The Highly Anticipated New Book from Monty Roberts
Horse Books - Press Release
The highly anticipated new book from Monty Roberts, author of the international bestseller The Man Who Listens to Horses, on sale September 1, 2005! Trafalgar Square Publishing is very pleased to announce The Horses in My Life, the eagerly awaited new book from “the man who listens to horses.” Monty Roberts, celebrated horse trainer and creator of Join-Up®—the world-renowned and revolutionary equine training technique and philosophy—here shares the stories of 52 of his best-loved horses, from Ginger the retired ranch horse, to stakes-winning Thoroughbred racehorses, to Shy Boy, star of the popular PBS documentary and best-selling book. Readers accompany Monty as he revisits the past 60 years and hear firsthand how the horses he worked with each contributed something unique to his understanding of their kind. An unfailing good read, The Horses in My Life will reaffirm your belief in the power of the horse-human relationship.
MONTY ROBERTS was all but born in the saddle and won his first riding trophy at the age of four. He spent most of his life as a professional horse trainer and, with the support and encouragement of HM The Queen, brought his non-violent training techniques to the attention of a worldwide audience. Now Monty spends ten months a year on the road taking his message, “Violence is never the answer,” to a global audience. With over 1,500 demonstrations of his technique performed on 6,000 horses in 22 countries and witnessed by hundreds of thousands of people, this message is being listened to as never before. He lives with his wife, Pat, at Flag Is Up Farms in Solvang, California.
256 pp ∙ 7 x 9 ∙ 31 color and 20 b/w photos ∙ 1 57076 323 2 ∙ $29.95 hardcover