Lesley Neuman: The First Touch Gentling Your Mustang $45.00
Lesley works with 3 wild horses at a BLM adoption, and very clearly explains what is happening, what she is doing, & what she sees in each horse as it progresses. Study this video and you can learn "pressure and release" gentling techniques to gentle your own new mustang!
Help for Burro adopters! Crystal Ward Donkey Training
All the basics of gentling, handling, and training. A MUST for new burro adopters! Good for domestic donkeys, too!
A SHORT HISTORY OF HORSES IN AMERICA "If I had more time, I would have written less" - Mark Twain
Did you know that horses originated in North America?
They evolved here and thrived in their modern form for many thousands of years before disappearing 8,000 - 10,000 years ago. When European explorers re-introduced them, the horses were simply returning home.
Wild Horse Controversy by Heather Smith Thomas A fascinating and well-researched history of wild horses in America, written in 1979. Much more thorough than many wild horse histories, and more balanced than many books with an agenda - whether for or against Mustangs.
The long title says it all. Hope Ryden was a journalist who became a prominent activist in the struggle to get the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act passed, and to influence development of the BLM wild horse and burro program as we know it today.