"Part biography, part love story and part wisdom of the ages, Mindy Tatz Chernoff tells a story of how her relationship with these wise and magnificent animals changed her life. And how, in turn, she and her horses devote their lives to helping others. She is not afraid of her own vulnerability, nor is she afraid of being playful (note the book title.) Chernoff tells the story of her life and perhaps all of our lives." (Dr. Dan Gottlieb, psychologist, author and host of NPR Voices in the Family.
Mindy Tatz Chernoff, BA, MA, brings to this book a 55 year relationship with horses. Deeply steeped in horses and humanity, it is an outgrowth of her many years partnering with horses, whether it be by riding, showing, training, or instructing. She has shown her pinto gelding to championships at the Pinto Congress in Tulsa, Oklahoma, not once but twice. A sought after speaker, workshop presenter and clinician, From Muck to Magnificence is her first full-length book. Mindy is E3A certified as well as an Eponaquest Apprentice.