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Wild Horse Country The History Myth And Future Of The Mustang America S Horse

Author : David Philipps
ISBN : 9780393635300
Genre : Nature
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The “insightful [and] even-handed” (Outside) story of a heroic animal whose existence is in danger. The wild horse, popularly known as the mustang, is so ingrained in the American imagination that even those who have never seen one know what it stands for: freedom, independence, the bedrock ideals of the nation. But in modern times it has become entangled in controversy and bureaucratic mismanagement, and now its future is imperiled. In Wild Horse Country, Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter David Philipps traces the rich history of wild horses in America and investigates the shocking dilemma they pose in our own time.

Wild Horse Annie And The Last Of The Mustangs

Author : David Cruise
ISBN : 1439168466
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Wild Horses Wild Wolves

Author : Maureen Enns
ISBN : 9781927330241
Genre : Nature
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Established in 1967, the Ghost River Wilderness Area, located along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains in southern Alberta, is one of only three provincially designated wilderness areas in the province. As such, it is supposed to have the strictest form of government protection available in Canada, with development, motorized transportation and recreational activities either tightly controlled or altogether forbidden. This has not been the case, however. It is in this beautiful, threatened and geographically remote area that Maureen Enns, a well-known artist, author, educator and conservationist, has come to discover an incredible world inhabited by wild horses, one of the region’s most elusive and iconic creatures. Descendants of the original settlers of the area have been known to describe the “wildies” of the Ghost Wilderness as ugly, nondescript, Roman-nosed and useless animals. But such descriptions stand in sharp contrast to some of the athletic and beautiful stallions, mares and foals that Enns has encountered. Using a stunning combination of drawn and painted images, conventional and remote photography (using hidden cameras activated by heat or motion) and traditional stories told by Peigan and Stoney Nakoda people, Enns invites the reader to join her as she untangles old myths regarding Alberta’s heritage and reveals some uncomfortable realities facing the province in the 21st century. The wild horses, wolves, moose, deer and bear profiled in this book have had little contact with humankind. As communities, developers and governments struggle to understand the impacts of conservation, recreation and development in sacred places, it is becoming more and more difficult to keep the “wild” in wild animals. This project is passionate plea for understanding, conservation and action.

For Horse Crazy Girls Only

Author : Christina Wilsdon
ISBN : 9781250120328
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Is your first and second favorite animal a horse? Is your bedroom covered with horse posters on your walls and horse models on your shelves? Would you rather muck out a stall than clean your room? Then you are absolutely, undeniably horse crazy, and For Horse-Crazy Girls Only is the book for you! This is the only comprehensive book about everything a horse-crazy girl needs to know about horses. You'll learn everything from the different breeds of horses, to how a horse's body works, to the quirky little things that make the horse the BEST animal ever. Author Christina Wilsdon even shares ideas for horse-themed parties, and suggestions for the best horse movies to watch with your friends. And that's just the beginning.

What S A Wild Horse Like You Doing In A Place Like This

Author : D. Scott Brayton
ISBN : IND:30000044957540
Genre : Domestication
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Buster Horse Of The Plains

Author : Lawrence E. Temple
ISBN : 9781300631767
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Mustang Ride

Author : Kelly Wilson
ISBN : 9780143770176
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The adventures of the Wilson sisters in the American West. This is the third book from bestselling author and television star Kelly Wilson. Kelly's first two books, For the Love of Horses and Stallion Challenges were full of stories from the Wilsons' quest to save wild Kaimanawas from the government cull. This time the Wilsons are taking on a new challenge, to tame mustangs at a ranch in Wyoming for competition in the Extreme Mustang Makeover. Join the Wilsons as they take on an adventure with a surprising twist, and a horse trek across six states in the American west.


Author : Deanne Stillman
ISBN : 054752613X
Genre : History
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Mustang is the sweeping story of the wild horse in the culture, history, and popular imagination of the American West. It follows the wild horse across time, from its evolutionary origins on this continent to its return with the conquistadors, its bloody battles on the old frontier, its iconic status in Buffalo Bill shows and early westerns, and its plight today as it makes its last stand on the vanishing range. With the Bureau of Land Management proposing to euthanize thousands of horses and ever-encroaching development threatening the land, the mustang’s position has never been more perilous. But as Stillman reveals, the horses are still running wild despite all the obstacles, with spirit unbroken. Hailed by critics nationwide, Mustang is "brisk, smart, thorough, and surprising" (Atlantic Monthly).


Author : Anthony A. Amaral
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036845118
Genre : Science
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Traces the history of the mustangs in Nevada down to the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934, including photographs of the wild horses and the men who captured them

The Wild Horse Of The West

Author : Walker Demarquis Wyman
ISBN : 0803252234
Genre : Pets
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"What has happened to the mustang and to the wild or feral horse, whether of Spanish or American ancestry, in the West, is exhaustively and interestingly set forth by Walker D. Wyman. His is, perhaps, the final word on the history of the horse on the western range. . . . This is a book which holds the interest not only of students of western history and of the range, but also of the general reader."--New Mexico Historical Review. "A story gleaned from everything worth while that has been written on the wild horse and the bibliography alone will assure it space on any shelf of Americana. . . . Harold Bryant's illustrations are splendid."--New York Times Book Review. "This is a long-needed book--a valuable contribution to pioneer history. The range horse--the Mustang and the Cayuse--played no small part in the development of the West, but that part has been too often forgotten. . . . The story is well and interestingly told by Mr. Wyman."--Oregon Historical Quarterly. "Wyman examines authoritatively the various theories as to the origins of the wild horses of the plains, which eventually competed with the buffalo, transformed the culture of the Plains Indians, and still later constituted a major economic factor in Western ranching. . . . The work constitutes a valuable addition to Western Americana."--Chicago Sun.

Real Cool Colorado Places For Curious Kids

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ISBN : 1565792939
Genre : Travel
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Zen Mind Zen Horse

Author : Allan J. Hamilton
ISBN : 9781603427807
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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“Far more than a book about how to care for a horse, though it stands out as one of the best on the subject . . . beautiful” (Susan Richards, author of Chosen by a Horse). This unique guide to horsemanship incorporates Eastern philosophy to describe how horses understand and respond to the flow of vital energy around them, and how they use this energy, called chi, to communicate with their herd, express dominance, and sense predators. Written by the award-winning author of The Scalpel and the Soul, and including forewords by Monty Roberts and Dr. Robert Miller, Zen Mind, Zen Horse shares safe, simple techniques to make you more receptive to your animal’s chi, so you can develop a calm and effective training style that will not only help your horse follow commands, but strengthen the spiritual bond between horse and rider.

Wild Horses

Author : B.J. Daniels
ISBN : 9781460380420
Genre : Fiction
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It took only one impusive moment on an empty two-lane highway to cost her everything. A man's responsible for his own prosperity—especially if he's Cooper Barnett, the most determined cowboy in the West. No one knows what he sacrificed to claim a piece of Beartooth, Montana, for himself and his beautiful fiancée, Livie. No one knows what he's willing to do for love…until a stranger's twisted vendetta threatens the happy ending they should've had long ago. One fateful mistake isn't the only secret Livie Hamilton is keeping from her fiancé. Victimized during a treacherous blizzard by a man she thought she could trust, she's pregnant…but unsure who the father is. With an unknown blackmailer threatening to expose her, she must confess to Cooper and trust he'll still protect her. But when the truth falls into place, she may lose the only man she's ever loved—or worse.

Wild Horses

Author : Malcolm Penny
ISBN : 0739849875
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A comprehensive look at wild horses, including North American mustangs, Australian brumbies, and Icelandic ponies, exploring the history of horses, their behavior, reproduction, and threats from humans.

Horses At Work

Author : J. Lou Barnes
ISBN : 0836862252
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Traces the history of partnerships between horses and humans since domestication during ancient times, detailing the use of equines in agricultural labor, as wartime and police mounts, for entertainment, and in the world of competition.

The Long Ride Home

Author : Marsha Hubler
ISBN : 9780310429333
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"The search begins for the parents Skye never knew. But what will happen if she finds them?On a trip to South Carolina with her foster family, Skye gets the shock of her life when the waitress at a local diner seems to recognize her. The woman proves to be Skye’s long-lost Aunt Millie—Skye’s first-ever contact with her flesh-and-blood family!As Skye and Mom and Dad Chambers attempt to track down her real parents with Millie’s help. Skye’s foster sister and best friend, Morgan, struggles with her own family regrets. More is at stake than anyone can imagine—and the outcome is one that only a truly amazing God can bring about."

Wild Blue

Author : Annie Wedekind
ISBN : 9781250120359
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Born Free! Among a patterned herd of wild Appaloosa mustangs running free in the Idaho wilderness lives Blue, a spirited filly the color of rain. Surrounded by her family, including her gentle sister Doe, and protected by her father, the band stallion, Blue lives a life both harsh and beautiful in the rugged terrain of an undiscovered habitat. That all changes, though, when Blue and Doe are captured by rogue cowboys, setting in motion a chain of events that threatens the very survival of their hidden, secret herd.

Complete Book Of Horses And Riding

Author : Judith Draper
ISBN : 0760749493
Genre : Horse breeds
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"A practical training course on how to ride, with step-by-step photographs, and a complete encyclopedia fo horse breeds"--Cover.

Nat Love

Author : Barbara Lee Bloom
ISBN : 9781438131269
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Born in a log cabin in Tennessee in June 1854, Nat Love was the slave of Robert Love. He was about six when the Civil War began, and after the slaves were freed following the war, Love was ready to start living a new life out West, where he could find work as a cowhand. It wasn't long before he started showing his talents as a cowboy, roping and herding cattle and learning to shoot a Colt .45. He used his skill in roping contests at rodeos, where he earned the nickname "Deadwood Dick" and was proclaimed "Champion Roper of the Western Cattle Country." Eventually Love walked away from the life of a cowboy and worked as a Pullman porter, becoming one of the most popular. Though some may be more fiction than fact, the vivid accounts in his autobiography tell tales of adventures with such characters as Billy the Kid, Buffalo Bill, Kit Carson, and the James Brothers. In this new offering, readers can discover the truth and tall tales Nat Love spun in his self-penned work.

The War Trail; Or The Hunt Of The Wild Horse A Romance Of The Prairie

Author : Mayne Reid
ISBN : UCI:31970005970493
Genre : Adventure stories
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