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.
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.
Discovering a skinny, neglected pony near a vacant house, the Pony Pals learn that the horse is being sold for salvage and that they will have to trespass on private property if they are to save him. Original.
Adam Goodfellow and Nicole Golding run a stable in the Cotswolds and specialise in curing problem horses. It's never an easy task, and often requires changing the habits of the owner as much as the horse. The pair have travelled a long way to get where they are today - but they've been united by a common passion. After a chance meeting with Monty Roberts, they gave up everything to live out their dreams and show that it's possible for ordinary people to become 'horse whisperers'. Their world is extraordinary, particularly through their unusual methods of teaching, and as you meet the cast of characters, both animals and humans, that surround them, you'll find it impossible not to be won over by their life.
Set against the exciting backdrop in the chase for the Triple Crown and filled with mystical surprises. Season can make a horse run and Ty's heart race. Season Moriarty is fey and druid. Now she has landed the dream job that will test all of her skills and abilities. Ty Masters runs his business with an iron fist. Season challenges him, infuriates him, captivates him, and even intimidates him. But can she make a Triple Crown winner out of his willful colt? Mysterious threats bring them together in another race. The stakes for the Triple Crown rise and the unknown identity of who wants to destroy Ty continues, so do thier fiery sparks.
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.
Canada and Canadians in Feature Films
Author: Canadian Film Project
Publisher: Guelph, Ont. : Canadian Film Project, University of Guelph
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.