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Chosen by a Horse
Chosen by a Horse
by Susan Richards
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"Two kindred spirits find each other in this beautifully written memoir about the human-animal bond."-Temple Grandin, author of Animals in Translation The horse Susan Richards chose for rescue wouldnt be corralled into her waiting trailer. But Lay Me... (read more)

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The Hearts of Horses
The Hearts of Horses
by Molly Gloss
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In the winter of 1917, nineteen-year-old Martha Lessen saddles her horses and heads for a remote county in eastern Oregon, looking for work gentling wild horses. She chances on a rancher, George Bliss, who is willing to hire her on. Many of his regular... (read more)

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The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
by Elizabeth Letts
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER November 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses—a drab white former plow horse named Snowman—... (read more)

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Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul: Inspirational Stories about Horses and the People Who Love Them
Chicken Soup for the Horse Lover's Soul: Inspirational Stories about Horses and the People Who Love Them
by Jack Canfield
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Horse people are a unique breed (unto themselves), and the relationship between people and their horses is unlike any other. Stories include tales of rescue and rehabilitation, heartbreaking losses, dedication, and positive messages of responsibility and... (read more)

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The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
The Eighty-Dollar Champion: Snowman, the Horse That Inspired a Nation
by Elizabeth Letts
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On... (read more)

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The Faraway Horses: The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen
The Faraway Horses: The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen
by Buck Brannaman
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"I've started horses since I was 12 years old and have been bit, kicked, bucked off and run over. I've tried every physical means to contain my horse in an effort to keep from getting myself killed. I started to realize that things would come much easier... (read more)

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Tao of Equus (07 Edition)
Tao of Equus (07 Edition)
by Kohanov
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In The Tao of Equus, author Linda Kohanov intertwines the story of how she awakened to the spiritual presence of horses with compelling mythology, research, and personal anecdotes. The result is an extraordinary story of healing and communication that... (read more)

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Wild Horse Annie: Velma Johnston and Her Fight to Save the Mustang
Wild Horse Annie: Velma Johnston and Her Fight to Save the Mustang
by Alan J. Kania
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In 1950 Velma Johnston, a shy Nevada ranch wife, came upon a horse trailer leaking blood. When she discovered the destination of the trailer and its occupants—a trio of terrified and badly injured wild horses—she launched a crusade that... (read more)

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Dark Horses & Black Beauties Animals
Dark Horses & Black Beauties Animals
by Melissa Pierson
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In a phenomenon too prevalent to be mere chance, little girls all over the Western world wake one day to find themselves completely taken over by the love of all things equine. Melissa Holbrook Pierson was one of those horse-crazy girls who later... (read more)

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Horses That Save Lives: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Rescue
Horses That Save Lives: True Stories of Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Rescue
by Cheryl Dudley
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There is no denying that the emotional bond between horses and the humans who love them can reach mystical proportions, and nowhere is that relationship more evident than in these twenty-four true-life accounts of horses rescuing people. Many of the... (read more)

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The Greatest Horse Stories Ever Told: Thirty Unforgettable Horse Tales
The Greatest Horse Stories Ever Told: Thirty Unforgettable Horse Tales
by Steven Price
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Throughout recorded history, the horse has played many roles in human life. He has been man's partner in war, his servant in work, his teammate in sports, his inspiration in art. So it is only natural that literature includes many masterpieces about... (read more)

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The Man Who Listens to Horses
The Man Who Listens to Horses
by Monty Roberts
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The bestselling memoir of the fascinating horse trainer who revolutionized a violent profession with his gentle method. "Roberts's story is more fascinating and profound than any told in fiction".--"San Francisco Chronicle".... (read more)

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Raja: Story of a Racehorse
Raja: Story of a Racehorse
by Anne Hambleton
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IPPY Award Bronze Medalist for Juvenile FictionBenjamin Franklin Award Finalist for Young Readers Fiction (8-12)Winner of Mom's Choice Gold MedalKirkus 2012 Best of Indie Selection Written from the horses point of view and filled with authentic... (read more)

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Horse Miracles: Inspirational True Tales of Remarkable Horses
Horse Miracles: Inspirational True Tales of Remarkable Horses
by Brad Steiger
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Inspirational true tales of remarkable horses.... (read more)

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She Flies Without Wings: How Horses Touch a Woman's Soul
She Flies Without Wings: How Horses Touch a Woman's Soul
by Mary D Midkiff
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Wild about Horses: Our Timeless Passion for the Horse
Wild about Horses: Our Timeless Passion for the Horse
by Lawrence Scanlan
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The human love affair with horses is an ancient and far-reaching one. Moving effortlessly from history to literature, from science to sport, from anecdote to personal experience, Lawrence Scanlan sets out to discover the essence of our powerful, almost... (read more)

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Horse Stories
Horse Stories
by Gayle Bunney
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A collection of true short stories that span the lifetime of the author's involvement with horses.... (read more)

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Saddled: How a Spirited Horse Reined Me in and Set Me Free
Saddled: How a Spirited Horse Reined Me in and Set Me Free
by Susan Richards
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PRAISE FOR SADDLED: "The unconditional love our animals feel for us is precious, but as Susan Richards so beautifully illustrates, it is the unconditional love we feel for our animals that can change our lives. This is an inspiring, life-changing book."... (read more)

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Velvet Noses: Spirited Lessons from the Horses We Love
Velvet Noses: Spirited Lessons from the Horses We Love
by Alda Ellis
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"To ride a horse is to ride the sky." AUTHOR... (read more)

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The Quotable Horse Lover
The Quotable Horse Lover
by Steven D Price
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Horses bring out the best in our kind; they inspire adoration and compassion. They act as both muse and catharsis for artists and writers of all centuries and genres. In the works of Homer, Aesop, Steinbeck, and Yeats, and in sources that range from the... (read more)

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