Horses in Translation

Horses in Translation Essential Lessons in Horse Speak : Learn to 'Listen' and 'Talk' in Their Language

Paperback (23 Jul 2018) | English

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With her landmark first book Horse Speak: An Equine-Human Translation Guide, trainer Sharon Wilsie upended conventional methods of human-equine communication (using words and ropes, for example) with her clear classification of the language horses use with each other (body, breath, and intent), as well as an unparalleled explanation of how we as humans can effectively mirror it. Learning to 'listen' and 'talk' to horses in their language, instead of expecting them to comprehend ours, is a milestone in the progressive philosophy of horsemanship, helping find positive solutions to behaviour and training problems and ultimately leading to fewer misunderstandings between horses and humans.

In her much anticipated follow-up, Wilsie uses true stories to relate examples of 'problems' and how they were solved using Horse Speak. Her engaging narrative introduces readers to dozens of real life scenarios from different barns, various disciplines, and riders and handlers with contrasting experiences and backgrounds. Wilsie highlights her Horse Speak process, the clues that point to the best course of action, and the steps she takes to connect with horses that have shut down, grown confused, or become sulky or aggressive for any number of reasons. The result is a book full of incredible insight and exciting possibilities.

Book information

ISBN: 9781570768590
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Imprint: Trafalgar Square Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 636.1
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 476g
Height: 166mm
Width: 240mm
Spine width: 18mm