Cheltenham Gold Cup (three times), Irish Grand National, Hennessy Gold Cup, King George VI Chase... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2013; US$ 9.95
With this pocket-sized guide in hand, you'll find it easy to develop your Western riding skills. Cherry Hill's exercises will help you achieve rider balance, find a steady rhythm, establish energetic forward movement, maintain left to right balance, learn the gaits, learn transitions, and begin bending work. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 39.95
Isaac Burns Murphy (1861--1896) was one of the most dynamic jockeys of his era. Still considered one of the finest riders of all time, Murphy was the first jockey to win the Kentucky Derby three times, and his 44 percent win record remains unmatched. Despite his success, Murphy was pushed out of Thoroughbred racing when African American jockeys were... more...
- Trafalgar Square Books 2013; US$ 21.99
Addressing the psychology of competing in equestrian events, this handbook helps riders confront and alleviate the anxiety that often presents itself in competition. Pressure, stress, nerves, distraction, and anxiety are feelings that go hand-in-hand with participating in such events, forcing riders to deal with the competitive nature of showing.... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99
Are you a fan of horse racing? Do follow all the big races and enjoy the occasional bet? Can you name the great jockeys through the years and the events they have won? If you answered yes to any of the above, or would like to find out more about professional horse racing, you wont want to be without the new Horse Racing Quiz Book. Which two fences... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86
This authoritative book is aimed particularly at those who participate in racing pigeons at distances of over five hundred miles but will be of value to all pigeon fanciers. John Clements succeeds in making the reader view the humble pigeon in a different light and ensures that he, or she, gains a deeper appreciation of the enormous joy and satisfaction... more...