Nancy Bowker

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The author with her sister, Melinda Wardwell on the right, and her horse, Sierra


A horse and history nut, Nancy Bowker is an equestrian writer whose books include: John Rarey: Horse Tamer, published in London; New Horse Handbook; and The Wild Horse: An Adopterís Manual, co-authored with Barbara Eustis Cross. Freelance articles have appeared in Horse Illustrated, Horse and Rider, and Western Horseman.

Her background includes working at racing stables, a horse and carriage wedding service and volunteering with a therapeutic riding program. She lives on a New Jersey farm with husband Russ, lovely daughter Jess, two courageous horses, and several sweet dogs and cats.

Sheís a member of the Authorís Guild, Society of Childrenís Book Writers and Illustrators, the Hooved Animal Humane Society, Civil War Preservation Trust, and the General Meade Society of Philadelphia.

Selected Works

John Rarey: Horse Tamer
The life of the 19th centuryís most famous horse trainer.
New Horse Handbook
How to help your horse feel at home and settle in safely at a new stable.
The Wild Horse: An Adopterís Manual
How to select, gentle and care for a wild horse adopted from the Government.

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