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Chicken Soup for the Horse Loverís Soul is satisfying read


March 29, 2005     E-mail this page to a friend!

For a great read you can take in a little at a time, grab a Chicken Soup for the Horse Loverís Soul and read outstanding inspirational horse stories reminding us why we all love these animals as much as we do.

This amazing, insightful collection of 95 stories can be digested slowly and will satisfy the most discriminating palate. Authors such as Boots Reynolds of Western Horseman magazine, Monty Roberts, Craig Wilson, a columnist for USA Today, Woody Woodburn, national award-winning sports columnist for The Daily Breeze, Gayle Stewart, contributor to numerous equine publications and winner of the USA Equestrian Media Award, and countless other writers, professionals of various occupations, and horse lovers with a great story to tell, contributed to this collection.

Particularly pleasing is the variety of stories and for those involved in horse racing, an entire section on horses in the racing industry, including a story on Seabiscuit and Funny Cide.

Almost 2,000 stories were received for consideration in this publication. Those selected represent a cross-section of cherished memories, sad moments, and great partnerships, and honor treasured friends.

Those westerners who know any of the history of Edgar Brown, a great horsemen who lived in Helena, Montana and built a championship legacy in breeding both cow horses and Quarter Horse race horses, will appreciate the story included in this book, The Destiny of Edgar Brown, written by his grandson Jeff Nauman of Idaho. Edgar Brownís son-in-law, Robert Pulse of Yakima, Washington, stands the stallion Snowbound and also stood Shujet when that horse was alive. Nauman himself raises Quarter Horses and the family competes in reined cow-horse, team penning, and 4-H events, continuing the legacy of Edgar Brown.

Brief biographies on each author are included in the book. Published by Health Communications, Inc. of Deerfield Beach, Florida. Available in bookstores everywhere. List price $12.95 US, $19.95 Canadian.