About the Au­thor:

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Janet L. Jones, PhD, is a cog­ni­tive sci­en­tist and horse trainer who ap­plies brain re­search to the train­ing of horses and rid­ers. Now pro­fes­sor emerita, she taught the neu­ro­science of per­cep­tion, lan­guage, mem­ory, and thought for 23 years and is the au­thor of three books. Jones be­gan rid­ing at age 7, qual­i­fied for the U.S. Olympic jumper pro­gram, and worked at a large train­ing sta­ble for many years. She has schooled hun­dreds of green or dif­fi­cult horses and com­peted in hunter, jumper, hal­ter, rein­ing and Western plea­sure dis­ci­plines. She owns a 17.1-hand offthe-track Thor­ough­bred who makes ev­ery day in­ter­est­ing. Reach her at ride­with­y­our­[email protected]

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