This is the real-life story of Monsieur Chapeau, a wild, orphaned Exmoor pony foal found severely malnourished with pneumonia on the moors of Exmoor and how he survived and thrived beyond all expectations - bringing with him the secrets of ...
Author: Dawn Westcott
This is the real-life story of Monsieur Chapeau, a wild, orphaned Exmoor pony foal found severely malnourished with pneumonia on the moors of Exmoor and how he survived and thrived beyond all expectations - bringing with him the secrets of how to create a bond of trust and friendship with the wild Exmoor ponies.
This is an opportunity to catchup with adorable orphan Monsieur Chapeau and his friends and majestic stallion Bear,as their lives evolve and entwine with the wild herds of Exmoor.
Author: Dawn Westcott
Wild Herd Whispering is about the incredible Exmoor ponies as they reveal their truenatures through the world of herd energy and dynamics.Starting with the dramatic winter arrival from the moor of a tiny five week oldwild-born foal who faces the bleakest future, it is the big herd at Holt Ball Farm thatdecides how she will survive and thrive. The book follows the adventures of the ponies,revealing characters and behaviours that take you on a heart-rending, thoughtprovokingand enriching journey of equine enlightenment. This is an opportunity to catchup with adorable orphan Monsieur Chapeau and his friends and majestic stallion Bear,as their lives evolve and entwine with the wild herds of Exmoor. It follows the endearing,exciting and at times perilous experiences of the ponies ¿ including unwelcome nighttime adventures, the quest to find foals lost in the wilderness and an entire moorlandherd in jeopardy. With an expanding herd and challenges to face, author Dawn Westcottlooks to the ponies themselves for help and inspiration: they in turn respond in a way thatoffers magical insights into what is going on in their hearts and minds.This book is an invaluable reference for people interested in better understandingand winning the trust and friendship of ponies. It also highlights the challenges ofsafeguarding the endangered Exmoor ponies of Exmoor National Park.
The author also brings history back to life through compelling tales of the ghosts of Chincoteague Island's past. Chincoteague Pony fans young and old will enjoy this vibrant book of facts and rhyming verse.
Author: Aspen Willow
The world-famous Chincoteague Pony Swim is one of the oldest equine events in history still taking place today. This breathtaking event is saturated in tradition that goes far beyond the Saltwater Cowboys rounding up the band of wild ponies roaming free on Assateague Island and herding them through the choppy waters of the narrow channel to Chincoteague. C is for Chincoteague Pony follows the alphabet as it reveals facts about the events surrounding the Chincoteague Pony Swim and the ponies that call Assateague Island their home. The author also brings history back to life through compelling tales of the ghosts of Chincoteague Island's past. Chincoteague Pony fans young and old will enjoy this vibrant book of facts and rhyming verse.
“But the Old One held on to the Wind as if She were a wild pony and sang to Her
the words He had heard in His dream that was not a dream. ... For thirteen moons
it was so, and then, in the Moon of the Whispering Wind, She began to tire.
Author: P. D. Cacek
Publisher: Crossroad Press
Listen to the leaves rustling. Hear the wind building. These could the first signs that Gideon Berlander has found you. They could be the last sounds you hear. Gideon hasn’t been the same since that terrifying night in the cave, the night he changed forever—the night he became a wind caller. But the power to call upon and control the unimaginable force of the wind it all its fury has warped him, twisted his mind, and unleashed a virtually unstoppable monster. Those who oppose Gideon are destroyed … horribly. No one can escape the wind. And no one—not even Gideon—knows what nightmarish secrets wait in its swirling grasp.
Shetland Ponies were first used for pulling carts, carrying peat and other items,
and plowing farmland. Thousands of Shetlands ... You might get a wild, crazy ride
from a “shortstuff” mount that you never bargained for! The Tennessee Walking ...
Author: Marsha Hubler
"A wild horse and an angry young woman. Is there a secret to taming them both?Wanda Stallord is a wild, nasty handful when she first comes to Keystone Stables, and Skye is put off by the teenager’s grungy clothes and thirst for trouble. The former gang member is a lot like Keystone’s other recent arrival, a beautiful but uncontrollable Mustang called Rebel.Skye wants to help Wanda, but she seems interested only in shooting pool and handing out insults. But as she practices the gentle art of horse whispering with Rebel, Skye discovers a key that just might open up for Wanda’s fearful, lonely heart to the healing power of God’s love."
The second book is Nicholas Goes To Pony Swim!
Author: Gordan Cuthrell
The second book is Nicholas Goes To Pony Swim! It is a 28 page plus cover soft cover book. It is a local book describing a little boy's first exciting trip to the Chincoteague Island Pony Swim. This annual event features 100-200 wild ponies swimming from one island to another and 30,000 to 40,000 spectators watching, including a small town carnival. The book displays and describes the little boy's activities that occur throughout the day. Each page has a small horseshoe hidden for the kids to find. This book is a pictorial description of the events described in Marguerite Henry's 1947 book Misty of Chincoteague.
Chevalia is an enchanted island where ponies and horses rule, its magic powered by eight golden horseshoes hanging in the royal castle.
Author: Chloe Ryder
Publisher: A&C Black
Be transported to the enchanted island of Chevalia for princesses, ponies, and magical adventure in this irresistible megaseries for young readers.