Valentine's Day GIVEAWAY: Love to read books? Love to ride horses? If so, here's your chance to win a HUGE HAUL of equestrian goodies (worth over $400). This Valentine's Day, ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL WIN:
Ready to learn about the cowgirlicious giveaway goodies? Read on!
The giveaway is now closed.
Thank you to all who entered and the giveaway sponsors!
Video Reveal: Congrats to our Lucky Winner!
And the winner is ...
Thank you to all the sponsors of the All I Want to Do is Read Books & Ride Horses Giveaway: Old Soul Saddlebags, Equestrian Road, Maryland Equestrian, Saddle Seeks Horse, Brittney Joy Books, and Candace Carrabus. I couldn't have done it without your generous contributions.
Heres to loving horses and books about them! Stay tuned for future giveaways. I hope everyone had as much fun as I did!
About the All I Want to Do is
Read Books & Ride Horses Prizes
Old Soul Saddlebags
The bridge and bodies of these bags are made from high quality Hermann Oak leather, the gussets from dark, oil tanned Kodiak leather. Nickel hardware, copper rivets and real buffalo nickel conchos complement the leather, and make your bags stand out. Shown as saddle horn bags. Bridge can be substituted for traditional, behind cantle mounting.
Every piece is 100% handmade. Every single hole, every inch of cut, every single stitch and every rivet set with my hands. Every piece is hand branded and assigned it's unique serial number hammered into it's back. It is here that I will, at no charge, put initials or dates for my customers.
These bags are, like your saddle, an investment for your comfort and reflection of your character. Timeless styling, practical, beautiful and Ranch Tough!
Learn more about Old Soul Saddlebags here: https://www.oldsoulsaddlebags.com/about
Equestrian Road Equestrian Apparel
Our collection is designed with the equestrian lifestyle in mind. We love horses and dogs, weekend adventures to shows, exploring the local tack shops, going on trail rides, we appreciate the smell and feel of leather and yes - the smell of horses! We care about these stunning animals and the equestrian lifestyle. The barn is a place we call home and where we can spend the whole weekend.
Learn more about Equestrian Road here: https://equestrianroad.com/pages/about-us
Where the Bluegrass Grows by Laurie Berglie
“When fiction writer Molly Sorrenson realized her real life was starting to read like one of her novels, she knew it was time for a break.”
Tired of her life in Maryland, Molly packs her bags and heads west to Lexington, Kentucky, where she’ll spend the summer with her best friend, Macy. Molly’s looking forward to riding horses, doing a little writing, and taking a break from her love life. But then she meets Beau Bridges, a handsome horse vet who steals her heart and turns her world upside down.
As the summer heats up, so does their romance. But when Beau’s past comes back to haunt him, Molly must decide if she should stay in Kentucky, or return home, alone.
Learn more about author Laurie Berglie and her books here: http://www.laurieberglie.com/about/
On the Buckle by Candace Carrabus
Jump in the saddle for a laugh-out-loud-funny gallop into the first Dream Horse Mystery
Meet smart (and sometimes foul)-mouthed jumper rider, Viola Parker, whose whipped-cream-in-a-can addiction is all that gets her through the day when her nights are invaded by a ghost horse kicking up bad news...
Vi's attitude just landed her out of work--again--and she can barely keep her horse in hay let alone support her need for whipped cream. Now, all that's between her and a surprise trust fund is keeping a job for one full year by the time she's 30. And a glowing letter of recommendation.
But it's hard to keep a civil tongue when within minutes of arriving at her new post at a Missouri horse farm, Vi runs headlong into a bull, has to catch a runaway, and her horse kicks her kilt-clad boss, Robert Malcolm.
If Malcolm doesn't make the farm a success within the year, his father will sell it to developers. The new manager is a key component in his plan, but the moment Vi and her long legs and keen gaze step into his bull's path, he knows he's in trouble. Soon, sparks fly between them. But someone else has their eye on the land, too, and they will do anything to kill his success.
It's supposed to be a relaxing--boring!--year of riding "on the buckle." First, Vi's favorite red panties take a float downstream without her, and when she gets to the store to stock up on whipped cream, people are already talking about it. Soon, between the ghost horse visiting Vi's dreams and the dead bodies piling up, the question isn't whether she can keep her mouth shut long enough to earn a reference, but whether she'll live long enough to get it.
Learn more about Candace Carrabus and her books here: https://candacecarrabus.com/spare-time/
Horses Adored And Men Endured by Susan Friedland
Are horses really God's way of apologizing for men? When Susan was a girl of 10, she thought it would be perfect if only she could marry a horse. Two decades later she sometimes feared she might have to marry a horse as there seemed to be no suitable human alternative!
Trot through Horses Adored and Men Endured and you’ll sneak a neighbor’s Palomino to a horse show, buy a green gelding as a first horse against all conventional advice, and trek across the Irish countryside on a sassy chestnut. Tag along on several cringe-worthy dates starting with food poisoning at prom to the surprise pie fight. Be there when Susan finally falls head over heels with someone tall, dark and handsome (it’s a bay Thoroughbred gelding!).
If you love heartwarming animal stories and laugh-out-loud tales of bad dates, pick up the memoir Horses Adored and Men Endured right now and gallop away on a horse-loving, Mr. Right-hunting adventure!
Learn more about Susan Friedland's book and her equestrian lifestyle blog Saddle Seeks Horse here: https://susanfriedlandsmith.com/
In the Reins by Carly Kade
A city-girl-gone-country, a handsome cowboy and a horse meet by fate on a southern farm. She's looking for a fresh start and unexpectedly falls for the mysterious cowboy. But can a man with a deeply guarded secret open himself up to the wannabe cowgirl in the saddle next to him?
Deeply romantic and suspenseful, In the Reins captures the struggle between letting life move forward and shying away from taking the reins. Passionate, captivating, and full of equine epiphanies, this is a love story sure to touch your inner cowgirl.
Learn more about Carly Kade and the In the Reins horse book series here: https://www.carlykadecreative.com/about.html
Lucy's Chance by Brittney Joy
Sixteen year old Lucy Rose is spending her first summer away from home and she has two things on her mind: an abandoned, violent horse and a blue-eyed cowboy. Only neither is hers.
Lucy has never attracted much attention from boys, but she can't seem to ignore her blue-eyed co-worker, Casey Parker. A true cowboy, Lucy is fascinated by his gentle way with the horses at Red Rock Ranch. However, she is very aware that Taylor Johnson, rodeo queen extraordinaire, already has her spurs in him. And there's no crossing Taylor.
. . . Not until a mysterious horse appears on the ranch and pushes Lucy and Casey together. The two are willing to do anything to save the black gelding that doesn't want a thing to do with them or the human race. But every step forward with the broken animal makes Lucy fall harder - for him and for Casey.
Saddle-up with a sweet, wholesome young adult equestrian series full of first loves, friendship, and horses. Get ready for a summer packed with trail rides, horse shows, rodeo, campfires, and kisses.
Learn more about author Brittney Joy and her horse book series here: http://brittneyjoybooks.squarespace.com/bio
Enter the Giveaway!
Here’s how it works:
Prize Pack includes: Custom Saddlebag, Equestrian Romance T-Shirt, & Book Tote Full of Signed Books (Valued at over $400)
Winner: Randomly selected after giveaway has ended on 2/14/2020 and winner will be announced on social media on 2/15/2020.
Requirements for participation: Resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, 18+ years of age
Contest is open until midnight (Mountain time) February 14, 2020.
Enter for your chance to win HERE: https://kingsumo.com/g/2gidks/all-i-want-to-do-is-read-books-ride-horses-giveaway
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Happy (almost) Valentine's Day and Good luck!
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About Author Carly Kade
Carly Kade is an award-winning equestrian author and the host of the Equestrian Author Spotlight podcast. Creative writing makes her spurs jingle! She writes fiction about horses, horse shows, Western pleasure and a handsome cowboy or two. Her books are for people just like her — crazy about reading, horses and cute cowboys!
In the Reins, the first in Carly's series of novels inspired by the equestrian lifestyle, has been an Amazon best seller for more than 10 weeks, is an EQUUS Film Festival Literary Award Winner for Best Western Fiction and has earned two Feathered Quill Book Awards in the Romance and Adult Book featuring Animals categories. The In the Reins equestrian romance series is available now in Audiobook, Paperback and eBook on Amazon, Audible, Barnes & Noble, Apple iBooks and Kobo.
Carly Kade writes for anyone who loves horses, handsome cowboys and a great romance. Creative writing makes her spurs jingle!
Books by Carly Kade