"Bread may feed my body but my horse feeds my soul." Unknown
HORSES are the epitome of grace, power, and freedom. They also have an ability to touch our souls and connect with our hearts in a way that few other animals can.
From a little girl's first pony to a gnarled cowboy's last quarter horse, they can offer us some of our deepest friendships and inspire us to be the best version of ourselves.
And you don't need to be a horse lover to fall in love with Spirit: A book of happiness for horse lovers a compendium of enduring quotes that capture the essence of our affection for these magnificent animals.
Some quotes are by famous people (Winston Churchill, Nathaniel Hawthorne, William Faulkner, Dale Carnegie, Ralph Waldo Emerson), others not; some are philosophical, others light-hearted - all are memorable.
From the smallest pony to the largest draft horse, our equine friends possess a nobility of spirit and a timneless wisdom that horse lovers everywhere instinctively recognise.
Accompanied by stunning photography Spirit will make a wonderful present for the horse lover in your life or even as a treat for yourself. You'll be guaranteed to go back to it again and again to appreciate the stunning images of these magnificent animals and reflect on the quotes which range from the deep and meaningful to the amusing.
The book is scheduled for publication by Exisle Publishing in October and is the third in an animal series, the others being Woof and Meow. It can be pre-ordered.
Anouska Jones is a book editor, publisher, reviewer and author, who has worked in publishing for over twenty years. She and her family live on a rural property with three horses, two dogs, one budgie and five chickens.
The book is due for release October 2017 and can be preordered.
- Spirit. $29.99, www.exislepublishing.com.au