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American Cow Pony
by: Davis, Deering

Background, training, equipment, and use of the western horse.
c. 1962, H/C...$47.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Art of Western Riding
by: Jones, Suzanne

A thorough and comprehensive book covering western riding. Suzanne Norton Jones has used her many years of experience in this field to clearly impart to the reader her basic methods of instructing rider and horse. Suzanne's riding and teaching has not only been limited to the western saddle. She is equally proficient as a rider of hunters, jumpers and basic dressage. The latter has had an influence on the outlines of the excellent 'Arena Tests' to be found in this book. The Art of Western Riding systematically covers phases in instruction, training and showing, as well as judging. In addition, it contains illustrations and explanations of equipment, plus a coverage of the American Horse Shows Association rules. Photographs & illustrations. 164 pgs.
A classic that is still in-print.
c. 1966, S/C...$10.00

Art of Western Riding
by: Mayhew, Bob & Birdsall, John

Here is everything you need to know to enjoy riding Western style, including the most suitable breeds, specifics on riding techniques and training for riders and horses, appropriate clothing, tack items, and equipment, and Western competition classes. 160 pgs.
c. 1989, H/C... $35.00

Barrel Racing (Western Horseman)
by: Camarillo, Sharon

Clinician, trainer, and four-time NFR qualifier Sharon Camarillo has completely revised her book, emphasizing the approach, rate, and turn. Over 150 photos plus illustrations show you what you need to know. Lots of inside advice including choosing a prospect, using the right headgear, and overcoming problems make this the essential tool for barrel racers at any level. 144 pgs.
c. 1985, S/C... $14.95

Basics of Western Riding
by: Strickland, Charlene

Readers learn what distinguishes the various western horse breeds from other horses, how to evaluate a horse for purchase or lease, and how to trail ride for pleasure and competition. Using clear photos and pen-and-ink illustrations, Strickland teaches readers safe and effective horse handling techniques. Color photos. 144 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C... $19.95

Calf Roping (Western Horseman)
by: Cooper, Roy

Guide to riding, roping, flanking & tying. Equipment, throwing the rope, flanking & legging, tying, problems, rope horse training, rodeoing & winning, profile of Roy Cooper, calf roping rules & terminology. B/W photos. 143 pgs.
c. 1984, S/C... $14.95

Chute That Horse
by: Wise, Don

A rodeo picture book
c. 1976, S/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Competing In Western Shows & Events
by: Strickland, Charlene

A must-have reference for riders and rodeo enthusiasts. Readers will learn the rules of competition and how to prepare themselves and their horses for show, including proper tack, basic show riding techniques, and etiquette. Color photos. 144 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C... $19.95

Complete Guide To Western Horsemanship
by: Forget, J.P.

Good western riding doesn't just happen. J.P. Forget -- teacher, trainer, competitor -- recognizes this. Now riders at all levels of ability have at hand a comprehensive program of instruction that takes into account the physical and mental well being of the horse/rider team. Covers: Rider psychology & anatomy, aids & their uses, bits & biting devices, more. 256 pgs.
c. 1995, H/C... $30.00

Cowboy/English - English/Cowboy Dictionary
by: Ryder, Tex. S.

Dictionary of cowboy terms and their meanings in English. 85 pgs.
c.1982, S/C...$1.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Cowboy: An Album
by: Granfield, Linda

Celebrates both the history & the myth of this uniquely american hero. Travel back to those thrilling days of yesteryear with this celebration of the life and legend of that uniquely American hero, the cowboy. The author explores both the reality of the cowboy's harsh, dangerous, and lonely existence and the romanticized legend of adventure, romance, and derring-do. The result is an engrossing history. 96 pgs.
c. 1994, H/C...$18.95

Cowboys & The Trappings Of The Old West
by: Manns, William

Pictorial celebration of the old time buckaroo. Presents his saddles, chaps, spurs & other tools of the trade in a comprehensive tribute to the makers. Over 550 photos. 224 pages.
c.1997, H/C...$45.00

Cowgirls Of The Rodeo: Pioneer Professional Athletes
by: Lecompte, Mary Lou

They've earned standing ovations at Madison Square Garden, defeated men in head-to-head competition, and sometimes earned more money than their male counterparts. LeCompte explores the lives of cowgirls of the rodeo, detailing their struggles and triumphs in this study of America's first successful professional women athletes. 39 illus. 252 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C... $22.50

Cutting: A Guide For The Non-Pro Competitor
by: Harrison, Sally

Not only recounts the sports heritage, but also address: the basics of training, selecting the right horse, perfecting the horse's ability to read cattle, preparing for the first show, campaigning successfully. B/W photos. 224 pgs.
c. 1996, H/C...$29.95

Cutting Horse
by: Weller, Don

Beautifully photographed book about the cutting horse & its history.
c. 1990, H/C... $29.95

Greasepaint Matadors: The Unsung Hereos Of The Rodeo
by: Hartnagle-Taylor, Jeanne

Share in the excitement! Broken bones and horn wounds are a part of the job. It takes a special breed of cowboy to put on clown makeup, don baggy pants, and go match wits with a 2,000 lb bull while the bull rider scrambles to safety. The crowd, meanwhile, expects all the entertainment associated with a clown. A tribute to the unsung heroes of rodeo! Contains interviews with rodeo clowns, stories, meet the bulls, & make-up used. 150 pgs.
1993, H/C...$29.95

Gymkhanas & Rally Games
by: Webber, Toni

Organization, judging, equipment required, line-stewarding, rules, training.
c. 1993, S/C... $15.95

How To Break & Train The Western Horse
by: Weikel, Bill

Chapters: How to select a horse for training, the pleasure horse, the western colt, good rein, the roping horse, the cutting horse, bad habits & spirited horses. Color photos. 64 pgs.
c. 1972, S/C...$3.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

How To Ride & Show Your Western Horse
by: Richards, Ronnie

Horsemanship, rider's attitude, bridling, saddling, mounting, dismounting, aids, rider problems, stopping, saddle, bridle, bit, reins, showing, backing, showmanship, stock horse routine. B/W photos. 62 pgs.
c. 1972, S/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

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