Children & Junior Rider Books

Children & Junior Rider Books

Books for the young adult, bedtime stories. Educational and fun. Reading is great way to spend a rainy day.


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The Horse Riding and Care Handbook.
The Horse Riding and Care Handbook. Bernadette Faurie.
$19.95
Lovely photography here and a text that guides you through all aspects of basic horsemanship including history and development, identification and breeds, tack and equipment, getting into the saddle, riding for pleasure, care, feeding and health, buying, housing and transporting, competitive riding and common ailments..... (click on image for full details)

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The Great Bee Race
The Great Bee Race from artist D. Michael Price, signed 1st Edition.
$9.99
The Great Bee Race from author and artist D. Michael Price, signed 1st Edition. We are pleased to introduce children's book artist and author D. Michael Price. The Great Bee Race is Michael's second book, and the art work is as usual, phenomenal. The story explains in a fantasy fictional setting the nature of pollination and the importance and role playing of bees and other critters. There is a wonderful moral here too concerning the importance of all living beings, no matter how diverse they may appear, that is artfully threaded into the story....... (click on image for full details)
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Unbridled
Unbridled A super collection of horse stories
$19.95 $29.00
This is a fresh literary compilation of stories of the icon of the American West, The Horse. While we think of bison and grizzly bears when we think of the Western Frontier, we are also drawn to the work of the Western Horse. Far more than just a means of transport the horse has been immortalized in art and writings by everyone from Native Americans to modern day Presidents....... (click on image for full details)

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Horse Showing For Beginners
Horse Showing For Beginners by Hallie McEvoy.
$8.00 $16.00
Horse Showing For Beginners by Hallie McEvoy. 2007 Revised Edition Super Horse Show Help. This new release 2007 is a revision of the previous edition. Showing For beginners is a guide for Novice hunter-Seat Show riders of all ages. Foreword here from Hugo Vidal and written by Hallie McEvoy....... (click on image for full details)
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Riding 2nd Edition
Riding. 2nd Edition. Kate Delano-Condax Decker.
$16.95
2nd Edition of this classic work that takes the beginner rider on with confidence, safety and good form right from the start. Kate Delano-Condax Decker. 2007 release. A classic start to a good riding career brought to you in clear text that is praised by George Morris, Judy Richter and Bruce Davidson for being a worthwhile source to begin in good form. There are lots of illustrations throughout and the topics include taking lessons and how to find a good instructor,...... (click on image for full details)
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All About Grooming
All About Grooming Photographic Guide Carolyn Henderson
$12.95
All About Grooming Carolyn Henderson brings you a wealth of advice with the aid of lots of photographs on correct grooming and bathing techniques for horses. The must haves on equipment, how to safely work around your horse, spot cleaning and bathing, picking feet and much more. A handy photographic guide that you can use in the barn....... (click on image for full details)
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Horse Show Mom's Survival Guide
Horse Show Mom's Survival Guide
$16.95
Horse Show Mom's Survival Guide: Super help to make the best out of your show days. No matter what the discipline this guide will take you through all the details of how to help your child with their horse showing. This book is full of encouragement and humor. The advice provides a wealth of info that neatly guides you through every conceivable detail - e.g How to rate or change the instructor. ...... (click on image for full details)

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Solving Horse and Pony Problems
Solving Horse and Pony Problems
$15.00 $29.95
Solving Horse and Pony Problems Get the keys to working with your equine friend as a beginner who wants to shorten the learning curve and stay safe. thehorsestudio.com review. This is a neat book ideal for the Pony Club beginner, beginner pony owner or student, who wants to know just what to do in a Q and A style that is easy on language and easy to identify and solve basic issues that arise during the learning curve. ...... (click on image for full details)
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The American Quarter Horse
The American Quarter Horse Steven Price Hardcover
$17.95 $35.00
Quarterhorse lovers rejoice! A must have for all Quarter Horse lovers. What a superb breed and read. Steven Price brings a thorough and well written introduction to the selection, care and enjoyment of the American Quarter Horse. The foreword by Don Burt, past President of the AQHA, and the text and advice that follows is comprehensive and educational.Whether you are barrel racing, or showjumping, the versatility of this breed is legendary and well heralded around the world. ...... (click on image for full details)

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Horses and Other Heroes.
Horses and Other Heroes. Don Burt.
$7.95 $14.95
Horseman Don Burt brings you Horses and Other Heroes Super storyteller from world class judge including personal memoirs. You'll certainly learn a lot reading this book from Don Burt - no matter what horse discipline you ride the stories and anecdotes here encompass them all - tho Don Burt is known as one of the masters of reining and has served as VP for the USET reining and is well known in the reining circles....... (click on image for full details)
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For The Love of the Horse Vol I
For The Love of the Horse. Ann Jamieson.
$17.95
For The Love Of A Horse Hunter judge Ann Jamieson brings you a collection of inspirational horse stories. This is a super original collection of horse stories that are touching, funny and inspiring. Respected judge Ann Jamieson, well known in hunter and equitation circles, has assembled a variety of horse tales from folks in all the different equestrian disciplines...... (click on image for full details)

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The American Saddlebred
The American Saddlebred Cheryl Lutring.
$12.99
The American Saddlebred Horse: Cheryl Lutring. The American Saddlebred Horse: Best Selling Photo Guide to this New World Descendant of the Old English Amblers from Britain's American Saddlebred trailblazer Cheryl Lutring....... (click on image for full details)
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The Lipizzaner
The Lipizzaner. A photographic guidebook. Una Harley.
$8.99 $12.99
The Lipizzaner A best selling photographic guidebook from Una Harley of Sharrock Stud. U.K. Enjoy learning more about the specific brands, six main bloodlines, and characteristics of this noble breed of baroque horses. From the arena of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna to the top of the mountains in Piber, to South Africa and the U.S.A, this book covers photographically a tribute to the Lipizzaner breed. ...... (click on image for full details)
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Creating A Bond With Your Horse
Creating A Bond With Your Horse Kelly Marks.
$9.95 $10.99
Creating A Bond With Your Horse Kelly Marks. A Quick Guide from former lady jockey and Monty Roberts student Kelly Marks. A handy guide to working with your horse to formulate trust and improve handling instantly with these great proven methods. This is a quick guide to the joining and follow up, 12 ways to stay calm and a helpful short format for the younger rider to enjoy too....... (click on image for full details)
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The Lyons Press Horseman's Dictionary
The Lyons Press Horseman's Dictionary
$24.95 $29.95
The Lyons Press Horseman's Dictionary New and revised with full explanations of more than 2000 Phrases used by Horseman. This book makes a nice gift for the horse lover and is a chock full lexicon of equine and equestrian terms. It covers both English and Western riding, as well as driving (see also our dictionary from Sallie Walrond on driving terms her at TheHorseStudio.com) and features hundreds of photographs and illustrations. very user friendly and a fun reference tool....... (click on image for full details)
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The Right Track
The Right Track Arena Exercises Super Help
$19.95 $24.95
The Right Track: Arena Exercises for Riders and Instructors. From Australian Sarah Venamore, these are some nifty ideas to keep your riding productive and fun. TheHorseStudio.com review: Lots of fun for everyone here. Whether you ride alone or are a trainer that coaches a class of multiple riders and horses at once, this book is a super addictive 'game plan' with many neat exercises to help the rider and horse improve their collections and lengthenings, halts and rein-backs and enjoy the process by creating original patterns from beginner to advanced. ...... (click on image for full details)
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The Parent's Guide to Horseback Riding
The Parent's Guide to Horseback Riding Hard to Find Title
$16.95 $34.95
Out of Print Full Revised. From first lesson to leaving for college and perhaps leaving a horse behind.

TheHorseStudio.com review: This book is a great resource for the parent of the horse crazy kid that wants to begin the program the right way. Jessica Jahiel PH.D. has done a good job here of providing an educated guide from beginning to end of the process....... (click on image for full details)

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Schooling Principles For the Rider
Schooling Principles For the Rider Photo Guide Michael Stevens
$10.95 $12.95
A guide to understanding the training concepts involved in producing a supple and well-schooled horse. Chapters include educating the horse and rider, balance, bending and suppleness, contact and collection........(click on image for full details)
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The Horse Farm Read and Play Sticker Book
The Horse Farm Read and Play Sticker Book
$9.99

Super illustrations from Lindsay Graham and 80 re-useable vinyl stickers will provide hours of entertainment for your child.

TheHorseStudio.com Copyrighted Review:-

As a child sticker books and all things horses kept me entertained for hours. This one is a better take on the ones I used to enjoy. The stickers are reusable and there is a story that guides you through all the various day to day chores such as mucking out, how to do it - how to tack up and then there's a suggestion called Horseplay which gives kids ideas of what they can do to learn more about horses.
A very good production. Size is 8.5 x 11 and the cover is heavy duty.........(click on image for larger picture)

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The Horse Show Read and Play Sticker Book
The Horse Show Read and Play Sticker Book
$9.99

Super illustrations from Lindsay Graham and 80 re-useable vinyl stickers will provide hours of entertainment for your child.

TheHorseStudio.com Copyrighted Review:-

More than just a sticker book this title educates the reader and makes suggestions for how to use the stickers to set up specific tests, rounds of showjumping and lots more. Educational and fun and love the illustrations. Tough outer cover for hours and hours if repeated use..........(click on image for larger picture)

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Horse Games and Puzzles
Horse Games and Puzzles 102 Puzzles and Teasers
$12.99

Test your horse sense in 102 zany ways. Included are brainteasers, crossword puzzles, word games, jokes and riddles, matches and logic tests.

TheHorseStudio.com Copyrighted Review:-

A glorious collection of treats for the horse crazy child with a good measure of education thrown in. Imaginative and entertaining. A thick book with many hours of enjoyment...........(click on image for larger picture)

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Rusty The High Flying Morgan Horse
Rusty The High Flying Morgan Horse Award Winner
$9.95

The third book in the popular Morgan Horse series, Rusty continues the adventures of Heather Richardson and her Morgan Horses. In this story, Frosty has her foal, a lovely gray filly. This adorable baby seems absolutely perfect, but is she? .........(click on image for full details)

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Robin The Lovable Morgan Horse
Robin The Lovable Morgan Horse
$19.95

Robin, the fourth book in the Morgan Horse series, introduces the character of Karen Greene and her Morgan, the lovable Robin. An avid horse-lover, Karen is traumatized by a traumatic riding accident. Can Heather, Nicholas, and the horses of Gallant Morgans help Karen overcome her fear so that she can once again enjoy her horse?  .........(click on image for full details)

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Annie The Mysterious Morgan Horse
Annie The Mysterious Morgan Horse Ellen F Feld. Moonbeam Winner
$15.95

TheHorseStudio.com review:- As the fifth book in the Morgan Horse Series this one does not disappoint either. Children will love this story of a lost horse and a young girl's attempt to protect the horse from being returned to a cruel trainer. The illustrations from renowned world class artist Jeanne Mellin are fantastic. As usual Ellen Feld delivers a great story line that is littered with nuggets of horsemanship lessons that are derived from her own knowledge of the horse and passion for equines in general..........(click on image for full details)

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Rimfire The Barrel Racing Morgan Horse
Rimfire The Barrel Racing Morgan Horse Ellen F. Feld.
$12.95

Rimfire, the sixth book in the Morgan Horse series, takes readers to a whole new realm within the world of horses. When Heather travels to Oklahoma to visit family friends, she is introduced to barrel racing. Falling in love with this quick-paced sport, Heather is thrilled when she returns home and discovers Rimfire, a fabulous Morgan barrel racer that just happens to be for sale..........(click on image for full details)

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Pidgy's Surprise
Pidgy's Surprise Jeanne Mellin Renowned illustrator, equine artist.
$9.95

Pidgy's Surprise is the story of Cindy Sawyer, and her plucky little Shetland pony named Pidgy. Cindy is always dreaming of the beautiful horse she hopes to own. Ponies are nice, but a horse would be wonderful. Cindy's dream soon becomes an obsession and her parents realize that she is becoming a very unhappy girl. .........(click on image for full details)

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Crown Prince Challenged
Crown Prince Challenged
 Linda Snow McLoon
$9.95
The great reviews have started to come in already! "Get ready to fall in love with the story of Crown Prince and Sarah. Chock-a-block with accurate equestrian details, well-paced, and full of heart, the story of Sarah and her off-the-track one-dollar purchase is the story of how hard-work, determination and love for horses can make any young rider's dream come true."........(click on image for full details)
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Believing in Horses
Believing in Horses Valerie Ormond Super Award Winning Title
$11.95

TheHorseStudio.com Copyrighted Review:-

There is good reason this book has won so many awards. It is a really lovely tale that is carefully threaded with life lessons and perfect for the 9 year olds and up, regardless of whether they are a horse crazy kid or not. This book is well written and the plot carries the reader effortlessly along while quietly educating at the same time. The main character Sadie Navarro inspires empathy and her development throughout the tale as she takes on bigger responsibilities, has to overcome fears and learns to trust herself, is a well rounded and highly likable personality.  Overall an intelligently written, non preachy, highly entertaining read that leaves the reader feeling happy and inspired........(click on image for full details)

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Two Foals, a Dash of Sprinkles & a Cherry on Top.
Two Foals, a Dash of Sprinkles & a Cherry on Top.
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This is a charming tale of a precocious young girl named Madison, who is quick to discover that first appearances aren't always what they seem. After the birth of two foals on the family farm, Madison is alarmed when she realizes that one of the babies is completely covered in white spots (soft cover)........(click on image for full details)
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Riding the Problem Horse
Riding the Problem Horse Photo Guide Perry Wood
$10.95 $12.95
Perry Wood gives much needed advice on common riding problems. Practical tips are given on how to improve your horse's behavior under the saddle, making him safer to ride and a pleasure to own. .......(click on image for full details)
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Jumping Cross-Country Fences
Jumping Cross-Country Fences Photo Guide Jane Wallace
$9.95 $12.95
Straightforward advice on how to safely negotiate a wide variety of cross-country obstacles. Chapters include walking the course, the start and first fence, rhythm, balance and impulsion and types of jump.......(click on image for full details)
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Feeds and Feeding
Feeds and Feeding Photo Guide Mary Gordon Watson
$9.95 $12.95
A guide to horse and pony feedstuffs, and straightforward advice on feeding horses and ponies, whether kept at grass or stabled. Chapters include rules of good feeding, cooked food and appetizers, calculating rations, food and health and storage........(click on image for full details)
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Fitting Tack Photo Guide
Fitting Tack Photo Guide Jane Holderness-Roddam
$9.95 $12.95
A step-by-step guide on correct and comfortable tack fitting, with advice on common problems and how to avoid them. Chapters cover all aspects from headcollars and halters, bridles and bits, saddles, girths and numnahs to lungeing equipment and care of tack........(click on image for full details)
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Beds and Bedding
Beds and Bedding Mary Gordon Watson
$9.95 $12.95
A guide to the materials used for horses' bedding, with simple instructions on how to create and maintain comfortable, clean beds for horses and ponies. Chapters include why stabled horses need bedding, stable floors and drainage, how to muck out, and the different types of bedding........(click on image for full details)
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Driving Questions Answered
Driving Questions Answered Sallie Walrond
$12.95

Driving Questions Answered is a follow up to Threshold Picture Guide No 28 Starting to Drive, offering valuable advice and solutions to common problems. Chapters include types of carriage, vehicle for beginners, correct fitting of the vehicle, coping with common problems and showing........(click on image for full details)

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Handling the Untouched Horse
Handling the Untouched Horse Kelly Marks
$11.95 $12.95

A handy guide here. Few things are more rewarding than meeting a horse that is untouched by humans and over a period of minutes, hours or days causing him to believe that humans are not so bad after all - in fact that it is even good to be near them! In this book Kelly Marks writes about the techniques and skills required to achieve the answers to one of the many problems she encounters most frequently. Beginning with ways to catch the horse and separate him from his companions, Kelly proceeds to describe how to put a first head collar on and then to lead the horse. As with all her teaching, Kelly bases her advice on experience gained from her work handling a wide variety of horses and ponies at her demonstrations and clinics around the world.........(click on image for full details)

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Solving Flatwork Problems
Solving Flatwork Problems Jane Wallace
$10.95 $12.95

Practical advice on how to correct everyday schooling problems in horses and ponies. Chapters include laziness and excitability, leaning and over bending, hollowing and pulling, tail swishing and shying.........(click on image for full details)

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Showing in Hand
Showing in Hand Horse Handler Tips
$9.95 $12.95

Showing horses in hand becomes more and more popular. This little guide shows how to train for showing in hand, appropriate tack and turnout, and ring presentation..........(click on image for full details)

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Solving Cross-Country Problems
Solving Cross-Country Problems Jane Wallace
$9.95 $12.95

Straightforward advice on how to avoid the majority of cross-country problems. Chapters include lost confidence, refusing to start and excitability, running out, ditch aversion and combination problems and slow finishing times..........(click on image for full details)

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Safety Toni Webber
Safety Toni Webber
$11.95 $12.95

Valuable advice on how to avoid common problems and accidents associated with riding and keeping horses and ponies. Prepared in consultation with The British Horse Society's Safety Department. Every aspect is covered from hard hats and protective clothing to handling tips, lifting and safety in the stable and field..........(click on image for full details)

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Starting to Drive from Sallie Walrond
Starting to Drive from Sallie Walrond
$11.95 $12.95

Starting to Drive is a step-by-step introduction to safe harnessing, putting to and basic driving technique. Chapters include putting on a collar, saddle and crupper, fitting reins, the bridle and blinkers, correct rein handling, moving forward and turning and driving on the road..........(click on image for full details)

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First Aid
First Aid Jane Holderness-Roddam
$11.95 $12.95

Straightforward advice on how to cope with common ailments and injuries, when to call the vet and what to do before the vet arrives. Chapters include signs of ill-health, equipment and first aid cupboard, cleaning and covering wounds, and tubbing, poulticing and bandaging..........(click on image for full details)

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The Orange Slipknot
The Orange Slipknot by Jan Young Award Winning
$24.95


This award winning book is a gripping coming of age story is set in the Western US on a cattle ranch where a twelve year old boy, Ben, faces the realities of day to day life as a rider and roper. While he tries to step up like his dad and learn the tricks and trades of the cowboy, he makes some errors of judgement that could cost his dad his job.........(click on image for full details)

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Starting the Colt A Novel
Starting the Colt A Novel by Jan Young
$12.00


This book is the sequel to The Orange Slipknot, and once gain we follow Ben Lucas, a 12 year old lad through the vagaries of working horses. While his seeks to please his hot-tempered cowboy dad, by 'bucking out' some young horses, it is the crusty old cowhand that teaches him a different way to start a young horse. There are adventures along the way, a wrecked ATV, fighting in school, and a break down in the boonies that has Ben scrambling to find help for his dad by riding a young colt for help..........(click on image for full details)

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Rider's Guide to Mounted Games.
Rider's Guide to Mounted Games.
$9.95 $15.95
From children's gymkhana to Prince Philip Cup Games. A guide for both riders and organizers.Let the fun begin with this great guide from Toni Webber on all aspects of gymkhana fun. including choosing the right pony or mount, how to learn difficult Maneuvers, basic rules for the games and a history of how the games developed.......(click on image for full details)
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Tex A book for Little Dreamers
Tex A book for Little Dreamers. Dorie McCullough Lawson.
$11.95 $15.95
A super story. What happens when a little boy who lives near the ocean dreams of tall mountains to climb, wide open fields to run through, dusty boots to stomp, and a pony for a best friend? He becomes Tex, a rugged little cowboy with a great big job. Tex works on the Wymont Ranch. Each day is full of important responsibilities. Tex has animals to look after and ranch chores to do........(click on image for full details)
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Frosty The Adventures of a Morgan Horse
Frosty The Adventures of a Morgan Horse Award Winning Book
$9.95

Frosty, the second book in the Morgan Horse series, continues the adventures of Heather Richardson and her horse Blackjack. In addition, the story introduces a new character, a rare gray Morgan named Frosty. Through Frosty, Heather realizes that not all horses are meant to be show ring stars.........(click on image for full details)

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Crown Prince

Crown Prince
 Linda Snow McLoon
$8.95 $9.95
The great reviews have started to come in already! I really enjoyed the characters, the story line, and the writing, and more than anything else, the horsemanship that is woven into Crown Prince and Crown Prince Challenged. I found the characters (especially Sarah Wagner), the horses, and the problems they face, believable and interesting, and the setting (a good boarding and teaching barn) authentic in today's horse world, right down to the Jack Russell terriers........(click on image for full details)
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Blackjack Dreaming of a Morgan Horse
Blackjack Dreaming of a Morgan Horse Award Winner
$9.95

Blackjack, the first in the Morgan Horse series, written by Ellen F. Feld, introduces the character of Heather Richardson. A young horse-lover, Heather has been haunted by dreams of a very special Morgan Horse. She soon learns that the horse really exists and is thrilled when she is asked to care for him. With the help of Blackjack's owner, Heather learns to ride and show the horse and the two quickly form a very special bond. When tragedy strikes and Blackjack falls into the hands of an abusive trainer, Heather must find a way to rescue her horse before it is too late.........(click on image for full details)

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