About Lisa

Lisa is working with her editor on her two memoir manuscripts which she’s planning to pitch at #Pitmad in December. She’s also written essays about the horsewomen who inspire her, lessons she’s gleaned from horses, and her “love of horse,” which have been featured in Horse Network.

Lisa started riding horses as an early teen but was fired by her teacher, Dink Ironsides, for “riding like a savage.” Her intention had been to “ride like the wind,” a feat she accomplished by riding with her rear-end high up and out of the saddle and entwining her fingers into hunks of mane to keep from falling off. Fast-forward 40 years. We see Lisa forfeiting lessons in the ring for sprouting wings on her mount. Her riding teacher allows her to trot, canter, even gallop, in the cross-country fields.

If Dink could only see her now.

Lisa loves all creatures great and small and is sometimes filled with so much love for nature and animals, it knocks her sideways. She has written about her affinity for such in a book-length collection of essays entitled “Fur Kids and Other Tales: Essays on Love, Career, Writing, and the Creatures Great and Small Who Have Enriched My Life.”

Lisa obtained her MBA from Babson College in Wellesley, MA and a B.A. in Business Management from Regis College in Weston, MA. She also holds a Master Certificate in Reiki. She lives near Boston, where she writes, bikes, hikes, rides horses and edits technology blogs for the CTO of Hitachi Vantara.

Visit Lisa’s blog Nurture is My Nature and Twitter profile where she shares her latest equestrian adventures and news about her published work. You can contact her at lisa.demasi@gmail.com.

To see a partial listing of Lisa’s published work, click here.

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