Trafalgar Square Books is pleased to announce the release of Horse Schools: The International Guide to Universities, Colleges, Preparatory and Secondary Schools, and Specialty Equine Programs by Angelia Almos. Completely revised and updated for 2007, this comprehensive reference guide features more than 580 horse-related schools and specialty programs throughout the world. It is the best source of information available to parents of horse-crazy children, college-bound equestrians who wish to compete, and students desiring a career with horses. Within its pages you will find a self-quiz to help determine what school is most appropriate for a prospective student; lists of hundreds of possible fields of study and equestrian careers; a compendium of equine oriented scholarships; international listings of intercollegiate and interscholastic equestrian associations; and contact information for equestrian federations around the world. School profiles include contact information, e-mail addresses and Web sites, degrees and majors offered, facility descriptions, tuition and horse-related expense estimates, and summaries of opportunities available to compete.
Angelia Almos has been riding and training horses in a variety of disciplines for most of her life. She has authored numerous articles in equine publications such as Horse Illustrated, Young Rider Magazine, and Blaze Magazine, and she currently writes a monthly column for EquinePost.com where she offers advice and discusses the often daunting aspects of choosing the right horse school or equine-oriented career. She travels nationwide providing her unique seminars at expos and provides one-on-one counseling to prospective students through her Web site, www.horseschools.net. Almos lives in Lake Tahoe, California, with her husband and daughters.
288 pp • 8 ½ x 11 ∙ 978 1 57076 348 9 • $24.95 paperback