A compatible personality is the most desirable quality in a horse, yet it is much harder to assess than gait or
Dressage trainer Yvonne Barteau describes the four basic equine personality types — social, fearful, aloof, and
Fun and enlightening as it is to analyze equine characteristics, it's just as important to understand how the
Fascinating case studies, stories, and profiles of famous horses and their riders offer readers real-life examples of how compatible personalities work together to achieve great things!
“This is an excellent read for someone looking for a new horse, who feels a conflict with their horse, or who wants to understand human-horse relationships more deeply. Across the disciplines, any serious rider can learn from this book.”
“[Yvonne Barteau’s] methods can open the door to understanding and making a lasting, harmonious connection. Interesting reading!”