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  • A Trainer's Guide to Better Living and Better Riding
  • By: Mark Rashid
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (59 ratings)

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Horsemanship Through Life

By: Mark Rashid
Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
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The qualities needed to be good with horses are the same ones needed to be good at life, argues renowned horseman Mark Rashid in Horsemanship Through Life In clear, smooth tones, performer Mike Chamberlain shares Rashid's stories about the virtues of patience, flexibility, dependability, and assertiveness both on and off the saddle. Rashid has decades of practical wisdom to share, and he enriches his horsemanship skills with lesson learns practicing martial arts. Equestrians looking to improve their riding, deepen their relationship with horses, and grow as human beings are sure to appreciate this audiobook.

Publisher's Summary

More than just techniques for horseriding these are principles for a more fulfilling life.

Here is a compelling meditation from renowned horseman Mark Rashid on all the ways that the principles we apply in our dealings with fellow humans can apply to our relationships with our horses, and vice versa. Horsemanship Through Life is about awareness, learning, teaching, honesty, integrity, and much more. It is about more than tips or technique; it is about principles to live by. It is about taking ownership of and responsibility for our lives and relationships with horses and humans. It doesn t take long to listen to, but will be with you for life. Experience the profound lessons of this nourishing book.

©2012 Mark Rashid (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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As always brilliant

Mark Rashid is so inspirational though at times although he's made me take a long hard look at myself I almost think I shouldn't work my horses as I am so insensitive. I have become addicted to him.

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Absolutely brilliant,!
Loved how Mark's world has been brought to life in such a way that I felt I was right there with Mark ,
seeing, hearing & learning with him!
Thank you for inspiring my forever life journey, not only with my horses but with everyone around me!

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Invaluable.

I'm in my second year since my first 'natural horsemanship' clinic. There are many challenges with mind and horse as I attempt to learn and hone skills. This book has put my mind a much better direction.

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Excellent - highly recommended

I wish all horse folk would listen to Mark Rashid. I've read and listened to a few of his now and this one is excellent, as are all the others. Mike Chamerlain is not my favourite narrator, but the book is so good, with so many insights, that this is no longer an issue after about 5 minutes. I have so many bookmarks in this one and I am sure I will listen to it often. "The old man" comes through beautifully in the stories and I love how Mark explains his thought processes and how the principles of the teachings are the things which come through. Yes, yes and YES. Highly recommended.

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This book helped me to readjust my perspectives on life, especially my attitude to challenges

This read was both sometimes confronting and also touching. I feel this is why it has actually helped me approach the current challenges in my life, not just the challenges with some of my horses, in a more accepting, positive way.

It helped me understand why my dad loved Aikido!

The loss of Marks one and only heart horse spoke to my soul as I too have lost my best mate of 20 years. Marks words of appreciation on having had these precious years with our special horses helps to manage the grief of loss.

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Inspiring and worth the listen

This story line got better and better as the book progressed. Mark appears to be a humble man with plenty of knowledge and wisdom to share with those who want to hear. The lessons are learnt directly from life and are not step by step how-to's instilled by text book yielding scholars.

Even if you are not a horse rider I believe you will enjoy this narrative.

The narrator was clear, fast and his tone suited the message.

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Horsemanship through life

This is my favourite Mark Rashid book so far. It made me rethink why and how I approach my horsemanship issues. Definitely recommend !

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another awesome book. really enjoyed listening

loved it, such an inspiration man. thank you for sharing your journey. well worth

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