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The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Breeder Cup Game On
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Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This story talks about a Super Filly that was a nobody, and in to a wrold champion. She doesn't stand along, there another chapion that is a mare and will soon race ech other. This story is ture about all the races and a horse name Rachel, and you'll learn everything about Rachel.
The Graduate
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"The Graduate" is a short story about a retired fighter pilot who, at 74, went back to college, Cowboy College, that is.
How to Photograph Hunter/Jumper Horse Shows
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
This book is focused specifically on capturing stunning images of horses in action at hunter/jumper horse shows. Amateur photographers can see what kinds of photographs are possible and learn how to take them. Abundant photographs taken at actual horse shows are used throughout to illustrate the many helpful tips. This guide will help you get dramatic action shots of your friends and family!
Horse Schools: Choosing the Best Equine College For You
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Series: Horse Schools. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
A 1000 word article about evaluating and choosing a horse college to suit your needs. Originally appeared in Sidelines magazine.
You and Your Ex-Racehorse: A Basic Guide to Caring for and Retraining Your Athletic New Partner
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Every year thousands of horses leave racing. Sadly many will face an uncertain future and are often unfairly regarded as too broken down or bad tempered to make good riding horses. In truth, they can become the most superb partners for the recreational rider and even develop into useful competition prospects. This short book advises on acquiring, caring for and working with an ex-racehorse.
Horse Schools: What Do You Want To Be?
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Series: Horse Schools. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Getting into college
A 1200 word article about choosing your horse career and finding the right college or specialty school to pursue that career original appeared in Young Rider magazine.
What Is Wrong with My Horse?
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A book full of solutions for the horse owner. In three parts. Section I: "Fright" in it's myriad forms. Section II: Neglect your lawn, get weeds. Neglect your car, break down. Neglect your horse... collect trips to the ER. Here's what you need to know to keep your horse tuned-up and out of trouble. Section III: Step-by-step fixes for the most common problems faced by horse owners.
Flying Finish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Dixie’s an apprentice jockey, riding winners for the stable where her father works. When trainer Jake gives her the Fraternity ride on Bow Wave, a super two-year-old colt, she should be over the moon. But Shane, the jockey whose kisses make her tremble, is also riding in the Fraternity. He and his father need to win or they’ll sink further into debt. How can Dixie race against their desperation?
Round Penning: First Steps to Starting a Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The changes you can make in the round pen are amazing – but training there is about much more than simply running a horse in circles. There are objective and progressive steps. This guide to the proven methods of John Lyons, shows you exactly what to do, in which specific order, and why. You’ll build a strong foundation on your green horse - or reset the attitude of a more mature horse.
Horse Schools F.A.Q. For Parents
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Series: Horse Schools. Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
In question and answer format, an article on questions I've been asked from parents on their children attending horse schools. This 800 word article originally appeared in Blaze Magazine.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
Riding Fear Free: Help for Fearful Riders and Their Teachers, by Laura Daley and Jennifer Becton
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Are you a fearful rider or riding instructor who struggles to convince students that they can ride with confidence? Riding Fear Free can help. Riding Fear Free goes beyond the traditional equitation and horse training advice and straight to the real problem: fear. Learn how to apply the scientific principle of fear extinction and memory replacement, so you will never have another fearful ride.
Raising Miniature Horses
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This is a book I would recommend for anybody who wants to buy Miniature Horses. I write of my experiences in the Miniature Horse world. In this book I tell the readers the unspoken rules of the horse dealers and breeders. This book has factual information for beginners about the daily care, building correct barn areas for horses along with details about starting your own breeding business.
Horse Schools Questionnaire
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Series: Horse Schools. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The horse schools questionnaire is a list of over fifty questions to ask each school you are considering. These are the standard starting point questions you should ask each college and/or specialty school to have a better understanding of their program.
I Want to Really Learn about Horses
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 28, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A must-have book for any horse enthusiast, TJ Gillespie (aka Tom na gCapaillín) shares his unique experience of working with horses in this easy-to-follow volume, with illustrations and diagrams throughout. The subjects covered are written about in an engaging style with plenty of anecdotes, storytelling and history along the way. A commitment to good horsemanship is what this book wants to share.
Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Ground Steps to Success
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Series: Dr. Mike's Horsemanship, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This electronic book focuses on helping you work safely and effectively with your horse by building a strong training foundation. Information includes: 1) Preparation for Ground work and Riding 2) Understanding your Horse's body language 3) Pre-signal and preparatory commands, and 4) Ground Steps to Success (walk, whoa, disengage hips, back, go forward cue and other movements.
Amazing Grays Trilogy - the Message and the Messengers
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Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The Amazing Grays Trilogy is a master class in relationship and leadership success. That means it is exhaustive in scope while reducing complex concepts into simple terms. This is only possible because of the pivotal role played by horses. The Amazing Grays Trilogy shares the promise God makes to each of His children, proves the truth of that promise, then provides practical ways to claim it.
17 Natural Solutions for Nervous & Anxious Horses
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Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
If your horse is nervous, anxious, high-energy, or otherwise difficult to handle because of temperament, history, physical pain, injury, or other reasons, then this book is for you and your horse. This book offers 17 natural solutions that you can easily use to soothe, reassure, and generally calm your nervous or anxious horse. You and your horse will amaze yourselves.
Get On Your Horse: Curing Mounting Problems
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Teach your horse to show respect, to move to the mounting block, to lunge, and to stand rock solid with this 5-Day guide featuring the methods of John Lyons. Your horse will stand there politely, and fellow riders will have new and positive impressions of your skills as a horseman. This is your roadmap to stopping an annoying and dangerous habit. With additional training for added insight.