Thursday 8th of April 2021
The Arts

April’s Book List

This month’s book list includes the memoir of a jockey who came back from the dead, the royal biography everyone’s talking about, the book about the key to Ingrid Klimke’s success and 150 delicious barbecue recipes.


Centaur by Declan Murphy and Ami Rao

Coping with your own death, when you are not yet dead, is a strange thing… It is a story of triumph, fear, love and loss, by turns primal, heartbreaking and inspirational, and ultimately, it is the story of hope, and of life. The memoir of the jockey (Declan Murphy) who came back from the dead.

Finding the Missed Path: The Art of Restarting Horses by Mark Rashid

A book specifically aimed at those restarting a horse whose first training experience was harmful or lacking.It guides the reader through practical steps for retraining their horse. The author uses simple techniques pinpoints the causes of equine distress that make a horse’s life in the company of humans sometimes difficult.

Racing Post Guide to the Flat 2017

Exclusive, extended trainer interviews, profiles of over 250 horses to run during 2017, specialist selections for horses to follow, dark horses unearthed and set to shine and Topspeed and Racing Post Ratings.

Prince Charles: ‘The misunderstood Prince’ by Sally Bedell Smith

Drawing on extensive access to the Royal Family’s inner circle, Sally Bedell Smith delivers unprecedented insights into Prince Charles, a man who possesses a fiercely independent spirit, and yet has spent his life in waiting for the ultimate role.

As this sweeping biography shows, Prince Charles is more complicated and compelling than we knew, until now.

‘Brilliant, startling. The royal biography everyone’s talking about’ Daily Mail


Cavaletti by Ingrid Klimke

This handbook describes how to work with cavaletti on the lunge, provides valuable new schooling ideas and inspiration for dressage work, as well as numerous layouts for gymnastic jumping. Every horse, no matter in what discipline it is ridden, will benefit from working with cavalletti. For Olympic champion Ingrid Klimke, riding over cavalletti is key to success. 

Total Recall perfect response training for puppies and adult dogs.

Enjoy your training journey, improve your relationship and have fun with your dog with the international bestseller.

How to Eat Better: How to Shop, Store & Cook to Make Any Food a Superfood

How to Eat Better strips away the fad diets, superfood fixations and Instagram hashtags to give you a straight-talking scientist’s guide to making everyday foods far healthier (and tastier) simply by changing the way you select, store and cook them. With over 80 foolproof recipes to put the theory into practice, James Wong shows you how to make any food a superfood, every time you cook.

Weber’s Complete Barbeque Book: Step-by-step advice and over 150 delicious barbecue recipes

Enjoy over 150 delicious triple-tested recipes for meat, poultry, seafood, vegetables and fruit, as well as invaluable ideas for rubs, marinades and sauces. You will also find expert answers to common questions about barbecuing, plus tips and advice on safety, upkeep, fuel and lighting methods.


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