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The Quest for the Original Horse Whisperers

The Quest for the Original Horse Whisperers Author Russell Lyon
ISBN-10 1842820206
Release 2002-11-01
Pages 184
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The book tells the story of the Secret Society of Horsemen who were the Original Horse Whisperers. The Societies were formed originally in Scotland about two hundred years ago but spread throughout Britain and then across to Canada, United States and Australia. The roots of the Society are obscure but many of the customs and oaths go back to pagan times. The horsemen who formed these groups exploited their membership much like a primitive trade union and tried to use their membership to improve conditions on the farm for themselves and their horses.

Arguments about Animal Ethics

Arguments about Animal Ethics Author Greg Goodale
ISBN-10 073914300X
Release 2010-03-08
Pages 262
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Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivisection. Both sides of the debate are carefully analyzed, as the contributors examine how stakeholders persuade or fail to persuade audiences about the ethics of animal rights or the value of using animals.

The Horse Whisperer

The Horse Whisperer Author Nicholas Evans
ISBN-10 0307574741
Release 2009-12-16
Pages 480
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER His name is Tom Booker. His voice can calm wild horses, his touch can heal broken spirits. And Annie Graves has traveled across a continent to the Booker ranch in Montana, desperate to heal her injured daughter, the girl’s savage horse, and her own wounded heart. She comes for hope. She comes for her child. And beneath the wide Montana sky, she comes to him for what no one else can give her: a reason to believe.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors Author Michael Streeter
ISBN-10 1845379373
Release 2008
Pages 272
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Are there political organizations presently at work bending the world to their will? Why are some religions successful while others have died out? Mystery, reverent secrecy, business acumen and financial wealth are all essential to many of today's most feared and controversial religions and political groups. From the mysterious Illuminati and Opus Dei faiths to covert political organizations such as the Trilateral Commission, Michael Streeter examines secret societies, both past and present, exploring their power and influence and revealing the true nature behind the handshakes and headlines. Book jacket.


Horse Author Elaine Walker
ISBN-10 9781861896292
Release 2008-12-15
Pages 224
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From Pegasus to Black Beauty, horses have held a unique place in human society and imagination. Elaine Walker tackles the long and multifaceted history of a creature valued for both beauty and usefulness. Spanning the world from the wild steppes of Mongolia to the American plains, Horse chronicles the rich and complex natural history of the animal, from wild feral horses to the domesticated species that once played a central role in daily life as a means of transportation, an instrument of war, and a source of labour. Elaine Walker charts how the long-standing connection between people and horses is reflected in cultures around the world and the implications for both human and animal of such close interaction. She also traces the centrality of the horse in art, entertainment and literature, from the rich global traditions of horse-racing and equestrianism to literary classics such as Follyfoot. Ultimately, Walker contends, the continuing role of the horse in the modern world reveals telling changes in human society.

Shaman Pathways Black Horse White Horse

Shaman Pathways   Black Horse  White Horse Author Melusine Draco
ISBN-10 9781780997469
Release 2013-02-08
Pages 90
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The term 'power animal' was introduced into contemporary language in 1980 by anthropologist Michael Harner, in his classic work The Way of the Shaman, and refers to a broad-based animistic and shamanic concept where the animal is conceived as a tutelary spirit guide that helps or protects individuals, lineages and nations. Horses and humans became companions a long time ago, and the horse adopted as a power or totem animal represents power, speed, courage, nobility, freedom and chthonic energy. Black Horse, White Horse: Power Animals Within Traditional Witchcraft guides your footsteps on this most ancient of paths...

The Dictionary of Magic Mystery

The Dictionary of Magic   Mystery Author Melusine Draco
ISBN-10 9781846948077
Release 2012-05-25
Pages 377
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Every good reference book is both a product and a reflection of its time. The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery is not just another compendium or dictionary of occultism: it is a jumping-off point for further research. Here, the reader will find the ancient and modern interpretation for magical and mystical terms, together with explanations for the differences between the varied (and often conflicting) approaches to magic.

The Horse Lover

The Horse Lover Author H. Alan Day
ISBN-10 9780803254992
Release 2014-03-01
Pages 256
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He already owned and managed two ranches and needed a third about as much as he needed a permanent migraine: that’s what Alan Day said every time his friend pestered him about an old ranch in South Dakota. But in short order, he proudly owned 35,000 pristine grassy acres. The opportunity then dropped into his lap to establish a sanctuary for unadoptable wild horses previously warehoused by the Bureau of Land Management. After Day successfully lobbied Congress, those acres became Mustang Meadows Ranch, the first government-sponsored wild horse sanctuary established in the United States. The Horse Lover is Day’s personal history of the sanctuary’s vast enterprise, with its surprises and pleasures and its plentiful dangers, frustrations, and heartbreak. Day’s deep connection with the animals in his care is clear from the outset, as is his maverick philosophy of horse-whispering, with which he trained fifteen hundred wild horses. The Horse Lover weaves together Day’s recollections of his cowboying adventures astride some of his best horses, all of which taught him indispensable lessons about loyalty, perseverance, and hope. This heartfelt memoir reveals the Herculean task of balancing the requirements of the government with the needs of wild horses.

Vet in the Country

Vet in the Country Author Russell Lyon
ISBN-10 1842820672
Release 2006-02-01
Pages 224
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From the author of The Quest for the Original Horse Whisperers (1 84282 020 6) Russell Lyon has written his memoirs as a country vet. From his first day in the job, practising lassoing animals on an oil drum, to his thoughts on current veterinary trends, animal rights and farming this is an entertaining and absorbing read. Full of anecdotes, incidents and characterful patients and customers. Who will read this book? Those interested in country life People who care about animals, farming and rural communities Vets and training vets.

The Horse Dancer

The Horse Dancer Author Jojo Moyes
ISBN-10 9781524704445
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 496
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A quintessential Jojo Moyes novel about a lost girl and her horse, the enduring strength of friendship, and how even the smallest choices can change everything When Sarah’s grandfather gives her a beautiful horse named Boo—hoping that one day she’ll follow in his footsteps to join an elite French riding school, away from their gritty London neighborhood—she quietly trains in city’s parks and alleys. But then her grandfather falls ill, and Sarah must juggle horsemanship with school and hospital visits. Natasha, a young lawyer, is reeling after her failed marriage: her professional judgment is being questioned, her new boyfriend is a let-down, and she’s forced to share her house with her charismatic ex-husband. Yet when the willful fourteen-year-old Sarah lands in her path, Natasha decides to take the girl under her wing. But Sarah is keeping a secret—a secret that will change the lives of everyone involved forever.

A Long Stride Shortens the Road

A Long Stride Shortens the Road Author Donald Smith
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060665331
Release 2004
Pages 125
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Ranging from a celebration of the Holyrood parliament to a dialogue between Jamie Saxt and a skull, from a proposed national anthem to an autobiographical journey through pre-history, this book traverses a Scotland that is irrevocably independent of spirit, yet universal in outlook.

Burning whins

Burning whins Author Liz Niven
ISBN-10 1842820745
Release 2004-11-01
Pages 110
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Burning whins has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Burning whins also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Burning whins book for free.

The Golden Menagerie

The Golden Menagerie Author Allan Cameron
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060845842
Release 2004
Pages 164
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From Lucian Heatherington-Jones, an adolscent from Croydon, his meeting with a mirth-seeking sect plunges him into a series of nightmarish metamorphoses from which he can only be saved by the wise and magnanumous Fotis. Drawing on mythology, eschewing with expected and engaging the reader, The Golden Menagerie defies our concept of the novel - and entertains.

Caledonia s Last Stand

Caledonia s Last Stand Author Nat Edwards
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105123389731
Release 2007
Pages 264
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On 2 November, 1698, a fleet landed in the Isthmus of Darien to create a colony and launch a new Scottish trading empire. The venture failed dramatically, with a catastrophic loss of life and money, and led to the eventual end of Scottish independence and the beginning of the UK. Nat Edwards' erratic odyssey to find the graves of the Scots settlers is a reflection of the story of the Scots Company itself, interweaving pirates, street riots, treasure hunters, indigenous peoples and killer bees with the astonishing historical facts of Darien. Panama is the real-life setting for an almost unbelievable 17th century expedition of Scottish hope and adventure, and Nat Edwards' discoveries are often frustrating, occasionally freakish, but always fascinating.

Parallel Worlds

Parallel Worlds Author Christine De Luca
ISBN-10 UOM:39015064690681
Release 2005
Pages 118
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Written in the beautiful Scots of the Shetland Islands - a blend of Old Scots and Norn - the poems in this title evoke a simple and pure way of life. These are poems with a sense of place, sympathy, commitment to language and the urge to celebrate life itself.

A Whisper of Horses

A Whisper of Horses Author Zillah Bethell
ISBN-10 9781250093950
Release 2017-04-04
Pages 352
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Will she find the last horses on earth? Serendipity lives inside a walled city. Before her mother died, she gave Seren an old figurine of a horse. Horses no longer exist in Serendipity’s world, but when she discovers a map that may lead her to real horses, she starts on a journey that will take her far from everything she knows. Traveling with an orphan boy, Tab, and his beloved dog, she's soon on the run from a powerful and dangerous man who will do anything to make sure Serendipity never leaves the walled city again. Zillah Bethell’s middle-grade fiction debut A Whisper of Horses is original, breathtaking, adventurous, and moving. It is a story of friendship, perseverance, and resilience that readers won’t soon forget.

Into the Blue Wavelengths

Into the Blue Wavelengths Author Roderick Watson
ISBN-10 UOM:39015060665315
Release 2004
Pages 84
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Roderick Watson is a poet of introspection and retrospection. In the rich distillation of his language, the images of a remembered picnic, a Tuscan encounter, an out-of-date postcard, a holiday cottage -all these assume an iconic intensity in the quiet deliberation of this verse. Roderick Watson is a poet who ponders rather than postures. Each one of these poems, in his accomplished Scots as well as in English, is a pleasure to read, to re-read and to remember. --Philip Hobsbaum