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GaWaNi PonyBoy
Horse, Follow Closely

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Manufacturer: GaWaNi PonyBoy (View all products by GaWaNi PonyBoy)

Model: Horse, Follow Closely (View all Horse, Follow Closely reviews)

Category: Gifts/Books/Videos

Purchase: This book was given to me by a friend who was passionate about American Indian training techniques. The cover price is $39.95.

Likes: Horse, Follow Closely is illuminated by beautiful photography, and most of the American Indian lore it contains is well written. For the amount of quality color photography, the book is reasonably priced.

Dislikes: This book really wasn't terribly informative as a piece about training. The concepts it covered could have been expressed in less than ten pages. Most of the book is flashy photographs and romantic quotes in large print. Even the information on American Indians is dangerously general in most places. It is not so much a book about training horses as it is a decorative and entertaining read. It's something that would come out of Hollywood.

Quality: The book is well bound, and the photos are well formatted. The writing style is generally good, though wandering. It reads very much like a rambling storyteller telling a tale.

Summary: Pony Boy has some great ideas, but they are detailed sparingly throughout the book.

Rating: 3

Author: Ross Norman

Date: 2005-04-26

Usefulness Rating: 3 out of 5.
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