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Book Review: Mustang – From Wild Horse to Riding Horse by Vivian Gabor

Book Review: Mustang – From Wild Horse to Riding Horse by Vivian Gabor Reviewed by Lisa Graham-Peterson For many equine enthusiasts, the iconic image of the US West isn’t a chap in chaps on a dusty town road. It’s a herd of wild mustangs kicking up dust as they fill the horizon with magic. Nothing…

Book Review: Desert Rose, an Arabian Horse Novel

Book Review: Desert Rose, an Arabian Horse Novel By co-authors Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Review by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Esteban Garcia owned a sprawling estate in Apple Valley, California. The home was lovely, with Spanish style architecture, gardens, a caretaker’s cottage, and a barn with five horses. Desert Rose was one of those. She was…

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Book Review: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy

Book Review: The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse by Charlie Mackesy Reviewed by Lisa Graham-Peterson Children have very big questions – about the universe, about feelings, about things seen and unseen. Grown-ups answer with facts, seizing every chance for a “teaching moment” but not realizing they’re really not answering at all. Children…

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Book review: Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel

Book Review: Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel (Wonder Horse Series, Book 3) Written by Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne Desperado: an Arabian Horse Novel is another riveting story by talented co-authors, Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez; the third in their Wonder Horse series. In this fascinating saga, you’ll meet a beautiful Arabian…

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Book Review of La Duquesa: an Arabian Horse Novel

Book Review of La Duquesa: an Arabian Horse Novel (Wonder Horse Series, Book 2) Written by Victoria Hardesty and Nancy Perez Reviewed by Deanie Humphrys-Dunne La Duquesa is a fascinating novel about a gorgeous Arabian horse searching for the perfect person with whom to share her life. At first, the beautiful young horse was blessed…

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Horse Museums There are so many museums, galleries, and collections that pay tribute to what the horse means to humankind. I’ll be writing about many of these individually over time, but I wanted to give you an idea of the number! And what I’ve listed pales to what Equitrekking.com steps out in its Guide to…

Book Preview: Charlotte Dujardin’s The Girl on the Dancing Horse

Trafalgar Square Books is pleased to announce the release of Charlotte Dujardin’s autobiography, THE GIRL ON THE DANCING HORSE in the United States.  Charlotte Dujardin and her charismatic horse Valegro burst onto the international sports scene with their record-breaking performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The world was captivated by the young woman with the dazzling…