Synopses & Reviews
Here is a compelling meditation from renowned horseman Mark Rashid on all the ways that the principles we apply in our dealings with fellow humans can apply to our relationships with our horses, and vice versa. Horsemanship Through Life is about awareness, learning, teaching, honesty, integrity, and much more. It is about more than tips or technique; it is about principles to live by. It is about taking ownership of and responsibility for our lives and relationships with horses and humans. It doesnt take long to read, but will be with you for life. Experience the profound lessons of this nourishing book.
A fall during a clinic on horsemanship forces the author to rekindle his passion for working with horses and their owners. By studying the Japanese martial art, aikido, Mark renews his commitment to compassionate communication with horses, using honor, integrity and dignity. This book is a must read for anyone seeking to truly connect to his or her horse.
More than just techniques for horseriding—these are principles for a more fulfilling life.
About the Author
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.Shihan Eric Adams has studied in the martial arts for over twenty-five years. Shihan Adams is the owner and head instructor at IKA Colorado and CrossFit Estes Park.