The Man Who Listens to Horses Setting & Symbolism

Monty Roberts
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Salinas Rodeo

As a teenager, Monty gets a job locating horses and bringing them to perform in the Salinas rodeo. This is one of his first experiences of observing horses in the wild. Unfortunately, he finds this rodeo to be too dangerous for the horses.

Salinas, California

Monty Roberts grows up in the town of Salinas, California during the depression. This is, in fact, the same town that John Steinbeck is from. It is the setting of some of his books, including Of Mice and Men.

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo is where Monty Roberts goes to college. He majors in biological sciences with a specialty in psychology, animal science and agri-economics.

Laurellinda

This is a property that Monty Roberts locates for a man named Homer Mitchell. He wants to create a training facility where he can later...

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