Specs: 272 pages, 6″ x 9″, softcover, 82 black-and-white photographs, 7 maps
Through her rides, Bernice’s shares a heartfelt and inspiring story of inner struggles and triumphs. She tests the limits of physical and mental stamina, learns to cope with inescapable solitude, and ultimately finds the reward of a life well-lived. Readers will be moved as Bernice discovers a renewed sense of self, profound and lasting friendships, and an understanding that home is a concept that extends beyond any border or map.
A captivating, engaging and well-written adventure, Lady Long Rider is available now at local bookstores and gift shops, through online retailers, or from Farcountry Press at 1.800.821.3874, www.farcountry
As of spring 2018 and now in her mid 60s, Bernice Ende has ridden more than 29,000 miles solo on horseback around the United States and Canada, including an 8,000-mile ride from Montana to Maine, then to Puget Sound, and back home to Montana. The Long Riders’ Guild has recognized Ende 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 Ende. You can follow Bernice on Facebook or on her website, www.endeofthetrail.com