Spirit of the Horse : A Celebration in Fact and Fable

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Spirit of the Horse : A Celebration in Fact and Fable

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 292 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9781250130020
  • DDC分類 808.8036296655

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From his first time riding at age ten, William Shatner has felt a deep love for horses. Whether riding them, communicating with them, or simply appreciating their beauty, he has been enthralled by horses ever since he was a child. And for decades, he has sought to bring that joy to others - children, veterans, and those with disabilities, among others - through his annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show. In this book, Shatner speaks from the heart about the remarkable effect horses have had on his life and on the lives of others. Drawing not just from his own decades of experience but also from a wealth of classic horse stories, this book captures the unique connection between humans and horses - and the power, courage, mindfulness, and healing that they can inspire in us.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Zen Of Risk                      1  (4)
The Four--Legged Olympian 5 (13)
Tachyhippodamia 11 (7)
William J. Powell
My First Time 18 (7)
Experience of Two Boys in Managing 20 (5)
Horses, with Many Anecdotes of
Quadrupedal Intelligence
Thomas W. Knox
The Winged Horse 25 (19)
Pegasus, the Horse Who Could Fly 28 (6)
Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
The Horse and the Olive 34 (8)
James Baldwin
The Horse, Hunter, and Stag 42 (2)
Aesop
The World Is A Carousel 44 (17)
The Fox and the Horse by the Brothers 49 (3)
Grimm
The Black Horse 52 (9)
Joseph Jacobs
Alexander And Bucephalus 61 (14)
The War Horse of Alexander Edited 66 (4)
Andrew Lang
Of War Horses, or Destriers 70 (5)
Michel de Montaigne
Wild Horses 75 (13)
Gulliver's Travels 81 (7)
Jonathan Swift
Horsing Around On The Set 88 (25)
The Horseman in the Sky 101(10)
Ambrose Bierce
The Mind Of The Horse 111(2)
Mr. Stiver's Horse 113(11)
James Montgomery Bailey
The Horse As Hero ...Not 120(4)
Don't Look a Gift-Horse in the Mouth 124(11)
Harry Graham
My Great Day 127(8)
Samuel Cowles and His Horse Royal 135(15)
Eugene Field
To Horse 142(8)
Frances
Gertrude Warner
Blind Faith 150(17)
"White Dandy"; or, Master and I 153(14)
Velma Caldwell Melville
The Stable As Cathedral 167(17)
A Race Horse That Paid a Church Debt 172(12)
Clarence Louis Cullen
The Reign Of The Reining Horse 184(20)
Only the Mare 187(17)
Alfred E. T. Watson
Little Sure Shot 204(20)
The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known 207(8)
as Buffalo Bill, The Famous Hunter, Scout
and Guide, An Autobiography
William F. Cody
The Blue Grass Seminary Girls' Vacation 215(9)
Adventures; or, Shirley Willing to the
Rescue
Carolyn Judson Burnett
Born In The Saddle 224(30)
How the Old Horse Won the Bet 232(9)
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Four Horses and a Sailor 241(13)
Jack London
The Uncertainty Factor 254(12)
A Military Steeple-Chase 258(8)
Captain R. Bird Thompson
Our Horses, Our Selves 266(15)
"Whooping" a Race-Horse Under the Wire 272(9)
Clarence Louis Cullen
The Spirituality Of The Horse 281