"Brumbies"

By Paula Boer

When city girl Louise moves to the country, she discovers the mountain brumbies are to be killed for pet food. She and Ben, a local farm boy, determine to save as many of the wild horses as they can. Despite opposition, they arrange a muster, but nothing goes according to plan. Following in the hoof-prints of "The Silver Brumby" and "The Man from Snowy River", this horse-packed adventure encounters challenges through some of the toughest territory in Australia.

Book Details

  • Author: 219
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: IFWG Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2013-11-01
  • ISBN: 978-0-9923020-6-1
  • ASIN: 0992302064
  • https://www.amazon.com/Brumbies-Paula-Boer/dp/0992302064%3FSubscriptionId%3DAKIAJSICEMK4J4DZLMRA%26tag%3Dwritersfsc-20%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D0992302064

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Paula Boer


About the author: Paula Boer

Badja NSW 2630

Paula Boer started her lifelong love of horses when she first rode a pony on a ranch in Canada, aged 7. On moving to England at age 9, she commenced weekly riding lessons and became hooked. Her horse infatuation led to Paula’s bedroom being filled with toy stables, posters of golden stallions, horse gear and, of course, horse books. Her books included non-fiction works as well as novels, most notably Elyne Mitchell’s The Silver Brumby series.

Paula’s own writing career started at school where she wrote a story from the horse’s perspective for her final English exam. Combining her love of horses with her passion for travel, she raced the native horses in Mongolia, climbed the heights of Colombia on horseback, and competed in Endurance rides around Australia. She claims the best way to experience a country is from the back of a horse.

Although not always on horseback, Paula has travelled in sixty countries on six continents. After retiring from the hectic life of computer consultancy, she wrote her first novel, The Okapi Promise, based on her adventures in Africa in 1990. This fictional memoir was published by IFWG Publishing in November 2010.

From her own experiences of catching and breaking in brumbies, Paula decided to set her next novel in the Snowy Mountains of NSW. The Brumbies series was created, with the first book of five becoming an Amazon ‘Best Seller’ in 2012. The final, Brumbies in the Mountains, was published in January 2015.

Events run by Paula Boer

Snowy Mountains Readers and Writers Festival 2017
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Paula Boer

12th March 2017, 10am - 5pm @ Banjo Paterson Park, Jindabyne

Unfinished Manuscript Assessment
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Paula Boer

12th August 2017, 10am - 3:30pm @ Tura Marrang Library & Community Centre, Tura Beach

Winter Writers Retreat
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Paula Boer, Rae Luckie

4pm, 28th July 2017 - 1pm, 30th July 2017 @ Kianinny, Tathra

Other books by Paula Boer

Brumbies in the Mountains

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Brumbies in the Outback

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Brumbies in the Mist

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Brumbies in the Snow

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