Author Archives: thedunnes12@att.net

About thedunnes12@att.net

Deanie Humphrys-Dunne is an award-winning children's book author with 5 books published: Tails of Sweetbrier, Charlie the Horse, Charlene the Star, Charlene the Star and Hattie's Heroes, and Charlene the Star and Bentley Bulldog. Tails of Sweetbrier has won such awards as: The Reader's Favorite silver medal, honorable mention in the Purple Dragonfly Award, and the silver medal in the Feathered Quill book awards. In addition Deanie has won an author award for all of her books, called "50 Great Books You Should Be Reading." All of Deanie's books are beautifully illustrated by her sister, Holly Humphrys-Bajaj. Each book conveys positive messages for children.

What is the U.S. Cavalry Association?


 Did you know that “Every U.S. Olympic and National Team horse and rider up through 1948 came from the U.S. […]

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Setting goals: why do you need them?


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 Do you have a dream?  First,  you must know what you want. What comes next?  You need to set your […]

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Therapeutic riding: Learn how many ways horses can heal you


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Have you heard about therapeutic riding? It’s often called hippotherapy. Did you know horses can change people’s lives? If you […]

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Sweetbrier: Solving problems


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Many of you who rode at Sweetbrier knew my dad, but some may not know he was great at solving […]

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Sweetbrier: the secret to success


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Many of us wonder how to measure success. Is it the amount of money you earn? What is the secret […]

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The picnics at Sweetbrier


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You may  know I grew up on a beautiful riding school called Sweetbrier. My life there was full of adventure […]

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A dream: A blue ribbon for us


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Have you ever had huge dreams and wondered if they would come true? I have. I wanted to become a […]

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Fun at Sweetbrier: The lighthearted side


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My last post, detailing the fire at Sweetbrier, was sad, but this one will show we had fun times as […]

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Tragedy at Sweetbrier


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Yesterday I watched one of my favorite TV series.  An episode aired showing  an electrical fire. In this case, nearly […]

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Great ponies: Sweetbrier


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Some of you may know I grew up at a beautiful riding school called Sweetbrier. Today we’ll talk about some […]

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