About the Author
Betty Weibel is a lifelong equestrian with a successful career as a journalist and public relations professional. The former newspaper reporter has written hundreds of news articles and features and continues to write about equestrian and travel topics for publication. She published her first nonfiction book with The History Press in 2014, The Cleveland Grand Prix: An American Show Jumping First.
A graduate of Lake Erie College, she served on the Board of Trustees of the Ohio History Connection and has served on the Board of the Chagrin Valley PHA Horse Show (and is a former co-chairman), Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center, and the Ohio Humanities Council.
Sample Articles and Related Coverage
Ohio Equestrian Directory, 2019, “Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic is the Pride of Ohio”
Currents, July 19, 2018, “Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center meets diverse needs of students”
Currents, August 17, 2017, “In the Kitchen with Scott Kuhn and Chris Hodges of Driftwood Group”
Public Relations Tactics, January 2015, “Preserving History – The Role of the PR Pro as an Archivist”
Sidelines Magazine, January 2015, “My Story”
Currents, August 2014, “Horse-related injuries set Betty Weibel on course to write book”
The Chronicle of the Horse, April 30, 1999, “Betty Yopko Weibel Has Been Show Jumping’s Best Friend” PDF