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Recommended Reading

Favourite reading lists are hard to put together as it’s such a personal thing. However, no on-line learning section would be complete without at least an attempt to share and update you with the books we have found helpful or inspiring along the way.

We’ll start with a few of our top picks, and build the list up. Let us know what your ‘must read’s are and we’ll add them to the list.

The Horse Boy: The True Story of a Father's Miraculous Journey to Heal His Son

by Rupert Isaacson - A true story, easy read and a great adventure. ? Takes us across the world to Mongolia on their journey to find alternative healing for their autistic son.

Horse Sense and the Human Heart: What Horses Can Teach Us About Trust, Bonding, Creativity and Spirituality

by Adele and Marlena McCormick - Discover the wonderful work being carried out in North America a few years ago with Peruvian Paso horses and therapists to help humans with emotional problems.

101 Exercises from Top Riders

compiled by Jaki Bell - Solid tips and drills to work your horse through to improve your foundational lateral work

Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership

by Mark Rashid - Beautifully written account packed with messages and learning’s including – the less you do, the more you can accomplish, and giving dignity to your horse while at the same time accomplishing the goal. There is so much to learn from Mark’s work whether you work with horses or in a corporate environment.

Perfect Manners: How to Behave So Your Horse Will Too

by Kelly Marks - Packed full of realistic aims and goals to achieve with our horses to keep our minds and their active and engaged!

The Horse's Muscles in Motion

by Sara Wyche - Informative and practical to follow. Full of moves to help your horse and how they feel when we ride them

Sports Pilates: How to Prevent and Overcome Sports Injuries

by Paul Massey - Takes a good look at how to prevent and overcome sports injuries which sadly most of us need to know at some stage!