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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 16.99
In The Ghost Horse, Joe Layden tells the inspiring true tale of a one-eyed, club-footed thoroughbred racehorse and a journeyman trainer, Tim Snyder, who scraped together every penny he had to purchase the broken and unwanted filly. Snyder helped the horse overcome its deficiencies, eventually naming her in part after his deceased wife, Lisa, the... more...
- Quiller 2013; US$ 17.99
A revised and expanded edition of the existing title The BHS Complete Training Manual for Stage 1 ISBN 978-1-905693-20-7 now including comprehensive background information on the techniques, knowledge and understanding required for the BHS Stage 1 exam, making it the definitive course companion. BHS Stage 1 is the first level and generally taken by... more...
- Quiller 2013; US$ 17.99
This new edition of the existing title The BHS Training Manual for the PTT incorporating the UKCC Level 2 has been revised and expanded to cover the latest syllabus which now consists of six units, two practical and four theory. Comprehensive information is included on the techniques, knowledge and understanding required for the BHS PTT exam, making... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.99
For over a quarter of a century, Colonel Alois Podhajsky was the Director of the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, home of the famous white Lipizzaner stallions whose remarkable performances have thrilled audiences throughout the world. Now for the first time, Col. Podhajsky has set forth explicitly and in practical, instructive fashion the step-by-step... more...
- Quiller 2013; US$ 29.99
Inspired by the time-honoured traditions of the Classical World, Sylvia's desire to protect the horse is reflected in her training methods, which concentrate on a balanced seat and quiet aiding. She abhors the use of force and gadgetry in the schooling of horses and believes that Classical riding is the best way forward for all the disciplines. The... 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 14.95
The Great Match Race is a captivating account of America's first sports spectacle, a horse race that pitted North against South in three grueling heats. On a bright afternoon in May 1823, an unprecedented sixty thousand people showed up to watch two horses run the equivalent of nine Kentucky Derbys in a few hours' time. Eclipse was the majestic champion... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1980; US$ 13.99
In 1977, before he was known as the creator of "The Beyer Speed Figure," Andrew Beyer set out on a gambling odyssey, determined to prove himself as a horseplayer. He would marshal all his handicapping skills for assaults on four racetracks: Gulfstream Park, Pimlico, Saratoga, and the Barrington Fair. The result provides a timeless, entertaining, and... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 15.00
In The Winning Horseplayer , Andrew Beyer builds on the strategy of speed handicapping that he detailed brilliantly in Picking Winners by introducing the concept of trip handicapping. Through an unbeatable combination of case studies and lively anecdotes, Beyer shows the smart bettor how to combine past performance data with an understanding of trips,... more...
- Derrydale Press 2000; US$ 38.99
It took Peter Winants six years to complete this definitive work of his career as a writer, journalist, and photographer, but in it he's captured just about everything of importance that's ever happened in American steeplechasing. more...