Everything I Know About Life I Learned From My Horse

Everything I Know About Life I Learned From My Horse

by Gwen Petersen

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Overview

Gwen Petersen earlier enlightened us on the joys of shoveling manure. Now, in this delightful new collection of pithy and hilarious essays, she explains how her philosophy of life comes with a good dose of horse sense. Here’s advice on how to fall off a horse with style, dressing to avoid embarrassing your equine friend, 1,001 uses for bag balm, perfecting the care and feeding of veterinarians and farriers, cattle drives and brandings, and falling in love all over again (with a horse, that is). Petersen’s words are as amusing as they are instructive, and whether you’re a horse lover or simply someone in need of a down-to-earth laugh, this is a book you won’t want to miss.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616731526
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 11/10/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Gwen Petersen lives near Big Timber, Montana, where she raises miniature horses and works on her attitude. In addition, this Erma Bombeck of the barnyard writes a regular column for the Fence Post, performs at cowboy-poetry gatherings, and ramrods the annual Sagebrush Writers Workshop. She is the author of How to Shovel Manure and The Greenhorn’s Guide to the Woolly West. http://www.cowboypoetry.com/gwenpetersen.htm

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Everything I Know About Life I Learned From My Horse is a memorable book for its equine and human characters: a wandering, social butterfly of a horse who thinks he is a king; a ranch owner’s wife who collects “flamingo art, flamingo ceramics, and flamingo doodads” and a narrator who is consistently above-board with what’s on her mind…To read this book is to join Petersen around a campfire, slapping knees together at the adventuresome blessing that is the horse life…At once a humorous memoir and legitimate guidebook, this book is an up-close-and-personal introduction to the cowgirl’s days and the charm of the horses that fill them.

Foreword September/October 2009

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