Montana author to speak about long-riding adventures

Print Article

  • (Courtesy photo) On Thursday, Oct. 17, Bernice Ende will share her long-riding adventues at the East Bonner County Library from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Her new book” Lady Long Rider: Alone Across North America on Horseback” chronicles her travels.

  • 1

    (Courtesy image) "Lady Long Rider" chronicles the adventures of Bernice End's travels on horseback, the friendly people she meets along the way, and her ongoing encounters with rough weather, wildlife, hard work, mosquitoes, tricky routefinding, and the occasional worn out horseshoe.

  • (Courtesy photo) On Thursday, Oct. 17, Bernice Ende will share her long-riding adventues at the East Bonner County Library from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Her new book” Lady Long Rider: Alone Across North America on Horseback” chronicles her travels.

  • 1

    (Courtesy image) "Lady Long Rider" chronicles the adventures of Bernice End's travels on horseback, the friendly people she meets along the way, and her ongoing encounters with rough weather, wildlife, hard work, mosquitoes, tricky routefinding, and the occasional worn out horseshoe.

Since her first long ride at age 51 in 2005, Bernice Ende, of Trego, Mont., has logged more than 29,000 miles in the saddle, crisscrossing the United States, Canada and parts of Mexico on horseback — alone. Traveling from 2014 to 2016, she became the first person to ride coast to coast and back again in one trek.

On Thursday, Oct. 17, Bernice will share her adventure at the East Bonner County Library from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Her new book “Lady Long Rider: Alone Across North America on Horseback” chronicles her travels, the friendly people she meets along the way, and her ongoing encounters with rough weather, wildlife, hard work, mosquitoes, tricky routefinding, and the occasional worn out horseshoe.

During her presentation, through stories and pictures, Bernice reveals her inner struggles and triumphs—testing the limits of physical and mental stamina, coping with inescapable solitude, and the rewards of living life her own way, as she says, “in her own skin.” Along the way, she discovers a sense of community and love of place that unite people wherever they live.

The Long Riders’ Guild has recognized Bernice as an outstanding ambassador for long-distance exploration on horseback—no other living woman has done as many journeys or ridden as many miles as she has.

The Bonner County Library presentation is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase, signed by the author. Refreshments will be served.

Print Article

Read More Lifestyles

Kid Weather - June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee (Suni Lawson, Farmin Stidwell Elementary, kindergarten) ...

Comments

Read More

Best Shot - June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee If you have a picture you would like to see run as a Best Shot or I Took The Bee send it in to the Bonner County Daily Bee, P.O. Box 159, Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864; or drop them off at 310 Church St., ...

Comments

Read More

Bonner County Calendar - June 25, 2019

June 25, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee TUESDAY, June 25 ACTIVITIES KFRY Morning Show: 8-9 a.m., with Phil and Julie, 88.5 FM. Yoga: 8:30 a.m., Hope Community Center. Info.: Maria Alberg, 208-263-2084 DayBreak Center: adult respite car...

Comments

Read More

Farmin Stidwell students visit Mountain West Bank

June 25, 2019 at 5:00 am | Bonner County Daily Bee ...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 263-9534
PO Box 159
Sandpoint, ID 83864

©2019 Bonner County Daily Bee Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X