Top 10 Horse Books Of All Time – COWGIRL MagazineThe lucky Chinese Year of the Horse begins today, which has our thoughts turning to equines—a popular subject among many book lovers. As a child growing up in a city, my experience with horses was limited to books, Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers, and the occasional school field trip to a farm. But despite this minimal exposure, I was seized, as many kids are, by an intense bout of Horse Fever in middle school. During this phase I became convinced that owning and riding a horse was the solution to all of my problems. After all, collecting porcelain horse figurines and watching My Little Pony cartoons can only get you so far, and there were so many wonderful books out there that encouraged and even glorified the bond between a girl and her horse. Here are some of my favorites:. The Saddle Club Series , by Bonnie Bryant Three young girls share a love of horses and an enduring friendship in a small Virginia town.
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That changed in the s, when trainers who had never been in the cavalry began to pay attention to horse behaviour. For my first middle-grade series, The Horses of Oak Valley Ranch , I wanted to focus on that, so I set it in the mids and introduced trainers with new techniques. My new book, Riding Lessons, is about Ellen, a girl who loves horses but has to beg to be taught how to ride. I learned that horses teach their riders to pay attention, be aware of their bodies, contain themselves, follow procedure and watch others. He gives good advice, about racing and marriage, and he makes use of many intemperate men while never being one himself. The plot twist is great, and the psychological insights are eye-popping.
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Black Beauty is one of bestselling books of all time and offers many messages about the mistreatment of animals. Sewell did not write the book for children but for horses., I'm going to be honest with you, Internet, because this feels like a safe place to share my darkest and most shameful secrets: I was a horse girl growing up. Now you might be thinking, "Oh, so you liked horses.
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As any horse person worth their breeches will gladly tell you, a love of horses is a lot like chicken pox. After all, the smell of books is almost as good as the smell of horses. Add to Bag. She was one of the first to present the idea that the competent rider uses body, spirit, and mind to communicate with horses, rather than simply relying on force to intimidate the horse into compliance. Chosen by a Horse , by Susan Richards In the mood for a grownup horsey novel? If so, this poignant tale is an excellent choice. In rescuing Lay Me Down, a retired and badly neglected racehorse with a foal in tow, Susan Richards embarks on a heart-opening journey of love, family, and redemption.