Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership

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Johnson Books, 2000 - Nature - 169 pages
In his third book, Horses Never Lie, Mark Rashid breaks new ground with the idea that you don't have to be dominant to be a leader to your horse. He challenges the longstanding belief that an owner must be the alpha leader to work effectively with horses. Building on the primary concept of his previous books -- looking at the world from the horse's point of view -- Mark Rashid clearly defines the difference between alpha and passive leaders. He explains how to be a passive leader and illustrates with compelling stories how horses can change from being indifferent or unwilling participants to becoming enthusiastic partners.

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Horse training wisdom and philosophy in the form of anecdotes. Rashid shares his experiences over the years with multiple different horses to illuminate his theories on horsemanship and building a ... Read full review

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An amazing book! The training theory is told through horse stories which make the book highly readable. It has changed my approach to riding and training. Every horse person should read this book! Read full review

Contents

The Question
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The Nature of the Herd
23
The Connection
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