Forward Motion: Horses, Humans, and the Competitive Enterprise
- Publish Date: 1996-02-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Holly Menino
Traces the unique & lengthy history of the fellowship between humans & horses, using the Olympic equestrian sports as a narrative backdrop. Menino focuses on three leading American riders: Anne Kursinski, a trainer who dominates show jumping & who qualified for the Olympic team; Keith Taylor, who participates in combined training at the international level; & Lendon Gray, an iconoclastic performer who competes in dressage. She directs her penetrating eye at their horses with equal interest: Eros; Play Me Right; Faktor; & Last Scene. A fascinating account of world-class riding & a moving investigation of the interaction between people & horses.