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Monday, January 23, 2012

The horse trainer for War Horse is visiting today!
(Free books today - next post down.)
I have to feature this book today as the lady who trained the horses for the movie, War Horse,  Zelie Bullen, is coming here today to see our horses: Horses Of Gold . It is a lovely, emotional story, along the lines of a modern day Black Beauty as the wonderful Joey changes hands several times during the course of war. The scene on the battlefield where Joey is loose and goes through the razor wire is every horse person's nightmare, and I know that scene in the movie had even the hardest hearts crying. Zelie trained those horses beautifully - if you see the movie, consider the calmness, trust and contentment in their faces - none of fear or nervousness that marked some of the 'trained' horses in movies of long ago. Australian readers will recognise the name 'Bullen' in relation to the circus - and, yes, same family, just with horse training. It's only $4.99 and is great reading for all ages.

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