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I have loved horses and books about them all of my life.Years and years ago I would see Xenophon's name mentioned in magazine articles and non-fiction books, always referring to this book, The Art Of Horsemanship. I wanted to read it, but never did see a copy until about 10 or 12 years ago in a specialized horse book catalog that I happened upon. I ordered it and when it came I had that wonderful 'Oh, finally!' feeling....but then I never read it! I don't know why. I picked it up many times, looked at the illustrations, marveled that I would be able to read a book that is considered almost as fresh and logical as it was back in 350BC when it was written. Then I would put it back on the shelf.

But lately I have been reading other works from Ancient Greece, and Xenophon began to call me. I picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. My edition has the original treatise by Xenophon, which was translated by M. H. Morgan in 1894. There is also an essay by the translator titled The Greek Riding-Horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in Greece. Then there is a nifty section called Points Of The Horse, where Morgan gives us his translations of ten Greek and Roman authors describing the perfect horse. This was a treat because Xenophon himself mentioned a man named Simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. If you know me, you will know that at
this point I was wishing I could read Simon, so when I got to this section and found that it included all that remains of Simon's book on the horse, I was enchanted!

There is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. I liked Morgan's style, it complemented Xenophon to the point where I felt as though I were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

But about the actual treatise by Xenophon. It was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for Xenophon's two sons. He covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. Of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

There were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. There were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (Bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to Alexander The Great was trained this way, according to Morgan). Or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. My horse Patton was trained to do this, and I later taught another horse I had to do the same thing. It is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. Since Patton was already trained for it, all I had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. He knew to settle himself and stay stretched until I was sitting in the saddle ready to go. Every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as I got myself off the ground but before I was in the saddle. Felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. Of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. I always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. But also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. Maybe that is the reason Patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. And I thought I was the boss!

Anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that I was doing the same training that the Ancient Greeks did. And I loved how Xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. Also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a Monster. Xenophon's exact words here are Consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
I love that mindset. It shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

I'm really glad I finally read this classic. I think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. Those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. To me this book proves that the magic is timeless.

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but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
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but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
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but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
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but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
the complete list of sun prepaid promos this, including call, text and internet data promos. Last episode, they really seemed to be stressing the "your previous big bads have had good ideas, but gone nuts with them". I have loved horses and books about them all of my life.years and years ago i would see xenophon's name mentioned in magazine articles and non-fiction books, always referring to this book, the art of horsemanship. i wanted to read it, but never did see a copy until about 10 or 12 years ago in a specialized horse book catalog that i happened upon. i ordered it and when it came i had that wonderful 'oh, finally!' feeling....but then i never read it! i don't know why. i picked it up many times, looked at the illustrations, marveled that i would be able to read a book that is considered almost as fresh and logical as it was back in 350bc when it was written. then i would put it back on the shelf.

but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
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but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
answering all my questions and concerns. In central defense, we had sean from the 1st and da… 208 dan… danny? All afternoon and evening, we always have a fire going in the fireplace, and we come prepared with gifts for our secret santa. i have loved horses and books about them all of my life.years and years ago i would see xenophon's name mentioned in magazine articles and non-fiction books, always referring to this book, the art of horsemanship. i wanted to read it, but never did see a copy until about 10 or 12 years ago in a specialized horse book catalog that i happened upon. i ordered it and when it came i had that wonderful 'oh, finally!' feeling....but then i never read it! i don't know why. i picked it up many times, looked at the illustrations, marveled that i would be able to read a book that is considered almost as fresh and logical as it was back in 350bc when it was written. then i would put it back on the shelf.

but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
We will i have loved horses and books about them all of my life.years and years ago i would see xenophon's name mentioned in magazine articles and non-fiction books, always referring to this book, the art of horsemanship. i wanted to read it, but never did see a copy until about 10 or 12 years ago in a specialized horse book catalog that i happened upon. i ordered it and when it came i had that wonderful 'oh, finally!' feeling....but then i never read it! i don't know why. i picked it up many times, looked at the illustrations, marveled that i would be able to read a book that is considered almost as fresh and logical as it was back in 350bc when it was written. then i would put it back on the shelf.

but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
all do two other brave writer programs this year - jot it down creative writing projects and poetry teatime which we've done all summer so it's becoming a tradition. After successfully authenticating i have loved horses and books about them all of my life.years and years ago i would see xenophon's name mentioned in magazine articles and non-fiction books, always referring to this book, the art of horsemanship. i wanted to read it, but never did see a copy until about 10 or 12 years ago in a specialized horse book catalog that i happened upon. i ordered it and when it came i had that wonderful 'oh, finally!' feeling....but then i never read it! i don't know why. i picked it up many times, looked at the illustrations, marveled that i would be able to read a book that is considered almost as fresh and logical as it was back in 350bc when it was written. then i would put it back on the shelf.

but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
the user, redirect the user along with the jwt payload to the following zendesk endpoint. Settled to life in edinburgh, he soon became a popular dinner guest among society folk and would whip out i have loved horses and books about them all of my life.years and years ago i would see xenophon's name mentioned in magazine articles and non-fiction books, always referring to this book, the art of horsemanship. i wanted to read it, but never did see a copy until about 10 or 12 years ago in a specialized horse book catalog that i happened upon. i ordered it and when it came i had that wonderful 'oh, finally!' feeling....but then i never read it! i don't know why. i picked it up many times, looked at the illustrations, marveled that i would be able to read a book that is considered almost as fresh and logical as it was back in 350bc when it was written. then i would put it back on the shelf.

but lately i have been reading other works from ancient greece, and xenophon began to call me. i picked it up the other day and could barely put it back down. my edition has the original treatise by xenophon, which was translated by m. h. morgan in 1894. there is also an essay by the translator titled the greek riding-horse, where he discusses what is known of the history of the horse in greece. then there is a nifty section called points of the horse, where morgan gives us his translations of ten greek and roman authors describing the perfect horse. this was a treat because xenophon himself mentioned a man named simon, supposed to be a superb horseman, and one of the first to write what you could call a guide to the horse. if you know me, you will know that at
this point i was wishing i could read simon, so when i got to this section and found that it included all that remains of simon's book on the horse, i was enchanted!

there is also a large and invaluable grouping of footnotes; and one last section that explains the illustrations the translator chose to use throughout the book. i liked morgan's style, it complemented xenophon to the point where i felt as though i were sitting in the barn having a good long horse chat with them both.

but about the actual treatise by xenophon. it was written (according to one of those wonderful footnotes) as a guide for younger men, perhaps even intended for xenophon's two sons. he covers such information as how to judge the horse you are looking at (always begin with the feet!), how to keep him healthy and happy in the stable, how to teach your groom to care for him properly, how to train and exercise the horse. of course in those days most riding horses were meant for war, not just to go tootling around the park bridle path on a pretty afternoon, so most of the training was meant to create a supple and willing battle mount.

there were no saddles or stirrups at that time, so there are comments about how to mount using your spear as a vault, and the idea of training your horse to 'settle down' so you can hop on easily. there were two ways to do this: you could teach your horse to kneel down in front (bucephalus the
famous warhorse belonging to alexander the great was trained this way, according to morgan). or you could have the horse stretch his fore and hind feet apart, which lowers the body. my horse patton was trained to do this, and i later taught another horse i had to do the same thing. it is really quite simple to do and easy for the horse to learn. since patton was already trained for it, all i had to do to get him to stretch was give a little nudge on his withers in front of the saddle. he knew to settle himself and stay stretched until i was sitting in the saddle ready to go. every so often he would be extra excited and raring to get going on our daily desert rides, and he would step forward with his hind feet as soon as i got myself off the ground but before i was in the saddle. felt sort of like having a non-moving escalator suddenly come to life. of course, he was not supposed to do such a thing, even though it was just from high spirits. i always got back down and started over when that happened, because a horse needs to know that when they are expected to do something, they must do it properly, high spirits or not. but also on such days, after the first mile out (always
walk that one, as well as the last mile back) we would head for a particular dry creekbed we liked, and have a glorious gallop. maybe that is the reason patton would stand up in the first place....to get to have a full-blast run. and i thought i was the boss!

anyway, getting back to the book, it tickled me no end to see that i was doing the same training that the ancient greeks did. and i loved how xenophon says to take your horse all over and show him everything you can think of that he will have to face. also that you should never punish your horse for simply being a horse: if he spooks at something you must not lose your temper or else he will never get over thinking that he has truly seen a monster. xenophon's exact words here are consequently, when your horse shies at an object and is unwilling to go up to it, he should be shown that there is nothing fearful in it, least of all to a courageous horse like him; but if this fails,
touch the object yourself that seems so dreadful to him, and lead him up to it with gentleness.
i love that mindset. it shows he truly knew and understood the way a horse thinks, and the way to help them be the wonderful partners they have the potential to be.

i'm really glad i finally read this classic. i think anyone who has horses in their life should read it, preferably in the barn with your horse looking over your shoulder. those of us who love horses know the magic created when horses and humans work well together, whether on the battle field or in the riding ring. to me this book proves that the magic is timeless.
his telescope to entertain the ladies on a suitably starbright evening.

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