Journeys with Horses, the latest book by bestselling author, Leslie McDonald is an entertaining read that will touch the hearts of horse lovers from all disciplines. Each chapter has someone we recognized, as a thinly veiled character in our world. It launched on Amazon as a #1 Best Seller in its category as well as being labeled a “Hot New Release.” Leslie, a lifelong trainer, breeder, and corgi lover has found her second career as author. She is the author of four previously published books, including: Down the Aisle, Musings of a Horse Farm Corgi, Tic-Tac and Making Magic; Breeding and Birthing a Healthy Foal.
Journeys with Horses resonates with anyone who has experienced the dreams, passions, challenges and rewards of a life with horses. The book takes readers on a memorable journey down the barn aisle through a series of short stories that tell the tale of the sight, scent and sensations of life in the stable. From novice to competitive riders, grooms to breeders, professional trainers to “horse husbands” as well as war heroes to childhood dreamers, Journeys with Horses shares stories of triumph and tragedy, joy and revelation that connect with readers to remind them of their own personal experiences.
Whether a beginning horse lover or Olympian, have never been on a horse or have shared your life with them, the stories in Journeys with Horses will captivate, entertain and warm your heart. A wonderful summertime read for anyone looking for the perfect horse fix!
In creating the fascinating characters in Journeys with Horses, McDonald draws from over 45 professional years in the horse industry as a trainer, instructor and competitor. Over the years, her deep love of the sport has spanned many disciplines ranging from dressage to eventing, hunters and jumpers to steeplechasing and foxhunting. A USDF Gold Medalist, she lives at Full Cry Farm in southern Ohio where she teaches dressage and writes books.
Autographed copies of Journeys with Horses are available from the author’s website at: www.fcfarm.com The book is also available at selected tack shops across the country as well as www.Amazon.com An e-book version is also available at Amazon.