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The Path of the Horse eBook on Kindle takes the reader beyond the Path of the Horse documentary, following Stormy May's path in the years following the release of the movie. Originally released in 2012 and updated in 2016.

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Path of the Horse book review by Monica Marlowe

 

We’re starting to collect reviews from the advance copies of the book we’ve sent out.  Here’s a wonderful one we received today.

Review of The Path of the Horse book by Monica Marlowe:
 
In The Path of the Horse: From Competition to Compassion Stormy May candidly shares her personal journey from being an accomplished horse trainer and competition judge to being together with horses – and humans – in heart and spirit. Using stunning photography, beautiful artwork, and philosophical quotations, she weaves a tapestry, a vision, of a new world for horses and humans based on love, peace, and compassion.
 
Faced with new information about riding and standard horse training practices, she takes the reader along on her journey into herself, into her own heart, and asks us to do the same.  Stormy May’s story is compelling, thought-provoking, and heart-opening. Her journey is both an inspiration and an invitation to look at horses and at life through the eyes of your heart.
 
Stormy May’s story completely changed my relationship with my own horse and helped me to remember who I truly am. I give this book my highest and most heartfelt recommendation; read it and follow your heart.

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“We must understand that unnecessary articles and goods that a man possesses reduce his power to imbibe happiness from the surroundings.”     -Ivan Illich

The preceding quote is from an article about messages that were passed on through Gandhi’s hut. The perspective of humanity given to us by the author Ivan Illich in 1978 is valuable for anybody who wants to understand the direction we’re going with OurHorses.

Read the full message here and leave comments below:
Gandhi’s message

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Thanks to OurHorses community member Jeanette Johansen for the artwork in this post!

Testimonials

A huge thank you to Stormy and all the teachers in the documentary. My heart is weeping and laughing at the same time, expanding, searching, inviting, imploring and adoring this documentary of the breakthroughs in human thought about Horse. The horse humans who are heartsinging this renewed path within a loving matrix of respect and awareness and consciousness are of the new world we all wish to create.

As we begin to embody this energetic and compassionate understanding at a cellular and holographic level, I envision magnificent change in our partnership with Horse. The elegance and balance of this dance will take our breath away! Our dreams will be filled with the horse’s dreams of infinite possibility. Our days will be full with the beatuy of expressed harmony and peace. And our world will be changed…

Many of us keep reaching for the highest thoughts around this and through our daily choices in thought and deed add our life force to the blazing of this sacred pathway where two life forms have chosen Each Other.

What an honor and privilege the Horse has given us.

Amber Hinton
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