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.
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.
This On the Bit Bracelet from Noble Outfitters™ takes the trendy leather cuff to the height of equestrian style. In leather and padding combinations to please every taste, this bracelet features a beautifully made snaffle bit. The size adjusts from 7- 8 1/2".
The Noble Outfitters™ Stirrup Wrap Bracelet recalls the look of fine bridlework. This fashionable, full-grain leather bracelet has stirrup-shaped buckle and wraps around the wrist with sophisticated style.
This reusable Horse Silhouette Lunch Sack keeps your refreshments at the ready. Made with a wipe-clean plastic lining, this top zip lunch bag has a mesh side pocket for a beverage bottle, a large outer pouch pocket and web carry handles. In black with gray trim and a white, horse-themed graphic.
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Collective Remarks by Anne Gribbons, world-renown dressage judge and former U.S. Olympic coach, is a look back on her journey through the American dressage evolution since she entered the scene in 1972. This dressage book contains the best and worst of Anne’s experiences, serving as an entertaining source of history, funny anecdotes, attempts to learn from dressage’s past and prophesies about its future.
The Stablemate Leather Bracelet is a great gift! This black leather bracelet has a silver-colored nameplate that is both elegant and fun. Allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.
As the book progresses, exercises get increasingly challenging. There is something for all levels of riders, from 'D' Level Pony Clubbers to those preparing for 4' jumpers. Just as valuable as the exercises are the in-depth explanations and directions. Problem-solving, double-check, and tip boxes are provided for each exercise. Benefits are also clearly explained.
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.
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!
This Pippa Funnell Horse and Book Collection from Olympic medalist Pippa Funnell features Tilly’s Pony Tails--delightful, warm and engaging stories packed with expert advice on everything any girl ever wanted to know about horses. This book collection includes Magic Spirit: The Dream Horse and Pride and Joy: The Event Horse.
This Best Friends set from the Breyer® Classics® collection highlights the relationship between a Morgan mare and her Shetland Sheepdog buddy! Both horse and dog model come dressing in matching blankets along with a water trough and six sections of fencing. Great for kids and model horse collectors alike!
Shades of hot pink and purple in this Breyer® English Riding Set-Hot Colors are sure to please. Brightly colored and truly fun, this model horse English saddle set is scaled to fit Traditional series model horses.
This Breyer® Classics® Show Jumping Set offers hours of entertainment with its lifelike palomino warmblood model, English tack, stone wall and plank jump. This model horse and accessories are fun additions to any collection. 1:12 scale.
Breyer’s Traditional size rendition of Smokin Doubledutch pays tribute to the famous Pinto Quarter Pony who stands only 54" high. Versatile across multiple disciplines, “Dutch” holds papers with the International Quarter Pony Association (IQPA), North American Sport Pony Registry, Pinto Horse Association and American Paint Pony Registry.
The Padded Leather Nameplate Bracelet is crafted of American leather with soft padding against your wrist and classic roller buckle closure. Great option for monogramming the name of your favorite horse, pony, or dog.
As with any book of exercises, riders should realize they can only get out of them what they are able to put into them. Regular feedback from a qualified coach or friend, listening carefully to what your horse tells you, and respecting the difficulty of seemingly 'simple' exercises will help riders move forward.
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