Writing Horses Part 1: Theory

Need a crash course on horse behaviour and how someone should ride a horse in your book? Learn some key elements to make horse life in your book realistic.

Some important things you need to know about horses before you write them into your story are the following:

  • Horses need warming up
  • Horses can’t last long at top speed
  • Horse’s 3 universal cues
  • Horses require a light touch
  • Horses can spook easily
  • Horses are man’s best friend

Also, this Saturday, April 9 at 2 pm EST, J and I are discussing Donald Ray Polluck’s The Heavenly Table. Join us 🙂

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