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Equestrian Author Earns EQUUS Film Festival Nod for Cowboy Romance 'In The Reins'
American Paint Horse Association Member Pens Novel for Western Pleasure Enthusiasts
The EQUUS Film Festival took notice. In The Reins is an official 2016 EQUUS Film Festival literary selection. The EQUUS Film Festival is the premier showcase for domestic and international equestrian content feature films, shorts, documentaries, music videos, commercials, training, educational materials, art & literature. The authors and literary works that have been selected will compete for the chance to win a WINNIE Award (EQUUS Film Festival's equine equivalent of the Oscars). Category winners will be revealed this November in New York City.
"Beverly Cleary once said, "If you don't see the book you want on the shelves, write it." I think I've read everything in existence about horses, cowboys and romance. However, I couldn't find a horse book series written about the western pleasure discipline,"
Set in modern Western culture, In The Reins is the story of a city-girl-gone-
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Heather and Horses Book Reviews gave the novel a starred review and called In The Reins "a book that will feel like coming home, complete with a sexy cowboy, a strong female lead, and beautiful horses."
Not your typical cowboy romance,In The Reins is based in modern cowgirl culture for readers who enjoy equestrian stories with a message similar to The Horse Whisperer by Nicholas Evans, The Longest Ride by Nicolas Sparks, or Flying Changes by Sara Gruen. The novel is available now in paperback and eBook on Amazon. Filmed in Arizona, the book trailer is viewable at www.carlykadecreative.com/
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