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Mark Rashid This is the 2nd edition, revised and updated, and concerns training through communication and trust. The stories stress the importance of patience and understanding when working with horses, and is an important addition to any horseman's library.
John Jeremiah Sullivan Sullivan is inspired by his father's mention of Secretariat to delve deeper into the history of horses and their relationship with people.This is both memoir and reporting, history and storytelling.
Nancy Shulins Ms. Shulins faced adversity in her life by learning to ride and eventually keeping her own horse. In the process, she learned what it means to love another being so much you can't imagine life without them.
Nicholas Evans The opening of this novel will have your heart in your throat. From that point on, it surges forward as a compelling portrait of a man who knows horses better than he knows himself. For the movie, real life horse whisperer Buck Brannaman served as Robert Redford's instructor.
Melinda Roth The author, who cowrote From Baghdad with Love and Don't Dump the Dog was exhausted in her job as a political press secretary and escaped to rural Illinois, hoping to pursue a simpler life and provide an opportunity for writing. She ended up becoming a reluctant caretaker of a homeless menagerie of animals, including a wild mustang.
Chris Platt For horse lovers, particularly young girls, this will be a sure hit. Callie is a tough girl, willing to put her safety on the line for the sake of the wild horses. The action is heartstopping. "Platt creates a heartwarming, wish-come-true story."—School Library Journal
Mark Rashid Foreword by Crissi McDonald The principles of the martial arts practice of aikido stress conflict resolution and ego reduction. Mr. Rashid has applied those principles in a revolutionary look at horsemanship.