There wouldn’t be half the heart or as rich a message without the generosity of the women who shared their stories and wisdom in The Breath of Horse Crazy – The Love Affair Between Women and Horses. Most of you haven’t heard of these horse-crazy ladies before because they’re not household names (yet.)
Each one brings a unique history and perspective to her dream and life with horses. Maybe one of the stories triggered a memory, touched your heart, or suggests an answer to a question that won’t go away. You are welcome to contact any of them through the links on an individual page or through this website.
I asked each one to share her story because I know her, trust her, and have personally benefited from our friendships. These ladies are dedicated, genuine, wise, and love everything about horses. They open their hearts, homes, and years of experience to all who may benefit.
Most have some connection to ministry, whether it’s official or simply because they breathe and share the love of Christ to all with eyes to see.
All horses deserve, at least once in their lives, to be loved by a little girl.unknown
Meet the Horse-Crazy Ladies of the Book – Photos Included
Each special woman is listed by name and the title of her chapter in The Breath of Horse Crazy – The Love Affair Between Women and Horses. Click on any name to visit her page. Browse, contact, or simply enjoy learning about the ladies who shared their dreams with readers.
Andie Andrews – The Old Horsewoman and Unbreakable
Andie is a poet, novelist, and multi-talented artist and horsewomen. Visit her page here – Andie Andrews
Janet Craig – Hooked By Horses
Janet is the Equestrian Director at Camp Crucis with a heart as big as the 168-acre camp. Visit her page here – Janet Craig
Shirley Cook – Heart’s Desire
Hospitality, generosity, and horses – Shirley has it all, and shares with others. Visit her page here – Shirley Cook
Jessica Shively – The Breath of Horse Crazy
Jessica’s love of horses started early. I’m particularly grateful for her inspiration for the title of the book. Visit her page here – Jessica Shively
Margie Shoop – Baron’s Hazey Shade
Margie is a horsewoman and photographer, whose photo with her beloved Haze changed the course of the book. To learn more about Margie and see her amazing photo, visit her page – Margie Shoop
Kathy Taylor – Manure Meditations
Kathy has an amazing story. From amateur horsewoman to credentialed life professional and entrepreneur, her love of horses inspired and challenged her to open doors that bless others today. Visit her page – Kathy Taylor
Randi Thompson – Ladies Horse Society (TM)
Randi’s love for horses began with childhood dreams. What’s she’s done since is remarkable, brave, creative, and inspiring. She shares her memories, expertise, and suggestions with reader in “The Breath of Horse Crazy.” Visit her page – Randi Thompson
Donna Waldrup – Fearful Riders
Donna has at least two full-time jobs; corporate, horse trainer, ministry, mounted shooting competitor, and clinician/event producer. Who would imagine that this dynamo is afraid to ride… Visit her page – Donna Waldrup
“I slept on that horse, and ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner on the toy Wonder pony. When I woke out of a dead sleep I cried, because I wasn’t done riding my Wonder horse. From that moment, the breath of horse-crazy was instilled in me.”Jessica Shively
Thank you, ladies!
Read their stories in The Breath of Horse Crazy, now available.
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