Our Favorite Teen Horse Fiction
Do you enjoy good teen horse fiction?
When the thermometer stays below freezing and darkness comes early do you relish the time you spend curled up in your favorite chair with a good horse book in one hand and hot cocoa in the other? Maybe fresh baked cookies on the end table.
Conversely when the summer heat is too intense for strenuous activity do you seek a shade tree? Lying there with icy cold lemonade in your hand, do you watch clouds drift lazily and dream of a different life?
The smell of grass tickling your nostrils, the sounds of bird chirping overhead and bugs buzzing, all you need is a new horse book to whisk you away on some adventure.
From classic books to new releases the choice can be overwhelming. We want to help you find just the right teen horse fiction.
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Cross country jumping.
A Gypsy Vanner and girl photo by Darlene Wohlart.
The Gypsy Vanner Horse is the preferred wagon and riding horse of the Romany Gypsies.
by Malinda Mitchell
After being abused in the foster care system for nine years, 16 year old Pamela Reager steals a horse and runs away. Hiding in the mountains of Tennessee, she discovers that her horse, Helper, has many extraordinary gifts.
by Anne H. Wood & Brian Keesling
Publisher: Chelsea Stables
A retelling of the classic Black Beauty set in the modern horse
by Ruth Patterson
Publisher: Ruth Patterson
Toni’s whole life is controlled by her mother.
Arabella De Carteret. Brain-damaged event star. Vicious and vindictive. Then Toni meets Cal. And he shows her there’s another way.
'He twisted and turned, and whatever he did, the horse did too. Graceful and fluid. As if they were dancing together'
Threatened with the sale of her beloved pony, Buster, Toni decides it’s time to fight back. And Cal agrees to help.
‘Running away was one thing. Running away with a pony was something else entirely’
Wind,Wild Horse Rescue
by Denise F. Brown
Publisher: Raccoon Studios
Story about America's wild mustangs and their dangerous plight for survival and potential elimination forever from public lands today.
The Christmas I’ll Never Forget
by David C. Reyes
Publisher: Crosslink Publishing
A boy – longing for a horse to call his very own…
A brother – battling a life-threatening illness…
A family – in need of a Christmas miracle…
And a God – with an ultimate plan for their lives…
by Mark Newman
Publisher: Create Space
This is an adventure story about a young girl and a wild horse in the Wyoming wilderness. Heather Hudson and Golden turn out to both be heroes. The action-packed ending is as uplifting as it is exciting.
Midnight Magic - Be Careful What You Wish For!
by Nancy Di Fabbio
"Mattie . . . Maaaattttie" He sent out his thoughts to her. He needed her to bring the painting out from the dark. He needed to look into her eyes.
Penned up in Paradise
by Stasia Cramer
Publisher: Tadidom Publishers
A Novel about a Kidnapped Girl and an Arabian Stallion.
Pocket Pegasus series
by Susan Stafford-Pooley
Publisher: Breakwater Books & Winged Horse Books
Laura Connor's 13th summer suddenly switches from boring to magical mayhem when her favourite Pegasus model, Flash, comes to life during a violent thunderstorm. Follow their adventures as fantasy collides with reality and Laura tries to keep her tiny talking, flying equine a secret from the rest of the world!
Olympic Gold for Cat and Toby
by Sharon Roberts
This is the uplifting story of a girl's struggle to find herself after tragedy nearly destroys her life. Fourteen-year-old Cat has devoted her life to figure skating and works tirelessly for Olympic gold.
Stealing A Girl
by S.L. Seymour
Publisher: Barnes and Noble
A troubled 12 year old girl spends the summer riding horses and has her work cut out for her when a beautiful and mischievous horse arrives.
Eclipsed by Shadow
The Legend of the Great Horse ~ Book I of III
by John Royce
"Eclipsed by Shadow" is the first book of a new trilogy, "The Legend of the Great Horse" which takes the reader on a journey through the ages when horses were everyday companions in work, war, sport and spectacle. The story is told through the eyes of a young woman, a horse-crazy teenager traveling through history with knowledge of 21st Century horsemanship as her only defense.
The Golden Spark
The Legend of the Great Horse book II of II
Adventure of a modern teenager transported into history by her "Great Horse" of legend, who uses her knowledge of horsemanship to survive humanity's past and find a way home.
Fast-paced storytelling entertains with excitement, humor and a colorful cast of accurately-portrayed historical characters.
Sequel to "Eclipsed by Shadow" winner of the *2009 Eric Hoffer Award for YA Fiction* and the *Mom's Choice Award.*
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