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Below is a listing of books/videos that are for sale through contacts via this website. 

Please contact these people directly.

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  • 2 VERY BEAUTIFUL BOOKS :: When famous racehorses retire from the track, some remain in the spotlight while others eventually fade into obscurity. But the fondness that racing fans feel for some of these horses never dies. . .

    Offered here are two (2) Brand new, oversize, first editions, in perfect condition, are presently offered on eBay with the special BUY IT NOW feature:

    1. OLD FRIENDS: VISITS WITH MY FAVORITE THOROUGHBREDS, by Barbara D. Livingston, Photographer. Published by The Blood-Horse, Eclipse Press; 2002, First Edition

    2. MORE OLD FRIENDS: VISITS WITH MY FAVORITE THOROUGHBREDS, Barbara D. Livingston, Photographer. Published by The Blood-Horse, Eclipse Press, 2007, First Edition

    Barbara D. Livingston first began photographing Thoroughbred racing in the early 1970's when she visited Saratoga Race Course and is a graduate of Syracuse University with a degree in fine arts. She has received two Eclipse Awards for her outstanding photography, and her work has been featured in books such as OLD FRIENDS, MORE OLD FRIENDS, and BARBARA LIVINGSTON'S SARATOGA. Her work has also appeared in magazines such as "Sports Illustrated", "The Blood-Horse", "Newsweek", "People", and on the cover of the "TV Guide". read more: http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-THOROUGHBRED-HORSE-BOOKS-OLD-FRIENDS-and-MORE-OLD-FRIENDS-First-Editions-/142182138846?hash=item211ab743de:g:OhkAAOSwIUNXFrPb

Contact: Anthony Pontrello  info@anthonypontrello.com

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  • The Fit Racehorse II by Tom Ivers. Hardcover, signed by the author. Published 1994. Book and dust jacket in near perfect condition.

Contact: Cindy Desmet  cindydesmetcindydesmet@gmail.com

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  • USTA Yearbooks: 1942-43-44-45-46-47-48-49-50

  • Sires and Dams: 1948-49

  • Trotting Horse of America by Hiram Woodruff  1868

  • Experience With the Trotters and Pacers by Ed Geers 1901

  • Your Horse by George C. Saunders, M.D. 1954

  • The Foot of the Horse by David Roberge 1894

  • Horses and Hounds by Scrutator 1858

  • The Art of Shoeing Horses by Wm J. Moore

Contact: Joe Mullikin  joelin4@verizon.net

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  • BloodHorse magazines 2005-1974 (will sell separately)
     

Contact: Paul Gundy  paul_gundy@yahoo.com

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  • The Thoroughbred Breeders Handbook by Clive Harper

  • Pattern of Patterns in Thoroughbred Pedigrees by Clive Harper

Contact: Paula Mcrae  paulamcrae@bigpond.com

New Zealand

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  • Eleven Triple Crown Champions plus recent drawing of American Pharoah. Set of twelve prints, 8 x 11, black drawing on tan stock. Price $30.00 for the set.

  • Set of 12 notecards, as above. Size: 4 x 5 1/2". Brown on tan heavy stock. American Pharoah, black on tan stock. Price: $25.00 per set.

Contact: John E. Adessi  johnny0915@att.net

305-596-4944 (Miami, FL)

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  • USTA Sires & Dams Books  (various years available, inquire as to availability). Clearing out at $5 each plus postage. I am in Canada, but can mail from the US in mid-August.

Contact: Roger Porchak  rporchak@bell.net
Woodstock, ON (Canada)

519.539.6331

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  • (4) Secretariat 25th Anniversary Posters in original mail tubes from Churchill Downs, Pimlico, and Belmont Park. $20 Each.

  • Henry Koehler signed 29"x21.5" lithograph. Excellent condition, framed with plaque.$250.

Contact: Greta Dixon  gkmd001@fastmail.us

San Antonio, Texas

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  • The Horse on the Farm by the South African Department of Agriculture - Dr. P.J. v.d. H. Schreuder and F. B. Wright. 1948. English edition. Published Pretoria: The Government Printer. (At head of title: Union of South Africa, Dept. of Agriculture.) US$110.

  • Your Horse and His Care by A. Prentice MBE. 1948 priced 2'6 (two shillings and six pence). 3rd edition printed by Alex Pettigrew Ltd. US$200.

  • Elementary Training of a Pony by Col. and Mrs. VDS Williams of The British Horse society. 1950s printed by WE Baxter Limited. US$150.

  • South African Polo Association 1940 Calendar of the Natal Witness Limited. US$100.

  • Horsemanship and Horsemastership Volume III by The Cavalry School Academic Division Fort Riley, Kansas. 1947. US$150.

  • Foxhunter in Picture by Lieut-Col H.M. Llewellyn. 1947 by Vanguard Booksellers (pty) Ltd Johannesburg. Signed by the author. US$350.

Prices include postage from South Africa, but not insurance.

Contact: Tanya Ritchie  Drtanyaritchie@yahoo.co.uk

Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • The Golden Post by Richard S. Reeves and Patrick Robinson. Leather bound in original slipcase. Like new.$1,000.

  • Racing in America 1866-1921 by Walter S. Vosburgh. Very good condition.$650.

  • American Racing Manual 1949. Citation�s triple crown. Good condition. $100.

I have many more titles and will email a complete catalog on request.

Contact: Ronald Friedman  cuttersmust@hotmail.com

Phone 917.916.0396

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Ecole de Cavalerie by Francois Robichon de La Gueriniere. 1733 folio edition complete with all plates in original binding. This is the first printing of the work in complete form. $5,000.

 

Contact: Hanita Rosenboim  Sundance112233@hotmail.com

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

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  • Seven Kentucky Derby programs - mint condition, none have labels [May 5, 1990 - 116th running, Unbridled; May 4, 1991 - 117th running. Strike The Gold with Chris Antley autograph; May 2, 1992 - 118th running; May 1, 1993 - 119th running; May 7, 1994 - 120th running; May 6, 1995 - 121st running; May 4, 1996 - 122nd running]

  • Nine Blood Horse magazines featuring Zenyatta - excellent condition, none have labels [Oct 17, 2009; Nov 14, 2009/Breeder�s Cup XXVI Results; Nov 21, 2009 cover is composite of Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra; Mar 20, 2010; Apr 17, 2010; June 19, 2010; Sep 18, 2010; Oct 8, 2010; Nov 20, 2010  Special Zenyatta Commemorative Issue]  Asking $45 for all.

  • Eight Blood Horse Breeder�s Cup issues - Excellent condition and none have labels [Oct 29, 1994 - XI Preview; Oct 28, 1995 - XII Souvenir; Nov 7, 1998 - XV Souvenir; Oct 30, 1999 - XVI Preview; Oct 27, 2001 - XVIII Souvenir; Oct 31, 2009 - XXVI Preview; Oct 30, 2010 - XXVII Preview; Nov 13, 2010 - XXVII Results] Asking $75 for all.

  • Eleven Blood Horse Triple Crown Preview issues - Excellent condition and none have labels. First five in plastic sleeves. [June 27, 1964 - Triple Crown Races of 1964; Apr 30, 1966 - Triple Crown Preview; Apr 29, 1967 - Triple Crown Preview; Apr 27, 1968 - Triple Crown Preview Omaha cover; Apr 24, 1972 - Triple Crown Preview; Apr 26, 1997 - Triple Crown Preview; Apr 28, 2001 - Triple Crown Preview; Apr 24, 2010 - Triple Crown Preview; May 8, 2010 - Kentucky Derby Issue, Super Saver; May 22, 2010 - Preakness Stakes issue, Lookin At Lucky; June 12, 2010 - Belmont Stakes issue, Drosselmeyer] Asking $95 for all.

     

Contact: John E. Adessi  johnny0915@att.net

Miami, FL

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Genetic Heritage by Ken McLean, 1st Edition, signed by author, immaculate condition. All reasonable offers will be seriously considered.

 

Contact: Trish des Bouvrie  equine85@bigpond.com

Western Australia

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Book of the Horse by S. Sidney, 3rd Edition (no ISBN)

 

Contact: Shirley Luke  lkshrly@yahoo.com

Port Saint Lucie, FL

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USTA Yearbooks and Sires & Dams Books by Walter Adamkosky

Volume 62 1949 through Volume 90, 1977, for a total of 37 volumes.  The collection is missing volumes for 1950, 1958 and 1961. Within the collection are volumes of the Sires and Dams: The Registry for the following years: 1953, 1954, 1963, 1968 (2 copies), 1970, 1971, 1973 (2 copies), 1975. Asking $500 for all, buyer pays shipping  (USPS Media Rate; Fedex or UPS - total weight is 144.07 lbs).

  

Contact: Cindy Rehagen Langewisch  cirehlan@gmail.com

Phone: 207.897.5818

Livermore Falls, Maine

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  • 1968-1971 USTA Yearbooks and Sires & Dams Books  

Contact: Beverly Stewart  bsjs1114@hotmail.com

Phone: 937.233.9543

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The Horsemans Bible by Jack Coggins - Dressage Riding by Richard Watjen - Fundamentals of Riding by Gregor de Romaszkan  - Horsemanship by Waldemar Seunig - The Dave Jones Book of Western Horsemanship - Training Tips for Western Riders by Jane Pattie - Fun on Horseback by Margaret Cabell Self  - Riding by Benjamin Lewis - Dressage by Henry Wynmalen - Cavalletti by Reiner Klimke 

To make an offer on any of these books, please email:

Contact: Amy Albright  amycalbright@hotmail.com

Gig Harbor, WA

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  • Tesio: Master of Matings by Ken McLean. In excellent, near-perfect condition.

To make an offer, please email:

Contact: Andrew Vandagriff  awv7@aol.com

Orange, TX

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More than two dozen equine books books available, many Quarter Horse pedigree-related, many out of print or hard to find. Includes Speed and the Quarter Horse by Nye ($250), Real American Quarter Horse by Mattson ($50), The Most Influential Quarter Horse Sires by Pitzer ($25), Foundation Dams/Sires of the American Quarter Horse by Denhardt (2 books, $50 each), Racehorse Owners Survival Manual by Ivers ($150), and more.

Medical books include Illustrated Equine Veterinary Ency/Equine Treatments/Medications (Leather, 2 volumes, $150), Blood Analysis of Performance Horses by Shannon ($25), and Owners Guide to Respiratory Problems in the Horse by Boehringer Ingelheim Vet Medica ($25).

Magazines include Speedhorse ($3 each), Speedhorse Stallion Editions 1992-2010 ($15 each), Southwestern Track ($3 each) and Quarter Racing Journals/Q-Racing ($7 each). Email for years available. Sale Catalogs include Heritage Place 1993-2008 ($25 each), Ruidoso Yearling Sale 1997-2001 ($25 each), Vessels Yearling Sale 2005 and Phillips Ranch Dispersal 1993 ($100).

Some of these items may have ink marks, etc in certain areas. They were used well, but they are not damaged. Please email for a full list or with questions and put "Books" in the subject.

Contact: Pete & Judi Green evrgnracer@aol.com

Sunset, Texas


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  • American Quarter Horse stud books - 30 volumes with 1 errata - $400

  • American Paint Horse stud books - Complete set of 25 volumes - $375

  • Pinto Horse Association stud books - Complete set of 5 volumes - $150

  • Pinto Horse Society - 3 books - Complete set (1942-1945) - $350

  • Classic Lines: Gallery of the Great Thoroughbred Signed by both authors (Richard Stone Reeves/Patrick Robinson)
     
    All books are in good condition, early books of the Paint Horse stud books have color photos of early Paint Horses of distinction.
     
    List of 50-75 other horse books some of which are out of print available on request.

Contact: Suzan Lee Jackson redwillow63@hotmail.com

Phone: 269.208.5225


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  • The Arabian: War Horse to Show Horse by Gladys Brown Edwards. Third revised edition 1980. Near fine condition. $100 shipped in US.

  • The Authentic Arabian Horse by Lady Wentworth. Published 1979. 352 pages. With dustjacket in original slipcase. Like new condition. $450 shipped in US.

  • Legends: The Art of Richard Stone Reeves by Edward L. Bowen. Published 1989, 1st edition, hardcover. New in unopened presentation case. $140 shipped in US.

Call or email for pictures or more information.

Contact: Gretchen Lothrop  glissando@mindspring.com

Phone: 919.545.9049

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  • Quest for a Classic Winner by Ken McLean. Rare�Original 1987 hardback that has never been read, shows moderate shelf wear and fading to paper jacket, clean pages, tight binding. Make me a reasonable offer.

Contact: Mandy Hammond  typea@hughes.net

160 Haynie Road

Durant, OK 74701

Phone: 580.920.8786

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USTA Sires and Dams books 1952-1997. Volumes are complete and in good condition. Will consider best offer for entire series.

Contact: Irene Gaide  milliebess@aol.com

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Hundreds of Quarter Horse Journals, Paint Horse Journals and misc. horse magazines. Contact Bonnie Dockery at bonniecdoc@hotmail.com for a complete list.

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  • Champion Horses by Maurizio Bongianni.  An illustrated history of flat racing, steeplechasing, and trotting races.  Over 250 full-color illustrations by Piero Cozzaglio.  Published 1984.

  • Bred to Run by Mike Helm. Takes you behind the scenes at Kentucky's Claiborne Farm during the height of breeding season. Published 1993. Hardcover, excellent condition. $25

  • A Breed Apart by Mike Helm. Published 1992. Softcover, good condition. $5

  • The Kellogg Arabians: Their Background and Influence by Herbert H. Reese and Gladys Brown Edwards. Photos and stories of the Kellogg Ranch's prized Arabian horses. Originally published 1958, fifth printing 1984. Hardcover, very good condition. $35

  • Imported Foundation Stock of North American Arabian Horses: Volume II (Registration Numbers 233-485) by Carol Woodbridge Mulder. Published 1972. Hardcover, excellent condition. $35

 

Contact: Erin Cox  erin.cox@sbcglobal.net

Phone 925.937.2867

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THE GREAT BREEDERS AND THEIR METHODS by Abram S. Hewitt, Out of print; the ORIGINAL second printing edition from 1984 by Thoroughbred Publishers; 410 pages in perfect condition. The spine isn�t even broken. This is the companion volume to the author�s famous �Sire Lines.�

 

This is a twenty seven chapter study of the great Thoroughbred breeders, including chapters on The Belmonts, James Keene, the Whitneys, John Madden, E. R. Bradley, the Hancocks, Greentree, Calumet, E. P. Taylor, Marcel Boussac, and Federico Tesio. This book includes an index. 

 

The ONLY flaw is a very small area of slight discoloration on the cover. Price $200.

 

Contact: Joyce Fogleman  joyce@lanesend.com

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Racing in Art by John Fairley, Copyright 1990, New York. Fabulous color images of the great European equine artists of the 18th and 19th centuries and American artists of the 20th century. Excellent Condition, 224 pages. Price: $45.00.
 
Who's Who in Thoroughbred Racing by Ned Welch, Washington, D.C. Volume II, Second Edition. 1947. The notable owners and trainers of the 20th century. Marvelous photos of Assault, Lucky Draw. Art renditions of Count Fleet, Stymie and many others. Excellent Condition, 336 pages. Price: $45.00.

Secretariat Print in black and white, 8 1/2 x 11. Portrait of head and neck or full body, classic pose, no jockey. Signed by artist. $20 plus shipping.

Seabiscuit Print or Notecards. Gallop with rider. Print $20 plus shipping, eight notecards with envelopes $15.

Email me for an image of either champion.

 

Contact: John Adessi   johnny0915@att.net

11403 SW 109 Road Unit Y   Miami FL 33176

Phone 305.596.4944

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USTA Sires and Dams books 1965-1979, 15 in all

Contact: Rob Murray   RGV5000@aol.com

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Complete set of AQHA Stud Books - 49 plus 2 indexes and errata. Hard bound, green, in like new condition. $2,000 OBO.

Contact: Mary

Phone 307.265.2995

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Complete set of Morgan Horse Magazines January 1940-June 2004, including sale bills and special editions. (There are no issues missing.)

Contact: Lorraine O'Brien  glendalock@aol.com

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Roosevelt Raceway WOR-TV OTB Shows

  • DVD Vol. #1 From 1982/1983, 26 RR races, 2 Keystone, and just under 2 hours!
  • DVD Vol. #2 From 1982, 25 RR races, 1 Hr.  40 minutes.
Some of the races on these DVD's are the Challenge Cup Trot 1983 (Ideal Du Gazeau), 2 Eliminations and Final Messenger Stakes 1982 (Cam Fella), Ralph Baldwin Trot, John Chapman Memorial, Lady Suffolk Trot, Big Apple OTB Pace, Open Handicap Paces & Trots. Driver interviews, question & answer time, commercials, Stan, Spencer, Jack E Lee. $20.00 includes postage.
 

Moments in Time..............................Stanley Dancer DVD

 
This DVD was made especially for Mr. Dancer a few months before he passed. It is not his life story. It is a compilation of memorable events in his life that I thought he would like to watch again. This DVD covers events from the 50's thru 80's. 2 hours of races, interviews & features. $10.00 from the sale of every DVD will be donated to the Stanley Dancer Museum in New Egypt, N J.  $20.00 includes postage.
 

Contact: Dom Rebelo harnessdom@gmail.com

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  • Fred Stone Print: A Century of Heroes (Artist Proof)

  • Fred Stone Print: The Shoe and Bald Eagle (2 prints - 607 of 950 and 628 of 950)

  • Fred Stone Print: The Battle 1989 Triple Crown (2 prints - 101 of 950 and 855 of 950)

  • Fred Stone Print: Alysheba Chris McCarron Up (2 prints - 622 of 950 and 623 of 950)

  • Fred Stone Print: American Triple Crown 1937-46 (533 of 1500, jockeys signed)

  • Fred Stone Calendar

  • Classic Lines: A Gallery of the Great Thoroughbreds by Richard Stone Reeves

Contact: Gerry Hickey  gerry@tacorporate.com 

(866) 321-8326 ext 3

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  • The Arabian Stud Book 1927, Volume III published by the American Horse Club of America, 1580 Woolworth Bldg, New York, NY.  Good condition, red binding with gold-leaf lettering. All photo plates intact. $350.00

Contact: Leila F. McGehe 

245 Slate Quarry Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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  • Racing at Home and Abroad, Vol. I, British Flat Racing and Breeding, Racecourses, & the Evolution of the Racehorse by Charles Richardson, with a chapter on Training and Stable Management by The Hon. George Lambton. London, The London & Counties Press Associations Ltd., 1923, 359 pages (incl. index) LIMITED/NUMBERED edition No. 90 of 600 printed. Frontis and 76 engraved etchings with tissue guards. Frontis SIGNED ETCHING of New Market High Street by Alick P. F. Ritchie, other engravings by G. D. Giles and Lynwood Palmer reproduced from paintings and drawings especially for this publication. folio size full Dark Brown leather, gilt tooled titles and boards on spine and cover, top edge gilt. EXCELLENT CONDITION / TIGHT AND COMPLETE.

  • Racing at Home and Abroad, Racing and Breeding in America and the Colonies by John Hervey, Harry Worchester Smith, S. Saunders, G. H. Hilliard,Charles L. Stanhope, James T. Wallace, Brig.-Gen. Ormonde Winter. K.B.E., C.B., C.G.M, D.S.O. London, The London & Counties Press Associations Ltd., 1931, 487 pages (incl. index). LIMITED/NUMBERED edition No.560 of 855 printed. Frontis and 131 engraved etchings with tissue guards. Folio size full Dark Brown leather, gilt tooled titles and boards on spine and cover, top edge gilt. Dedication in ink on front flyleaf "To Louis B. Mayer with the sincere regards of Allen C. Long". EXCELLENT CONDITION / TIGHT AND COMPLETE.

  • Racing at Home and Abroad, Vol II. , British Steeplechasing and Racing in Ireland British Steeplechasing by Charles Richardson. Racing, Steeplechasing and Breeding in Ireland by Liet.-Col F. F. Maccabe and Thomas E. Healy with a chapter on The Training of Jumpers and Stable Management by H. A Brown. London, The London & Counties Press Associations Ltd., 1923, 311 pages (incl. index) LIMITED/NUMBERED edition No. 613 of 700 printed. Frontis and 71 engraved etchings with tissue guards. Frontis SIGNED ETCHING of "The Water-Jump at Aintree" by Charles Simpson, other engravings by Charles Simpson reproduced from paintings, and original water-color drawings by Alfred Bright, all specially executed for this volume. Folio size full Dark Brown leather, gilt tooled titles and boards on spine and cover, top edge gilt. EXCELLENT CONDITION / TIGHT AND COMPLETE.

    $1,250.00 for individual book or $3,000.00  (20 percent) for the three volume set.

Contact: Col. Merle H. Boyce
1208 West Fern Drive Fullerton, CA 92833
(714) 526-9140 FAX (714) 526-9136
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  • USTA Trotting Association Yearbooks from the '60s.

Contact:  Skip French  
Box 977
Cleveland, GA  30528
(706) 865-2727

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