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The A Circuit 
The A Circuit Tommi, a stuck up millionaire, owns multiple horses. Kate, a hard worker loves everything about horses and spends many hours …

Indefensible 
Indefensible This is a great book about a crazy horse that cannot be trained. When something shocking happens and puts someone's life at …

Old Bones the Wonder Horse 
Old Bones the Wonder Horse Old Bones is about a race horse and it is written so little kids can read it, get it and read it!

The First Horse I See 
The First Horse I See The First Horse I See is about a young girl named Willojean, and she begs her granddad for the first horse she sees. …

Banner Year 
Banner Year This book is one of my favorite horse book although it sometimes concentrates more on love then on horses. All Cindy thinks …

Stormy, Misty's Foal 
Stormy, Misty's Foal Stormy, Misty's Foal is the book after Misty of Chincoteague. In this book, a huge storm slashes all of Assateague and …

A Horse Named Cinnamon 
A Horse Named Cinnamon Cassie is a young girl who loves horses, but due to a riding accident, her dad is left in a cast and she is left without …

Dancer 
Dancer A young teenager named Hilary, also known as Mousy, is the only one who is able to ride Dancer. Dancer and Mousy share a special bond …

Fighting Chance 
Fighting Chance This is a book by Angela Dorsey from her collection called Horse Angel. It is one of my favorite horse books and it is very …

Willow King 
Willow King Willow King (by Chris Platt) is one of my favorite horse books! A description provided by the library is below. "Thirteen-year-old …

Shadow Horse 
Shadow Horse Thirteen-year-old Jasmine Schuler must prove her innocence after attacking a wealthy man she accused to be the murderer of her …

The Horse Whisperer 
The Horse Whisperer A forty-ton truck hurtles out of control on a snowy country road, a teenage girl on horseback in its path. In a few …

A Horse for X.Y.Z. 
A Horse for X.Y.Z. It's about this girl named Solveig and a horse named Snake Dancer. Quietly, she sneaks off the bus and waits until the …

The Fire Pony 
The Fire Pony It is the best book I have read! Young orphaned Roy and his arsonist adult brother, Joe Dilly, are heading West, fleeing …

The Silver Brumby 
The Silver Brumby Well, a stallion called Thowra is born he is named for the wind. (Because he was born in a wild storm wilder than ever.) …

Blind Beauty 
Blind Beauty Tessa is a 12-year old girl and has been expelled from every school. Her mum and dad split up and has a new step dad that's …

Chase 
Chase Pennsylvania coal country is the setting for this post-Civil War adventure in which an orphan witnesses a murder and runs for his life. …

The Blue Roan Child 
The Blue Roan Child A young stable girl meets Arwin, a wild Arva horse that was taken to the king's stable with her two colts. Sierra, the …

Black Gold 
Black Gold Marguerite Henry has done it again! A great book about a legendary race horse who has been forgotten. I so want to give away the …

The Heavenly Horse from the Outermost West 
The Heavenly Horse from the Outermost West The appaloosa breed is dying, there is only one true appaloosa left. She lost her spots as she …

Paint the Wind 
Paint the Wind This book is about a girl's life with her over protective grandmother, who hates her mother, and says she took her son away …

Battlecry Forever! 
Battlecry Forever! Fifteen-year-old Leslie can have any horse she wants; her parents own stables where they train retired Thoroughbred racers …

Riding Freedom 
Riding Freedom This book is AWESOME! It's about Charlotte Parkhurst and her journey that leads to being the first woman to vote! It's …

Blitz 
Blitz This book was one of the greatest books I have ever read about horses! A new born Foal is living a happy life with his caring owner,his …

Fly-By-Night 
Fly-By-Night Ruth Hollis, an 11-year old horse mad girl, is fed up living with a non-horsey family. Saving up enough money, she buys the …

No Small Thing 
No Small Thing This book is about 3 kids who are very poor and find an ad in the paper for a "Free Pony". Their decision will change everything. …

A Summer of Horses 
A Summer of Horses This book is about a girl Named Faith who is spending the whole summer at Beth Holbein's Horse Farm. She and her sister …

The Good Master 
The Good Master It's not really about horses, but there a lot of them in it. From Amazon: Young Jancsi and his cousin Kate from Budapest …

Abby Malone Not rated yet
Abby Malone This is another amazing book by Shelly Peterson. She wrote another page turning mystery that cannot be beat. It is 268 pages …

A Wind in Cairo Not rated yet
A Wind in Cairo Hasan is the spoiled son of an Emir in ancient Egypt. He ends up insulting a very powerful magus and ends up being turned …

The Island Stallion Not rated yet
The Island Stallion It's a sub-series to the Black Stallion (also a good one). A boy, Steve and his friend go to an island no one cares …

Three Strides Before the Wire Not rated yet
Three Strides Before the Wire Now in paperback, reporter Mitchell introduces her readers to the mysterious, mercurial world of horse racing …

Barbaro: The Horse Who Captured America's Heart Not rated yet
Barbaro: The Horse Who Captured America's Heart Barbaro, the charismatic 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, thrilled racing fans everywhere with …

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