Jacqui Broderick  was born in Derbyshire, England. She has lived on the edge of Connemara since 1997.  Jacqui had a successful career in magazine publishing founding Galway Life before moving on to work as the Managing Editor of both Ireland’s Horse and Pony and Ireland’s Pets.

Her first book, The Shane Broderick Story was published in 1999. Her love of horses and country life is reflected in her books. She has since written for both adult and children’s audiences, writing children’s titles as Jacqui Broderick and adult titles as Louise Broderick www.louisebroderick.com.  Both adult and children’s books are published by Lavender and White and all reflect her love of horses, ponies and the countryside.