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Native Horses

Native Americans originally traveled by shanks ponies–or on foot. Natives obtained their first horses from Spanish explorers in 1540. Some of those original horses escaped and turned wild and are now coined Mustangs. The first horse used by Natives, now having its own registry, is the American Indian Horse. Its ancestry consists of Spanish Barb, […]

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From New Orleans to Idaho Springs!

Welcome Fellow Women Writing the West Author, J.v.L. Bell! J.v.L. Bell is a is a Colorado native who grew up listening to stories from Colorado’s vibrant past. Her first novel, The Lucky Hat Mine, is an entertaining historical mystery that weaves together a strong female character, a cozy mystery, romance, and colorful historical characters and tales. Welcome […]

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Hannah's Journey

Girl In The Storm

It’s a party and you’re invited! HANNAH’S JOURNEY is coming to stores and e-retailers October 1. Join Carmen on Tuesday, October 3rd at 5:00-7:00 (Pacific Standard Time) for a racin’ good time celebrating the book’s release. All you have to do is hop onto Facebook during those hours and post a few comments to enter the drawings!  […]

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The Speckled Fish People

 Hannah’s Journey Book Launch is a month away! Planning is moving from a walk to a trot. A fast, long trot.  And you are the first to get all sneak peaks! The next several posts will deal with food, Native culture, horses and more that appear in Hannah’s Journey. The Speckled Fish People Today the […]

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Hooked on Mountain Trail

With my half-Quarter and half-Morgan horse, Cash, loaded in the trailer, I headed toward the ferry. The air was brisk and the water on the Columbia River that morning twinkled from the sun that promised welcoming heat by mid-afternoon. Blood pumped through my veins from a mix of excitement and nerves. My first Mountain Trail […]

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