Each year at this time I like to take a moment, as so many of us do, and look back over the events of 2012—at what made them special, or memorable, or exciting. I like to review time past and consider what maybe I wish I’d done differently…and also, and what makes me proud.
At Trafalgar Square Books, we always strive to provide the the best quality in educational equestrian literature and viewing we can. This year, I am particularly proud of our list of titles—if you haven’t had a chance to check them out, now is your chance to purchase them through the TSB online bookstore ON SALE, for a limited time.
So here they are, the TSB Books & DVDs of 2012:
This fabulous guide by Vanessa Bee, the Founder of the International Horse Agility Club, gives you everything you need to get started in the hot new international sport of Horse Agility.
With a title and a cover meant to stop you in your tracks and make you think, Douglas Puterbaugh’s exploration of how to counter our own human frailty in order to become better riders is a terrific read.
It is no secret that riding has a very important place in helping those with autism spectrum disorders open to those around them in ways never thought possible. Claudine Pelletier-Milet shares her experiences in France, with a warmth and honest that is delivers both inspiration and hope.
Kerry Thomas has made a splash in the Thoroughbred racing industry with his form of profiling a horse’s performance tendencies and developing ways in which a horse can be mentally conditioned toward a given goal.
Paul Belasik journal-type writing gives us an honest glimpse into the life of a horseman and the challenges he faces and joys he experiences as he brings along four very different sport horse prospects from birth.
FEI/USEF dressage judge Janet Foy’s bestseller provides training tips and creative ways to improve the horse you have and bring him along through the levels despite his “faults” and imperfections.
A red-hot bestseller, this terrific introduction to natural horsemanship just for kids is temporarily out of stock—order now to receive your copy as soon as more arrive!
A wonderful two-book introduction to the Brookmeade Young Riders Series by Linda Snow McLoon. With a focus on riding, good horsemanship, and hard work, these novels are appropriate for children ages 10 and up.
A 10-hour, 7-disc instructional series from the modern-day master of good horsemanship, created from the unused footage shot while creating the award-winning documentary BUCK.
The follow-up to Dr. Gerd Heuschmann’s international bestseller TUG OF WAR, this new book takes his argument for the good of the horse further.
Veterinarian, judge, and sport horse breeding authority Christian Schacht provides methods for evaluating dressage, jumping and eventing prospects based on recognizing proportions and lines.
A reissue of the international bestseller from Klaus Ferdinand Hempfling.
Popular Pilates instructor and dressage rider Janice Dulak breaks down the body into nine essential “parts” and incorporates the “Magic Circle” exercise ring in a series of exercises specifically targeted to improve the muscles you need in riding.
Check out all of the books in our TSB BOOKS & DVDS OF 2012 SALE, going on now!
And Happy New Year, from all of us at Trafalgar Square Books.