A memoir about a maverick cowboy and a herd of wild horses by H. Alan Day and Lynn Wiese Sneyd

About the Book

The Horse Lover is a story laced with grit, humor, and hard-won love featuring one cowboy and 1500 mustangs.

About the Authors

H. Alan Day has spent a lifetime ranching, cowboying, and loving horses. Lynn Wiese Sneyd has spent years writing and loving words.


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The Horse Lover is a story on a cowboy’s musings on horses, ranching and the Wild West

Dec 9, 2014

So Now What Do I Do? A Cowboy Ponders Round-Up

Today’s post is written by author L.D. Bergsgaard, who currently lives in sunny Arizona, but for many years braved the Minnesota winters. Larry is a retired Special Agent with unique experiences adding a rare dimension to the crime story genre. Fellow writer William Henry says, “There are many authors who dream of being cops. Few do. There are many cops who strive to write. Few can. L.S. Bergsgaard is the rare exception of a street harden cop who can write like a poet.” In addition to writing crime novels, Larry also pens...

Nov 11, 2014

One Happy Wild Horse

By H. Alan Day In 1989, the Bureau of Land Management shipped 1500 wild horses to my ranch in South Dakota, the first government-sponsored wild horse sanctuary. These were “unadoptables,” the horses that the public did not want to adopt. Many were one-eyed, crippled, scarred, and just plain old. But some of the horses were young, and some of them even beautiful.One horse in particular stood out in the herd. He was a strong black and white paint about 18 hands tall. He had white fetlocks and a white tail. A splotch...

Nov 4, 2014

From Horse Lover to Museum Relic

I was eager to get up to Tempe. The Arizona Historical Society had invited me to give a presentation about The Horse Lover book to their donors and members at their museum in Papago Park. Various family members from Prescott, Santa Fe, and Houston had decided to come into town and attend. The museum has a number of historical items related to Sandra and her amazing career and also to the Lazy B Ranch where the two of us were raised, and I was eager for everyone to see...



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