Horse Farm Magic Months of Work and Play by Pat Johnson 1965 Hawthorn Books Inc

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 Experience the Enchantment of Horse Riding

Step into the magical world of horse riding with Pat Johnson’s "Horse Farm Magic: Months of Work and Play." This comprehensive guide is perfect for new riders, offering everything from basic horse care to advanced techniques like jumping and showing.

A Rider’s Journey

Pat Johnson takes you on a journey through the year at a horse farm, with each chapter covering different aspects of horse care and riding. Whether you're just starting or looking to refine your skills, this book provides valuable insights and practical tips. Illustrated with charming black-and-white photographs, it captures the essence of the 1960s equestrian scene.


  • Title: Horse Farm Magic: Months of Work and Play
  • Author: Pat Johnson
  • Publication Date: 1965
  • Publisher: Hawthorn Books Inc
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 96
  • Dimensions: 10x8 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Sticker residue on front cover, minor wear on dust jacket as shown in photos.

About the Author:

Pat Johnson is renowned for her expertise in equestrian sports and her ability to communicate complex riding techniques in an accessible and engaging way. Her books have been a staple for new and experienced riders alike, blending practical advice with the joy of horse riding.

Why You’ll Love This Book:

  1.  Clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for new riders to get started.
  2.  Black-and-white photographs transport you to the 1960s equestrian world.
  3.  Covers a wide range of topics, from basic horse care to advanced riding techniques.

A Classic for Your Collection

"Horse Farm Magic: Months of Work and Play" isn't just a guide; it's a piece of equestrian history. Whether you're a seasoned rider or new to the saddle, this book will inspire and educate, making it a cherished addition to your vintage collection.

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