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Side Saddle Related Books, Tapes, and Other Media

Please email if you would like to buy one of our books.  We have plenty of Side Saddle Riding For Beginners and have a buy button on our store page for that book:) Thank you so much and keep learning!



THE HABIT AND THE HORSE, a rare, limited edition book reprinted in 1984 by the International Side Saddle Organization. This is the reproduction of the original book that was printed in 1857.

It is a "Treatise on Female Equitation" written by Mrs. J Stirling Clarke. Illustrated by Herbert Watkins. Originally printed in London. Reprinted in USA.SOLD OUT


by Charlotte Brailey Kneeland

A primer for novice side saddle riders, SIDE SADDLE RIDING FOR BEGINNERS fills a niche; a simple, clear, step by step method for finding the right horse and side saddle, dressing correctly and equitation which will produce a comfortable, secure and elegant rider. Over 125 drawings by Jan Olson Floyd emphasize the points made in the text. $45 includes shipping within Continental USA



A perfect companion to Kneeland's "Side Saddle Riding for Beginners." The video is a must for all side saddle riders. It covers many aspects of side saddle riding including saddle seat and stock seat attire. Narrated by Audrey Bostwick, Shelly Liggett and Rhonda Watts. Digital Copy Free with Membership!  It can be found under the member log in drop down section.

by Robin Brueckmann.

This is an OUT OF PRINT edition of an excellent and well illustrated soft cover book. Call or email for availability. SOLD OUT $40.00

by Janet MacDonald

A complete guide to the elegant art of side saddle. Basic principles and advanced riding techniques are explained together with information on competing, correct dress, tack and the selection and training of suitable horses. SOLD OUT OUT OF PRINT - $50 includes shipping within the Continental USA 

by Laurie Winn Carlson

A brand new book about the women of the Rocky Mountain Mission, what their lives were like in the 1830's. A very interesting book. SOLD OUT $19.95

Riding Cross Country Out of Print, SOLD OUT
by Martin Diggle $21.50

Take Back Control
by Allyn Maix

A program for lower back pain $15 SOLD OUT

by Jane Pryor    11 copies

Jane Pryor's Side-Saddle is the newest book on the topic, released in May 2007, and is one of the Threshold Picture Guide series. Despite its small size, it is full of information. Even a highly experienced rider may well find some new nugget of useful information in this text. $15 includes shippingwith the USA

Cross Saddle & Side Saddle
by EVA Christy Out of Print antique library copy

A classic book covering the transition period when women rode both astride and aside. Wonderful illustrations. Out of print, hard to find. SOLD OUT $85 includes shipping within Continental the USA. 

Riding Out In Style: a visual guide to Women's Equestrian Dress, side-saddles, and Accessories
by Penny J Housden

NEW! An aid for students of equstrian fashion history and saddlery, and participants of Costome Concours d'Elegance and historical side-saddle riding classes. This book can serve as a guide to the equestrian costume historian with numerous black and white pictures and hand-colored fashion plates, cartes de viste and cabinet cards to illustrate the costumes of the various eras. It also illustrates items from the Side Saddle Lady Collection of riding habits, side-saddles, whips and accessories. 45 pages in length, densely illustrated, including many color plates. SOLD OUT $65 includes shipping within the continental USA.

Out Of Print - awaiting second edition!

If Wishes Were Horses... Beggars Could Ride by E.V.A. Christy       5 Copies left

A wonderful vintage book written in 1947. Christy taught a great many riders in the early part of the 1900's, and was author of other books, including Modern Side-Saddle Riding and Cross Saddle and Side Saddle. This book focuses on riding astride, but has section titled Riding for the Disabled. This is a unique look at riding for disabled riders, including adaptations of the side saddle for disabled riders, including wounded war veterans with amputations following WW II.     $25 include shipping in the Continental USA.


All About Riding Side Saddle 

This is a great guide filled with lots of photographs with all things for a beginner side saddle rider.  

by Patricia & Victoria Spooner   SOLD OUT $10

Riding and Driving for Women

by Belle Beach  SOLD OUT $35 


Modern Side-Saddle Riding by E.V.A. Christy 

Special edition printed by ISSO in 1985 of the original 1907 book. SOLD OUT $125.00

American Side-Saddle Patents    2 copies left

by Jeannie C. Whited $40 includes shipping within the Continental USA.

The Art of Side-Saddle   1 left!

by Rosamund Owen   $80 includes shipping within the Continental USA

Riding Habits Era of the Hoop - is a spiral bound paper booklet filled with examples of historical riding habits beautiful illustrations.

By Heidi Marsh SOLD OUT $20 includes shipping within the Continental USA


Shipping outside the Continental USA will be calculate and added to the current price. 

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