Dennis Brouse on Horse Training
Bonding With Your Horse Through Gentle Leadership
Paperback ISBN: 0760340609
This is the companion book to the horse-training television show Saddle Up with Dennis Brouse. In it, Brouse shares the unique training methods he has pioneered. His methods are simple, easy to use, and effective. He does not “break
The Noble Horse
Paperback ISBN: 0785834788
There are over 300 different breeds of horse in the world today and they are used for a variety of specific needs. Herd animals by nature, horses work spectacularly well in large groups and communicate through body language with humans as well as one another. Large and regal, the horse is a striking display of strength and a supple example of beauty. These two properties are derived from the strong fight-or-flight instinct etched in horses' DNA. The combination can only be called noble. For centuries, society could not have functioned without the horse. Not only were they used for transportation, but they were also working animals, used on farms for agriculture, in mines for resources, and on the battlefield for war. This diversity of needs led to the development of many types of horses throughout the world. Difference in climate and geography also played their part in forming of the breeds. Later, the popularity of equestrian sports honed many of our modern breeds into quite different creatures from their older counterparts. Look further into this fascinating book to discover all that is interesting about horses, including breeds, poetry, quotes, and other bits of trivia about our equine friends.
Still Life With Horses
Paperback ISBN: 0996195238
Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Winner of The Howling Bird Press 2017 Nonfiction Prize. Through the lens of her relationship with a beloved horse, STILL LIFE WITH HORSES chronicles the quest to live ethically while navigating a changing personal and professional landscape. The book explores how animal relationships can keep us grounded when human relationships fail. A New Englander by birth and an Indiana transplant, Harper examines the process of embracing and understanding America's rural heartland as home. "STILL LIFE WITH HORSES will make you fall in love...with the strength and silence of horses and learn to believe in the healing power of giving oneself fully to the care and pleasures of another living being. Honest, unflinching, it shimmers with the light of life unfolding."—Barb Shoup
The Age of the Horse
An Equine Journey Through Human History
Hardcover ISBN: 0802126510
An evolutionary chronicle of the horse from its origins fifty-six million years ago to the present examines its prominent role in diverse societies throughout history and illustrates the parallel development of humans and horses.
Finding Wild Mercy in the Outback
Paperback ISBN: 1571313141
"Set on an abandoned cattle ranch in Queensland, Australia, this memoir explores the power of a beautiful coastal landscape, contrasting this place with the brutality of modern ranching, and exploring the tension between wildness and human efforts to create order from it"--
An American Legend
Paperback ISBN: 0449005615
The author retraces the amazing journey of Seabiscuit, a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that nevertheless made racing history in 1938, thanks to the efforts of a trainer, an owner, and a jockey who transformed a bottom-level racehorse into a legend. Reader's Guide included. Reprint.