About Heather Wallace
Heather Wallace is a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (ESMT), Certified Canine Massage Therapist (CCMT), and Aromatherapist. An overachiever by nature, Heather is always seeking to learn more to help animals of all kinds. As the writer and photographer for her blog, Bridle & Bone Heather is working diligently to reveal to the world the benefits natural therapies for animals.
Heather has written for a number of publications including Holistic Horse Magazine, Sidelines Magazine, Good Dog Magazine, and Equine Info Exchange. Her first book, Equestrian Handbook of Excuses was a 2017 Literary Selection for the Equus Film Festival and she is busy working on her second book, Confessions of a Timid Rider, due to be published in 2018. You can follow her on social media @bridleandbone or at www.bridleandbone.com.
Awards & Nominations
- Ranked #25 in Top 100 Equestrian Blogs by Feedspot.
- 2017 Equus Film Festival Literary Selection (Equestrian Handbook of Excuses).
- Top 100 Pet Blog by Feedspot.
- Blogger Recognition Award 2017.
- Haynet Equestrian Blogger of the Year 2017 Nominee.
- 2017 Dog Writer’s Association Nominee, Is An Animal Massage Therapist a Real Job?
- 2017 BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose Nominee: Best Unconventional Pet Blog, Best New Pet Blog, Best Pet Blog Design, Best Written Blog Post.
As equestrians we are united by our love of horses. Let’s face it. Whether you own, lease, or borrow sometimes you don’t feel like riding. My handy book provides the perfect collection of excuses for you to tell yourself or your trainer.
Chosen as a 2017 Literary Selection for the Equus Film Festival.
Also available on Kindle.
Featured in Media
- Out of the Fog by Connie Hambley, Author Interview: Heather Wallace.
- Mainland Aggregates Blog, Horse Health and Happiness: Tips from the Experts.
- Consumer’s Advocate, NomNomNow- Eat Well, Live Great.
- Saddle Seeks Horse, 18 Horse-Themed Instagram Accounts to Follow in 2018.
- Sally Morgan, PT, CST, Equus Film Festival Interview (Video).
- Apt Cavalier, Learning Blogging from the Best with Bridle and Bone.
- With the Stroke of the Pen, Equestrian Handbook of Excuses by Heather Wallace.
- The Sand Arena Ballerina, The Equestrians Guide to Motivation.
- Animal Health Company, 17 Horse Experts Share Their Top Grooming Tips.
- The Small Town Equestrian, Interview- Heather Wallace.
- Consumers Advocate, The Circle of Giving.
- Rover.com, Are Essential Oils Safe for Your Dog?
- I Party with Bruce Wayne, Why All Instagrammers Need to Start Blogging .
- Interview with Tori Mistick of Wear Wag Repeat (Video).
- Interview on Come Wag Along: Meet the Pet Bloggers (Video).
- Equine Info Exchange, “Golden Genes: The Secret of Dutch Jumpers” Film Review.
- Holistic Horse Magazine, Keeping Your Horse Calm Naturally During Stall Rest.
- Team Tunnah Eventing, Blogger’s Corner: Best Plugins for WordPress.
- Samberwill Equestrian, Getting Out of My Own Way.
- Equine Info Exchange, Keeping Your Horse Calm Naturally During Stall Rest.
- Lincoln Animal Ambassadors, The Most Important Things Horses Have Taught Me.
- Good Dog Magazine, Holistic Veterinarians: What to Expect.
- Lola the Rescued Cat, Animal Massage As an Alternative Therapy for Your Pet.
- Alta Mira Horsemanship, Holistic Aromatherapy for Horses.
- Caring for a Senior Dog, How to Naturally Improve Mobility in Senior Dogs
Interested in contacting Heather to interview her for your blog, newspaper, magazine or podcast? Send her an email.
View my portfolio on Smugmug. Available for horse shows, dog events, equestrian photo shoots, and marketing campaigns.
Praise for Bridle & Bone
“Your post is brilliant I love it, you’re such a talented writer I love the way you write, very informative but easy reading.”Danielle Reynolds, DVR Equestrian.
“Heather’s knowledge, writing skills and professional approach to her blog and site make her an absolute joy to work with.” – Jodi Ziskin, Director of Communications, Treatibles.
“Heather’s blog is a little broader than just equestrian, covering our other four legged furry friends too – dogs. Heather’s blog content speaks for herself, however her strong passion for driving a blogging community and supporting others in the blogosphere shouldn’t go unrecognised, especially while managing a busy family life.” – Sophie Tunnah, Team Tunnah Eventing.
“I admire your courage and honesty about your fears and the fact that you are overcoming them so publicly everyday. I do think you, your blog, and your writing were put here for a reason; to inspire and help others and as a model for your sweet children.”Stephanie Seger, Big Dog Mom.
“Im so glad you decided to start blogging! I don’t ride and I’ll never own a horse, but I like your writing and storytelling. I love this line so much: “The words simply poured out of me like racehorses at the gate just waiting to be unleashed.” You have a good voice and I’m glad you’ve opened the gates!”Debbie Bailey, Life with Mutts.
“I absolutely love getting to know about horses and you through this blog and by connecting via BlogPaws. So happy to have you in the community. You are providing a valuable blog that many learn from, so thank you!”Carol Bryant, Fidose of Reality and BlogPaws Team.
“I think your writing has a lot of information and a lot of heart! That’s a wonderful combination. Your passion, along with your triumphs as well as struggles shine through. It’s very real and I think people really respond to that. I’m so glad you started your blog and that you’re a part of the BlogPaws community as well!!”Cathy Armato, Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them and BlogPaws Ambassador.
My rates are available upon request. Please email Heather Wallace for more information.
Previous Brand Partners
Heather Wallace is a participant in several affiliate programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees to help pay for costs to run the website.
If you happen to click an affiliate link and end up making a purchase, I will earn a small commission for the referral at no cost to you. At Bridle & Bone I only promote products that I have used or I feel would be of great interest to my readers. All posts containing affiliate links will be disclosed per FTC guidelines.
Images and content may not be used without written permission and proper credit. Images on this website or social media channels are the property of Bridle & Bone or Bridle & Bone Wellness LLC, or were obtained for use on this site. Bridle & Bone is an imprint of Water Horse Press LLC.
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We, Bridle & Bone Wellness LLC or Bridle & Bone (blog) are not veterinarians. We do not diagnose medical issues, offer medical advice, prescribe drugs, or perform surgery. Our role is that of a facilitator, assisting your animal(s) to attain and maintain a naturally healthy state within his/her own body. Bodywork or aromatherapy are not veterinary medical treatment. Further, comments, suggestions, or recommendations are not to be construed as medical/ veterinary advice. If you have questions regarding your pet’s health please direct them to your veterinarian.
Bridle & Bone Wellness LLC is a partnership of sports massage therapists, Danelle Stukas and Heather Wallace. We provide alternative therapy for horses and dogs in Central New Jersey. Due to the complementary nature of our work and interest in health & wellness we host the blog, Bridle & Bone, on our website.
Bridle & Bone: Horses, Dogs, and Holistic Wellness is a blog written and edited by Heather Wallace. All opinions are her own and are not a reflection of the company, Bridle & Bone Wellness LLC. The blog is published by Water Horse Press LLC and has separate copyright and intellectual property rights.