Classic Horse Books

Here are the best classic horse books like Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague and King of the Wind. These are books that have been favorites of horsecrazy girls for many, many years.

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Fury: Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch 
This is an amazing book! It's about this horsecrazy orphan boy named Joey who gets adopted by 2 horse ranchers. When Joey gets adopted …

Man o' War by Walter Farley (1983 edition) 
This is a great book about the greatest race horse ever. It is told from the point of view of a boy named Danny who was with Man o' …

The Big Red Horse: The Story of Secretariat and the Loyal Groom Who Loved Him 
This is a true story about Secretariat's relationship with his groom Eddie Sweat. It starts from when his groom was born to when Secretariat …

Dark Horses 
This book looks really old but so far the book is pretty good an its by Heather Cato. Here's the blurb: After Kate's father …

The Horse God Built: The Untold Story of Secretariat 
The Horse God Built by Lawrence Scanlan is the untold story of the great horse Secretariat! It tells all about Secretariats life and …

Justin Morgan Had a Horse 
This is a very famous horse book that tells the story of how the Morgan horse breed started in the US. It’s a great story about a special …

Seabiscuit: An American Legend 
One of the best horse books of all time! In 1938, a year of monumental turmoil, the number one news maker wasn't Franklin Roosevelt …

My Friend Flicka 
The Flicka series are 3 of the best horse stories! The first book is called "My Friend Flicka" and it tells the story of how Ken …

War Horse 
War Horse is about a horse named Joey that is taken away from his owner, Albert who loves him to death. Joey is taken to war and he …

I Am The Great Horse 
It is a wonderful story about King Alexander, but this story is through the eyes of his horse Bucephalas. Here is the blurb: I AM …

Misty of Chincoteague 
This is a very famous book, and one of the great horse book classics! On an island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland lives …

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian 
This is an amazing story written by the same author who wrote the Misty of Chincoteague books. It is a beautiful and magical tale of …

Black Beauty 
Black Beauty is one of the greatest classic horse books for horse lovers. It tells the story of a horse who goes through many difficulties …

Secretariat 
Based on an impossible true story, Secretariat is about a race horse who wins the Kentucky Derby and other races with record times that …

National Velvet 
It is about a girl called Velvet and she has a little brother called Donald and 3 sisters called Edwina, Merideth and Malvolia. …

The Black Stallion 
It's about a wild black horse who becomes friends with a little boy. That's all I'm going to say about the book, you will have to read …

My Guy Barbaro 
It's ALL about Barbaro, the best racehorse I have experienced (other than Big Brown and Eight Belles but Barbaro's better) It's talking …

The Something-Special Horse Not rated yet
It's about a boy who loves horses. But the only problem is that his dad is a Kill Buyer, who buys horses, fattens them up, and sells …

Famous Horses of the Civil War Not rated yet
It's an awesome book about the horses of the Civil War that I never even knew existed!