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The Man Who Listens to Horses Chapter Summary & Analysis - When a Racehorse's Worst Memory is a Starting Gate Summary

Monty Roberts
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When a Racehorse's Worst Memory is a Starting Gate Summary and Analysis

In this chapter, Monty discusses his experience in 1991 with a horse named Lomitas. He mentions this as one of the defining moments in his life. This horse is owned by a German man, who comes to Monty for help due to the horse's behavioral issues. Lomitas is a "good looking chestnut colt." In fact, he is the highest rated two year old horse in Germany in 1990. However, this horse refuses to go into the starting gate. Additionally, he is extremely difficult to get into the van. Lomitas ends up accidentally injuring some people and is banned from racing.

Monty has a young man named Simon Stokes help him. Monty easily observes and works with this horse. First, he is sure to check for signs of abuse. As it turns...

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