The Man Who Listens To Horses

Author: Monty Roberts
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345510453
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A real-life "horse whisperer" discusses his unconventional and gentle equine training methods, his unique ability to communicate with horses, and the applications of his communication skills in the corporate world. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Life Lessons From The Man Who Listens To Horses

Author: Susan Cain
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ISBN: 9781482764697
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Life Lessons from The Man Who Listens To Horses is a fascinating journey through the life of New York Times bestselling author Monty Roberts. It is a companion field guide to the book, The Man Who Listen to Horses, The Story of a Real-Life Horse Whisperer. Monty Roberts has written a forward that will draw readers into his life's work, and send them on a journey to reflect on their own life lessons. Several noted authors have contributed to the eBook, including Daniel Pink (Drive), Tom Rath (How Full is Your Bucket?), and Susan Scott (Fierce Conversations).This book retraces the path that Roberts took from the rodeo circuit to training thoroughbred racehorses for Queen Elizabeth IIof England. It offers keen insights about the value of rebounding from setbacks, why your personal vision matters, and how to persist beyond life's challenges. Co-authors Susan Cain and Debbie Roberts-Loucks present six learning tools to apply learning concepts to real life. The book will help you find their best way forward, in an interesting field guide format. Many readers buy both books, The Man Who Listens to Horses and Life Lesson from The Man Who Listens to Horses, together. You will walk away from the book amazed at Monty's life lessons, and energized to develop the next chapter in your life.

On The Back Of A Horse

Author: Claire Dorotik Ma
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450290086
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Claire Dorotik grew up riding, training, and loving horses, and in many ways understood horses before she understood people. While at the time her equine companions provided her tremendous solace, it was not until she entered her graduate program for psychology, and suffered her own intense personal trauma that the amazing way in which horses heal people was actually realized. ON THE BACK OF A HORSE: Harnessing The Healing Power Of The Human Equine Bond is an entrance into the spiritual world of horses, the devastation of raw human trauma, and the equine facilitated psychotherapy that can help heal it. Using narrative interviews and case studies of equine experts and psychology researchers, the reader is given entrance into the world of equine facilitated psychotherapy, and in doing so, taken on an epic journey to discover how it is that these magical creatures understand so much more about human trauma than we ourselves do. Using dramatic scenes, ON THE BACK OF A HORSE, gives the reader an understanding of just how people experience trauma, and why. What also emerges is an understanding of what horses do that, in many ways, prevents them from experiencing trauma as people do. While human fallacies illuminate themselves, and the debilitating effects of trauma become evident, the reader is bolstered by examples of equine communication, bonding and emotional expression, providing a beautiful example of just how these amazing creatures can help people overcome trauma.

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy And Coaching

Author: Andreas Liefooghe
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1000186431
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Based on over a decade of sustained longitudinal research with a broad range of different user groups, Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Coaching: An Evidence-Based Framework is an essential guide which offers both theoretical foundations and practical models for working with horses in psychotherapy and coaching. While not a panacea for distress and difficulties, the connections that humans find with horses can become a catalyst for deeper self-knowledge. By de-centring the human subject and placing the horse in the middle of the investigation, the ways in which humans make sense of themselves can be explored and more easily understood. Drawing on this wide spectrum of different client groups, the book features intervention studies with expelled teenagers, adults in addiction recovery programmes, children diagnosed on the autistic spectrum, people suffering from trauma and mental health problems, prisoners and even multi-national corporations wanting culture change. The practice of using horses in a psychological intervention is thoroughly scrutinised throughout, with ways of establishing successful change documented and assessed. Liefooghe’s analysis of these studies builds up to provide a comprehensive, evidence-based framework for equine-assisted psychotherapy and coaching. This essential book offers psychotherapists, coaches and all those who work in a helping capacity a clear insight into what horses can and cannot do in a therapeutic role.

The Whole Sky

Author: Heather Henson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442414073
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When a devastating sickness spreads through a thoroughbred farm community, a young horse whisperer is determined to find out why all the foals are dying in this tightly woven, tender coming-of-age novel from award-winning author Heather Henson. Twelve-year-old Sky and her father are horse whisperers—their preternatural tenderness and understanding of horses, and Sky’s uncanny ability to actually understand what they’re saying become their livelihood during the foaling season at multimillion dollar horse farms. They’re sought after by the most prestigious farms in the country to keep pregnant horses calm and stress-free until they give birth. But this spring, something awful is happening…foal after foal is a stillborn, and no one knows why. And worse for Sky, who lost her mother only months earlier, her most beloved horse is about to have her first foal. In agony, Sky takes it upon herself to figure out what the vets are missing, and stop it before even more foals are lost.

Evocative Coaching

Author: Bob Tschannen-Moran
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470630921
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There?s a lot of conversation about how to make schools better. Unfortunately, the nature of those conversations often makes things worse. Evocative Coaching: Transforming Schools One Conversation at a Time maps out a way to change that. By taking a teacher-centered, no-fault, strengths-based approach to performance improvement, the Evocative Coaching model generates the motivation and movement that enables teachers and schools to achieve desired outcomes and enhance quality of life. Viewed as a dynamic dance, the model is choreographed in four steps ? Story, Empathy, Inquiry, Design ? which are each laid out in its own chapter with powerful illustrative materials and end-of-chapter discussion questions to prompt further reflection. Bringing together the best research and wisdom in educational leadership and professional coaching, authors Bob and Megan Tschannen-Moran have developed a simple yet profound way of facilitating new conversations in schools through Story Listening, Expressing Empathy, Appreciative Inquiry, and Design Thinking. It?s an iterative process that moves beyond old ways of thinking, doing, and being. It?s an inspirational process that reinvigorates the passion for making schools better, one conversation at a time. This happens when coaches: give teachers our full, undivided attention; accept and meet teachers where they are right now, without making them wrong; ask and trust teachers to take charge of their own learning and growth; make sure teachers are talking more than we are; enable teachers to appreciate the positive value of their own experiences; harness the strengths teachers have to meet challenges and overcome obstacles; reframe difficulties and challenges as opportunities to learn and grow; invite teachers to discover possibilities and find answers for themselves; dialogue with teachers regarding their higher purpose for teaching; uncover teachers? natural impulse to engage with colleagues and students; assist teachers to draw up a personal blueprint for professional mastery; support teachers in brainstorming and trying new ways of doing things; maintain an upbeat, energetic, and positive attitude at all times; collaborate with teachers to design and conduct appropriate learning experiments; enable teachers to build supportive environments and teams; use humor to lighten the load; and inspire and challenge teachers to go beyond what they would do alone. Each chapter provides a research-based theory to support the strategies presented, and includes specific suggestions and anecdotes. The Evocative Coaching model makes coaching enjoyable by getting people to focus on what they do best, and it invites larger, more integral conversations so that people talk about their work in the context of other things they care about. Resting on strong, evidence-based practices, the Evocative Coaching model offers educators the help they need to meet the challenges of increased accountability and expectations. This model can also be used effectively by coaches and leaders in other organizational contexts. Table of Contents: Chapter 1: What Is Evocative Coaching? Chapter 2: Coaching Presence Loop I: The No-Fault Turn Chapter 3: Story Listening Chapter 4: Expressing Empathy Loop II: The Strengths-Building Turn Chapter 5: Appreciative Inquiry Chapter 6: Design Thinking Chapter 7: Aligning Environments Chapter 8: Coaching Conversations Chapter 9: The Reflective Coach To learn more about Evocative Coaching and to sign up for the Evocative Coach Training Program, visit w

Shy Boy

Author: Monty Roberts
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0006532020
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From the author of The Man Who Listens to Horses -- a top bestseller -- comes the remarkable story of a wild horse. In The Man Who Listens to Horses, we learned about Monty Roberts' life and his amazing techniques for communicating with horses. In this moving new book from famed horse whisperer Monty Roberts, his beloved horse Shy Boy takes centre stage. This book captures their unique relationship, starting when Shy Boy was a wild mustang. During a three day journey across 100 miles of Nevada desert, Roberts and Shy Boy tested one another's fortitude and joined up. Months later, Roberts took Shy Boy back out to the wild, set him free, and gave the horse a choice: return to his herd, or stay with Roberts. What happened -- told in gripping narrative and full-colour photos -- is so dramatic and moving that it will surprise every reader. The reader, even if he's not a rider, will find Monty's gentle method inspiring because it presents man as a partner in dialogue with a horse. We see Monty's techniques in action and fall in love with Shy Boy just as Monty did.

Dorothy Brooke And The Fight To Save Cairo S Lost War Horses

Author: Grant Hayter-Menzies
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 161234769X
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"A biography of Dorothy Brooke (1883-1955), who founded the Old War Horse Memorial Hospital in Cairo to rescue the horses left behind by British forces during the Great War."--Provided by publisher.

Animal Movies Guide

Author: Staci Layne Wilson
Publisher: Staci Wilson
ISBN: 0967518539
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Inspire What Great Leaders Do

Author: Lance Secretan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471692409
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A top business consultant and speaker lights the path to apositive, productive work environment What do the best leaders do to achieve greatness in the modernworkplace that is muddled by fear, pressure for productivity,overwork? Inspire! offers business leaders a clear vision of what apositive, productive, inspiring organization looks like in thesechallenging and chaotic times, and how to get there. The key to extraordinary long-term performance lies in atransformational commitment to inspiring people rather thanmotivating them. Lance Secretan's Higher Ground Leadership conceptshave been widely used to increase profits and quality, slash staffturnover, and achieve record organizational and personalperformance. Inspire! describes Lance's breakthrough thinking,often in the words of the pace-setting leaders who are implementingthem and building legacies. Countless examples, stories, and casestudies demonstrate the magic of these brilliant ideas. Six essential values form the foundation of positive, productive,and profitable organizations and a meaningful and fulfillinglife-courage to begin the transformation; authenticity that letspeople contribute all of themselves and excel; service that fostersa spirit of cooperation; truth-telling that builds trust andloyalty; love for others that leads to inspired results; andeffectiveness, the attainment of results. Inspire! shows leaders inany organization how to foster these essential values that lead topersonal and organizational greatness. Lance Secretan (Alton, Ontario, Canada) is one of the world'sforemost thinkers on self-improvement and leadership. He is anauthor, award-winning columnist, philosopher, corporate coach, anda renowned public speaker and business consultant. He served aschairman of the Advisory Board of the 1997 Special Olympics WorldWinter Games and is also a former ambassador to the United NationsEnvironment Program.