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Connecting with Horses: The Life Lessons We Can Learn From Horses

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Illustrated with line drawings and two dozen photos
Author is internationally acclaimed for her work as an animal healer and communicator

Challenging conventional notions of equine intelligence, Connecting with Horses shows that horses actually possess the intelligence, critical capability, and compassion to help humans on many levels. Exploring life lessons that extend far
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published December 16th 2008 by Ulysses Press (first published April 22nd 2008)
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Mo
Aug 25, 2009 Mo rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I find it difficult to rate this book. On the one hand, it's a good, clear introduction into its subject. It gives a lot of examples of how horses may be very helpful in healing processes, it explores the ways this is done in 'the field', and it is generally a very pleasant book to read because it is so uplifting. It has such a message of hope, that I don't want to be overly critical of it.

And yet, there was something missing. As I felt it, this never really went below the surface. While there w
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Jun 07, 2015 Luminea rated it really liked it
Shelves: health, animals, horses
Margrit Coates discusses the many ways that horses can assist humans in healing physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. In addition to focusing on how horses can help people, she also stresses the importance of a balanced relationship of give and take where the horses also receive excellent care and healing in return from their human carers. I was touched by her many insights into the sensitivity and compassion of horses. As someone who has had very limited exposure to horses in my l ...more
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