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Cherry and Zipper
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Zinger in 42 deep snow
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Cherry and foal
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Have a good read and have a great ride. Happy Trails,Cherry Hill

About Cherry Hill's Horses

Cherry Hill is the author of over 30 books and videos on horse training and care.

She taught college equine courses from 1975-1985 in the US and Canada, most recently at Colorado State University.

  Courses she has instructed include:

  Horse Psychology  Equine Evaluation
   Ground Training   Horse Performances
   Mounted Training    Lameness
   Western Horsemanship  Stable Management
  English Equitation  Conditioning
  Riding Instructor Training  Horse Production

Cherry has written over 1,000 articles for:

The Chronicle of the HorseHorse Care 
American Farriers Journal Horse & Rider 
The Quarter Horse JournalWestern Horseman
Michael Plumb's Horse Journal Rural Heritage 
California Horse ReviewHorseplay
Horseman's Yankee PedlarHorses All 
The Paint Horse Journal Horseman 
The Appaloosa Journal Anvil  Magazine
Performance HorsemanEquus
Practical Horseman The Buckskin Journal
Colorado Country LifeThe Morgan Horse


Award-winning author Cherry Hill was an instructor, trainer, and horse show judge for over 25 years. She shares her knowledge and experience through her many books and videos. Cherry enjoys dressage, western horsemanship, and mountain trail riding. She and her husband Richard Klimesh live in northern Colorado with their 7 horses and 2 cats.
ASPCA award
Cherry Hill's Horse Care for Kids received

The 2002 ASPCA
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Henry Bergh Children's Book Honor

in the Non-fiction, Companion Animal category.

It was selected for its outstanding ability to teach young readers a new way to care for animals and natural resources that we all share.

American Horse Publications award for Service to the Reader

Cherry Hill's Horse Care for Kids received

2002 American Horse Publication
Equine-Related Book
Third Place

"Excellent interior photos and illustrations. Nice balance of text and art. Clear text for both kids and parents. Very thorough."

Colorado Authors' League Top Hand Award

In 1999, Cherry received the

Colorado Authors' League TOP HAND AWARD

for specialty writing for 101 Horsemanship and Equitation Patterns.  The judges remarked, "This is by far the best piece in this category.  I don't know anything about horses or equitation but found this an excellent book."  

Colorado Authors' League

In 1995, Cherry won the

Colorado Authors' League TOP HAND AWARD

for specialty writing for 101 Arena Exercises.  The judges remarked, "This manual is clear without being simple.  It is energetic and shows Cherry Hill's passion for riding."

American Farriers' Association Journalism Award

In 1994 Cherry received the

American Farriers Association's Journalism Award

for meritorious service in collecting, editing, and presenting information of interest to farriers.  (see Maximum Hoof Power, and Horse Hoof Care)

American Horse Publications award for Service to the Reader

Cherry Hill was the recipient of the

1992 American Horse Publications

first place award for editorial excellence in the category Service to the Reader for a series she wrote on liability in the equine industry.

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