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Sweet Success for Deb Donley


By: Darby Karchut

Hats off to Deb Donley on the recent release of her book, a memoir entitled SQUARE CORNERS: A HORSEWOMAN’S STORY.

Book cover photo: Arlis Groves Photography. Used by permission.

ABOUT THE BOOK:  Growing up feminist, a tenacious woman struggles to become a successful horse trainer, loves and loses her cowboy husband, and fights through panic attacks to resume her career. The book (paperback or ebook) may be purchased through

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Deb Donley trained horses professionally for forty-two years.  Living the dreams of countless horse-crazy little girls, Deb began her career making house calls to help people with their horses.  She worked on several different ranches, earning World and National championships with her extraordinary horse partners.  Before retiring, she returned to making house calls for her clients.

Horse people form a community of animal-loving brothers and sisters supporting each other.  Now Deb enjoys watching other folks succeed in their horsey experiences.  She lives in the mountains of Colorado, hiking the trails and talking horses every chance she gets. Follow the author on Facebook.

Darby Karchut

Sweet Success is coordinated by Darby Karchut who is an award-winning author, dreamer, and compulsive dawn greeter. A proud native of New Mexico, she now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where she runs in blizzards and bikes in lightning storms.
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