Reviews

  • "Think the next Educated or Wild. Palmer’s memoir of beating the odds to become a horse champion is an inspiring saga of perseverance — and a classic underdog tale."

    Entertainment Weekly
  • "Prior-Palmer's style is a fascinating mix of pep and poignancy. A really terrific story by a spirited new voice."

    Sara Baume
  • "[Prior-Palmer's] gorgeous, sensual depiction of this race is a literary marvel; it feels like you are riding alongside her across the desolate steppes; her verbal acuity makes vivid the most elusive of landscapes; her triumph becomes ours."

    NYLON
  • "In this sensual, spiritual memoir, Prior-Palmer recounts her grueling journey through immense physical hardship, and her surprising transformation from underdog to champion"

    Esquire
  • "Absolutely riveting."

    Buzzfeed