As promised, here are Cherry's notes from her session at the 2007 Horse Breeders and Owners Conference, for all of those who asked and anyone else who cares to read.

Better Horsekeeping HBOC 2007

Cherry Hill

Cherry Hill is an award-winning author of over 30 books and videos and over 1000 articles on horse training and care.

Cherry was a horse show judge for 25 years for several national breed organizations. She also taught college equine courses from 1975-1985 in the US and Canada, including Olds College in Alberta, Canada and Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Cherry instructed courses such as Horse Behavior, Ground Training, Mounted Training, Western Horsemanship, English Equitation, Riding Instructor Training, Equine Evaluation, Stable Management, and Equine Production.

Cherry has been a freelance equine photo-journalist since 1975 and has written for such publications as Horse & Rider, The Quarter Horse Journal, The Chronicle of the Horse, the American Farrier's Journal, The Horse Journal, Western Horseman and over 20 other national equine publications.       
Cherry Hill received the Colorado Authors' League Top Hand Award twice for her books. The Top Hand award is one of the most distinguished writing awards in the region with competition from fiction and non-fiction books on any topic.  Cherry received the CAL Top Hand Award in 1995 for 101 Arena Exercises and in 1999 for 101 Horsemanship and Equitation Patterns.

In 1994, the American Farriers Association presented Cherry with their Journalism Award for meritorious service in collecting, editing, and presenting information of interest to farriers. Cherry 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.

In 2002, Cherry was the recipient of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Henry Bergh Children’s Book Honor in the Non-Fiction Companion Animal Category for her book Cherry Hill’s Horse Care for Kids. 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.

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