Life With Horses

Being a "horse person" has different meanings for each of us, but we all share a desire to stay attuned to the world of horses.

Horse Book Reviews

Book review: The Perfect Horse

At the end of World War II, U.S. troops made a startling discovery--impeccably bred horses from the great stud farms of Europe were being held by the Nazis and were in danger of being destroyed. They had been pawns in Hitler's plan to produce an equine master race of war horses.


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Book Review: Unrelenting -- The Real Story: Horses, Bright Lights, and My Pursuit of Excellence

George H. Morris collaborates with writer Karen Terry in a tell-all autobiography spiced with anecdotes by major figures in the horse world.



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Book Review: Horsefever

Author Lee Hope's adult novel explores a woman's desire to excel in eventing and the emotional turmoil it causes in her marriage.



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Book Review: Kids Riding With Confidence

Andrea and Markus Eschbach, authors of How to Speak Horse, present beginner lessons to build safe, trusting partnerships with horses.



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Book Review: Classical Riding with George H. Morris

The editors of Practical Horseman magazine have compiled 30 years of training articles by one of the greatest coaches of the modern era.



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Book Review: Barbara Morgenroth's Bittersweet Farm Series

Trainers don't last long at Bittersweet Farm, home of two very rich--and very different--teen-aged half-sisters. But trainer Lockie Malone is different, and things soon change for everyone.



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YA Horse Book Authors You Should Know

Participating authors are: Maggie Dana, Barbara Morgenroth, Natalie Keller Reinert, Kim Ablon Whitney, Karen Myers, Karen McGoldrick and Tudor Robins.


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Book Review: Two Books on Reckless, America's War Horse

On July 26, 2013, a statue was unveiled at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Virginia. The statue was of a hero, of course, but a most unusual hero . . . a heroine, actually—a diminutive mare named Reckless.



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Book Review: Turning on a Dime (for young readers)

Maggie Dana, author of the Timber Ridge Riders series for middle-grade readers (9-13), steps fearlessly out on a limb with Turning on a Dime, which follows two horse-crazy girls who live very different lives . . . 150 years apart.



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Book Review: Your Complete Guide to Western Dressage

Lynn Palm, winner of more than 34 AQHA world and reserve world championships, has used dressage to train her horses for more than 40 years. Working with award-winning equestrian journalist Sue M. Copeland, Palm now shares her experience and knowledge in her new book.



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