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How the "Horse Whisperer" Trains Wild Horses

Long before the "dog whisperer," Cesar Milan, there was the "horse whisperer."

Monty Roberts was raised in the horse business. He learned there was one way to train horses: by "breaking" them. Through domination and force, which at times included striking the horse with whips or even tying and suspending the horse's feet and legs, a trainer would impose his will upon the animal until it reached the conclusion that total submission was the only way to survive.

In his early teen years Roberts ...

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