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.

How can Horseback Riding Help You?


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Have you always wanted to ride horses, but you’re wondering how horseback riding can help you? There are so many […]

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My first pony-Little Man


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When I was a little girl, my big dream was to become a good rider and compete in the big […]

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What if you’re disappointed?


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I had many ponies and horses that I showed during my riding career. This is an imagined scenario describing similar […]

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What is horsemanship?


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How would you describe horsemanship? Do you think it’s only learning to ride horses? I think it’s much more than […]

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Getting to know the Clydesdales


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Today we’ll talk about Clydesdale horses. Do you know what they look like? They’re really tall and hefty fellows (and […]

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Presenting the Quarter Horse


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When you read the name “Quarter horse” are you wondering how he got that name? The name came because Quarter […]

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Meet the Welsh Pony


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 Imagine that you have been riding for a couple of years. You are getting to be quite a good rider, […]

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The Thoroughbred:Fast and beautiful


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When you hear the word “thoroughbred” you probably think of purebred. But “Thoroughbred” is actually a breed of horse used […]

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Introducing the Arabian Horse


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Introducing the Arabian Horse! The beautiful horse in this  picture are called an Arabian Horse.  Did you notice that his […]

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Meet the Icelandic Horse


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Have you ever heard of the Icelandic Horse? As you can imagine, it is native to Iceland. If you consider […]

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