Wild Horse Diaries

Wild Horse Diaries An inspirational memoir about taming wild horses and fulfilling impossible dreams What that girl needs is a pony So said the poet WH Auden to Lizzie Spender s father when Lizzie was eight Auden backed

  • Title: Wild Horse Diaries
  • Author: Lizzie Spender
  • ISBN: 9780719564215
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An inspirational memoir about taming wild horses and fulfilling impossible dreams What that girl needs is a pony So said the poet WH Auden to Lizzie Spender s father when Lizzie was eight Auden backed up his words with a cheque for GBP 50 but the horse never happened Years later fate presented her with a horse But fate had been dramatic it was a wild horse that sheAn inspirational memoir about taming wild horses and fulfilling impossible dreams What that girl needs is a pony So said the poet WH Auden to Lizzie Spender s father when Lizzie was eight Auden backed up his words with a cheque for GBP 50 but the horse never happened Years later fate presented her with a horse But fate had been dramatic it was a wild horse that she d seen from a helicopter above the red earth of the Kimberley the ancient, remote, uninhabited north west of Australia The owner of the cattle station told Lizzie to consider it hers but Lizzie decided it wasn t enough to know her horse was out there She wanted to go back and find her horse, catch it, train it, transport it thousands of miles home to Sydney She turned that dream into a reality in an extraordinary adventure It was tough, frustrating, and beset with difficulties an unpunctual horse whisperer, an Australian outback full of wild creatures, the sheer mechanics of building the yards But it was also a unique opportunity in which she got to know the wild horses, watched the horse whisperer achieve miracles and took two horses on an arduous journey back to civilisation satisfaction of conquering her doubts, this is an inspirational tale, alive with the character of the Australian outback, one of the last remaining wildernesses.

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    1 thought on “Wild Horse Diaries”

    1. The author grew up with a good background and was fond of horses. She rode with well-off people in England and Ireland and her godfather was Laurence Van Der Post.Flying over Australia with friends in recent times she saw a chestnut colt with a blaze running with a mob of brumbies and set her heart on having him. She talked to the owner of the land who agreed she could try to catch him. This involved quite a lot of work, bringing a mob into a corral or yard. However by this time the author had g [...]

    2. A great memoir of a woman who pursues her dream of owning a horse. She follows quite an unconventional route - capturing and breaking a brumbie in the Australian outback. This story is, as the title suggests, a journal of a writer's trials to fulfill a childhood dream; but it also had wonderful side stories thanks to the author's colorful life growing up and living among creative/famous people whose names will be recognizable to most (Peter O'Toole, Richard Branson, Anjelica Huston, etc.) Highly [...]

    3. I loved the horse parts of the story but disliked Lizzy Spender more and more as I read. I think she is privileged, bratty and likes to name-drop.It was interesting for me to read a autobiography where I didn't like the author but still liked the story.

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