Lessons on patience, courage, teamwork, sportsmanship, humility, and humanity gleaned from almost seven decades of the author’s involvement in the horse world as a professional rider and trainer, and horse show judge.
Don Burt served as president of the American Quarter Horse Association and was a recipient of the US Equestrian Federation’s lifetime achievement award. He was an experienced writer and a featured columnist for the American Quarter Horse Journal. His wrote several books, including Horses and Other Heroes, Winning with the American Quarter Horse, and Winning with Arabian Horses. He lived with his wife, Ardys, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.