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Author : John B. Toews
ISBN : 0921788487
Genre : Mennonites
File Size : 63. 6 MB
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The Behaviour And Welfare Of The Horse

Author : Andrew Ferguson Fraser
ISBN : 9781845936297
Genre : Pets
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Rev. ed. of: The behaviour of the horse / Andrew F. Fraser. c1992.

Rediscovering The Prairies

Author : Norman Henderson
ISBN : 1894898362
Genre : History
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In the early days, Plains Indians travelled on foot across the vast Canadian prairies, with only fierce, wolf-like dogs as companions. Later, with the arrival of Europeans, horses and canoes appeared on the scene. In Rediscovering the Prairies, Norman Henderson, a leading scholar of the world's great temperate grasslands, revives the earlier modes of prairie travel. He journeys along 325 kilometres of Saskatchewan's Qu'Appelle Valley by dog and travois (the wooden rack pulled by dogs and horses used by First Nations to transport belongings), then by canoe, and finally by horse and travois. Henderson's often humourous descriptions of his attempts to find and train a dog and a horse highlight the difficulties involved in recreating traditional travel methods. Henderson interweaves his own adventures with the exploits of earlier travellers, such as La Vérendrye, Alexander Henry and Peter Fidler, and the experiences of fur traders and others who struggled across this strange and forbidding landscape. His captivating account will foster a better appreciation for, and a deeper understanding of, the natural and human history of the Canadian prairies.

Journeys In Persia And Kurdistan Volume 1

Author : Isabella Lucy Bird
ISBN : 9781108014694
Genre : History
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Volume 1 of Isabella Bird's account introduces the region's difficulties and fascinations for a nineteenth-century traveller.

The Journeys Of Aquila And Moondust

Author : Matthew R Brackley
ISBN : 9781291802108
Genre : Fiction
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An extraordinary journey of love set in verse. Aquila and Moondust are timeless.Read of their journey and of what love really means in their universe.......... Created in A4 size for ease of reading and for sharing.

The Art Of Shoing Sic Horses By The Sieur De Solleysel To Which Are Added Notes On His Practice By F C Cherry

Author : Jacques de Solleysel
ISBN : OXFORD:600032739
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A Journey To Softness In Search Of Feel And Connection With The Horse

Author : Mark Rashid
ISBN : 1570767580
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 35. 15 MB
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Internationally acclaimed horse trainer Mark Rashid shares and analyzes the remarkable events, quiet moments, and humbling stumbling blocks that--looking back--he can identify as significant in his personal journey to finding "softness” with both horses and people. "Softness,” via what many in the horse world today might refer to as "feel,” begins, Rashid says, with one simple truth: "It’s not about what we do that starts us on the path to softness, but rather, it’s what we don’t do.” Softness is having the sensitivity we need in order to feel when and if the horse tries to "give.”It is about develping the kind of awareness and feel it takes to know when we are working against our horses, rather than with them. In these forthright stories, readers get a glimpse of a life that has produced a man known for his ability to solve difficult problems with communication rather than force, as well as methods and techniques gleaned from decades of work with horses, horse people, and the "way of harmony” through the martial arts.

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