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How to Think Like a Horse: The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

By: Cherry Hill

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 002254


Ask someone who works with horses how best to communicate with a balky colt and she will tell you that horses do not respond to human cajoling. To be successful the human must understand and work with, not against, the horse's instincts, needs, and fears. When a trainer resorts to human teaching methods - reasoning, begging, bribing, even hugging and kissing - the horse will be confused and unable to respond appropriately. But if horses are treated respectfully with meth... View more info

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Horse Anatomy for Performance: A Practical Guide to Training, Riding and Horse Care

By: Gillian Higgins

Price: $54.95

Publisher: UK, David and Charles: 2012

Seller ID: A1164


The horse's body can be organised into 11 complex interrelated systems that function efficiently to maintain life. Divided into 11 chapters, this book explains the importance and relevance of each anatomical system. It uses high quality photographs and intricate paintings on live horses with top tips and facts.|Examine the anatomy of a horse from an entirely different perspective. This intriguing and original explanation of the 11 internal body systems of horses shows th... View more info

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Posture and Performance: Principles of Training Horses from the Anatomical Perspective

By: Gillian Higgins and Stephanie Martin

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Exisle Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003725


From the author of the hugely successful titles How Your Horse Moves and Horse Anatomy for Performance, comes a completely different training manual, also based on the Horses Inside Out philosophy: Understanding Anatomy Improves Performance and Reduces the Risk of Injury. Divided into three main parts: Principles of Anatomical Riding and Training; Exercises for Horse and Rider; Troubleshooting, the book contains a wealth of practical tips and exercises broken down into... View more info

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Storey's Guide to Training Horses 2nd Edition

By: Heather Smith Thomas

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A1151


Safely and successfully train your own horse. Guiding you through all aspects of the training process, Heather Smith Thomas offers expert tips on everything from ground work to galloping. Stressing the importance of understanding equine behaviour, Storey's Guide to Training Horses provides a series of progressive exercises that can easily be adjusted to suit your horse's personality. Whether you're raising an animal for farm work, competition, or show, you'll learn every... View more info

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The Horse Behaviour Problem Solver

By: Jessica Jahiel

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 001875


What can be done with a horse that's hard to bridle, won't stand for a new farrier, or kicks while being ridden? Why would a sweet horse suddenly turn mean? How can an owner calm a horse that becomes a nervous wreck at shows? What should be done if a gelding attacks a mare? In "The Horse Behavior Problem Solver, " equine behavior expert Jessica Jahiel offers proven solutions to these and other common horse behavior problems.This comprehensive handbook uses a friendly que... View more info

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It's Showtime: Circus Tricks: Learning Fun for Horses and Riders

By: Sylvia Czarnecki

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, CADMOS: 2015

Seller ID: 002147


Circus tricks don't just look impressive, but they also develop trust between horse and handler. In addition, they are a supplying exercise and bring variety into training. What is special about this book is that the author doesn't represent one single training system but instead combines years of practical experience and her knowledge of equine learning behaviour to show how to train towards exercises such as bow, lying down, sitting and more. About the Author Sylvia... View more info

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Ride the Right Horse: Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them

By: Yvonne Barteau

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003997


A compatible personality is the most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than gait or conformation. All horses have distinct personality traits that make them more or less suitable for various riding styles and disciplines. Riders and trainers who understand how to work with, not against, a horse's temperament will be rewarded with a happier, more successful human/equine relationship. Dressage trainer Yvonne Barteau describes the four basic equ... View more info