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

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

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 is about a young girl named Willojean, and she begs her granddad for the first horse she sees. Her name is Tess. …

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

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 Chincoteague …

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 a riding horse. …

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 
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 exciting …

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 …

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 about to camp …

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

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 terrible seconds …

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 bus leaves then …

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 an earlier …

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.) He was a creamy …

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 a rich and …

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

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 ending. …

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 grew up, so no one, not even herself, …

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 from her. …

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

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 by Pam Munoz …

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 
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 characteristic …

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 
This book is about a girl Named Faith who is spending the whole summer at Beth Holbein's Horse Farm. She and her sister learn to ride. …

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 race …

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

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

Three Strides Before the Wire Not rated yet
Now in paperback, reporter Mitchell introduces her readers to the mysterious, mercurial world of horse racing in a book that's as fast-paced …

Barbaro: The Horse Who Captured America's Heart Not rated yet
Barbaro, the charismatic 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, thrilled racing fans everywhere with his brilliant victories. But he won hearts …

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