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Publisher Comments:

Gwen Petersen earlier enlightened us on the joys of shoveling manure. Now, in this delightful new collection of pithy and hilarious essays, she explains how her philosophy of life comes with a good dose of horse sense. Here’s advice on how to fall off a horse with style, dressing to avoid embarrassing your equine friend, 1,001 uses for bag balm, perfecting the care and feeding of veterinarians and farriers, cattle drives and brandings, and falling in love all over again (with a horse, that is). Petersen’s words are as amusing as they are instructive, and whether you’re a horse lover or simply someone in need of a down-to-earth laugh, this is a book you won’t want to miss.

Synopsis:

A delightful new collection of Petersen’s pithy, enlightening, and hilarious essays on making the most of a life with horses.

About the Author

Gwen Petersen lives near Big Timber, Montana, where she raises miniature horses and works on her attitude. In addition, this Erma Bombeck of the barnyard writes a regular column for the Fence Post, performs at cowboy-poetry gatherings, and ramrods the annual Sagebrush Writers Workshop. She is the author of How to Shovel Manure and The Greenhorn’s Guide to the Woolly West. http://www.cowboypoetry.com/gwenpetersen.htm

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760336908
Author:
Peterson, Gwen
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Author:
Petersen, Gwen
Subject:
Horses - Care
Subject:
Horses - Riding
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Horsemanship
Subject:
Human-animal relationships
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Horses - General
Subject:
PETS / General
Subject:
Cowboy poetry
Subject:
horse stories
Subject:
horse humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20090817
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
46 b/w illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5 in 0.69 lb

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Pets » Horses » Training and Behavior

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