Synopses & Reviews
Now in paperback "these well-written and sensitively selected stories" (School Library Journal) will take readers on the ride of a lifetime. Sure to appeal to horse lovers, this treasury explores the world of these magnificent animals and the special relationship that they share with their riders. Carefully chosen by equestrian expert Jenny Oldfield, this collection includes twelve moving stories full of warm humor and exhilarating adventures. Powerful full-color illustrations by leading artists make this a perfect gift for horse enthusiasts of all ages.
Sure to be a favorite with horse-loving readers in upper elementary and middle schools. VOYA
Comprising a collection that runs from historical fiction to fantasy, this handsomely presented volume will appeal to young horse lovers...This collection's creative, full color illustrations add life and beauty to the stories...Find a spot on the shelf in your children's department where this book can find a wider audience. School Library Journal
There is a fine mixture of contemporary, fantasy, and historical fiction...Superb, expressive illustrations capture the unique physical characteristics of each equine and evoke the passion of the humans with whom they interact. These well-written and sensitively selected stories will appeal to readers who are looking for some unforgettable animals and their human companions.
A collection of twelve original stories about horses and the relationship between a horse and its rider, from a New York City police horse and his partner to a cowgirl's hard-working Appaloosa.
About the Author
Jenny Oldfield is a horse enthusiast and a best-selling author of children's
fiction, including the Horses of Half-Moon Ranch series, with more than a million copies of her books sold around the world.