A retired FEI competitor in dressage, she earned her United States Dressage Federation Bronze and Silver Medals. Not bad for a former western rider. At the age of thirty she took a chance and stepped out of her comfort zone, entering the exciting new world of dressage. It’s not a move she ever regretted. In the end she believes much of her western training helped her build a closer working relationship with her dressage partner, a thoroughbred racetrack reject named Oregon Sunshine.
After Denna retired from training and showing horses, she turned her full attention to her second passion, writing novels in paranormal and science fiction romance. She was able to use the individual personalities of her many wonderful students over the years to help breathe life to her characters. Denna and her husband Lee make their home in the beautiful State of Oregon with their two loyal German shepherds and three spoiled cats. Animals are given a special part in her novels, their offer of unconditional love a lifeline in this oftentimes difficult world.