Heather Wallace

Heather Wallace is a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (ESMT), Certified Canine Massage Therapist (CCMT), and Aromatherapist working diligently to reveal to the world the benefits natural therapies for animals through both hands on work and writing in her award-winning blog, The Timid Rider

Heather is a writer for a number of publications including Equine Info Exchange, Sidelines Magazine, and Holistic Horse Magazine. Her first book, Equestrian Handbook of Excuses, was a 2017 Literary Selection for the Equus Film Festival. Available now is her second book, Confessions of a Timid Rider, which details her insights about being an anxiety-ridden but passionate equestrian and writer. In her spare time, of which she has little, she spends her time with her husband, three children, two dogs, and pony.

Heather wears many hats and is extremely proud to be an example to her three daughters of a woman who follows her passion and takes risks. Heather is every woman who decided to leave her fears behind and do what she loves.

Follow her on social media @timidrider or at timidrider.com.

Confessions of a Timid Rider

Confessions of a Timid Rider

$12.95eBook: $5.99

Confessions of a Timid Rider is the best-selling memoir detailing Heather Wallace’s insights about being an anxiety-ridden but passionate equestrian. After returning to riding as a mother, she is determined to follow her dreams in spite of the fear that she is somehow lacking in talent or ability. An in-depth look into the heart and head of a returning adult equestrian, this memoir is not limited to those people with horse experience. In fact, Confessions of a Timid Rider is the perfect book to read for anyone who questions their value and worth in their designated profession or life choice. Motivational and inspirational, this book will make you determined to pursue your dreams despite the inner voice that says you aren’t good enough.

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Equestrian Handbook of Excuses, Photography Edition

Equestrian Handbook of Excuses, Photography Edition

$24.95eBook: $2.99

Photography edition: As equestrians we are united by our love of horses. But whether you own, lease, or borrow some days you just want to call your trainer and cancel. For those days I’ve compiled a handy list of excuses to tell our trainers, our horses, or ourselves for why today just isn’t a good day to ride. Suitable for every level of rider, from lead line to Grand Prix.

Potential excuses cover ~ weather ~ your mood ~ your horse’s mood ~ random acts of laziness.

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Equestrian Handbook of Excuses, 1st Edition

Equestrian Handbook of Excuses, 1st Edition

$9.95eBook: $1.99

As equestrians we are united by our love of horses. But whether you own, lease, or borrow some days you just want to call your trainer and cancel. For those days I’ve compiled a handy list of excuses to tell our trainers, our horses, or ourselves for why today just isn’t a good day to ride. Suitable for every level of rider, from lead line to Grand Prix.

Potential excuses cover ~ weather ~ your mood ~ your horse’s mood ~ random acts of laziness.

The first release of this sassy little book, it is perfect to give as a gift or stocking stuffer to the horse lover in your life.

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