Equestrian Blogger Susan Friedland-Smith Releases Memoir Horses Adored and Men Endured
Written by CRM
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 01:44

Susan Friedland-Smith, the blogger behind the award-winning equestrian website Saddle Seeks Horse, is pleased to announce the release of her first bookHorses Adored and Men Endured: a Memoir of Falling and Getting Back Up. Both paperback and eBook versions are available on Amazon.com.

Horses Adored and Men Enduredshares loves stories of both the horse and human variety spanning Friedland-Smith’s first ride on a sister’s friend’s pinto, to meeting one-too-many Mr. Wrongs around the dawn of Internet dating. “I believe this is the world’s first horse lover’s dating memoir,” Friedland-Smith said.


“When I was 10, I wanted nothing more than to marry a horse. When I was in my mid-30s, I thought I might have to actually marry my horse, a tall, dark and handsome Thoroughbred. There were no suitable human alternatives,” said Friedland-Smith.

Endorsed by Jean Abernethy, creator of Fergus the Horse; Carly Kade, cowboy romance author; and Raquel Lynn founder of the popular equestrian websites Horses and Heels and Stable Style;Horses Adored and Men Enduredis quickly catching the attention of the horse world. It debuted as the number one new release in Equestrian Sports on Amazon.

“Just like the unsuccessful ride that ends in falling off, the unsuccessful date is often not funny until it drifts into the past. . . Susan’s stories will have you smiling, as they collectively establish one unique complication for horsewomen searching out a life partner: the Horse might be more attractive than the Knight,” said Abernethy.

Kade said, “Susan takes readers behind the scenes of her life as she deals with the trials and tribulations of horse ownership and the search for true love. An entertaining read!"

“Like horse shopping, finding Mr. Right is filled with a lot of laughs and some defeat along the way. Unicorns and Mr. Right do exist! . . . get ready to feel like you are catching up with your best friend and her romantic journey,” said Raquel Lynn.

TheHorses Adored and Men Enduredpaperback is 304 pages, and both the print and ebook versions contain photographs and a book club discussion guide. Both versions are available in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain and Japan. The ebook is also available in Canada, Australia, Mexico and Brazil.

On December 1, 2018, Susan will be at Mary’s Tack and Feed in Del Mar, California from 12-5 for a book signing event.

For more information about the book or author (or advice on how not to date), contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Press release provided by AHP.