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The Working Cowboy

How to, Handling & Philosophy, Health & Fitness, etc.

Jo Mora | Will James



California Classics periodically offers rare and collectible books. The price of each one is determined by the condition, rarity and the consignor. They are not always in stock due to being out of print and collectible. Call for availability.

Rare, Signed Limited First Edition

A must for the horseman who is endeavoring to work WITH his horse, True Horsemanship Through Feel introduces the philosophy and lays the foundation necessary.

1999 First Edition Book
Description: c. 1998-99, Diamond Lu Productions,
394 pages hardbound,
Signed by Bill (signature stamp),
Many text photos to illustrate,
Two foldout family additional photos many not found in later editions (do not cut open),
Introduction by Buck Brannaman,
Learning how to grasp the concept of feel and its importance to the horse in Bill's
"How I Got Feel Working for Me and My Horses," "How to Get Feel Working for You," "Feeling of the Feet in the Different Gaits,"
Trailer loading,
Knots that are needed for tying your equipment,
Questions and Bill's answers,
Selected poetry,
Index, etc.

The hardbound editions have been sold out for years.
Only a few have been found in storage.

Please note that, unlike other first editions of this book you may find on the internet or in rare book stores, these books have never been read - they are in new, unused condition.

They also contain a small addition from the author that reads "True horsemanship through feel is handed down from one friend to another".

$185 each plus shipping.

We also have a few unsigned first editions of this book with dust jackets.

They were originally from Bill's family at Rancho del Cielo. Like the signed editions, these books have been stored and are in new, unread condition.

$100 each plus shipping.


This is just a sample of what we have to offer! But please also note that all books are subject to availability. Some are always in stock while others must be ordered and time will need to be allowed for shipping, etc. Prices are subject to change without notice, so please call for current prices.

Contact us if there is something that you just HAVE TO HAVE!


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