A jet-black young colt, Black Beauty, spends his early years in a cozy meadow growing up with a gentle master, a strong mother and an ideal upbringing.
Through the years, he changes hands with different masterssome rough, some kind, some indifferent. Black Beautys experiences throughout his life give him lessons on real friendship, loss, hardship and human nature.
Gallop with Black Beauty as he grows into a worn yet mature and handsome, dutiful and loyal old horse.
Winner of the national book award, "Children's Choices" co-sponsored by the International Reading Association and The Children's Book Council
Blackjack introduces Heather Richardson, a horse-loving youngster who has a problem: She keeps dreaming of a beautiful black Morgan Horse, and her dreams have told her that he s in danger and that she needs to save him.
She s thrilled when she discovers that the horse is real and, with the encouragement of Blackjack s owner, she learns to ride and show while developing a strong bond with the animal.
When tragedy strikes and Blackjack falls into the hands of a cruel trainer, Heather must find a way to get her beloved horse back before it is too late...
A girl who longs for her own horse is given the chance to care for a troubled, damaged horse, who needs her as much as she needs him.
Fourteen-year-old Jane Ryan has always dreamed of having a horse of her own―but so long as she gets to ride her favorite school horse, Beau, at Sunny Acres farm, she's content. And this is the summer she means to try out for the advanced riding class.
Just as camp begins, Jane receives heartbreaking news about Beau.
She loses, not just her favorite horse, but also her chance to ride in the end-of-summer competition.
When her trainer asks for her help with an out-of-control chestnut warmblood, Lancelot, a newcomer to the barn, she has no choice but to say yes.
A horse of her own would be awesome. But Kate figures that might be a long way away, especially since she had to give up riding lessons and move to her late grandfather’s farm.
When Kate discovers a barn on their new farm that’s perfect for a horse, and a dusty bridle too, she starts to think that her dream might come true. Then she meets Tori at school, who is totally the best.
So when they discover a thoroughbred that appears to be all alone, could it be the answer to her prayers? Maybe. If she can convince her dad ... and figure out what’s going on with that horse.