Heather Wallace. Photo © Jamie Baldanza Photography

Heather Wallace is an award-winning author and publisher at the Water Horse Press. She primarily writes about confidence, overcoming self-doubt and following her passion.  She is the award-winning author of non-fiction titles Confessions of a Timid Rider, which details her insights about being an anxiety-ridden but passionate horse lover and Girl Forward: A Tale of One Woman’s Unlikely Adventure in Mongolia. Heather is also well known for her blog, The Timid Rider, chronicling her journey as a returning adult equestrian with a lot more curves and a lot more determination.

By day, Heather is a Certified Equine and Canine Sports Massage Therapist and owner of Animal Bodywork & Aromatherapy dedicated to helping animals holistically. In 2021 she released Body Conditioning for the Horse and Rider to provide help for animals and their owners at home.

In her spare time, of which she has little, she spends her time with her husband, three children, two dogs, and pony in the wilds of New Jersey. You can follow her across social media @timidrider (timidrider.com) or @animalbodyworknj (animalbodywork.com).