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A Way with Horses: Understanding the Horse and Human Relationship Paperback – September 1, 2005


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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Lyons Press (September 1, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1592288359
  • ISBN-13: 978-1592288359
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,410,397 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A great insight into the horse's instincts, awareness, and reaction to surroundings and its ability to adjust to environment and man . . . as well as the language of each, as it relates to the other. The book stresses the individuality of each horse and its needs. . . . A true, easily followed, in-depth understanding of the horse in pictures and text."---Don Burt, author of Horses & Other Heroes and Winning with the American Quarter Horse

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Trudy Nicholson takes us on a journey into the world of the horse. Her photographic images capture the essence, body language, and social interaction of this often misunderstood species, while the text explores the interaction between horse and human.
Looking at the world from the horse's perspective and understanding its natural instincts and language provides a way of working with the horse that is both harmonious and productive. Whatever end result you wish to achieve with your horse-whether it be showjumping, dressage, western riding, or simply pleasure and companionship-this psychological approach will ensure a rewarding and lifelong relationship with your horse.

More About the Author

Trudy Nicholson lives in New Zealand. She is the author of 10 books. Her most recent work being the popular "White Cloud Station" series published by Penguin Group NZ.
http://whitecloudstation.weebly.com/index.html

Her books include:
Ripple and the Wild Horses of White Cloud Station
Summer with Horses
Wild Horse Country
Riding High at White Cloud Station
Horse Magic
Autumn with Horses
A Way with Horses
A Way with Dogs
Dog Works (photography)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Annette on October 20, 2005
Format: Paperback
This book is a 'must read' for anyone who is coming back into horses, has never had them or "knows all there is to know"!! It is an easy to read and follow text with excellent photos which captivate the reader from start to finish. I have had horses for years and learned new things and was reminded of things I should have remembered. In other words it helped me to look at things in a new light and and gave me another perspective on reading our much loved companions body language, to understand and not chastise for their way of doing things. This book will appeal to all diciplines, not any one in particular. Highly recommended.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By jody on October 25, 2005
Format: Paperback
This book is definately a must-read for all those who have ever or will ever have contact with the equine species. The horse - human relationship is beautifully portrayed by way of photos and text that reflect the Author's lifelong relationship with horses. This is far more than a coffee table read - it is packed with information that is easy to digest and makes the reader rethink their "way with horses".
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jeanette on October 20, 2005
Format: Paperback
This book is about empathy and understanding between horses and humans. Things that many of us know but many more need to know - that horses have feelings and emotions which will predict their wellbeing and active healthy life. Read, discover and be enlightened. A must for everyone interested in horses.

Jeanette Garrett, B.H.S.I & NZ Pony Club Association National Instructor
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Simone on October 26, 2005
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A Way With Horses expresses everything your horse wishes he could say to you about how he feels, thinks & acts & why he does the things he does. This book is particularly attractive to those who would like to learn more about the natural ways of horses but find American colloquialism difficult to comprehend & identify with. It's a celebration of a global shift in attitude towards horses.

The photography is spectacular! They say a picture tells 1,000 words & this is true in this case.
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