• Considering the Horse

  • Tales of Problems Solved and Lessons Learned
  • By: Mark Rashid
  • Narrated by: Kevin Young
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 07-01-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.8 (145 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

Own an unruly horse? Thinking about purchasing a horse but don't exactly know what to expect once you do? Ever wondered what and how a horse thinks? Mark Rashid tells stories that provide horse owners and potential buyers with the best training solutions - straight from the horse's mouth. By considering the horse's point of view, he explores a variety of solutions to common training problem like head tossing, trailer loading, mounting problems, and more. After years of training and teaching, Rashid assures you that you don't need to sell that rebellious horse of yours, and there's no need to panic if you just bought a horse with a problem and don't know what to do. More likely than not, the answers are here for you.
©1993, 2010, 2014 Mark Rashid (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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4 out of 5 stars
By Jean on 10-29-15


This is primarily a book about techniques and problems regarding horse training. I am known as a horse nut. I have had horses all my life until recently and I grew up on a cattle/horse ranch. So needless to say I am very interested in the topic of the book.

Rashid discusses the most serious problems horses face that of the human attitude and temper. The author uses logical explanations and personal stories to explore and explain the root behavioral and training problems. The author tries to look at a situation from the viewpoint of the horse and proceed from there. Rashid attempts to explain why horses react in certain way and what you can do to counter it. The author adds a note of humor to his writing so it makes the book entertaining while the reader learns something. The book is well written. If you are a horse lover you will enjoy the book. Kevin Young does a good job narrating the book.

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6 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Erik on 07-20-15

Great book. It improves the way I see horses

It was a great book, change the way I see horses. I really recommend it to go over and over the lessons again

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5 out of 5 stars
By Lara on 03-25-15

Another great book

Just another great book with so much learning and personable accessible information. My favourite part for me (though sad) was in the last chapter of how animals try to communicate with us. It would make relationships with our animals so much better as well as more productive if we would try to understand what they are trying to tell us a little more. I love Mark Rachid's writing style.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Jo Huggins on 03-14-18

loved it.

I found this very book thought provoking and engaging. I have learned a lot , I have smiled and been sad listening to some of the stories. A

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