Riding with Reagan: From the White House to the Ranch (Paperback)
Published to coincide with Ronald Reagan's birthday on February 6, this is anintimate and loving portrait of the president by the man who rode by his sidefor more than 20 years. 25 color photos.
About the Author
John R. Barletta served his country as a member of the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division before joining the Secret Service in 1974 as a special agent. After President Ronald Reagan took office, John Barletta was placed in charge of the equestrian team because of his love of horses and his mastery of riding. When the Reagans left the White House, he was transferred to the Reagan Protective Division in Los Angeles as the assistant special agent in charge Originally from Somerville, Massachusetts, he now lives in Santa Barbara, California.
Rochelle Schweizer is the author is an intimate portrait of one of the most popular presidents in our nation's history. Author John R. Barletta, an army veteran and Secret Service agent with superior riding skills, was the perfect choice to protect Reagan--and he spent over a decade doing just that. Riding with Reagan is a stirring ode to friendship, brotherhood, and the great outdoors. It celebrates a true hero whose life and spirit are the embodiment of what it means to be an American.