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Almost a Whisper: A Holistic Approach to Working with Your Horse
Using voice, touch and body language, Powell unlocks that special communication between horse and rider that makes them a partnership. His philosophy: you can teach a horse best by asking and listening to the horse's response. Learn the three essential keys to becoming a better horseman. Essential reading for anyone who wants to better understand and work with horses.
Hardcover, 148 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Alpine Publications
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I've met an awful lot of rude horses in my experience boarding my own horse at various farms throughout the years. On top of that I have met horses that were unpredictable and ultimately dangerous. My own horse included in some instances. There are many opinions on how to handle "difficult" horses, but what this book tries to get across is that in the vast majority of cases it is actually the owner who is being difficult - refusing to listen to their horses or to even attempt to understand them ...more