Tag: horse love

  • We Love Horses! So Here’s a Valentine’s Day Sale That Spreads the Love

    We Love Horses! So Here’s a Valentine’s Day Sale That Spreads the Love

    We love horses and we love what we do, so we want to share our horse books with all of you! In celebration of Valentine’s Day, you’ll get 20% off plus FREE SHIPPING when you order books or videos from our online bookstore http://www.horseandriderbooks.com. Not sure this is the Valentine’s gift you want? Well, check […]

  • The Joy of the Senior “Lawn Horse”

    The Joy of the Senior “Lawn Horse”

    Sharon Wilsie, founder of Horse Speakā„¢ and author of the books Horse Speak: An Equine-Human Translation GuideĀ (with Gretchen Vogel) and Horses in Translation, provides a guest post this week. Her books are available from the TSB online bookstore (click HERE) and watch for her new DVD, coming in November 2018. I like coffee. Strong coffee. […]

  • A Visit with Ingrid Klimke: Lessons from Braxxi, WEG Hopes, and Dreams of That Rocky Mountain High

    A Visit with Ingrid Klimke: Lessons from Braxxi, WEG Hopes, and Dreams of That Rocky Mountain High

    German Olympian Ingrid Klimke is an incredible horsewoman and author, and we’ve long admired her ability to balance her equestrian career with her family, as well as her commitment to educate others, just as her esteemed father Reiner Klimke always did. TSB caught up with Ingrid last month and had a chance to ask her […]

  • Your Brain on Stress: The Rider’s Fight-or-Flight Response

    Your Brain on Stress: The Rider’s Fight-or-Flight Response

    “We humans like to view ourselves as rational creatures who make reasoned, logical decisions and choices,” says Andrea Waldo in her bestselling book BRAIN TRAINING FOR RIDERS. A former psychotherapist who now focuses on her training business and riding students, Waldo tells it how it is when it comes to managing our brain and stress. […]

  • How I Got Horses for Christmas EVERY Year

    How I Got Horses for Christmas EVERY Year

    My grandmother loved books. My mom loved books. And I, necessarily, learned to love books, too. I read voraciously—everything I could get my hands on—but even my earliest memories of finding books in the children’s section of the library involved something else: horses. Every year at Christmas I would ask my parents, and Santa, and […]

  • It’s a Fergus Time of Year

    It’s a Fergus Time of Year

    Do you remember the first time you saw a Fergus the Horse Cartoon? Was he trading super clever commentary with the ever-cynical Grace? Was he stepping slickly and not-so-innocently to one side, away from the mounting block where his brave rider (alas) was attempting to climb astride? Was he pulling a laden sleigh in the […]

  • Why Little Boys Should Ride Horses

    Why Little Boys Should Ride Horses

      I had my son in front of me on the back of a horse before he was three, hoping—like any formerly horse-mad woman who did little else than muck, groom, and ride throughout her childhood might—that maybe, just maybe, he’d have a little “horsiness” rub off on him. But it was more than five […]