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Dennis Brouse on Horse Training: Bonding With Your Horse Through Gentle Leadership
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
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Paperback      ISBN: 0345465083
Follows the story of the champion racehorse and the three men who discovered him, chronicling how a former bicycle repairman purchased the horse despite its lack of promise, and how the horse rose to become one of the sport's top performers. Reprint. (A Universal Pictures film, releasing July 2003, written & directed by Gary Ross, starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, & Elizabeth Banks) (Sports & Recreation)
Dark Horses and Black Beauties: Animals, Women, a Passion
Dark Horses and Black Beauties
Animals, Women, a Passion
Paperback      ISBN: 0393322661
A celebration of the remarkable attraction women have toward horses offers an incisive look at women's fascination with equine history and horseback riding, explaining this intimate link between species in terms of humankind's relationship with the animal world. Reprint.
Still Life With Horses
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
Unbreakable: The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race
Unbreakable
The Woman Who Defied the Nazis in the World's Most Dangerous Horse Race
Hardcover      ISBN: 1643132105
Traces the story of the courageous Czech countess who defied the Nazis in a legendary horse race, describing her achievement and the retaliation of the Nazis against a backdrop of the death of Tom Masaryk and the Third Reich invasion.
The Green Guide for Horse Owners and Riders: Sustainable Practices for Horse Care, Stable Management, Land Use, and Riding
The Green Guide for Horse Owners and Riders
Sustainable Practices for Horse Care, Stable Management, Land Use, and Riding
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1603421475
A comprehensive reference for property owners who house several horses as well as riders who are renting stable space identifies eco-friendly alternatives for horse care, providing coverage of such topics as green barn materials, toxin-free feeds, and earth-supporting trail-riding etiquette.
Stilwater: Finding Wild Mercy in the Outback
Stilwater
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"--
Cherry Hill's Horse Care for Kids: Grooming, Feeding, Behavior, Stable & Pasture, Health Care, Handling & Safety, Enjoying
Cherry Hill's Horse Care for Kids
Grooming, Feeding, Behavior, Stable & Pasture, Health Care, Handling & Safety, Enjoying
Paperback      ISBN: 1580174078
A title on the essentials of horse care explains how to choose, understand, handle, feed, groom, shelter and pasture, and care for the health of a horse. Simultaneous.
Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America
Crazy Good
The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743291778
Documents the life story of a record-breaking champion horse whose disabilities nearly caused his euthanasia at birth, in an account that also describes the contributions of his shopkeeper owner and alcoholic driver. 50,000 first printing.
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit
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.