I am really happy that GaWaNi Pony Boy made this amazing book about the connection of women and horses. I first heard about it when I saw him on Larry King Live with Bo Derek, Terry Ventura and Chaia King the latter two are actually in the book and thought it might be an interesting read. It's a book which captures, in physical form, the ephemeral relationship we have with our 'mulies. This book explores the relationships we, as women, have with our beasties, and does so beautifully. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. This book is a great book! In my view, men have just as much inherent potential and capacity to be the sensitive, talented equestrian.
He and his 11-year-old equine partner, Kola, have traveled to schools, universities and equine events providing training clinics for the past 10 years. Beautiful artwork and a gorgeous layout make this pleasing to the eye, and the thoughts and words will move your heart. Perhaps more important a must read for any parent considering buying a horse for their childern. It makes you laugh, cry, everything. The intense emotion and enthusiasm that these women express towards their love of horses really hit home for me.
Markings do not interfere with readability. Through the words of 22 women from all walks of life: cowgirls to princesses; barrel racers to show jumpers; we see the intricate, emotional, complex relationship that women have with their horses. To buy this book at the lowest price,. It's rather surprising that a man could do so, but given this man's expertise with horses, I suppose not so much so. GaWaNi Pony Boy's unique approach to horses is captured in these five books from BowTie Press. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
Its nice to finally find a book and be able to read it and see that finally their are other women out there that understand the same relationships and love for horses as I do, I couldnt put it down. I do think that girls are socialized in such a way that horses are one of several explicitly approved hobbies in which we can invest our time and passion without much push back. It's about time, GaWaNi has done it again. Pony focuses more on teaching the human how to communicate his desires to the horse than he does on teaching the horse to perform. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. If you are a horse lover you will love this book.
The book has an essay on horses by each of the women featured, and is illustrated with beautiful photographs, expressive watercolors, textural oils, and graceful line drawings. Rather, he learned through trial-and-error and by questioning respected tribal elders. I do think that girls are socialized in such a way that horses are one of several explicitly approved hobbies in which we can invest our time and passion without much push back. I highly recommend this book to collect and cherish. It was just an all around great book! The original price is quite expensive because it is a large coffee table type book with absolutely gorgeous pictures in it. If you're looking for a gorgeous book to celebrate the special bond between horses and women, this is the one to buy.
I've been riding on and off all my life since my grandfather put me on a horse at the tender age of three. It just means that, like girls who love football or boxing, boys with equestrian skills and desire will have a more difficult adjustment in light of our institutionalized notions of gender-appropriate activity. I have this on my coffee table and come back to it time and time again. A very compelling and insightful book for anyone who has a passion for this magnificient animal. I got such a good deal on this book through Amazon used books that I could never complain. Pony, a mixed-blood Tsa-la-gi Cherokee , did not learn horsemanship from formal classes. Boys, on the other hand, are encouraged forced? We traveled all over the country, performing traditional music and dance at fairs and expositions.
Boys, on the other hand, are encouraged forced? This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. It seems that almost all little girls in North America love horses and Of Women and Horses: Essays by Various Horse Women - Kindle edition by Gawani Pony Boy, Gabrielle Boiselle. But more importantly, I lived with these men, many of whom were in their seventies, and I listened every day to their wonderful stories. The book also contains short stories and quotes that embody the American Indian mind-set. Sarah said: I don't by GaWaNi Pony Boy Editor , Gabrielle Boiselle Photographer.
Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials. GaWaNi Pony Boy has earned a name for himself in the horsemanship world. I know many men who are wonderful with horses. Pony is not only recognized throughout the country as an authority on horsemanship but is also considered an innovative educator in the field of American Indian history. I've had several friends try to make off with it - but told them to get their own! I honor and identify with all the women who have been so powerfully influenced by horses throughout their lives.
The photographs and artwork are beautiful. Pony has done an outstanding job. The 145-page hardcover book is printed on high-quality paper with full-color illustrations and breathtaking photographs by Gabriell Boiselle on nearly every page. After all — the horse already knows how to walk, run and jump. The stories are heartwarming and a joy to read. Mine came is excellent condition and looked like it had never been opened. I've read it over and over again, needless to say I have lost many hours of sleep because I just can't unglue myself from it.