Getting in TTouch with Your Horse: Understand and Influence Personalityby Linda Tellington-Jones, Sybil Taylor
Helping riders develop a deeper understanding of their animals, this newly revised guide reveals how horses’ physical traits—from the muzzle, mouth, lips, and nostrils to the eyes, ears, chin, and facial swirls—can influence their behavior and personalities. Offering new profiles, personality evaluations, and helpful photographs to aid the process
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Helping riders develop a deeper understanding of their animals, this newly revised guide reveals how horses’ physical traits—from the muzzle, mouth, lips, and nostrils to the eyes, ears, chin, and facial swirls—can influence their behavior and personalities. Offering new profiles, personality evaluations, and helpful photographs to aid the process, the first of three sections teaches owners how to evaluate their horse’s character and equine personality based on more than a dozen physical traits. A second section focuses on how health helps determine if the horse’s personality has been adversely affected by stress or pain caused by poor nutrition, inadequate living conditions, or a mismatched riding discipline. The final section teaches how to bring out the best in one’s equine friends—explaining techniques known as the Clouded Leopard, the Raccoon, and the Flick of the Bear’s Paw, among others—all of which encourage bonding with horses to influence their personalities in a positive way for both horse and rider.
"This is my favorite of all Tellington-Jones' books. The oversized, full-color format offers the best explanations of her techniques yet . . . It is a blue-ribbon winner for photography and information." —The American Quarter Horse Journal
"[This book] promises to become one of the most sought-after references for those who work with horses." —The Horsemen’s Voice
"If you missed it the first time around, now is your chance to grab this book!" —The Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar
"The book is rich with nuances that will encourage a more rewarding relationship with your horse and it will prove particularly valuable for owners and trainers of multiple horses." —Horses All
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Meet the Author
Linda Tellington-Jones is an internationally acclaimed authority on animal behavior and training and is the author of numerous books, including Getting in TTouch with Your Cat, Getting in TTouch with Your Dog, and Getting in TTouch with Your Puppy. She lives in Kona, Hawaii. Sybil Taylor is a professional writer who lives in New York City. They are the coauthors of The Tellington Touch.
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