For the past several decades, has your life been more about taking care of others than taking care of yourself while your dreams have gathered dust on long forgotten shelves?
Are you at that point in life when you've begun to wonder whether you'll ever find the courage to do all the things you wanted to do someday?
Offering horses as both metaphor and solution to the natural malaise that often rears its head just about the time we blow out that "midlife" birthday candle, this is the book that will help you ask (and answer), "What about my dreams?" and "Is it my turn yet?" and "If not now, when?" and best of all, "If now, how?"
Melinda Folse speaks to those women whose hearts yearn for reconnection at a time when life seems to have run its own course and childhood dreams of playing with horses are only a vague memory. She not only helps you rekindle the possibility of bringing a little equine energy into your life, she also takes you on a gentle journey of small steps to help your childhood passion become a reality.
Styled to complement Circuit bridlework, this Circuit Raised Martingale has a neck strap and stainless steel hardware. It's crafted of top-quality leather with extra-fine stitching for a beautifully finished look.
The Ovation® Stretch Cord Running Attachment with stretchable forks for just enough give.
The Riding Horse Repair Manual by Doug Payne helps riders address the causes of many of the most common troublesome behaviors exhibited by horses as they express pain or unhappiness. This 224 page book is filled with instructions, schooling exercises, color photos and diagrams as detailed by well-known international competitor, judge and trainer Doug Payne.
Laced Breastplate Draw Reins are made of the finest American leather. Lacing provides a traditional look and the grip and feel you require. The shorter 87" length attaches to a center ring on a breastplate.
The Walsh 50' Lunge Line with Chain is proudly made in the USA with high quality ribbed cotton webbing. The chain on this extra-long lunge line is made of solid brass and reinforced at the end with leather.
Sandsablaze: Grand Prix Greatness from Harrisburg to the Olympics is the memorable story of the Thoroughbred horse that made history in the 1970’s, as told by equestrian uthor Kimberly Gatto. Sandsablaze achieved numerous victories with his young owner and rider, William “Buddy” Brown of New York as he made his journey to the top.
By internationally known trainer Arthur Kottas-Heldenberg, Dressage Solutions: A Rider’s Guide is an invaluable book for dressage riders. It covers the early years in a young horse’s development with emphasis on lungeing, backing and the rider’s seat. Each chapter includes a section on common problems and methods to correct them.
Walsh™ Leather Dog Bone Side Reins feature high quality leather and Italian rubber "dog bone" inserts. A nylon insert over the rubber prevents too much give. Adjusts from 41" to 46" inches.
Look! Maggie heard Bella in her head. In The Secret of the New Rider, Maggie squints into the darkness of woods to see what her pony could see. There! She saw it! Just a few yards away in the darkness stands a dragon! This second book in the Blackwatch Stables series by Amber Cavalier Spiler brings changes to the stables that no one saw coming.
Believing in Horses, Too by Valerie Ormond is the much anticipated sequel to Believing in Horses. A novel for young adults, this book features the strong-willed, 13 year-old protagonist Sadie Navarro as she faces challenges with people and horses. This unforgettable story is about the power of finding strength through experience and reflection. An insightful, action-filled book.
The Jin Roller Spur weighs only 34 grams. Matches the Jin Stirrup perfectly and features a 30mm roller end. Made in Italy.
A prescription for healthy and beautiful riding, The Riding Doctor by Beth Glosten, MD is written by a doctor who struggled with tension, awkwardness and an aching back. This riding book offers clear explanations and illustrations plus exercises to improve your posture and position. Learn how to prevent unnecessary physical degeneration and ensure you can ride well for years to come!
The Stübben Dynamic Smooth Rowel Spur has a 25mm stainless steel neck with a smooth rowel. The stainless steel branches have slightly angled spur strap slots for easy placement on your boot.
The Secret of Blackwatch looks at the magical relationship between a girl and her pony as they conquer life’s challenging events. Written by Amber Cavalier Spiler for the tween and adult audience, this intriguing story about Maggie and Bella reveals how love and trust can carry you through extraordinary adventures.
This Stübben SEQ Knob Spur with protective, rubber-covered branches features a 15mm stainless steel knob end. The spur strap slots are slightly angled for easy placement on your boot.