Learning Their Way Through Independence, Self-confidence, and Creative PlayBook - 2009
This astounding new book challenges the "rules" of horsemanship in way you have never seen before! You'll discover how to preserve your horse's independence in a "human's world" by becoming more passive, receptive, and accepting, giving your horse the physical and emotional "space" to take an unbelievably active role in your interactions--both work and play. With your support, your horse will develop games and exercises that naturally balance and collect his body, as if by magic. In addition, he will enthusiastically "work with" and "carry" you--"inviting" you along for the ride of your life. The key to this dramatic reconsideration of the human-horse relationship is how inner balance finds outer expression in the body. Whether human or horse, feelings, posture, and movement are inextricably linked. With the ability to "tap into" this language--as explained in the pages of this book--you can leave behind the demands, commands, and cues you once relied on, andinstead discover an unbelievable realm of sophisticated and mutually beneficial symbiosis.
Publisher: North Pomfret, Vt. : Trafalgar Square Books, 2009
Characteristics: 200 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
ISBN: 9781570764134 (hardback : alk. paper)
Call Number: 636.10835 SPILKER