MY BOOK LIST...
Sometimes a Woman Needs a Horse
(Seeing God at Work in the Search for Partnership)
The original publisher closed down in January of 2014, and I decided to re-publish with Xulon Press. The revised second edition has a new cover, but it is the same story, with a few changes here and there and a shorter subtitle. Working on the revision was a humbling experience as I remembered all that God had done in my life through my love of horses...as I learned to train Fanny, a headstrong Appaloosa mare, as I enjoyed the Competitive Trail Rides, and as I met Sally Swift and experienced the amazing influence of her Centered Riding principles. Through the details, experiences and principles of the horse and rider relationship, I discovered that horse training and Christian discipleship have many parallels!
Sometimes a Woman Needs a Horse was reviewed by Denise McAllister for the literary site: Story Circle Network at www.storycirclebookreviews.org/reviews/horse.shtml. The Story Circle Network focuses on reviews and discussions of books about women's lives.
The book's first edition was awarded First Runner-up in the Legacy Nonfiction category of the Eric Hoffer Awards for 2009.
MARES! (ya gotta love em)
Fifty Stories to aid & inspire mare owners
Dealing with a mare can be frustrating, and I've had experience with several! I compiled this book about mares...but its about women too, and the essence of being female. Learn about Territorial Mares from Julie Goodnight and Gender Training from Dr. Ron Meredith. Share the experiences of 36 other mare owners who share a delightful look at the special qualities of mares who have touched their hearts. Glimpse treasured moments between horse and human as they learn together and from each other, sharing the struggle and joy of building trust, respect, good communication and mutual dependence. My own story about Lady is included, with an explanation of how she was the inspiration for this book!
How to Order...
Click on the covers above or head over to amazon.com. Both books are available there and at other retail sites, in both soft cover and eBook formats, in the U.S. and other countries as well. Also available from the publisher, Xulon Press. If anyone prefers a signed copy for themselves or for a gift, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send you an invoice.
If anyone has a problem locating the revised version of Sometimes a Woman Needs a Horse on Amazon, just look below the first edition, where it says, newer version available. I see that Christianbook.com has not listed the new version. They want two copies of the book before they will decide whether to include it on their website! I see that Barnes & Noble have listed the new version.
If anyone wants a signed copy of one of my books, send me an email to email@example.com, include “signed book” in the subject line, and I will send you a PayPal invoice.
Price for the new version of Sometimes a Woman Needs a Horse is $15 with free shipping. For MARES! (ya gotta love em), it’s now $20 with free shipping.
This price applies only for media mail shipping within the U.S.
All 39 writers in the MARE book are listed below:
Well known horse trainer Julie Goodnight (Colorado) and Dr. Ron Meredith of Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre (West Virginia). Missouri writers include Marita Wassman of Ride On St. Louis, Pamela Erb, Elizabeth L. Jones, and Helen Farley.
Illinois writers include Connie Owens of the Illinois Horse Network; AnnMarie Cross of Crosswinds Equine Rescue; H. Lynette Partridge-Schneider, a massage therapist, judge and appraiser; Debbie Antognoli, also a massage therapist for humans and horses;
Kate Witas; Jim Hayes; Linda Zavada; Jean Reinhardt; Sarah Bower; Donna Vogt of Trinity Hill Farm; Janet Hill (deceased 8-08); Lisa Waltrip; Jackie King of Indian Hills thoroughbred breeding farm; Dawn Hadfield; and Cynthia M. Medina, a retired jockey. Other writers include:
Monica Gay (Minnesota),
Betsy McGee Rice (Ohio),
Kendra Boyer (California),
Erin Landers (Georgia),
Lisa Dennis (North Carolina),
Cathy Robinson and Sylvia Roper (South Carolina),
Doreen Davis (Iowa),
Denise Pederson (Canada),
Cherie Duggan (Michigan),
Susan Pisarri (New York),
Mary Wynn Craig (Alabama), and
Jane Marie Allen Farmer (Mississippi).