Between the Reins
Between the ReinsA Continuing Journey into Honest HorsemanshipEquestrian journalist and author, Tom Moates, is back with more chronicles of his ... Show synopsis Between the ReinsA Continuing Journey into Honest HorsemanshipEquestrian journalist and author, Tom Moates, is back with more chronicles of his earnest attempts to improve his horsemanship skills with the tolerant guidance of renowned horsemanship clinician, Harry Whitney. This follow up to A Horse 's Thought contains fresh equine adventures and insights as Moates tirelessly pursues to understand Whitney 's uncanny ability to see things from the horse 's point of view. Western Horseman says of the work: Between the Reins tells the story of a horseman who has survived the introductory phases of an equestrian education, and is now venturing forward past the clich?'s of the clinic scene.... A skilled storyteller and gifted writer, Moates 's ongoing contributions to the equestrian literary canon make for inspiring reading. Whether riding at home in Virginia 's Blue Ridge Mountains, traveling to audit Whitney 's clinics in various states, or getting bucked off again while riding in a clinic himself--vital lessons unfold in these pages as Moates increasingly comes to a deeper understanding of horses and what goes on in that space Between the Reins.