Nature in Horsemanship: Discovering Harmony Through Principles of Aikido

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The popular and highly respected horse trainer Mark Rashid brings together Western and Eastern philosophies to demonstrate a seamless new incarnation of horse training. After years of helping “difficult” horses, Mark Rashid understands how to build the foundation of a horse’s training and resolve any problems encountered along the way. He explains how he allows the traditionally firm or assertive approach of the old Western style to take some lessons from the softer conflict resolution and ego reduction approach ...

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Overview

The popular and highly respected horse trainer Mark Rashid brings together Western and Eastern philosophies to demonstrate a seamless new incarnation of horse training. After years of helping “difficult” horses, Mark Rashid understands how to build the foundation of a horse’s training and resolve any problems encountered along the way. He explains how he allows the traditionally firm or assertive approach of the old Western style to take some lessons from the softer conflict resolution and ego reduction approach that the Japanese martial art of aikido teaches. Rashid’s ultimate goal is for harmony between horse and rider.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781616083502
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,400,345
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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Mark Rashid is an internationally-acclaimed horse trainer known for his ability to assess situations from a horse’s point of view. He has committed himself to finding quiet but effective ways to resolve even the most difficult problems with horses and gives dozens of clinics each year, as well as private lessons. His clinic format of one-on-one work with horse and rider is immensely popular and has gained him legions of fans around the world. Rashid is the author of Considering the Horse; Whole Heart, Whole
Horse; Horses Never Lie; and Life Lessons from a Ranch Horse. His books have been translated into several languages.
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  • Posted October 9, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    I really like Mark's books. I have read nearly all of them and still reading. This book is great. If you have ever owned horses you have probably encountered one or more of the situations in this book. He gives practical help for horses that are afraid of cows, buddy sour, barn sour or just antsy after a long trailer ride, plus much more. As long as Mark keeps writing, I'll keep reading. God bless.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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