Horse Lover: A Cowboy's Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs


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$24.95  $23.20
Bison Books
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5.95 X 8.86 X 0.95 inches | 1.03 pounds

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About the Author

Alan Day was the owner of Mustang Meadows Ranch near St. Francis, South Dakota; Rex Ranch near Whitman, Nebraska; and Lazy B Ranch in southern Arizona. With his sister, Sandra Day O'Connor, he coauthored Lazy B: Growing Up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest. Lynn Wiese Sneyd is a published author and owner of LWS Literary Services. Sandra Day O'Connor served on the U. S. Supreme Court from 1981 to 2005.


"Day's poignant personal journey is one of both heartache and hope, a mirror of not just one man's desire to save a great American icon of freedom, the wild mustang, but a nation's."--Stuart Rosebrook, True West--Stuart Rosebrook "True West "
"An instant classic."--Nancy Bent, Booklist Starred Review--Nancy Bent"Booklist" (03/01/2014)
"An easy and enjoyable read."--Bismark Tribune--Bismark Tribune (04/01/2019)
"The Horse Lover is a very good illustration of the real western part of our nation. Day, a successful rancher and businessman, is honest and forthright in dealings with neighbors, employees, business associates, and especially the federal government. I recommend this reading."--Dennis DeConcini, former U.S. senator from Arizona-- (09/20/2013)
"A great American story, and an inspiring tale of vision, courage, and hard-won wisdom. It's told with humor and grace and without pretension. And every reader is sure to find a horse to fall in love with in these pages."--Larry Watson, author of Montana 1948-- (09/20/2013)
"A definite read for all those who love horses. Day and Sneyd's book is sure to become an instant wild-horse classic in the spirit of J. Frank Dobie."--J. Edward de Steiguer, author of Wild Horses of the West -- (09/20/2013)
"It is impossible to see a herd of wild horses running free without feeling a surge of excitement and enthusiasm for their vigor, power, and beauty. To watch them run with their manes and tails flying in the wind is to experience a sense of the ultimate freedom of motion."--From the foreword by Sandra Day O'Connor, former U.S. Supreme Court justice-- (11/11/2013)