“I don’t normally take risks, and I don’t speak Mongolian. Yet, I never doubted for a second that I needed to be part of this experience. I knew from the very start this would be a journey of self-discovery.” 

I didn’t know it would change my life.

Girl Forward, Heather Wallace

About the author: Heather Wallace 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 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. In 2020, she created The Bookstore for Horse Lovers, a website dedicated to featured equine authors across genres, both traditionally and independently-published.

Listen to Heather talk about Girl Forward and Mongolia on Horses in the Morning podcast.