Ride the Rising Wind

By Barbara Florence Kingscote

Ride the Rising Wind
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In May 1949, at the age of twenty, Barbara Kingscote left her farm in Mascouche, Quebec, and set out for the Pacific Ocean on horseback. Barbara and her equine companion Zazy reached the West Coast just over a year later, after travelling 4ꯠ miles and discovering the heart ... Read more


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In May 1949, at the age of twenty, Barbara Kingscote left her farm in Mascouche, Quebec, and set out for the Pacific Ocean on horseback. Barbara and her equine companion Zazy reached the West Coast just over a year later, after travelling 4ꯠ miles and discovering the heart of this great country. Ride the Rising Wind reveals Canada through the fresh eyes of a brave young woman discovering both herself and her country on the journey of a lifetime.

Barbara Florence Kingscote

Barbara Kingscote currently lives just outside of Red Deer, Alberta. Having earned her MA and PhD in Veterinary Science from the University of Guelph, Kingscote has spent a lifetime working with animals. From researching zoonosis (diseases that can be passed from animals to humans), to studying reindeer in Canada’s far north, Kingscote has many more incredible true stories to tell.

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