Established in 1926 and recognised internationally as the leading publisher of books about horses and equestrianism, J. A. Allen offers a list of unrivalled scope, from the popular and inexpensive to the technical and academic. This specialist equestrian list publishes books for the horse world at every level and on just about every topic of interest to horse people, including classical riding, stable management, dressage, jumping, carriage driving, horse and rider psychology, breeding and stud management, textbooks for exams, horse training and schooling, equestrian Pilates, learning to ride, pony care, racing, fitness for riders and horses, veterinary and alternative medicine, as well as books for younger readers – and even a few books about dogs. Allen’s are proud to publish leading international authors from all over the world, such as Ingrid Klimke, Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling, Karin Blignault, Katie Jerram, Jenny Rolfe, Sally Swift, Jim Masterson, Gerd Heuschmann, Paul Belasik, Nuno Oliveira and Sallie Walrond to name but a few. J.A. Allen was acquired by Robert Hale Ltd in 1999.
New titles from J.A. Allen
The Message From The Horse
Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling
Every human enters this life and begins a journey. The path travelled is unique to each individual, and for some, the main streets and popular thoroughfares provide all that’s needed...
Rosie Jones McVey
In Globetrotting horse trainer Rosie Jones McVey goes backpacking around the world in search of horse-training secrets. This is the story of her journey, across three continents, exploring horsemanship in...
Katie Jerram’s Modern Horse Management
Good stable management is at the heart of keeping a horse happy, healthy and sound, and anyone who is responsible for a horse’s day-to-day care has a huge responsibility. In...
Nimrod: A Cavalry Black
Meet Nimrod, a typical horse in the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. He’s big, black and brave, yet steady as a rock. But what’s his story, and how is he trained...
The Dressage Horse Optimized
Welcome to dressage like you’ve never seen it before! In this fascinating and highly illustrated book, Jim Masterson – creator of the Masterson Method – works with a crack team...
The Basic Training of the Young Horse
Ingrid and Reiner Klimke
Over thirty years after the first publication of Reiner Klimke’s classic work comes this new edition, with completely new photos and updated by his daughter, Ingrid.
Based on sound practical and...
Training Dogs for Protection Work
Training Dogs for Protection Work is a comprehensive guide to the selection and training of dogs for protection work. The authors, both professional trainers, have a profound understanding of both...
The Compassionate Equestrian
This marvelous book, borne of a unique collaboration between Dr Allen Schoen – a world-renowned veterinarian and author – and trainer and competitor of many years, Susan Gordon, introduces the...
From the Horse’s Mouth
From the Horse’s Mouth is a completely revised and expanded edition of its predecessor A Horseman’s Notes. Based on years of practical teaching experience, respected teacher and author Erik Herbermann...
The Complete Guide to Polo
The Complete Guide to Polo is the perfect resource for anyone interested in finding out more about this exciting game, especially those new to the sport. It discusses the history...
Training and Riding with Cones and Poles
Simple to use and inexpensive to acquire, cones and poles are a valuable addition to the regular work you do with your horse, both on the ground and in the...
In this book, Sue Gould-Wright, a qualified Pilates instructor and sports massage therapist, takes general Pilates principles and applies them specifically to riders’ needs. She recognises that most riders are...
Lungeing, Long-Reining and In-Hand Schooling
Schooling the horse is not just about riding – many problems or misunderstandings between horse and rider can, and should be, sorted out on the ground before attempting to ride...