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The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(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.
The Graduate
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: 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.
Breeder Cup Game On
Price: Free! Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: 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.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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.
What Is Wrong with My Horse?
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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.
Get On Your Horse: Curing Mounting Problems
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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.
Round Penning: First Steps to Starting a Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,790. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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.
17 Natural Solutions for Nervous & Anxious Horses
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
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.
How to Start a Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book offers simple and objective training for the unbroke horse, from 1st-time bridling and saddling to sacking out, bridle work from the ground, pre-mount work, and your (necessarily short) first ride. Learn the proven methods of John Lyons, safety tips and tricks to save time. Put a solid foundation on your young, green horse, a solid start that pays big dividends for the rest of his life.
When Your Horse Rears: How to Stop It
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,230. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
You can't make your horse stop rearing with a "bigger, badder bit." You can't "wish it away" and he'll not magically "get over it." You've got to proactively retrain his brain. Here's how.
Your Foal: Essential Training
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 5. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
You have years till you can ride your colt or filly - but there's a lot of training that needs to be done in the meantime. They need to cooperate for the farrier, to stand near you politely, to be lead around the barn, to respect your space - they need to become a cheerful member of your family. This is your step-by-step guide; it shows you exactly what to do, what to look for and in what order.
How to Photograph Hunter/Jumper Horse Shows
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
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!
Flying Finish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Fiction » Coming of age
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?
Trailer Training Horses: Simple Steps to Loading Your Horse
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 7. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Teach any horse to trailer load willingly when you ask! "Trailer Training Horses: Simple Steps to Loading Your Horse" is a simple, how-to guide that gets your horse trailer-trained for good.
You and Your Ex-Racehorse: A Basic Guide to Caring for and Retraining Your Athletic New Partner
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
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.
The Art of Horsemanship: Xenophon and Other Classical Writers (Equestrian / Dressage)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This is a new English translation by Dr. A. Nyland. Xenophon (430-354 BC) was an ancient Greek soldier. "Art of Horsemanship" is his work on selecting and educating horses. This book also includes excerpts by Aristotle, Columella, Diogenes Laertius, Herodotos, Juvenal, Livy, Pliny the Elder, Simon of Athens, Suetonius, Theomnestus, Virgil, and two of Xenophon's other works mentioning horsemanship.
All About Miniature Horses
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
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.
Riding Fear Free: Help for Fearful Riders and Their Teachers, by Laura Daley and Jennifer Becton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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.
"Horse Tricks" Featuring Dr. Sutherland's System of Educating the Horse (Annotated) Together with "A Handful of Feats"
Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 9. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,770. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book offers 44 tricks a horse might be taught plus a quick and easy fix for horses that bite. Part I, first published in 1861 and written by GH Sutherland, presents 39 tricks annotated for the modern horseman. Part II, penned in recent times by John Lyons Certified Trainer Keith Hosman, explains 5 "feats" - each feat having proven quite popular at his training clinics conducted about the U.S.
Horse Schools Questionnaire
Series: Horse Schools. Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Thoroughweb Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
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.