Zen Mind, Zen Horse is the 2012 Nautilus Gold Winner for Animal/Nature "Books That Are Changing the World."

The Nautilus Gold Award recognizes distinguished literary contributions that promote spiritual growth, conscious living, high-level wellness, green values, responsible leadership and positive social change...while at the same time stimulating the "imagination" and offering the reader "new possibilities" for a better life and a better world.

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A Groundbreaking Approach to Horse Training:
Zen Mind, Zen Horse

Throughout their evolution, equines have developed powerful right-brain survival skills, including the ability
to communicate nonverbally. This stands in stark contrast
to the left-brain dominance humans have perfected to become masters of our environment, using the supreme
tool of spoken communication.

In Zen Mind, Zen Horse, Dr. Allan Hamilton draws on his scientific understanding of the brain and offers a new approach to horse training based on achieving a quiet mind, expanding expanding our intuitive awareness, and learning the wordless, right-brain communication process of equines. Download PDF



How Taking a Walk with a Horse Can Change Your Life: Zen Mind, Zen Horse

Using a scientific understanding of the spiritual traditions in horsemanship, Zen Mind, Zen Horse offers readers a unique perspective on life. Horses can help us reconnect with others and the universe itself, rediscover peace and mindfulness, and become our best selves. The result is a profound deepening of the horse-human connection and enhancement of the human’s spiritual experience. Download PDF


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