Cindy's Horse Racing Website Index

 Christmas Gifts and Shopping 

Shopping online is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to get all your holiday shopping finished early. No waiting in lines, no parking hassles, and they deliver to you or to the recipient! If you are looking for that perfect horsey gift, here are some ideas and places to shop that should make your life easier this Christmas.

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Still totally lost and haven't a clue what you should get? Here are some of my personal picks for a great gift for a horse racing fan.

coverFinished Lines edited by Frank R. Scatoni is a compilation of some of the best turf writing in the last 100 year.

coverOld Friends: Visits With My Favorite Thoroughbreds by Barbara Livingston is a great book featuring lovely photos and essays about aged thoroughbreds.

coverLet It Ride, one of the best horse racing movies ever made, is finally out on DVD. Richard Dreyfuss stars as a broken down horseplayer who has a REALLY good day.

coverThoroughbred Racing Calendar has 15 scenes from racing in 2002 plus 17 cartoons by Peb.

coverSeattle Slew Breyer Model features the late Triple Crown winner with his garland of roses from the Kentucky Derby. About 12"x9" in size.

coverGallop Racer 2001 is an excellent horse racing simulation for Sony PlayStation2. There is also an older version for regular PlayStations.

If you just want to browse for different items, here are a bunch of sites that sell all kinds of horse racing related items, broken out by category. Happy hunting!

Catalog Sites

Back in the Saddle
All kinds of horse related gifts, clothing, and more.

Collector's Gallery
All types of horse racing and equine gifts including clothing, jewelry, prints and original art.

Equestrian Dreams
All kinds of horse related gift items.

Exceller Fund Gift Shop
Clothing, mugs, and mouse pads with Exceller on them plus other gift items for sale or auction. Buy gifts and help rescue horses at the same time.

Exclusively Equine
Books, photos, prints, videos, and more from the Blood Horse.

The Gifthorse
Clothing, art, jewelry, and more from the giftshop at Del Mar.

Horse and Hound
Nice selection of high quality decorative items with a racing or equestrian theme.

Jockey Club Interiors
Quality furnishings, jewelry, and gifts for horse enthusiasts.

Kentucky Derby Museum Gift Shop
All types of Derby and other horse racing items.

The Paddock Room
A great store in Ocala with all kinds of horse and horse racing related items from clothing to jewelry to prints.

Party Kits & Equestrian Gifts
All kinds of gift items from clothing to jewelry to Kentucky Derby souvenirs and collectibles.

Quillen Leather & Tack
Besides tack they have other gift items like belts, key tags, etc.

ReRun Christmas Shop
Buy a gift and help support this ex-racehorse rescue organization. Clothing, mugs, and Bucket Babies.

Santa Anita Gift Shop
Items of all types from their Champions! gift shop. Very nice selection.

Thoroughbred Racing Catalog
Everything from clothing to jewelry to decorative items. I can always find something I want here and have ordered from them in the past with no problems.

Jewelry

Collector's Gallery
Their jewelry section.

Dotti and Company
All types of equestrian jewelry and also framed equestrian art. Lots of neat racing related items.

O'Neals Jewelry
Cameo, 14kt, and sterling silver equine and racing related jewelry.

SportsWatches.Com
Nice watches with a thoroughbred or a harness horse on the face, can be personalized too.

Thoroughbred Horse Enamel Pins
Enamel pins of famous horses of the 1800's.

Thoroughbred Racing Catalog Jewelry Section
A nice selection of jewelry from costume to 14K gold.

Art and Photos

Action Games
Offers Quarter Pole and Hooves of Thunder games plus vintage art and stained glass creations.

Cortez Saratoga Collection
Beautiful fine art prints by artist Jeness Cortez. Rather slow to download because of the heavy graphics but worth the wait. Also has a nice selection of equine Christmas cards.

Doug Prather Prints Kentucky Collection
Large graphics so it might be a slow download, but some gorgeous pictures! Also with a nice selection of holiday cards.

Equineart Presents Fred Stone
Posters and prints of famous racers by the great equine artist.

Equinte Photo-Art
Stylized photographs of famous horses by photographer Nancy Rokos

Field Galleries UK
Beautiful English racing prints by Sue Wingate. Also has some Christmas cards, worth a look.

FindIt UK Pictures & Prints
Large collection of racing prints for sale, most with nice large size images to view.

Fur Sure
Greeting cards (including Christmas), art, posters, and giftware.

Lafayette Ragsdale Watercolor Artist
A selection of prints with several racing ones available.

Thoroughbred Memories "Gallery of Champions"
Beautiful photos to view or purchase. Many famous horses of the past and present are shown.

Thoroughbred Racing Catalog Art Section
Serveral prints and posters by various artists.

Books, Videos, and Games

Cindy's Book Store
The latest horse racing books, most with reviews.

Action Games
Offers Quarter Pole and Hooves of Thunder games plus vintage art and stained glass creations.

Countryman's Horse Books
Used, rare, and collectible horse books, including horse racing and breeding.

Daily Racing Form
Books, videos, CDROMs, and DRF logo clothing and accessories.

Equine Research, Inc.
Books and videos, mostly veterinary or general horse info but some are on racing and breeding.

Exclusively Equine
Photos, books, videos, and reference material from the Blood Horse.

Gallop Racer
This excellent horse racing simulation video game comes in this version for Sony PlayStation and also a newer version called Gallop Racer 2001 for Sony PlayStation2.

Gamblers Book Club
Large selection of thoroughbred and harness racing books available via mail order. Click the "COME ON IN" link to view the books.

The Horse Information Center
Russell Meerdink Co., a publisher and seller of equine related books, videos, and other merchandise.

Thoroughbred Legends
Biographies of famous race horses.

Winsports Shopping Mall
Horse racing and handicapping books, videos, and software from the publishers of American Turf Monthly plus various other mechandise.

Collectibles and Souvenirs

Breeders' Cup Merchandise
All kinds of Breeders' Cup souvenir merchandise from the official Breeders' Cup store.

The Derby Glass Page
Horse racing collectibles with an emphasis on glassware.

Equestrian bronzes and collectibles
Antique and collectible dealer in Maryland who sells reproduction bronzes and horse racing collectibles. Has a neat Man O'War mousepad!

Impressions of Saratoga
Officially licensed collectibles for Saratoga and the Triple Crown races.

The Model Equestrian
Resin, porcelain, and bronze figurines of famous horses.

Thoroughbred Traditions
All kinds of officially licensed Breeders' Cup and Derby souvenir merchandise

US Trotting Association Giftware
Christmas cards, shirts, mugs, and caps for the harness racing fan.

Good luck with your holiday shopping! I hope these suggestions and links help you find just the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Get started now so you can relax and enjoy the holiday season.