How To Think Like A Horse

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 160342802X
Size: 54.95 MB
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In this fascinating best seller, Cherry Hill explores the way horses think and how it affects their behavior. Explaining why certain smells and sounds appeal to your horse’s sensibility and what sets off his sudden movements, Hill stresses how recognizing the thought processes behind your horse’s actions can help you communicate effectively and develop a trusting relationship based on mutual respect.

How To Write A Book Proposal

Author: Michael Larsen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1582977038
Size: 15.96 MB
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The Source for Book Proposals Success! How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner. You'll learn the keys to a successful book proposal and how to: • Test-market the potential of a book idea and effectively communicate that potential in a proposal • Choose the best agents and editors for a particular proposal • Create a professional-looking proposal package • Predispose publishers to make their best offer Notes agent and author Michael Larsen also provides insider insights into the publishing industry as well as a plethora of newly updated information including: • Recent changes in the publishing industry • Updated trend information • New sample proposals • Expanded instructions for creating outlines You'll also find complete guidelines to becoming an effective self-promoter. How to Write a Book Proposal is a must-have for every writer!

Horse Hoof Care

Author: Cherry Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603426469
Size: 17.30 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Help your horse put his best foot forward! Stressing the critical importance of hoof care to your horse’s overall health, this guide covers all aspects of proper hoof maintenance — from dealing with lost shoes, cracks, and thrush to promoting healthy hooves through a balanced diet. With in-depth discussions of hoof anatomy, the role of the farrier, and the importance of daily routines, Horse Hoof Care provides everything you need to know to give your horse a solid foundation of healthy, strong hooves.

Animal Assisted Therapy In Counseling

Author: Cynthia K. Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136833994
Size: 23.84 MB
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Animal Assisted Therapy in Counseling is the most comprehensive book available dedicated to training mental health practitioners in Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT). It explains the history and practice of AAT in counseling, discusses the latest empirical research, and provides an in-depth explanation of the psychodynamics of AAT within various theoretical frameworks. Readers will learn the proper way to select, train, and evaluate an animal for therapy. The use of a number of different therapy animals is considered, including dogs, cats, horses, birds, farm animals, rabbits and other small animals, and dolphins. Guidelines for implementing AAT in settings such as private practices, community agencies, schools, hospices, and prisons are covered, as well as ethical and legal considerations, risk management, diversity issues, and crisis and disaster response applications. Numerous case examples illustrate the use of AAT principles with clients, and forms, client handouts, and other resources provide valuable tools. This unique resource is an indispensable guide for any counselor looking to develop and implement AAT techniques in his or her practice.

Get On Your Horse Curing Your Mounting Problems

Author: Keith Hosman
Publisher: Keith Hosman
ISBN:
Size: 71.16 MB
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A handbook to gaining respect at the mounting block -- with additional, essential exercises. Your horse dances about and tries to keep you from getting into the saddle because he's either scared -- or because there's been a coup in "your little herd of two." This handbook shows you the steps necessary to put an end to this annoying and dangerous habit regardless of its cause. Section I of "Get On Your Horse: Curing Your Mounting Problems" shows you, step-by-step, how to move your horse to the mounting block, to lunge, to give respect -- and to stand rock solid. Section II presents four additional chapters designed to "round out" or "book end" the previous training. Each offers buckets of additional insight into the specific issue at hand, that is, the horse that's begun "dancing" at the mounting block. (See the Table of Contents for a complete listing.) You will: * Correct the horse that has decided he's in charge, not you * Learn to position your horse no matter which way he moves * Learn to sidepass your horse toward you on the ground * Learn how to lunge your horse * Follow easy exercises to make lasting changes * Cure a situation that could grow dangerous, left unchecked Teach your horse to show respect, to move to the mounting block, to lunge, and to stand rock solid with this DIY roadmap to the methods of John Lyons written by Certifed Trainer Keith Hosman. TABLE OF CONTENT Preface SECTION I: DAYS 1 THROUGH 5 - Introducing: A Cure for Your Mounting Problems - Day One: "Whoever Moves First Loses" - Day Two: Sidepassing To You On the Ground - Day Three: Now Moving Becomes Our Idea - Day Four: Working from the Saddle - Day Five: The Reins - 5 Ways to Improve Your Use - And, Finally... (Parting Words) SECTION II: ADDITIONAL TRAINING - Rider Checklists - The First Thing I Do - Cinchy Horses - Pick Up Your Reins Like a Pro Books By and From This Author Meet the Author: Keith Hosman

The Coaching Bible

Author: Ian McDermott
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405515058
Size: 33.47 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Coaching has become an integral part of our lives, but people still need to know how to make the most of what coaching can offer. The Coaching Bible is the only book on coaching that you need. It offers unique, valuable and expert advice to help you if: You are thinking about getting a coach to help you become more effective; You commission coaching to develop other people; You are considering becoming a coach yourself; You are already a coach and want to extend your knowledge and your skills; You want to learn how to adopt a coaching approach to your own life. This is a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the key principles and techniques that make coaching one of the most powerful and exciting tools for furthering personal and professional effectiveness. It explains what works and why and includes a new coaching model to benefit everyone.