About the Author

About the Author

Betty Weibel has had a successful career as a journalist and public relations professional. During her career she has promoted her home state of Ohio, and volunteers her time as a board member for both the Ohioana Library Association and the Ohio History Connection, which inspired her to develop a digital Ohio Literary Trail. Her love of travel writing lead to the book The Ohio Literary Trail: A Guide.

She published her first nonfiction book with The History Press in 2014, The Cleveland Grand Prix: An American Show Jumping First, and released the award-winning Little Victories: A True Story of the Healing Power of Horses in late 2019.

Little Victories was a winner at the Equus Film & Arts Festival in Kentucky and a

Feathered Quill Book Award Finalist

Other coverage

Ohio Equestrian Directory, 2019, “Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic is the Pride of Ohio”

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

WGBH Boston PBS Television commentary,
International Jumping Derby, Newport, RI 1987