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The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
By Glenn Thompson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
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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
By jayden christopherson
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
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. 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.
The Art of Horsemanship: Xenophon and Other Classical Writers (Equestrian / Dressage)
By Dr A. Nyland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: 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.
How to Photograph Hunter/Jumper Horse Shows
By Daniel Teetor
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!
How to Care for a Rescue Horse (Horses / equestrian / riding)
By Dr A. Nyland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Rescue horses have different needs. Some may be injured, or have wounds, while others may "only" be skinny. Whatever their circumstances, rescue horses need worming and feed, and these two very things, if not carried out correctly, may harm or even kill the horse. This concise and to the point how-to book also takes the reader through several pictorial case histories.
Horse Schools: Choosing the Best Equine College For You
By Angelia Almos
Series: Horse Schools. Price: $0.99 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
By Paula Sainthouse
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?
By Angelia Almos
Series: Horse Schools. Price: $0.99 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.
Flying Finish
By Vivian Roycroft
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?
I Want to Really Learn about Horses
By T.J. Gillespie
Price: $2.99 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.
A Guide To Keeping A Pony
By Samuel Jacobs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Springwood Emedia. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Here in this publication Sam shares his knowledge of Ponies. His insight offers advice on how to keep them in a field or Paddock and how you should look after them.
Horse Schools F.A.Q. For Parents
By Angelia Almos
Series: Horse Schools. Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Ground Steps to Success
By Michael Guerini
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.
Horse Schools: College vs. Specialty Equine Education
By Angelia Almos
Series: Horse Schools. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Thoroughweb Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A 950 word article about the basic differences between a college and specialty school equine education. Originally appeared in Horse Illustrated under the title “Go Equine U!”
A Step-by-Step Guide to Entering Your First Dressage Competition
By Hilary Walker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you’re entering a dressage show for the first time, this handy book will steer you through the entire process. This new version has been revised to reflect the 2011 tests. Hilary Walker has ridden dressage in four different countries, and her relaxed, step-by-step approach takes the stress out of entering a dressage competition for the first time.
Horse Schools Questionnaire
By Angelia Almos
Series: Horse Schools. Price: Free! Words: 990. 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.
How Not to Rescue a Racehorse
By Hilary Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The tale of an attempted racehorse rescue behind a not-so-dumb husband’s back!
How To Build Your Own Horse Jumps
By Lisa Goodwin
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Have you ever wished you had your own horse jumps, but couldn't afford them? Have you looked into buying a few jumps for your own use only to be shocked at how much they actually cost? Building your own horse jumps doesn't have to be expensive. With this helpful book you will learn how to build your own jumps for a lot less than buying them new!
Horse Racing: Gambling to Win
By Michael Haskett
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013 by Durango Publishing Corp.. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Horse Racing: Gamble & Win is based on the author’s 25-plus years in gambling and betting on thoroughbred horse races. He has bet on horses in the, U.S, Canada, Mexico, England, Germany, The Middle and Far East. He has bet at tracks and race books, and has been computer betting for the last dozen years. He has bet and won on fast surfaces, on turf, and on wet or even muddy tracks.