Author: Heather Dunphy
Publisher: Thomas Allen Publishers
Release Date: 2012-02-26
Horses and humans have shared a strong bond for over 5,000 years, and this relationship continues today, with millions of people involved in the equine world. The Secret Language of Horses is the book equivalent of feed, stable, and exercise -- providing all the basics for horse health and happiness. But it also goes beyond that, helping you truly understand your horse by explaining how to translate what your horse's actions "say" and, in turn, how it interprets your behaviour. These insights strengthen the bond between you and your horse and enhance all aspects of equine activities, from hacking to competition. In The Secret Language of Horses you'll learn about horse breeds and types, riding disciplines, horse communication, grooming, care, health maintenance, and more. It's everything you need to know, and the key to a contented horse and a confident owner.
In The Secret Language of Horses & Ponies you'll learn about horse breeds and types, riding disciplines, horse communication, grooming, and care. It's packed full of practical advice on everything from selecting your first horse and choosing appropriate tack to maintaining a healthy horse and understanding his needs as he matures. It's everything you need to know, and the key to a contented horse and a confident owner.
Author: Kevin Ashton
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics
As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity’s greatest creations to uncover the surprising truth behind who creates and how they do it. From the crystallographer’s laboratory where the secrets of DNA were first revealed by a long forgotten woman, to the electromagnetic chamber where the stealth bomber was born on a twenty-five-cent bet, to the Ohio bicycle shop where the Wright brothers set out to “fly a horse,” Ashton showcases the seemingly unremarkable individuals, gradual steps, multiple failures, and countless ordinary and usually uncredited acts that lead to our most astounding breakthroughs. Creators, he shows, apply in particular ways the everyday, ordinary thinking of which we are all capable, taking thousands of small steps and working in an endless loop of problem and solution. He examines why innovators meet resistance and how they overcome it, why most organizations stifle creative people, and how the most creative organizations work. Drawing on examples from art, science, business, and invention, from Mozart to the Muppets, Archimedes to Apple, Kandinsky to a can of Coke, How to Fly a Horse is a passionate and immensely rewarding exploration of how “new” comes to be.
Living in a children's hospital where the grandeur of the building's past is reflected in mirrors that line its once-elegant corridors, young Emmaline discovers an injured winged horse that has escaped from its mirror world and needs protection from a malevolent hunter.
"I absolutely adored The Little White Horse."--J.K. Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series Winner of the Carnegie Medal When orphaned young Maria Merryweather arrives at Moonacre Manor, she feels as if she's entered Paradise. Her new guardian, her uncle Sir Benjamin, is kind and funny; the Manor itself feels like home right away; and every person and animal she meets is like an old friend. But there is something incredibly sad beneath all of this beauty and comfort--a tragedy that happened years ago, shadowing Moonacre Manor and the town around it--and Maria is determined to learn about it, change it, and give her own life story a happy ending. But what can one solitary girl do?
Author: Debbie Dadey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2013-09-17
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Echo Reef loves sea horses so much, she wants one for a pet…no matter what! Of all the creatures in the ocean, sea horses are Echo Reef’s favorite. They’re sweet and gentle and they glide through the water so gracefully. When Echo discovers that Rocky Ridge, one of her Trident Academy classmates, has his own pet sea horse, she wants one right away. Not everyone agrees sea horses should be pets, however—perhaps they are happiest when swimming freely. But Echo thinks that if Rocky can make a sea horse happy, she can too! Can’t she?
Secret Language of Tarot sets itself apart from other tarot books by teaching readers how to translate the pictorial symbolism from one deck to another, strengthening the reader's ability to recognize specific icons in any deck and in the world around them. The Secret Language of Tarot can be used as both a reference book and as a series of guided meditations on the individual symbols. Each of the seven chapters contain a set of symbols that share a common theme. Extensive research provides readers with the lore and mythological meanings of the symbols to help foster intuitive powers. The explanation of imagery is both insightful and eclectic. When read from beginning to end, The Secret Language of Tarot reveals a hidden current of understanding and connection between the individual cards of the deck. Each chapter ends with an Integration Lesson and a special Symbol Spread to deepen the understanding of the cards. The Secret Language of Tarot brings imagery and intuition into a course of study of the tarot. It is a must-have for any serious tarot reader that is written in accessible language for the novice as well.
Author: Glen Enloe
Publisher: America Star Books
Release Date: 2015-05-14
The Secret Life of Horses is a collection of serious, humorous, profane, introspective and sometimes political poems about both the contemporary and old west as well as film and B western cowboys. It lovingly and sometimes wistfully recounts real and fictional tales about a way of American life that is vanishing. Today's cowboys (when you can find them), are the ranchers, farmers, rodeo performers and dreamers that now carry on a proud tradition that hopefully will never die. Glen Enloe spent his early years between small farms and the suburbs. Today he's a retired advertising writer that retains a deep respect and love of rural and western heritage. He's authored four books of cowboy poetry, two of free verse and a non-fiction book. He's also been published in American Cowboy, the Kansas City Star and many literary journals. Award nominations include the Academy of Western Artists and the Pushcart Prize.
When eighth-grader Abby Lovitt looks out at those pure-gold rolling hills, she knows there's no place she'd rather be than her family's ranch-even with all the hard work of tending to nine horses. But some chores are no work at all, like grooming young Jack. At eight months, his rough foal coat has shed out, leaving a smooth, rich silk, like chocolate. As for Black George, such a good horse, it turns out he's a natural jumper. When he and Abby clear four feet easy as pie, heads start to turn at the ring-buyers' heads-and Abby knows Daddy won't turn down a good offer. Then a letter arrives from a private investigator, and suddenly Abby stands to lose not one horse but two. The letter states that Jack's mare may have been sold to the Lovitts as stolen goods. A mystery unfolds, more surprising than Abby could ever expect. Will she lose her beloved Jack to his rightful owners? 'Jane Smiley is one of the premiere novelists of her generation, possessed of a mastery of craft and an uncompromising vision that grow more powerful with each book.' Washington Post
Cats are often thought to be solitary and hard to read, but if you know what to look for, they posssess a 'secret language' that relies on expressions, body postures, and noises. This book shows how to interpret what our felines are telling us, and explains how they, in turn, interpret our body language and attempts to communicate with them.
Have you ever wondered what your dog is thinking? Dog trainer, healer, and counselor, Jocelyn Kessler, asserts that while your dog does not speak English, he or she is communicating with you all of the time. In The Secret Language of Dogs, Kesler explains the importance of learning how to listen to your pet by learning to read the behavioral and energetic traits of your dog. Based on her years of experience with dogs and their owners in Southern California, Kessler explains how energy flows between pets and their owners and what the implications of that energy flow are for both parties. Her stories show how we often inflict our own emotional issues onto our pets, and how negative energy can result in both behavior and physical difficulties. In addition to the stories, she provides concrete tips on how to connect with your pet: Where to ConnectVisualizationDeclarationsAcknowledgementsGiving thanks
Author: Julia Felton
Publisher: Ecademy Press
Release Date: 2012-11
Genre: Business & Economics
Felton shares the profound life and business lessons that horses have taught her. Through her candid story telling she provides insights into how horses can help people become more self-aware and connected to themselves and others. The result is improved leadership skills.
Author: Robert M. Miller, D. V. M.
Release Date: 2011-11
Concise, easy-to-read book explains why and how horses behave the way they do. It describes methods by which behavior problems can be PREVENTED, and methods which can be used to correct existing problems. Dr. Miller explains how every horse inherits ten character traits that influence its behavior. These ten traits are embedded deep within the horse's DNA and shared, without exception, by every horse that was ever born. Understanding these 10 traits is essential to optimum communication with the horse, and is the reason the current revolution in natural horsemanship is so successful. If you understand how your horse thinks, you can control its behavior. You can teach your horse to: - ignore the "spooky" stuff - stand quietly while tied - accept routine veterinary and farrier work - come when called - overcome "barn sour" or "herd bound" behavior - load into a trailer calmly and willingly - respect you as a leader - yield its head, neck, feet and hindquarters - respond positively whether at a show, on the trail or in the stable In addition, Dr. Miller, who is the originator of imprint training of newborn foals, also includes an in depth discussion of this method in the book. Are you unwittingly teaching your horse how to misbehave? Find out from the expert on equine behavior!
Author: Marion Holland
Release Date: 1988-06-01
When Nickie and Gail discover a half-starved, unwanted horse at the animal shelter, the two girls become determined to rescue him even if it means stealing him and hiding him in the deserted stables near Nickie's house.
Author: Brian Goldman
Publisher: Triumph Books
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Most people have visited a doctor's office or emergency room in their lifetime to gain clarity about an ailment or check in after a procedure. While doctors strive to ensure their patients understand their diagnoses, rarely do those outside the medical community understand the words and phrases we hear practitioners yell across a hospital hallway or murmur to a colleague behind office doors. Doctors and nurses use a kind of secret language, comprised of words unlikely to be found in a medical textbook or heard on television. In The Secret Language of Doctors, Dr. Brian Goldman decodes those code words for the average patient. What does it mean when a patient has the symptoms of "incarceritis"? What are "blocking" and "turfing"? And why do you never want to be diagnosed with a "horrendoma"? Dr. Goldman reveals the meaning behind the colorful and secret expressions doctors use to describe difficult patients, situations, and medical conditions—including those they don't want you to know. Gain profound insight into what doctors really think about patients in this funny and biting examination of modern medical culture.