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Posted on 05/12/2012 9:18:05 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
Full Title: Her Majesty the Corgi Whisperer: Californian cowboy who became a close adviser to the Queen tells of her remarkable affinity with animals
In his Stetson and red neckerchief he could be mistaken for just another American tourist on the streets of Windsor hoping for a glimpse of the Queen. But unlike the other sightseers, Monty Roberts is here at Her Majestys personal invitation, having served as a trusted adviser on her beloved horses and corgis for the past 23 years.
Monty first arrived at Windsor Castle in 1989, after the Queen heard about the Californians ability to tame wild horses using gestures and noises. Her Majesty has benefited from his techniques ever since.
Widely known as the Horse Whisperer, Monty is nothing short of a global phenomenon whose methods inspired the novel and film of the same name.
Now 76 years old, he continues to work with the Royal horses, but also helps out with the Royal corgis and Prince Philips ponies as and when he is needed. Its an unlikely partnership Monty is every inch the charming cowboy, and has a colourful way of embellishing his stories yet somehow it works. Last week, Monty was one of three people to lead the Queens personal horses in a pageant to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. It was something that the Queen had asked him to do in one of their many telephone calls.
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Royal command: The Queen exercises her remarkable control over her Corgis at Windsor in 1987
Really? Is that what they thing 'we-all' wear? LOL...well, I guess those crazy britons and their touristy kilts are a sign over here too :>)
One of my brothers who owns horses used in movies, knows Monty Roberts and has learned a lot from him.
I find her a remarkable woman.
Too bad how the kids turned out.
He Talks To Horses...I think 60 Mins did a segment on the guy around that (1989) time. I also believe he wrote a book on hose handling
He did write a book, sort of an autobiography; unfortunately most of it turned out to be pure BS. He does have a way with horses, but nothing special that most people can duplicate if they could work with horses every day, all day. All these guys, Pat Parelli, Roberts, Clinton Anderson, spend about half their time promoting themselves...it's a business.
The whole concept of "horse whisperer" is a bunch of bunk.
Someone is quite a gardener!!
The grandsons have turned out very well, though.
That would be Mrs. g.
If you read the article, he also talks to the queen’s Corgis, and so does she.
Aren’t they adorable! :)
I love your Corgis!
So do we, but they can be incorgiable.
That is Foster. He is a foster dog looking for a new home.
He is the destroyer of shoes.
He is a sweet little dog though.
Good for you taking him in. Our neighborhood has a 3 dog limit as does the city of Houston. I am already one dog over the limit and my neighbors all know it. :[
By the time you find a “new home” for Foster, he will be so deeply in your hearts that you won’t be able to let him go.
“...sweet little dog,” indeed.
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