Quiller Publishing (30)

Master Dressage

ISBN: 9781910016084

Author: Peter Dove    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Approaching dressage from a newcomer’s perspective can be a little daunting. There seems to be so much to learn, so much to understand and some confusion sur...


Approaching dressage from a newcomer’s perspective can be a little daunting. There seems to be so much to learn, so much to understand and some confusion surrounding what judges are looking for in tests. Even experienced riders find it difficult to break out of the 65–70% range in their test marks. Using the steps of Accuracy, Fluidity, Understanding, Practice and Review this book gives readers a clear framework on which they can build confidence in their approach to dressage training and test riding. These steps reveal where readers could be losing valuable marks and arms them with the understanding needed to achieve much higher scores. Published privately, the first edition of this book was a great success, garnering over five-star reviews and being placed in the top best-selling books on Amazon. Its popularity owed much to the ‘easy to understand language’, the clear diagrams and photographs and the overall philosophy of communication, empathy and skill development. These aspects are all retained in this revised edition, which has been expanded to include chapters on groundwork, and rider fitness. After reading this book you will be able to have a better relationship with your horse, ride more beautiful tests and get higher marks. 'Read this book to help you understand and develop the skills that good trainers often take for granted. Students and teachers all benefit when these are made explicit, giving a road map that can take us from point A to point B. This is a journey of increasing skills and scores, designed to bring more satisfaction to your riding.’ – From the Foreword by Mary Wanless BHSI BSc


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm


Publication Date: 20-11-2015


$49.99
From Puppy to Perfect

ISBN: 9781846892059

Author: Janet Menzies    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

From Puppy to Perfect answers all your questions about owning and training the family's first puppy. Many of the dog training manuals leave out the key question...


From Puppy to Perfect answers all your questions about owning and training the family's first puppy. Many of the dog training manuals leave out the key questions that first-timers need to know. Because most people buy the puppy before the book--like never bothering to read the instructions until something goes wrong--the book starts with a survival guide for the first few weeks. It then gradually takes the reader through everything they need to know to train to a grown up dog--from puppy to perfect!


Bind: paperback


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 20-05-2015


Tags: May 2015   Reference
$34.99
Great Angling Disasters

ISBN: 9781846892417

Author: Tom Quinn    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Great Angling Disasters is a wonderful collection of fishy tales from the past 200 years that will have the reader caught hook, line and sinker. Stories of reco...


Great Angling Disasters is a wonderful collection of fishy tales from the past 200 years that will have the reader caught hook, line and sinker. Stories of record breakers that got away, to boats that sank, rods that broke and pike and salmon that ran amoke. It is the ultimate chronicle of those less than triumphant days on the riverbank. The perfect gift for any keen fisherman whether coarse, game or seafishing. “I hooked a salmon on the Bandon at Cork, but I’d been fishing for trout and had on the lightest tackle imaginable. Three flies on the thinnest gut. As soon as the salmon took me I knew I was in trouble but, after his first rush, I thought I had a chance. He shook his head, made a second run and leaped clear of the water. Ten pounds I thought. The fight continued. I saw his silver flank in mid-stream. He was tiring, but then, unbelievably, I saw the ghostly shadow of another salmon just behind the hooked fish. Almost at once I realised what was about to happen – and happen it did. The second fish took one of my other flies and set off in the opposite direction to the first fish. Miraculously, for a few seconds I was aware of both fish still on the line, then, inevitably, they were gone. No one I spoke to in the long years after that incident could ever recall a similar occurrence.” Richard Greene, It’s Later Than You Think, 1888


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 138 x 216 mm


Publication Date: 21-08-2017


$39.99
DUE > 31st Oct 2017
Hot Barrels

ISBN: 9781846892462

Author: JC Jeremy Hobson    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

With wide appeal to anyone involved in shooting, this fascinating, fun and informative book covers the reality and myths connected to shooting and the shooting ...


With wide appeal to anyone involved in shooting, this fascinating, fun and informative book covers the reality and myths connected to shooting and the shooting day. Brilliantly illustrated throughout by famed cartoonist Bryn Parry, this book is perfect for all country sports enthusiasts and reveals the superstitions of game Shots, extraordinary experiences in the field and exposes both the fallacies and truths behind many commonly held beliefs. What is a Hunter's Moon? How to beat the midges? The truth about the McNab and haunted shooting lodges, extraordinary superstitions and much more to amuse, delight and intrigue, all accompanied by Bryn's beautifully crafted cartoons.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 21-08-2017


$49.99
DUE > 31st Oct 2017
Barking Mad

ISBN: 9781846892097

Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Barking Mad, with outstanding illustrations by Nicola L Robinson, taps into the British passion for dogs by bringing together a unique collection of extraordina...


Barking Mad, with outstanding illustrations by Nicola L Robinson, taps into the British passion for dogs by bringing together a unique collection of extraordinary, touching and sometimes bizarre but true stories covering sporting dogs (and hounds), military mascots, eccentric companions, war heroes and Royal dogs. Many of the best and most intriguing stories, some of which date back to the early 19th Century, have been discovered in long-forgotten books and magazines, but all reflect our enduring passion for man’s best friend. Stories include everything from the Labrador that saved its master from drowning to the hound that spent years travelling unaccompanied across England by train to the pooch that carried a penny to the local bakery every day to buy its own cakes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 138 x 216 mm


Publication Date: 20-06-2015


$39.99
The Imperfect Shot

ISBN: 9781846892080

Author: Jeremy Hobson    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

The perfect gift for the imperfect Shot! A very humourous collection of experiences, faux pas and misdemeanours in the shooting field with anecdotes and tales o...


The perfect gift for the imperfect Shot! A very humourous collection of experiences, faux pas and misdemeanours in the shooting field with anecdotes and tales of many light-hearted incidents from throughout the world. It gives some novel excuses for pickers-up who have failed to find their quarry. In similar vein, during the author’s years as a gamekeeper, it was often necessary to think on the hoof and deliver a plausible reason as to why a particular drive didn’t go exactly as it should. Sometimes the explanations were so outrageous as to be laughable – which often diffused a potentially difficult situation – and on occasion, caused a comment such as, ‘I’ve never heard that one before… how did you think that one up?’ To which the author inevitably replied; ‘The Gamekeeper’s Book of Excuses… page 58’!.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


Publication Date: 26-06-2015


$55.00
The Balanced Horse

ISBN: 9781905693856

Publisher: Quiller Publishing

The object of Dressage is the harmonious development of the physique and ability of the horse. As a result it makes the horse calm, supple, loose and flexible, ...


The object of Dressage is the harmonious development of the physique and ability of the horse. As a result it makes the horse calm, supple, loose and flexible, but also confident, attentive and keen, thus achieving perfect understanding with his rider.' Inspired by the time-honoured traditions of the Classical World, Sylvia's desire to protect the horse is reflected in her training methods, which concentrate on a balanced seat and quiet aiding. She abhors the use of force and gadgetry in the schooling of horses and believes that Classical riding is the best way forward for all the disciplines. The Language of the Aids is not as well understood today as it should be and it seems that it is frequently forgotten or fragmented, and it will be the horse that suffers most when this happens. Incorrect aiding can have a very adverse effect. The aim of The Balanced Horse is to confirm in people's minds what they should be doing for each and every request, and what they must avoid. Every instruction is based on what the horse needs to feel – at that moment in time. Each aid is based on the psychological and physiological effect placed on that sensitive animal underneath us. Over time, applying each aid correctly can elicit a response as instant and involuntary as the knee jerk reaction in our own.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 189 x 246 mm


$69.99
Rich, Rare & Red

ISBN: 9781846892011

Author: Ben Howkins    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

In this fourth edition of his bestselling book, Ben Howkins captures the essence of port and what it means to the people who produce it and those who drink it. ...


In this fourth edition of his bestselling book, Ben Howkins captures the essence of port and what it means to the people who produce it and those who drink it. Packed with a wealth of up-to-date information, including a complete list of vintages and guide to tasting, this book will appeal to lovers of wine, food and travel as well as the serious student of port. Ben Howkins offers a concise history of port and the port trade as they have developed over the last 300 years. He covers important changes in recent ownership of the major shippers and highlights the people driving change in the industry whilst protecting port’s heritage. ‘Ben Howkins’ classic handbook Rich, Rare & Red greets the new age of port with just the guide to these changes port lovers need. We may like our port old, but we need our sources constantly refreshed.’ Hugh Johnson


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 140 x 220 mm


$45.00
An Odyssey in Steam

ISBN: 9781846892523

Author: David Bell    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

An Odyssey in Steam, David C Bell’s fifth book, is a product of two of his passions – paintings and steam engines. This work goes back many years with the a...


An Odyssey in Steam, David C Bell’s fifth book, is a product of two of his passions – paintings and steam engines. This work goes back many years with the author painting these engineering masterpieces. It is a unique look at the railway industry during the steam age – featuring the numerous engines from The National Railway Museum of York collection, the Flying Scotsman, NYMR, Carr Loco Doncaster and many more. This odyssey has been illustrated and annotated by the author to produce a book that will be coveted by any railway enthusiast. It is not only fascinating to read but a stunning marriage of words and pictures. *Beautifully illustrated and annotated by David C Bell, a railway and maritime artist of note *A unique history on the steam age from 'Rocket' to 'Mallard' *With an introduction from Ross Morell *Presents numerous engines from the resident collection at The National Railway Museum of York *Features the Flying Scotsman, NYMR, coronations, Carr Loco Doncaster and any more


Bind: hardback


Pages: 112.00


Dimensions: 300 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 20-04-2017


$69.99
DUE > 30th Jun 2017
Success with Chickens

ISBN: 9781846890932

Author: Jeremy Hobson    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Chicken-keeping is an increasingly popular hobby as an increasing number of people discover the benefits of raising chickens and supplying their own eggs. Writt...


Chicken-keeping is an increasingly popular hobby as an increasing number of people discover the benefits of raising chickens and supplying their own eggs. Written by an expert chicken keeper of many years standing, the subjects covered include choice of breed, housing, feeding, breeding, showing and indeed all the many topics the new chicken keeper will want to understand. This practical guide incorporates much of the author’s forty years of experience as a chicken keeper, as well as taking advantage of the knowledge and experience of other enthusiasts. Also included, either because of their relevance, or simply their ability to raise a wry smile, are several snippets taken from poultry books written during the first half of the twentieth century.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 220 x 215 mm


Tags: July 2015   Agriculture
$44.99
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