Great Horse Books
 
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Hello all,

 

I wanted to ask all of you to share your favorite horses books (and please tell why they are your favorite), as well as introduce my book, ON THE BACK OF A HORSE: Hartnessing the Healing Power of the Human-Equine Bond.

 

 

Claire Dorotik M.A., author, ON THE BACK OF A HORSE: Hartnessing the Healing Power of the Human-Equine Bond

www.clairedorotik.com

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I have many favorites. One is "Horse, Follow Closely: Native American Horsemanship" by GaWaNi Pony Boy.


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He shares a gentle wisdom.  I find the book peaceful...


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Snowman by Rutherford G. Montgomery.    This is an inspiring true tale of a horse headed for slaughter that became a world champion jumper.   It is being made into a movie!    I read this book in the eight grade (60's) and have always loved it!

 

http://www.amazon.com/Snowman-Rutherford-Montgomery/dp/B008RY7XMY/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346516669&sr=1-1&keywords=snowman+by+rutherford+montgomery

 

 

King of the Wind by Margeuritte Henry    Yes - it's a children's book.   Beautifully illustrated, unforgettable story of the origina of the Thoroughbred.

 

http://www.amazon.com/King-Wind-Story-Godolphin-Arabian/dp/B000LTQ82O/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346516751&sr=1-4&keywords=king+of+the+wind+by+marguerite+henry

 

National Velvet by Enid Bagnold   This book was so exciting and inspiring to me as a young girl!

 

http://www.amazon.com/National-Velvet-Enid-Bagnold/dp/0899663591/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346516814&sr=1-1&keywords=national+velvet+by+enid+bagnold

 

Horse Heaven by Jane Smiley.   This is a great book of fiction told by a woman who clearly knows and loves horses.

 

http://www.amazon.com/Horse-Heaven-Jane-Smiley/dp/B00006F7IY/ref=sr_1_9?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1346516925&sr=1-9&keywords=Jane+Smiley

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old books now, but loved them as a child. just found it again last week and reading now.

 

'The Messenger' series by monic dickens.  just loved the fantasy history part of them. ;o)

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War Horse is great. The Black Stallion is a must-read.

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The Soul Of the Horse by Joe Camp is an excellent book.  Inspired by Ray Hunt... "I'm always here for the horse"  http://thesoulofahorse.com/

 

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