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- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 18.99
A pointed and irreverent critique of thoroughbred racing?s breakdown, by a prominent journalist turned horse breeder Jim Squires was in trouble. He had gone from one business seemingly intent on committing suicide to another, both led over the cliff by visionless leaders. First it was the newspaper bean-counters? blind adherence to the demands... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99
He was the perfect horse, it was said, "the horse God built." Most of us know the legend of Secretariat, the tall, handsome chestnut racehorse whose string of honors runs long and rich: the only two-year-old ever to win Horse of the Year, in 1972; winner in 1973 of the Triple Crown, his times in all three races still unsurpassed; featured on the... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 15.99
In 1978, racing fans witnessed a rivalry for the ages when a horse hailing from Harbor View Farm named Affirmed and an eighteen-year-old jockey dubbed ?Stevie Wonder? faced off against the celebrated Alydar and emerged victorious in each leg of the Triple Crown---by a combined margin of less than two lengths. In this long-overdue biography of Affirmed,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 23.58
Extraordinary stories of courage and determination, trials and triumphs, from Australia's legendary equestrian riders in dressage, three-day eventing and showjumping. Like all sport, equestrian has its highs and lows, its wins and losses, its achievements and disappointments. But, as author and long time rider Samantha Miles notes, it has one factor... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 29.95
For equestrian athletes of all levels, Olympic medalist Peter Leone shares his strategies and methods for success in Peter Leone's Show Jumping Clinic. He coaches riders on the elements of first-rate horsemanship and the foundations of competitive show jumping, sharing his techniques for improving both the physical aspects of riding and the mental... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2012; Not Available
Yesterday?s Heroes doesn?t pretend to be a definitive list of the best horses over fence and timber, instead it is an entertaining and informative look at some of the finest and most fascinating horses jump racing has ever seen. Yesterday?s Heroes is based on Graham?s columns of the same name written for Racing Ahead magazine. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
This up-to-minute book follows the story of Barbaro, the Triple Crown contender whose unlikely fight back from almost certain death from a shattered leg and ensuing complications captured the hearts of a nation who responded with a stunning display of love. In 132 years of derby races, only 11 horses have won the Triple Crown, the last in 1978. Barbaro... more...
- DK Publishing 2000; US$ 18.95
Expert advice from an experienced equestrienne pack The Complete Idiot's Guide to Horseback Riding . Learn simple strategies for mastering basic riding skill, essential information on caring for horses, the differences between Western and English riding styles, caring for the saddle and much more! Rules of polo and polocrosse are also included. more...