Top 10 books about horses – Jane Smiley picks her favourites | Books | The GuardianThat changed in the s, when trainers who had never been in the cavalry began to pay attention to horse behaviour. For my first middle-grade series, The Horses of Oak Valley Ranch , I wanted to focus on that, so I set it in the mids and introduced trainers with new techniques. My new book, Riding Lessons, is about Ellen, a girl who loves horses but has to beg to be taught how to ride. I learned that horses teach their riders to pay attention, be aware of their bodies, contain themselves, follow procedure and watch others. He gives good advice, about racing and marriage, and he makes use of many intemperate men while never being one himself.
The Complete Book of Horses, Horse Breeds & Horse Care
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The horse is one of the most beautiful and complex animals, and has fascinated mankind for many thousands of years. The purpose of this book is to capture some of the magic associated with horses - why so many have devoted their lives to them. It also aims, on a more practical level, to provide invaluable information for anyone with an equestrian interest, whether you ride.
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Equine lovers eat, sleep and read horses. We have a ravenous appetite for books that make us better horse lovers, and we relish those that mix everything from expert advice on breeds to all aspects of horse care, and more. Here is a list of the 6 best books about horse breeds you should definitely have on your bookshelf right now. We all love horses whether it is because of their beauty, agility, intelligence , strength or just the marvel of riding them, they remain one of the most precious creatures on earth. The book features vivid photographs of more than horse breeds. It also has a detailed index and a full glossary of every horse-related term and info.