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Sigmund Ringeck's Knightly Art of the Longsword
by David Lindholm, Peter Svard

Ringeck's invaluable 15th-century compilation of the lessons of German fencing master Johannes Liechtenauer is given new life by two modern students of the sword. ...

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After 'Fighting with the German Longsword' by C. Tobler this was the second book I purchased for my martial library. A valuable addition to any library provided the student already has some foundation in the Leichtanauer tradition.
—Updated Dec 18, 2011



Ride Smart: Improve Your Horsemanship Skills On The Ground And In The Saddle (Western Horseman Books)
by Craig Cameron

Under one title, Craig Cameron brings together a thorough look at horses and their nature and good, solid horsemanship skills that suit both novice and experienced ...


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This is not a big book but the lessons are indispensable to anyone serious about improving their skills where colts are concerned, I have and still do use many of Craigs training techniques, especially his seat and leg cues outlined in this book. In the constant effort to be a better horseman, a trainer definitely has to "hear ...
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—Updated Dec 18, 2011



Complete Trail Horse: Selecting, Training, and Enjoying Your Horse in the Backcountry
by Dan Aadland

Whether it's for fishing or hunting, nature-watching or camping, or simply to get off the beaten path, there are no better ways to travel through the backcountry ...

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Dan Aadland has my utmost respect for championing the Tennessee Walking horse breed, a spirited,trainable ... sadly misunderstood and profoundly misrepresented breed that like the Paso can trace its origins to the Medieval ambler, used for both war and travel for centuries, until "trotters" took the day sometime after the ...
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—Updated Dec 18, 2011



Knightly Dueling: The Fighting Arts of German Chivalry
by Jeffrey Hull

Knightly Dueling is a complete overview of the fighting arts of German chivalric dueling, on horse and on foot, during the late Middle Ages and early Renaissance. ...


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Yet another book I absolutely love!
—Updated Dec 18, 2011



Fighting with the German Longsword
by Christian Henry Tobler




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Reviewed by Rex Metcalf
Another great Longsword text. If you only buy one book on longsword combat, this is the one to have.
—Updated Jul 9, 2011 :: 0 of 1 members found this review helpful



Lessons on the English Longsword
by Brandon B. Heslop, Benjamin G. Bradak

Additional Manuscript 39564, Cottonian Titus A XXV, and Harleian MS 3542 are believed to be the only surviving martial arts texts of medieval England. Written ...




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Reviewed by Rex Metcalf
I love this book! it has been a wonderful resource to my continuing studies of the fighting sword.
—Updated Jul 9, 2011



Exploring the Northern Tradition
by Galina Krasskova

Exploring the Northern Tradition is an overview of the modern reconstruction of the ancient religion of the Germanic and Scandinavian peoples. This religion, called ...


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Good intro to the Troth of our ancestors....
—Updated Feb 17, 2008



The U.S. Cavalry Horse
by Gen. William H. Carter

First published in 1895 and still an important and eminently useful reference for the modern equestrian. Topics covered include:The anatomy of the horse, including ...

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A great reference for horsemen!!
—Updated Feb 17, 2008



Medieval Art of Sword & Shield: The Combat System of Royal Armouries MS I.33
by Paul Wagner, Stephen Hand

Royal Armouries MS I.33 Companion Deciphering the martial techniques in RA MS I.33 can be difficult. Paul Wagner & Stephen Hand of the Stoccata School of Defence, ...

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Reviewed by Rex Metcalf
The first book on swordsmanship I ever bought....Like Terry Browns 'English Matirals Arts' I highly reccomend this book to beginners. The foundational lessons in footwork and movement are indispensable. This is a book I find myself returning to time and again in my studies.
—Updated Feb 17, 2008



The Face of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo, and the Somme
by John Keegan

Military historian John Keegan’s groundbreaking analysis of combat and warfare The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the ...

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Yet another indispensable book for the military historian and Martial Artists bookshelf.
—Updated Feb 17, 2008



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