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Elaine Heney

Horse Care, Riding & Training for Kids age 6 to 11 - HARDCOVER

Horse Care, Riding & Training for Kids age 6 to 11 - HARDCOVER

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** Winner of the Best Young Adult Training Book Award at the EQUUS Film & Arts Fest, USA 2023 ***

Enjoy this 'Listening to the Horse' inspired children’s equestrian book, packed full of body language, behavior, horse health, grooming, feeding, safety, tack, groundwork and riding tips for the young rider. Perfect for boys & girls ages 6-11 who love horses & ponies!

This much loved children's book is based on the philosophy of Listenology and listening to the horse, being kind & practicing good horsemanship. It is written by Elaine Heney, the author of the acclaimed ‘Listenology’ book series.

And to make it totally unputdownable, this book is also packed full of horse themed activities including mazes, word scrambles, crosswords & horse themed puzzles. So much fun for kids!

Discover the world of horses with this ‘must read’ book for kids.

Book contents:

  • Instruction to horses
  • What you need to know about horse behaviour
  • The horse handwriting challenge
  • Horse body language explained
  • How to bond with your horse
  • The horse bonding quiz
  • Common horse breeds
  • Find 5 common horse breeds
  • Exploring the horse disciplines
  • Amazing horse colors
  • The horse colours word scramble
  • Introduction to horse anatomy
  • Parts of the horse’s body challenge
  • The equine skeleton
  • Discover your horse’s teeth
  • Your horse’s feet explained
  • Horse care quiz
  • What every horse needs
  • Equine feeding & environment
  • Common illnesses in horses
  • Helping the sick horse
  • Sick horse word scramble
  • Help the vet maze
  • Grooming your horse
  • Parts of the saddle & bridle
  • Bridles & halters
  • Find the lost saddle puzzle
  • The magic of horse math
  • Important horse safety tips
  • Horse safety quiz
  • Horse rider clothing
  • Advantages of the mounting block
  • Horse training basics for success
  • Starting groundwork with your horse
  • Horse riding & listening to the horse
  • Understanding walk, trot & canter
  • Horse words scramble
  • What not to do with your horse
  • Great horsemanship
  • Pony savings tracker


As seen at the RDS Dublin Horse Show, the Irish Pony Club Festival,  the Irish Pony Club Minimus, the Irish Riding Club Festival, Clonmel Show, Tullow Show & Iverk Show. 

Elaine Heney is the #1 best-selling author, award-winning film-maker, director of Grey Pony Films, and creator of the 'Listening to the Horse™' documentary. She has helped over 120,000+ horse owners in 113 countries to create awesome relationships with their horses. Elaine lives in Ireland with her horses Ozzie & Matilda. Discover Elaine’s series of world renowned online groundwork, riding & training programs at Grey Pony Films.

Book formats

We print paperback and hardcover books, which will be shipped to you in the post.


Please note all orders are printed on demand by my fulfilment company, so they will take 3 working days to be dispatched.

Please allow shipping times of Ireland 7-14 days, USA & Canada 12-18 days, Australia up to 28 days.

If you need your book in a hurry, please choose a priority shipping method. Thanks for your understanding and patience.

Are your kids books suitable for children?

Yes, all our children's books are clean & wholesome. They do not contain any adult content and are suitable for children.

Can I change my order AFTER I've ordered it?

Unfortunately orders cannot be updated or changed, and addresses cannot be changed AFTER an order is made. This is because the ordering system we use is automatic and we cannot update existing orders. 

Please be sure you enter in the correct address and the exact books you want when you order. Thanks for your understanding to help your order go smoothly :)

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