You and Your Horse: How to Whisper Your Way into Your Horse's Life

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Do you love horses?

Author Dandi Daley Mackall does, and has written a book full of tips, ideas, and tricks for really getting to know and love your horse - and getting some love back. Whether you ride every day or once a year, this is the book for you!

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Overview


Do you love horses?

Author Dandi Daley Mackall does, and has written a book full of tips, ideas, and tricks for really getting to know and love your horse - and getting some love back. Whether you ride every day or once a year, this is the book for you!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416964490
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Series: File Series
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,473,155
  • Age range: 9 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dandi Mackall

Dandi Daley Mackall is the author of numerous books for children, including Larger-Than- Life Lara. She lives in West Salem, Ohio, with her husband and their three children.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One:
A HORSE IS A HORSE
1. The Nature of Horses
2. Herd Mentality
3. A Herd of Two

Part Two:
HORSE SENSE
4. The Eyes Have It
5. Hear, Hear!
6. Horses Have Good Taste
7. The Smell of Horse
8. Get in Touch

Part Three:
THE ART OF COMMUNICATION
9. Horse Talk
10. Horse Signals
11. Communicate Yourself
12. Speaking "Horse"
13. Signaling "Horse"

Part Four:
THE LOOK OF A HORSE
14. Sizing Up Horses
15. Classifying Horses

Part Five:
FRIENDSHIP FROM THE GROUND UP
16. Good Ground Manners
17. Good Grooming
18. How to (and Not to) Catch a Horse

Part Six:
FRIENDSHIP IN THE SADDLE
19. The Rider's Attitude
20. Avoid Conflict
21.Tips on Techniques

Part Seven:
TROUBLES IN PARADISE
22. Stable Vices
23. Personal Problems
24. Going Along for the Ride

FURTHER RESOURCES

SUGGESTED READING

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