Galpin, Jeanette,: A Horse of Your Own; A Book For Australian and New Zealand Riders
Book Number: 0116938
A. H & A. W. Reed, Wellington . Sydney . London, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. appendices. Black and white photographic endpapers, showing a pony club trail ride. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip.Colour photographic dustwrapper with pink and white colour title to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear fold over panel."This book has been written specifically for Australian and New Zealand conditions by the author who is a New Zealand pony club instructor, a senior dressage judge, a regular and enthusiastic follower to hounds, and a breeder and show of ponies and hacks.It carries the reader from the selection of horse or pony to: grazing; practical horse-shoeing; ailments and first aid; the gear and turnout appropriate for all occasions; travelling a horse by road, rails, sea or air; hunting; and competitive work at sports, shows, Hunter trials, dressage tests and one-day events." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing and softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the lower edge. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages.Chipping to the backstrip edges and dustwrapper corners. Rubbing and some marking of the dustwrapper panels with light browning to the verso of the dustwrapper. Remains of a price sticker can be seen to the lower right-hand corner of the front fold over panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 162,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Horsemanship; ISBN: 0589007696. ISBN/EAN: 9780589007690. Inventory No: 0116938. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .