Sandy Colliernbsp;competed in her first horse show at the age of 6 andnbsp;in the early 1980s she began to make a name for herself in California Reined Cow Horse Association events with wins in several categories. In 1991 shenbsp;won the herd work preliminaries in the Snaffle Bit Futurity's open division, and in 1993 she won the World Championship Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Championship. She is the only female rider to win the world's toughest cow horse event. She lives in Buellton, California.Jennifer Forsberg Meyeris an avid horsewoman and editorial director ofHorse & Rider. She is the author ofnbsp;The American Paint Horse,Clinton Anderson's Training on the Trail, andThe Performance Horse.nbsp;Shenbsp;lives in Labrobe, California.Al Dunningis a world champion reining and cutting horse trainer and the author ofReining.
Al Dunning has been training award-winning Quarter Horses and outstanding riders for more than 40 years. He and his students have won numerous national titles in reining, cutting, working cow horse, and other disciplines. He owns Almosta Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona ( www.aldunning.com ).
About the AuthorCaroline Fyffe grew up in the little town of El Dorado, CA, the youngest of five girls and whose main interest was the family’s horses. An equine photographer for over twenty years now, she has worked throughout the United States and Germany. Long days in the arenas present plenty of opportunity to dream up all sorts of stories. Her love of horses and the Old West is the inspiration behind her books. Her debut book, WHERE THE WIND BLOWS, was the recipient of the prestigious Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award and also the Wisconsin RWA’s Write Touch Readers’ Award 2010. MONTANA DAWN was voted BEST WESTERN ROMANCE of 2010 by readers at Loves Western Romances! Married for many years, Caroline’s most cherished achievements are her two grown sons. Visit Caroline at www.carolinefyffe.comSee her photographs at www.carolinefyffephoto.com Write to her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She loves hearing from readers!