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Die ohne Flügel fliegen. Frauen und Pferde - eine besondere Freundschaft.

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Mary D. Midkiff examines the profound relationship between women and horses. Using memoir, anecdote, literature and myth, she shows that a woman's connection with a horse can reveal her strength. Girls and women represent over eighty percent of the participants in horse-related activities in the U.S. and this book will touch this audience.
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Published August 1st 2002 by Heyne (first published 2001)
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Luminea
Jun 07, 2015 Luminea rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I believe Susan Chernack McElroy's review on the back of this book truly sums it up. "Lyrical and compelling, Midkiff's prose speaks to the depth of a woman's soul."

This book was beautifully written and poignant. I loved reading all of the quotes that were interwoven with the author's story and found my soul deeply awakened. I recognized many of the qualities within myself that Midkiff rightly suggests horses evoke in women and it deepened my longing to have an opportunity for real horses to be
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Chantal
Made me want to find a horse to sit with and ride again.
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Jane
Apr 11, 2008 Jane rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I LOVED this book, but then I love horses and I feel the very spiritual connection women and horses have. This book speaks to the depth of a woman's soul and the powerful spirit of horses. The author is such a gifted storyteller that it is a beautiful read!
Alexandria Andrews
Well written, eloquent view of how women relate to horses and riding. It made me miss riding desperately. I can't wait to saddle up again!
Heather Valentine
Beautifully written! Uplifting! This book easily became one of my favorites of all time. I will re-read it again and again.
Melissa
I liked it but it was "a little much" sometimes - maybe too heavy on the 'spiritual nature of women & horses'. We can like them but does it have to be oh so magical ? :)
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