NEW from Mark Rashid, Favorites from Thelwell and Sean Patrick, and Fitness for a Horse-Crazy Lifestyle   

Trafalgar Square Books ( is thrilled to announce four hot summer releases, now available from their online bookstore and wherever quality horse books are sold:

For the Love of the Horse: Looking Back, Looking Forward by Mark Rashid

Over 30 years ago, renowned horseman and popular storyteller Mark Rashid’s first book, Considering the Horse, was published. In it he shared his experiences with horses and people, subtly delivering practical lessons in horsemanship and life in a conversational style that resonated with audiences around the world. Now Rashid considers all that has happened in the years that have passed since that first book was published.

208 pages | Watch the book trailer:

Penelope Rides Again: 100th Anniversary Edition by Norman Thelwell

Many years have passed since Penelope Rides Again was last widely available in print. But now Norman Thelwell’s best-loved characters, the feisty Penelope and Kipper, are back in this special 100th Anniversary Edition in honor of Norman Thelwell’s Centenary.

96 pp | 96 b&w cartoons | Watch the book trailer:

The Modern Horseman’s Countdown to Broke: Real Do-It-Yourself Horse Training in 33 Comprehensive Steps by Sean Patrick (New Edition)

Professional horseman Sean Patrick’s now legendary Countdown is the most clear, thorough, “doable” system of horse training available. Quite simply, you begin at Lesson Number 33 and count your way down through the basic exercises—the “primary education”—every horse needs. The ultimate guide to the “complete” riding horse—whether a performance, working, or “just for fun” prospect.

256 pages | 288 color photographs | Watch the book trailer:

Ultimate Exercise Routines for Riders: Fitness That Fits a Horse-Crazy Lifestyle by Laura Crump Anderson

Most riders argue they simply don’t have the time to work out and still give their horses the time they need, so certified personal trainer Laura Crump Anderson has written a book that specifically targets the ever-present dilemma of how to fit fitness into a horse-crazy lifestyle.

176 pages | 150 color photographs | Watch the book trailer:

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