From his first time riding at age ten, William Shatner has felt a deep love for horses. Whether riding them, communicating with them, or simply appreciating their beauty, he has been enthralled by horses ever since he was a child. And for decades, he has sought to bring that joy to others - children, veterans, and those with disabilities, among others - through his annual Hollywood Charity Horse Show. In this book, Shatner speaks from the heart about the remarkable effect horses have had on his life and on the lives of others. Drawing not just from his own decades of experience but also from a wealth of classic horse stories, this book captures the unique connection between humans and horses - and the power, courage, mindfulness, and healing that they can inspire in us.
Spirit of the Horse. A Celebration in Fact and Fable. William ShatnerEs personal stories - as well as classic tales from throughout history - of the profound impact horses can have on our lives.
Praise for Spirit of the Horse-If you like William Shatner, you'll love this book. If you like horses, you'll love this book. If you like William Shatner AND horses (like I do!!!), then you've hit paydirt, my friend! Shatner (and some other pretty great writers!) share some of the greatest horse tales ever told. I especially enjoy Bill's take on the human connection to horses--one that he tells so personally with his signature wit and wisdom.- --Carson Kressley, Emmy-winning TV personality, New York Times bestselling author, and World Champion HorsemanPraise for Leonard-This is a book Star Trek fans will love.- --The Philadelphia Inquirer-Shatner takes readers behind the nonemotive Vulcan visage to reveal the poet, photographer, devoted stage actor, recovering alcoholic, and formidable listener who was his friend. A fond remembrance of Leonard Nimoy by one who knew him like no other.- --Kirkus Reviews-Touching on Nimoy's other pursuits, including his photography, poetry, writing, and directing, Shatner offers up a lovely and moving tribute to his beloved friend.- --Booklist-Essentially a traditional biography, but one that is filtered through the prism of its author's friendship with his subject.- --The Washington Post-Trekkies will want this for the insider stories from Captain Kirk himself, but fans of candid, emotion-filled biographies will adore this account because it's a treasure trove of information.- --Library Journal (starred review)-A resonant retrospective of one of pop culture's great partnerships.- --Publishers Weekly-Star Trek fans looking for a trip down Memory Alpha lane should enjoy Leonard, William Shatner's tribute to fellow icon Leonard Nimoy, the unemotional Mr. Spock to his passionate Captain Kirk.- -USA Today-These two men shared an extraordinary life together, and fans will enjoy the anecdotes and insights into the television industry and 'Star Trek' in particular. At it's core, though, it's a loving tribute from one man to his best friend.- -The National Post
WILLIAM SHATNER has worked as a musician, producer, director, and celebrity pitchman, and notably played Captain Kirk on Star Trek from 1966 to 1969 and in seven Star Trek films. He won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role as attorney Denny Crane on the TV drama Boston Legal. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Elizabeth.JEFF ROVIN began his career as an editor for DC Comics. He has written nearly 150 books, as well as articles for Ladies Home Journal, Omni, and Mad. In addition to the New York Times bestselling series Tom Clancy's Op-Center series, he wrote A Vision of Fire, with actress Gillian Anderson, and Zero-G, with Mr. Shatner. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, Victoria.