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Win with Bob Avila
By Juli S. Thorson Step into the world of a horseman renowned for his  ability to set goals with horses and come out on top,  and adopt his tips for yourself. In this full-color book,  Bob Avila, winner of the National Reining Horse  Association Futurity, the World Championship  Snaffle Bit Futurity, the AQHA Superhorse title, the  World's Greatest Horseman contest, and more, opens  the doors of his training stable and shares his  success-driven thinking. This hardcover, 128-page  volume includes worksheets and checklists designed for  you to personalize Avila's motivating advice.


#2146   $39.95
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            Charmayne James
Here, for the first time, Charmayne James shares the training techniques and philosophy that produced 11 world championships and made her the all-time leading money earner in the sport. Full color photographs and diagrams. Charmayne James, 192 pages. 
#2612   $19.95
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Horse Training Books

Bringing up Baby
w/John Lyons
Bringing up Baby - John Lyons 100 pages An outstanding manual for training young horses by America's most trusted horseman, featuring 178 step-by-step color photos.
#2153  $19.95
Now $9.95

Lyons on Horses
 With emphasis on understanding and communicating with the horse, and on the application of gentle persuasion over force, John Lyons covers every critical aspect of training, from the first saddling and ride to ground training and trail work. He includes coverage of specific problems trainers face, such as kicking and striking, head tossing, biting and spooking, and many others. 228 pages
#2085  $32.95
Now $15.95

The Faraway Horses
w/Buck Brannaman
The Faraway Horses By Buck Brannaman with William Reynolds The life of Buck Brannaman as told through his own stories and experiences. It's a story about a young man coming to terms with his family and ultimately his future through his life changing experiences with horses. Whether you are involved with horses or not, this is a book that opens one's eyes to life's possibilities. 288 pages
#2140  $39.95
Now $19.95

Down Under
Horsemanship
w/Clinton Anderson
If you have seen his weekly television program, Downunder Horsemanship, then you know that Clinton Anderson's training techniques can achieve amazing results with almost any horse. Now his methods are available for the first time in a reader-friendly, highly illustrated book, and you, too, can learn the program that teaches everyday people-regardless of riding style, age, or ability--how to better communicate with their mounts.
Establishing Respect
& Control for English
& Western
#2615  $31.95
Now $14.95

Ranch Horsemanship
w/ Curt Pate
By Curt Pate  with Fran Devereux Smith  This book explains how almost any rider at almost any level of expertise can adapt ranch-horse-training techniques to help his mount become a safer, more enjoyable ride. Curt's step-by-step methods offer a hands-on and in-your-own-time approach well-suited for most recreational riders. Five sections and 18 chapters, 220 pages
#2611  $19.95
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Reining by
 Al Dunning
Reining by Al Dunning A complete guide for training & showing the classic Reining Horse.
#2081  $19.95
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Cutting by
Leon Harrel
Cutting by Leon Harrel  Western Horseman, Jul 1, 2002 - 144 pages    This guide explains everything you need to know to get started in cutting: How to ride, how to acquire a good beginner's horse, equipment, the scoring system, training cutting horses, and showing to win.
#2083   $19.95
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Problem Solving
Vol. 1
Problem Solving Vol. 1 (Western Horseman) Artist: Marty Marten Tribe: A horse-handling clinician's time-tested techniques for effectively preventing & solving common horse problems. Develop a willing partnership between horse & human. This book includes the most common problems people consistently seem to have with their horses including: groundwork, riding foundation, trailer-loading, barn-sour, spooking, crossing water & bridges, herd-bound, pulling back when tied & much, much more.
#2068I   $19.95
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Problem Solving
Vol. 2
Vol. 2 is a continuation of Vol. 1 with chapters covering problems such as those surrounding halter-breaking, bridling, saddling, mounting, hoof and leg handling, trail riding, and many others. Prevention and good horsemanship skills are heavily stressed making these books useful to anyone whether or not they have the problem discussed.
#2068II   $19.95
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Natural Horsemanship
w/ Pat Parelli
Natural Horse-Man-Ship by Pat Parelli. Features the six keys to a natural horse-human relationship: Attitude, Knowledge, Tools, Techniques, Time, and Imagination.....for you the rider and your horse. 275 photos. 224 Pages.
#2080   $19.95
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Western Training
by Jack Brainard

Theory & Practice

Western Training - Theory and Practice This book shows how to become a student of the horse's mind. The building blocks he shows us-calmness, willing attitude, avoiding defensiveness-are the foundations for any type of western & training. Any student of the horse will enjoy & benefit form this book. 136 pages.

#2062    $19.95
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Imprint Training
by Robert Miller
IMPRINT TRAINING OF THE NEWBORN FOAL offers an easy-to-follow, step-by-step approach to handling and training newborn foals, as well as numerous techniques and exercises that aid the foal in halter training and later in performing riding maneuvers. Imprinting can be defined as a learning process occurring soon after birth in which a behavior pattern is established. The newborn foal is imprinted to follow and bond with whatever large object looms above it at the time of birth. 141 pages
#2079   $19.95
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Team Penning
by Phil Livingston
This 144-page book, liberally illustrated with over 200 black-and-white photographs, covers all aspects of team penning. Some of the topics covered include how to get started, horses best suited for this sport, breeds and types of cattle often used for team penning, how cattle see and react, strategies in making a run, some of the problems encountered in penning and how to handle them, and how to put on a penning contest.
#2077   $19.95
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Bits & Bitting
Manual by
William Langdon
Studies on all the major bits, leg aids, and reining techniques. Covers how to train and use bits, martingales, draw-reins, hackamores, and understand what makes them work. Western and English.  Pages : 114
#2084  $39.95
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Bits, Patterns &
Reining by
William Langdon
A How-To-Do-It Manual for the rider/trainer. A complete study relating use of bits and patterns in teaching a horse to rein. Many past and present methods in a step by step guide for English or Western. A detailed outline of bits and patterns to use with each step of a progressive training program. Each step is detailed with illustrations: colt training, basic training, secondary patterns and finished maneuvers. The most complete book published. 157 pages
#2102  $39.95
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Horse Care & Maintenence Books

 

Your Horse's Teeth
by Alison Schwabe
24 pages.  Brief, concise, and filled with helpful photos, this introductory guide provides essential information about horses' teeth.
#2143 $10.95
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4.95

Horse Owner's
Vet Handbook
This bestselling reference has been completely revised and updated, addressing the latest medicines and immunizations, wounds, illnesses, parasites, nutrition and supplements, and reproduction. An index of Signs and Symptoms will help horse owners find the information they need fast. 220 photos.
#2103  $39.95
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Grooming by
John & Cindy
Weaver
Grooming by John & Cindy Weaver  Shows how to make your horse look better by clipping, bathing, mane care, tail care and show preparation. 32 pages
#1963  $5.95
Now $2.95

Western Horseman
First Horse
First Horse provides all the information that a first-time horse owner needs to make the transition to horse ownership and to learn the basics of good horsemanship and animal husbandry. It answers questions such as Who can help you find a horse? Where will you keep your horse? How do you test-ride a prospect?  With this well-illustrated guide, new horse owners can acquire the basic skills and knowledge they need to carry them through a lifetime of horse ownership. 176 pages
#2148  $19.95
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Age Your Horse
by Pete Land
20 pages.   Instructions on aging your horse by inspection of their teeth.
#2152 $10.95
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Horses for Dummies
 If you're crazy about horses, this hands-on guide is all you need to giddy up and go. Featuring updates on breeds, boarding, nutrition, equipment, training, and riding, as well as new information on various equine conditions, this resource shows you how to keep your horse happy - and take your riding skills to the next level. Discover how to: Select the right horse for you, Feed, groom, and handle your horse, Recognize common horse ailments, Have fun in the saddle, Get involved in equestrian competitions
#2142  $25.95
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Horse Care Tips
From A-Z
by Mary Kay Kinnish
A real nice 96 page Equine reference guide. This book defines horse care terms and facts. Gives alerts for problems, solutions and a great overall how to with basic horse care.
#2063 $10.95
Now $4.95

 

Trimming & Clipping
by Valerie Watson
A step-by-step guide to the art of trimming and clipping horses and ponies.
#1964   $13.95
Now $6.95

 

Founder Prevention
& Cure
the Natural Way
Founder kills thousands of horses every year, and leaves tens of thousands of others debilitated in its wake. In this startling revelation and guide to the natural, holistic cure and prevention of founder, author/hoof care expert Jaime Jackson brings an entirely new perspective to the treatment table.  158 pages
#2139   $19.95
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The Legends Series

 

           
Legends Vol. 1
The first installment of this very popular series features some of the greatest names in Quarter Horse history. The 26 chapters include profiles of such greats  as Wimpy, King P-234, Poco Bueno, Doc Bar, Leo, Joe Reed, Joe Hancock and  Three Bars. The profiles include over 175 photos of these amazing horses and  the people who helped make them famous. 168 pages.
#2082   $19.95
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Legends Vol. 2
 The second volume of the Legends series, focusing on more outstanding Quarter Horse stallions and mares. Chapter titles: Traveler; Old Joe Bailey; Gonzales Joe Bailey; Lucky Blanton; Peter McCue; Midnight; Midnight Jr; Grey Badger II; Skipper W; Oklahoma Star; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Driftwood; Jessie James; King's Pistol; My Texas Dandy; Clabber; Rocket Bar (TB); Lightning Bar; Sugar Bars; Moon Deck; Jet Deck; Lena's Bar; Easy Jet; Author Profiles; Photo Index; References. 192 pages.
#2087   $19.95
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Legends Vol. 3
More profiles of the stallions and mares that built the Quarter Horse breed. Chapter titles: Steel Dust; Old Sorrel; Flying Bob; Maddon's Bright Eyes; Showdown; Royal King; Jackstraw (TB); Piggin String (TB); Poco Lena; Poco Pine; Poco Dell; Quo Vadis; Question Mark; Two Eyed Jack; Mr Gun Smoke; Hollywood Jac 86; Author Profiles; Notes; Photo Index. 208 pages.
#2113   $19.95
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Legends Vol. 4
 The fourth volume in this series profiles 17 ot the most influential Quarter Horse stallions and mares: Blondy's Dude, Dash For Cash, Diamonds Sparkle, Doc O'Lena, Ed Echols, Fillinic, Harlan, Impressive, Lady Bug's Moon, Miss Bank, Miss Princess/Woven Web (TB), Rebel Cause, Tonto Bars Hank, Vandy, Zan Parr Bar, Zantanon, Zippo Pine Bar. 216 pages.
#2119   $19.95
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Legends Vol. 5
Featuring 16 stallions and 2 mares, Vol. 5 profiles 18 influential Quarter Horses including: Little Joe, Joe Moore, Monita, Bill Cody, Joe Cody, Topsail Cody, Pretty Buck, Pat Star Jr., Skipa Star, Hank H, Chubby, Bartender, Leo San, Çustus Rastus (TB), Jaguar, Jackie Bee, Chicado V, and Mr. Bar None. The largest to date in this series, Legends 5 is 248 pages with nearly 300 photos.
#2137   $19.95
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Misc. Books

 

Doc Bar
Although not bred to be a cow horse, Doc Bar is best remembered as the horse which revolutionized the cutting horse industry. Doc Bar by Gala Nettles is a must-read for anyone interested in the great sire, Doc Bar. 124 pgs.
#1961  $29.95
Now $14.95

Life on the
King Ranch
Frank Goodwyn grew up on the King Ranch and gives an insider's view of the King Ranch, the cowboys and the history. First-published in 1951, this book of timeless interest chronicles the old-time cowboying and creative techniques, campfire cuisine, amd memorable personalities of the King Ranch. paperback 294 pages
#2093  $15.95
Now $7.95

Rodeo Legends
Rodeo Legends, an addition to Western Horseman's Legends series, highlights twenty extraordinary rodeo athletes of the past century—Larry Mahan, Dean Oliver, Ty Murray, Casey Tibbs, Jim Shoulders, Charmayne James, Roy Cooper, Don Gay and many more. With over 140 photos, and in-depth looks at the lives and careers of these record setters, this book will appeal to rodeo fans of any age. 215 pages.
#2151  $19.95
Now $9.95

Spanish for the
Housewife
This book is a must for anyone wanting to learn the basics of homecare in Spanish! Contents Include: The Bathroom; The Bedrooms; The Kitchen; The Barbeque; The Pets; We go Shopping and More!  164 pages.
#2082  $14.95
Now $6.95

Cowboys &
Buckaroos
This book explains the techniques and skills a horseman needs to master to become a modern-day working cowboy. There are distinct differences between cowboys and buckaroos. In addition, there's a third hybrid version that embraces the best of both styles. This book explains not only the differences between these styles, but the similarities as well. Over 250 photographs document authentic working cowboys as they perform their daily tasks on ranches throughout the west.  176 pages.
#2064   $19.95
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The All American
Cowboy Cookbook

With favorite recipes from much-loved television and movie stars as well as from cowboys on working ranches, The All-American Cowboy Cookbook is a definitive look at home cooking on the range, featuring over 300 recipes--everything from quail to cheesecake--from Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and many others. 130 photos. 256 pages
#2159   $15.99
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Roof & Rails
This is a reference book that covers everything frombasic windbreak shelters to elaborate show facilitieshousing many horses. It will help you plan and build yourideal horse facility. Some of the topics covered in thisbook are: building type and site; construction styles;siding; stalls; climate control; plumbing and much, much,more. 144 pages
#2149   $19.95
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The Cowgirl's
Cookbook
Take a dash of western myth, a healthy sprinkle of vintage photographs, and a dollop of tall tales and instructional sidebars, simmer with a delicious selection of western recipes, and, voila—The Cowgirl's Cookbook. From June's Ranch Beans to Joan's Chile Rellenos, Connie's Cackleberries on Toast to Rita's Tomato Mac 'n Cheese, these hearty fixin's will feed a city girl's fantasy as well as a country boy's belly. These recipes ain't just for trail drives no more! 93 pages
#2065  $15.99
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The All American
Cowboy Grill
Enjoy mouthwatering recipes rustled up by some of the world's most famous movie, TV, rodeo, and music cowboys and cowgirls, as well as by cooks at some of the top real-life ranches in the United states. Loaded with more than 200 classic photographs and saddlebags full of Old West memories and fun trivia treasures, The All-American Cowboy Grill is sure to delight every fan. 240 pages
#2066   $15.99
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Braiding Rawhide
Horse Tack
Here is an instruction manual for the novice worker in rawhide. Unlike many other works on the subject, this book assumes no previous knowledge or experience. The reader is shown in drawings and photographs every step of the procedure that starts with a fresh cowhide, continues through cutting strings and braiding them, and ends with finished reatas, bosals, hobbles, or reins. 132 pages
#2090  $9.95
Now $4.95

 

Sticker Stories
(Cowboys) for Kids
By Paige Billin-Frye. For the beginning young reader. Come along for the ride, and peek into the Old West, as the cowboys take their cattle to town. Includes 75 reusable stickers to add to the pictures, or to create new scenes. Soft cover, 20 pages.
#2130   $7.95
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Cowboy Humurous Books

 

Don't Squat With
Your Spurs On!
Vol. 2
Bender's sequel to the best-selling DON'T SQUAT WITH YER SPURS ON!, which became an immediate cowboy humor classic and has been reprinted 26 times. In this new book, Bender has written 125 funny quips for life. Here are some samples: (A good pard will ride with you till hell freezes over, and a little while on the ice.) (If you're ridin' a high horse, there ain't no way to get down off it gracefully.) (Nature gave us all something to fall back on, and sooner or later we all land flat on it) 128 pages
#2145   $7.95
Now $3.95

Don't Whiz on
Electric Fence
Whether you're a rural homesteader or an urban dweller, Grandpa's good ol' country wisdom offers all the true advice, observations, and witticisms you'll ever need. For everyone weary of city-slickered self-help, Roy English serves up over 140 country bites of reality such as these: (Don't go huntin' with a fella named Chug-A-Lug.) (Life is like juggling pitchforks; everyone knows when you mess up.) (Trouble is a private thing; don't lend it, and don't borrow it.) 128 pages
#2144   $7.95
Now $3.95

Roping Can Be
Hazardzous to
Your Health
Through wit and one-liners, Brummett portrays an American West in which the old ways awkwardly accommodate the new, in which the day's drudgery is seasoned with humor and punctuated by practical jokes, and in which the irrepressible frontier spirit continues to prevail. 96 pages
#2098   $7.95
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