Empowered Riding: The Guide for Recreational Horseback Riders helps prospective horse owners avoid the mistake of choosing the wrong horse. Anyone who has ridden much can tell you that each ride is different, largely dependent on the horse you ride.
Aspen Black is a singer/songwriter, cowgirl poet, author, painter, and award-winning horse woman. She is the owner/operator of Buksbari Ranch, Inc., in Rocky Mount, VA, and founder of the Empowered Riding program. Her Eastern Western Cowgirl CD won the 2015 Rural Roots Music Commission Female Country-Western CD of the Year, her CD, Invisibility, finished as a Top-Five finalist for WMA Cowboy Poetry CD of the Year, 2015, and she is also a
2015 Top-Five WMA Female Poet of the Year. Overall, she has released two country albums, four western CD’s, two cowgirl poetry CD’s, and a non-fiction book. She tours nationally giving concerts, workshops, and equine clinics. Her “voice of an angel" (Dick Shoemaker, YNN-TV), unique instrumentation, and insightful lyrics about horses, cowboys, and the rural lifestyle entertain, and captivate, audiences of all ages.