Who’s Gabbing and Who’s Gushing
Writing & Riding: An Interview with Mark M. Dean
"Daily work, troubles, ankle bitters all disappear
as I put my foot in the stirrup and my heartbeat becomes one."
Mark Dean is a horseman, author, lyricist, and poet. I've known Mark for several years and enjoy his whimsical stories and personality. He is an intentional horseman who lives in southeastern Ohio on a small horse farm nestled into the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Mark has had the pleasure of living in ten states stretching from Rhode Island to Texas while also having lived and traveled abroad. His 20 years of military service involved twelve family moves which gave him keen insight into the importance of bonding through stories, songs, and poems. Mark struggled with childhood dyslexia and desires to pay back all those that helped him develop his imagination through reading. He is an avid horseman and enjoys riding the trails of southeastern Ohio! ... Read more →
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