About Dale Leatherman

Dale LeathermanDale Ann Leatherman lives 90 minutes from Washington, DC, at the tip of West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. In the course of her life she has exercised racehorses at New York’s Belmont Park, showed jumping horses on the A Circuit, driven a racecar with the late Paul Newman and played the world’s most famous golf courses. She is a former private pilot and an avid scuba diver.

Dale is currently negotiating the screen rights for Courting Danger (her collaboration with 1930s tennis star/WWII spy Alice Marble, published by St. Martins Press) and working on a variety of writing projects.

A freelance travel writer specializing in equestrian sports, golf, adventure and the Caribbean, Dale is a former president and 8-year board member of the Society of American Travel Writers, an exclusive professional association with more than 1,000 members.

Dale’s career includes experience as a staff editor for newspapers, magazines and websites. Her articles have been published in diverse outlets, including AAA World, the Robb Report, Meetings & Conventions, LINKS, Global Traveler, the Dallas Morning News and the Columbus Dispatch.

She is the content editor of DiscoverHorses.com, owned by AIM Media’s Equine Network. Dale brings a wealth of experience to the position, having been a professional hunter-jumper trainer and coach. She also dabbled in racing and polo and is a former senior editor at POLO and SPUR magazines.

Golf became a passion for Dale about 25 years ago, and she has written extensively about golf travel, including destinations such as Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Scotland, Ireland, England, Wales, Canada, the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

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