Ride the Right Horse: Understanding the Core Equine Personalities & How to Work with Them Hardcover – Apr 30 2007
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“This is an excellent read for someone looking for a new horse, who feels a conflict with their horse, or who wants to understand human-horse relationships more deeply. Across the disciplines, any serious rider can learn from this book.”
Horsemen’s Yankee Pedlar
“[Yvonne Barteau’s] methods can open the door to understanding and making a lasting, harmonious connection. Interesting reading!”Natural Horse
“…a good guide for those just entering the equine world, especially those who are looking to buy their first horse. It is also beneficial to the experienced horseman since it organizes and clearly defines what may already be intuitive.”ForeWord
“[Barteau’s] secret is to identify each horse’s basic personality type and work with, rather than against, the animal’s natural inclinations. Readers can put her successful methods to work for themselves to help yield winning results.”Tack ‘n’ Togs
“For those interested in learning more about the fundamentals of equine temperament and personality, this is a good place to start.”Ride! Magazine
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The book is a birthday present for my daughter and she loves it. Easy to read and very informative. She is a rider/owner and knows quite a bit about horses and says this will be a valuable asset to her library of books on the subject.
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This is also a very well written book-I would love to meet the authors...so very intuitive and realistic in their approach-with wonderful stories.
The book is very insightful and, while I feel as if I have been aware of the innate differences in personalities of the horses I have been involved with, this has given me a fun way to categorize them all over again. Considering your horses' personality can be such a tremendous asset to the overall training process that shouldn't be ignored. This is an educational and fun way to think it through!!
I haven't finished the book yet - but, I can't wait to learn and think more about how an INTJ like me can best fit with my seemingly Social/Challenging 1/2 Arab yearling and my Aloof/Social Arab stallion.
Thanks for a great read Yvonne!!