Where do we turn when work is draining, a friend lets us down, or we can't take any more news stories or political controversies? We turn to animals. We watch and share heartwarming videos of animals and the people who love them. For over a decade, Callie Smith Grant has been helping people celebrate our animal friends with her delightful collections of stories, and she's back with more true stories for horse lovers. With contributions from both well-known and up-and-coming writers, this heartwarming collection is the perfect way for animal lovers to decompress and remember God's good gift to us in the majestic, calming, inspiring, and even silly horses he created. Horse owners, horse lovers, and horse dreamers will adore these uplifting true stories.
With Lilian still caring for her young foul, Alex borrows the farm’s horse Gilda, whenever she goes riding. One afternoon, Tine, Ina, and Alex take the horses to the ruins of a nearby castle. The girls get caught in a storm that spooks all the horses, but sends the skittish Gilda into a panic. When she manages to escape, they are sick with worry about the borrowed horse. After all, she is all alone, in unfamiliar surroundings, in the middle of a terrible thunderstorm.
This is a unique guide to understanding the horse's back?how it works, what can go wrong and why, how to recognize problems, and how to prevent them, making it an essential handbook for all owners and riders. Topics covered include the basic anatomy of the horse's back; sources and causes of problems; recognizing pain in the horse; professional diagnoses and therapies; orthodox and complementary treatments; rehabilitation and recovery; remedial exercise and training; and "back-friendly” riding and management.