Anna Blake is a horse advocate, equine professional, international clinician, and an award-winning author. Her books include Stable Relation, a Memoir of One Woman’s Spirited Journey Home, by Way of the Barn, (a Peoples’ Choice Gold Medal Winner), Relaxed & Forward: Relationship Advice from Your Horse, and Barn Dance, Nickers, brays, bleats, howls, and quacks: Tales from the herd. More recently, Horse Prayers, Poems from the Prairie, and Going Steady, More Relationship Advice from Your Horse.
She was born in Cavalier County, North Dakota, in 1954, the youngest daughter in a farm family. Previously, Blake was a self-employed goldsmith, showing one-of-a-kind artwork in galleries from coast to coast. Her Denver studio and gallery was shared with generations of good dogs.
Early writing included a few screenplays, one of which was produced independently. Currently, Blake posts a successful, yet unconventional blog (annablake.com) about life on the farm and horse training from a unique perspective that affirms her humorous and inspirational approach to understanding, training, and respecting animals.
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