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Follow the passion and the dream will come true...
Author Marion N. Seidel understands the power of passion andthe reality of dreams coming true! Her first life dream was to work withhorses. Realizing that dream as a jockey is all that she could ever imagine.Her second dream was to live in sunny South Florida which she accomplished afew short years later! Fantasy has no place in Marion's life other than tocreate the beautiful canvas from which she paints her dreams.
In a touching part memoir, part training guide, authorMarion N.Seidel opens the doors and our hearts to the exciting world ofthoroughbred horse racing! In leaving her beloved Germany to live in America, Ms.Seidel soon realized working in the U.S. horse racing market is vastlydifferent than working in the European market. Not knowing the English languageis only one barrier she overcomes -- just as easily as she sails across thefinish lines as an exercise rider!
As she compares the two styles of horse racing, European andAmerican, Marion N. Seidel creates a captivating portrait offering atantalizing glimpse of luxury, sport and equestrian excellence! Get your copyof RACE HORSE TRAINING: COMPARED and enter the breathtaking world ofthoroughbred horse training from a professional who knows her industry and herhandsome horses like nobody's business!
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This book is about my personal experiences and thoughts towards the differences and opposites between two very different worlds of the thoroughbred racing industry. Not everything is glorious about this sport and my words are meant to give every reader the option to think about a different perspective. Making horse racing safer and healthier for our athletes, horses and riders alike, is my priority.From the Back Cover:
RACEHORSE TRAINING: COMPARED is a revolutionary book that throws wide the doors of thoroughbred horse racing - comparing the European training style to that of the U.S. training style. As much a memoir and a testimony of the author's relentless drive to live her dream in the Southern United States, this book is rich fantasy grounded in ruthless reality!
Arriving on the South Florida coast, author Marion N. Seidel soon realized there were many more profound differences between her beloved Germany and her new home in America. Knowing little English but fully versed in thoroughbred horse training,Marion discovered language was not the only barrier she'd have to overcome if she were to make it as an exercise rider or jockey in the United States!
Comparing the two styles of horse racing, European and American, Ms. Seidel offers a captivating glance into the lifestyles of the rich and infamous -- filled with luxury, privilege and the equine excellence. She also reveals many less glamorous practices employed behind the scenes daily. As we indulge in her beautiful view of "The Sport of Kings", we'll never forget the breathtaking world of thoroughbred horse racing shared by a professional who's an expert at horses, training and adventurous living!
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