Mark Rashid is an internationally acclaimed horse trainer known for his ability to understand the horse's point of view and solve difficult problems with communication rather than force. He began working with horses at age ten, when he met the “old man” who taught him to work with horses, not against them, and to listen to what the horse is trying to say. Rashid then studied the martial arts as a way to improve his horsemanship, and he has now earned a third-degree black belt in Yoshinkan aikido, teaches the “way of harmony” in the local dojo, and is the founder of aibado. Rashid has been a guest on NPR and was featured on the Nature series. He is the author of many bestselling books, including Finding the Missed Path, Journey to Softness, and Out of the Wild, a novel and major motion picture. Rashid's clinics are immensely popular around the world. He lives in Estes Park, Colorado (markrashid.com).
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