Essays Tagged: "Horse"

Context of the passage to the Rocking horse Winner

, he wanted it. When the two girls were playing dolls in the nursery, he would sit on his big rocky-horse, charging madly into space, with a frenzy that made the little girls peer at him uneasily. ... ... . ... his eyes had a strange glare in them. The little girls dared not to speak to him."The Rocking-Horse Winner" (1932) is one of D.H Lawrence's most famous short stories, and has endured the test of ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing the poem "mirror" with "At grass"

Comparing Mirror with At GrassAt grass is a poem about retired horses. It explains that the horses are now relaxing in a field. They do not have to race as they on ... soft and wistful. This shows the poem to be a happy poem. Although "memories [probably] plague [the horses] ears like flies" are enjoying their retirement. Before they used to be timed when racing and ... poem on a very negative noteBoth poems describe aging. One is about the retirement of a former racehorse and the other of an old woman. However, At Grass is very positive about the description of wha ...

(2 pages) 25 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Central idea and important character aspects of the narrator in Sherwood Anderson's "I Want To Know Why"

g of age "I Want To Know Why" is the narrative of an adolescent boy whose world revolves around racehorses and the perplexing emotions that surface when he meets the trainer of his favorite horse. In ... except for in the spring; Beckersville becomes somewhat of a stay over for all of those involved in horses and horseracing. For about a week all of the prominent horsemen are in Beckersville and "hors ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Bookreport on the book "Hot Blood" by Ken Englade. I used quotes from the book for dramatic entrance. This book report was used for an oral presentation that lasted 5 minutes.

called the Sandman for nothing. It was true that when he showed up at a facility, otherwise-healthy horses mysteriously went to sleep."When reading the book "Hot Blood" by Ken Englade, I came to reali ... ealize how certain individuals' greed can lead them to coming together to murder someone's champion horses and then to causing the disappearance of the heiress of one of the richest companies in the c ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Equine Learning

Learning and the HorseLearning may be defined as changes in an animal's internal behavioural organisation that depend ... rties of experience of its environment. ( Domjan et al cited in Murphy 2003).Throughout its life, a horse's innate abilities and instinctive responses are shaped, refined and extended by learning. Exp ... nstinctive responses are shaped, refined and extended by learning. Experiences are perceived by the horse through their five senses (sight, hearing, olfaction, taste, touch) which results in the forma ...

(13 pages) 124 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Crest of the Green Leaf: Entry Three

nic spot, when we were overtaken by Lord Eirik and another, much younger, man. Alighting from their horses, Lord Eirik introduced the younger man as Lieutenant Davyn Gaiyone, his son.Davyn would be ac ... g, only to find Mother unconscious in Father's arms. It all happened so quickly. Davyn saddling the horses, instructions from Father to find Rolu, the three of them riding off as fast as the horses co ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Agricultural Tools

edieval times did not have tractors or farm machines as we do today. All that a farmer needed was a horse or ox, a wife and a plough.The mould-board plough was invented after the fall of the Roman emp ... lough which was used to break up ground, or heavy, clay burdened soils.The second invention was the horse collar. The old horse tackle was useless because an animal could not use its full strength. Th ...

(1 pages) 23 1 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is a Groundwork ?

What is a Groundwork ?Anything you do with your horse from the ground can be placed under the heading groundwork. If you're in change of a horse's w ... rhaps a little quality realtionship-building time too! All these tasks are made much easier if your horse is well mannered to handle.The perfect horse will walk by your side when you're leading him, s ... , lift a hoof as soon as you touch it. And the list goes on. While many of us don't own the perfect horse described above, regular, considerate handling should ensure he has respect for his handler an ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Aids

The AidsThe rider gives the horse instructions by means of the aids. There are two types: the natural aids - the rider's seat, h ... r and should be applied in a co-ordinated way. There is little point in using your legs to tell the horse to walk on if your hands are stiff and resistant to its moving.You must be able to use each ha ... o its moving.You must be able to use each hand and leg independently. Your inside hand controls the horse's direction, your outside hand controls the pace, your inside leg creates impulsion, and your ...

(1 pages) 20 1 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Aminal Testing.This essay will explore the moral and ethical issues raised by human superiority over animals, why we shouldn't have any superiority.

eauty', is that of working animals. Black Beauty is a pre-20th century novel, about the life of one horse. The life of this horse was written to show the inhumane way in which horses were being treate ... way in which horses were being treated. They were treated like slaves. Their attitude towards their horses is as if the horses have no interest of their own, they only live to work for humans. Take a ...

(7 pages) 52 2 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Boys and Girls" - Relationship essay

n her before she had even done anything wrong (or 'girly', in his eyes). Before the day she let the horse out, her father seemed to be waiting for the day when she would slip. It was as if he expected ... ather seemed to be waiting for the day when she would slip. It was as if he expected her to let the horse out before it even happened. He categorized her as a foolish, impractical girl, even though sh ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Descriptive Essay

to her, and the feeling of sheer loneliness crept into her mind. Suddenly, she heard the patter of horse hooves on the wet grass. She saw five horses jumped out from the darkness and dashed towards h ... She screamed for help, but her tears and words did not initiate a response. Instead the gate of the horses was the only things audible through the silence. They were approaching her. She could not see ...

(3 pages) 46 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

College Writing Essay: Equestrian.

s were stained with tears, it was obviously going to be a long day. This was the situation at every horse show I attended for the first six months I owned my first horse. We were the perfect team at t ... y parents were encouraging me to stop because I was truly spending more time in the dirt than on my horse, so I made a life altering decision I was going to "quit" showing. Let me tell you "quit" is n ...

(2 pages) 1021 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Descritive Essay: Life on a farm.

Living on the horse farm has to be the most memorable part of my life. Surrounded by fresh air, wide-open space, a ... y fresh air, wide-open space, and peaceful, natural sounds, I cherished every minute spent with the horses. The hot, humid summers were always the laziest parts of life on the farm.Rising early in the ... At the gates, anxious to get their breakfast after a long, cool night in the fields, the impatient horses pawed and neighed, telling me to hurry my step. The beautiful, bay quarter horse, Impressive, ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Creative short (farmer and fish)

The horse in a farm played with matches and lit hay on fire, the fire went out of control and burnt down ... burnt down the farm. The farmer soon loses his whole life style. And all the other animals hate the horse.There is a fish who wants to see fire so bad but he can't because he's in the water.In the old ... e lived a colt in a barn full of animals. The barn was on a pond, which was owned by the farmer.The horse was very young and full of energy. We was the favorite of the barn animals because he was alwa ...

(2 pages) 10 0 4.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Black Beauty

Black Beauty Introduction A story of a horses life filled with kindness and love but also cruelty. This story makes you realize that horse ... feelings to and to never kick or bite anyone. Black Beauty's master decided to break in his horse himself. He slowly but surly got the Black used to wearing saddle, horse shoes and caring a ri ... he was treated greatly and met knew friends. His knew master was Squire Gordon a kind man who loved horses.The black missed his home and all his freedom but he had his friends Ginger and Marylegs. Mar ...

(20 pages) 936 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Black Beauty

auty" is a story that clearly displays the horrific cruelties that animals endure (especially horses). The main character of this novel is the horse Black Beauty. She was a very kind and gentle ... iolent way (no matter how mistreated she was by her owners). Black Beauty was also a very beautiful horse with shiny black fur and a striking white star in the middle of her forehead. She was very ded ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Horses “The Horses” by Edwin Muir is still very

The Horses "The Horses" by Edwin Muir is still very relevant to the 21st century audience even though it ... poet explores a number of exciting images that I will have chosen to investigate in this essay."The Horses" concerns the aftermath of a devastating nuclear war. Edwin Muir describes the sheer horrors ... eird that after the selfish human beings pushed nature further and further out of their life's, the horses came back and forgave the humans and helped them it their time of need. It was a strange rela ...

(4 pages) 9182 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Creative Writing of a Scene

r and more closed in than it is. The next things that can be spotted are the small number of horses roaming around the acre. They range from a russet mare to a rich black colt. The horses run f ... er evaporated. Watching the self-ruling animals causes a feeling of mere splendor. After the horses, the rocks that line the outer banks of a creek catch your attention. Rocks are stacked on to ...

(3 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry