Michael Peace graduated from the British Racing School in Newmarket and later gained a National Diploma in Thoroughbred Management. He is one of only 10 people in the world to hold the Monty Roberts Advanced Certificate. He now lectures at universities and colleges throughout Europe. Michael lives in Kidlington, Oxfordshire. Lesley Bayley has specialised in equestrian journalism for 17 years. She has written 13 books and contributed to many more. Lesley was editor of Your Horse magazine before moving to the NFU's Countryside magazine. She is currently training to be an Equine Muscle Release Therapy practitioner and a Bowen Technique practitioner. Lesley lives in Melton Mowbray.